IC3 course

Computing Fundamentals Course

IC3 Module A

Course Description
This module includes the knowledge and skills required to identify different types of computers, the components of a personal computer and how these components work together. The module also provides the knowledge and skills relating to computer storage, both hard and software.

Computer Hardware

  • Identify different types of computers, how computers work (process information) and how individual computers fit into larger systems
  • Identify the function of computer hardware components and common problems associated with individual components
  • Identify issues relating to computer performance and how it is affected by different components of the computer
  • Identify the factors that go into a decision on how to purchase a computer or select a computer for work, school, or home

Computer Software

  • Identify how software works and how software and hardware work together to perform computing tasks
  • Identify different types of software, the tasks for which each type of software is most suited, and the popular programs in each software category

Using an Operating System

  • Identify what an operating system is and how it works
  • Be able to manipulate and control the Windows desktop, files and disks
  • Be able to change system settings and install software

Key Applications

IC3 Module B

Course Description
This module includes the knowledge and skills required to perform functions common to all Microsoft Windows applications with an emphasis on the common functionality between the two most common Microsoft Office applications, Microsoft Word and Excel. Elements include the ability to start and exit either the Word or Excel application, modify the display of toolbars and other on-screen elements, use online help, and perform file management, editing, formatting and printing functions common to Word, Excel and most Windows applications.

Common Program Functions

  • Be able to start and exit a Windows application and utilise sources of online help
  • Identify common on-screen elements of Windows applications, change application settings, and manage files within an application
  • Perform common editing (cut, copy, paste, spellcheck, etc.) and formatting (fonts, margins, tabs, etc.) functions
  • Perform common printing functions

Word Processing Functions

  • Be able to format text and documents including the ability to use automatic formatting tools
  • Be able to add tables and graphics to a document

Spreadsheet Functions

  • Be able to modify worksheet data and structure
  • Be able to sort data and manipulate data using formulas and functions
  • Be able to format a worksheet
  • Be able to add pictures and charts to a worksheet

Living Online

IC3 Module C

Course Description
This module includes the knowledge and skills required to identify common terminology associated with computer networks and the Internet, components and benefits of networked computers, the difference between different types of networks (LAN and WAN), and how computer networks fit into other communications networks (like the telephone network). 

Networks and the Internet

  • Identify network fundamentals and the benefits and risks of network computing
  • Identify the relationship between computer networks, other communications networks (like the telephone network) and the Internet

The Impact of Computing and Networks on Society

  • Identify how computers are used in different areas of work, school and home
  • Identify the risks of using computer hardware and software
  • Identify how to use the Internet safely and legally



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