Introduction to Computers (ITC600)

This course allows the student to experience in a very practical way, the computer system, peripheral devices, the Windows environment, directories and folders and the printing environment.

Course Outline

  • Definition of the Computer
  • Types of Computers
  • Guidelines for selecting a PC
  • Hardware and Software
  • System Application
  • Input Devices/Output Devices
  • Processing Device (CPU)
  • Storage Devices
  • Peripheral Devices
  • Types of Memory (RAM/ROM)
  • Unit of Memory (Bit, Byte, Kb, Mb, Gb, etc.)
  • The User Interface
  • Introduction to Windows environment
  • Working with Directories & Folders
  • Managing Files
  • Working with Windows Explorer
  • The Importance of ‘Backup’ copies of files
  • Diagnostic Programs
  • Viruses and virus prevention
  • Print management

Organisation of Course

One (1) week, Monday – Friday, 9:30 am – 3:00 pm.

Certification or Award

NCTI Certificate of Completion.