BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

EMSK-047 - Introduction to Workplace Computer Skills -

EMSK-047 - Introduction to Workplace Computer Skills -

Course Details
The use of computers is an essential skill needed in the workplace environment. Learners will be introduced to the computer by learning related computer concepts and terminology, identifying the parts of a computer, computer care, software programs, buying a computer, keyboarding skills, searching the internet for job opportunities, and an introduction to Microsoft Office Word and Excel.
Part of the:
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Employment Skills Access Certificate - Certificate Completion Plan
  • Prerequisites : EMSK Program admission
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Bachelor's or Master's Degree.
    Office Hours: 1.5 Per week.
    Contact Hours: 35
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments 50 - 70%, Final 30 - 50%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:
  • demonstrate an understanding of the following computer terms: operating system, hardware, software, crash, mouse, keyboard, boot, install;

  • identify the following parts of a computer: monitor, CPU, mouse, keyboard, power switch;

  • discuss computer care and develop a monthly computer care plan;

  • demonstrate an ability to use Windows desktop features, including managing files and directories;

  • demonstrate an ability to use Internet browsers to navigate the world wide web;

  • demonstrate an ability to understand the basics of Microsoft Office Word ® and Excel;

  • demonstrate critical thinking skills in the use of information and communication technologies; and

  • demonstrate self-directed strategies to learn new features of software packages and other technology.
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