Course Provider

Course Provider

Digital Skills

-Created 16-06-2020
category

Computer/IT

location Online, in class or combination

Information
Course Title:   Digital Skills
Course Category:   Computer/IT
Entry Requirements
To teach digital skills to cover the BCS Entry Level Certificate In Digital Skills (ITQ) (Entry 3) (QCF) qualification.

Computer Basics
How to start a computer and understand the different hardware.
Learning about some of the terminology used.
How to organise files by creating, copying and pasting or deleting.
The basic skills required to setup, edit and print documents.

Online Basics
How to search for information and make purchases online.
Using email and communicating online.
How to speak to family and friends for free using Skype.
Staying safe online from viruses and protecting personal information.
How to use parental controls.

Audio and video software
How to use a digital video camera’s basic functions and features.
Importing clips from a video camera and start video editing.
Simple editing techniques.
How to add audio tracks and still images.
Enhancing video by adding titles and transitions.
Sharing video by producing DVDs or publishing on the internet.

Digital photography
How to set-up and use a digital camera and its basic functions and features.
Using photo software to update, arrange and organise their photos into folders.
How to do basic editing and use imaging skills to enhance photos.
Sharing photos through slideshows or by publishing on the web.

Digital Music
How to set up a digital music device, play music and work with the computer.
Using software to add to and update their music collection.
How to transfer music files from CD with full song and artist details.
Understanding different functions and setting on their music player.
How to search for and purchase music from an online store.

Social networking
Learning about what social networking is.
What a personal profile is and how online groups are organised.
Course Content
To teach digital skills to cover the BCS Entry Level Certificate In Digital Skills (ITQ) (Entry 3) (QCF) qualification.

Computer Basics
How to start a computer and understand the different hardware.
Learning about some of the terminology used.
How to organise files by creating, copying and pasting or deleting.
The basic skills required to setup, edit and print documents.

Online Basics
How to search for information and make purchases online.
Using email and communicating online.
How to speak to family and friends for free using Skype.
Staying safe online from viruses and protecting personal information.
How to use parental controls.

Audio and video software
How to use a digital video camera’s basic functions and features.
Importing clips from a video camera and start video editing.
Simple editing techniques.
How to add audio tracks and still images.
Enhancing video by adding titles and transitions.
Sharing video by producing DVDs or publishing on the internet.

Digital photography
How to set-up and use a digital camera and its basic functions and features.
Using photo software to update, arrange and organise their photos into folders.
How to do basic editing and use imaging skills to enhance photos.
Sharing photos through slideshows or by publishing on the web.

Digital Music
How to set up a digital music device, play music and work with the computer.
Using software to add to and update their music collection.
How to transfer music files from CD with full song and artist details.
Understanding different functions and setting on their music player.
How to search for and purchase music from an online store.

Social networking
Learning about what social networking is.
What a personal profile is and how online groups are organised.
Description
Our online Digital Skills course is ideal for people wanting to gain an understanding and grounding in using the internet, online safety and broader digital skills such as digital photography, social networking, digital media and much more.
Course provider information
Contact person:   Pitman Training Swords
Course Email:   swords@pitman-training.ie
Contact:   01 840 4075
Institute:   Pitman Training Swords
Location:   Online, in class or combination