Information Communication & Technology Courses
The overall objective of the ICDL Programme is an improvement in the level of basic knowledge about Information Technology (IT) and a higher level of basic competence in using personal computers and common computer applications throughout South Africa and internationally. The target population for the ICDL is various departmental staff, who want to use a personal computer competently. The ICDL qualification allows workers, students and citizens to fomally show, with their certification, that they have basic knowledge and competence in personal computer use. FHS Modules are packaged as follows:
- Introduction to Computer Skills Course (Module 1 & 2)
- MS-Word (Module 3)
- MS-Excel (Module 4)
- MS-Access (Module 5)
- PowerPoint, Internet and Email (Module 6 & 7)
Introduction to Computer Skills Course (ICDL Module 1 & 2) 5 Days
- Presentation requires the candidate to demonstrate competence in using presentation tools on a computer. The candidate shall be able to accomplish tasks such as creating, formatting, modifying and preparing presentations using different slide layouts for display and printed distribution.
- Information and Communication is divided in two sections. The first section, Information, requires the candidate to understand some of the concepts and terms associated with using the Internet and to appreciate some of the security situations. The candidate shall also be able to navigate within and use Web-based forms.
- Communication, the candidate is required to understand some of the concepts of electronic mail (e-mail) together with having an appreciation of some of the security considerations associated with using e-mail. the candidate shall also demonstrate the ability to use e-mail software to send and receive messages, and to attach files to mail messages.