Computer Basics 2 St George & Sutherland Community College

Computer Basics 2

This course will allow you to apply and expand on the knowledge gained in Computer Basics 1. You will learn how to search the Web using Microsoft Edge and how Copyright Laws affect what you can download. We will do a brief revision of the most important components in a Computer before we apply this knowledge to the process of selecting a Desktop, Laptop or Tablet to suit your needs. If you already have your own device, we will review your device’s features and determine whether it will be able to run the software programs you wish to use. We will discuss the different software contained in MS Office and their uses. Finally, we will look at computer security.

Basic understanding of PCs is assumed.

Please bring your own Laptop or Tablet if you have one.

In this course you will learn:

  • How to search, browse and save favourites using an internet browser
  • About Copyright laws
  • How to compare the Technical Specifications of devices such as Laptops
  • About the software programs in MS Office and their uses
  • How to select a device to meet your needs
  • How to secure your chosen device

What to bring:

  • Pen
  • Paper

Other Information:

  • To ensure resources are ready for you at the start of your course, we ask you ideally enrol at least one week before the course commences.
  • All courses need a minimum number of students to run ("we try our hardest to get those") . If your course does not have enough students it will be cancelled before the commencement and you will be informed.

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.