International Computer License IC3 (IC3-65)
The IC3 is a global certification program that is designed to certify an individual’s digital literacy skills associated with basic computer and internet use. IC3 is the first computer certification to be recognized by the National Skill Standards Board NSSB.
Who should attend?
This program is the ideal step for anyone who is new to IT and wish to move in to the IT Industry in the area of PC Support, Service and Technicians, Or Individuals who are keen in PC Maintenance and troubleshooting, PC Beginners,
and users, also applicable to teachers and/or students new to PC architecture. This program also provide the candidates the knowledge and expertise to select and build/ customize their own PC.
How this program will benefit you?
This program ensures that participants obtain the necessary computing knowledge and skills required to effectively use computer hardware, software, networks and the internet to obtain IC3 certification.
- 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
- 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
COMMON PROGRAMME 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
- 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
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
- Identify how electronic mail works
- Identify how to use an electronic mail application
- Identify the appropriate use of e-mail and e-mail related “netiquette”
USING THE INTERNET
- Identify different types of information sources on the Internet
- Be able to use a Web browsing application
- Be able to search the Internet for information
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