Training Courses

Basic Computer Skills

Instructor : Ms Haidy Mikhail


Are you looking to refresh your basic or advanced software skills? Perhaps you’re embarking on your quest for an entry-level “office job” and finding yourself a bit overwhelmed by the multitude of software programs and skills mentioned in job listings. If so, you’re not alone. The extensive range of software and workplace skills required for many contemporary jobs can be intimidating for those lacking hands-on experience.

This course aims to assist you in refining a diverse set of software and workplace skills, ensuring you approach any work task with confidence. From insights on collaborative document work with your team to comprehending and overseeing databases, we’ve got you covered with comprehensive information.


7 sessions
14 hours
Every Tuesday and Friday from 4 – 6 p.m.
Session 1: Introduction to Technology and Computers

  • Overview of Computers and Technology.

  • Understanding Computer Hardware vs Software.

  • Learning the Parts of a Computer.

  • Examples of Computers in our Daily Lives.

  • Popular Operating Systems.

  • Computer Interface and Applications.

Session 2: Microsoft Office Applications

  • Using Microsoft Word

  • Using Microsoft PowerPoint

  • Using Microsoft Excel

  • Using Other Microsoft Office Applications

Session 3: File Management

  • Saving and the Hardware Involved.

  • Exploring the File Explorer.

  • Bringing Files with you.

Session 4: Internet Basics

  • Understanding the internet and its components.

  • Connecting to the Internet and Basic Network Settings.

  • Web Browsing

  • How to download, upload and attach files.

Session 5: Computer Safety

  • Recognizing and avoiding online threats

  • Evaluating information and sources on the internet.

  • Internet Safety and Security Tips.

  • Midcourse Review.

Session 6: Basics of Settings and Troubleshooting

  • Navigating System Settings and Customization.

  • Other Settings and an Overview of the Control Panel.

  • Connecting, Setting up, and Troubleshooting Hardware.

  • Backing up data and system recovery basics

Session 7: Communication and Digital Literacy

  • Learning Online Communication Platforms.

  • Create or join virtual meetings as a host or guest.

  • Best practices for online communication and collaboration.

  • Understanding Social Media.

  • Final Review and Resources for Further Learning.

Computer with a camera and microphone.

Awareness and accomplished attendance
This course is ideal for:

– Beginners: Individuals with little to no prior knowledge of computers and software who want to establish a strong foundation.

– Job Seekers: Those pursuing entry-level “office jobs” or similar positions that require a broad range of software and workplace skills.

– Professionals Seeking Skill Enhancement: Individuals with basic or intermediate software skills looking to refresh and advance their knowledge.

– Digital Novices: Anyone feeling overwhelmed by the vast array of software programs and skills commonly listed in job advertisements.

– Career Changers: Individuals transitioning to roles that demand a comprehensive understanding of computer basics and workplace software applications.

– Anyone Seeking Digital Confidence: Those looking to navigate the digital world with confidence, whether for personal or professional reasons.

Whether you’re a complete beginner or someone looking to enhance existing skills, this course provides a structured approach to empower participants with essential computer knowledge and workplace skills.