|Location of Course
||Gary M. Pheasey - Direct Training Ireland
|Methods of Assessment
||Proposed Methodology (Training Approach & Evaluation method):
This is a highly interactive course which combines facilitator presentation with hands-on exercises and group discussions. Each person will have use of a computer and will gain hands on experience of each of the applications.
The course would take 8 days one day per week. After each module the participant will have a week to prepare for the exam which will take place at the beginning of each subsequent day. On the last day the participant will complete the last exam and any repeat exams will take place that day also.
||Aims & Training Objectives - At the end of the training session participants will be able to:
· Have a fuller understanding of how to use a computer.
· Know the parts of a computer
· Understand the specifications of computer hardware and software.
· Be able to create folder structures and organise files.
· Create professional documents using a word processing applications.
· Be able to generate calculated spreadsheets and graphs.
· Know how to create a simple database and extract data as required.
· Produce professional PowerPoint presentations.
· Be able to use the internet and communicate effectively through email.
South West Gnó Skillnet
Tel: 064 6636622
||This course is designed for anyone who wishes to gain an internationally recognised computer qualification. There are no pre-requisites fro attending this course and people of all ages and backgrounds will benefit from attending.
All participants will have detailed notes and sample exams for each module. These will be supplied in pdf format on CD at the start of the course.
A typical schedule would look like this:
Day 1 Module 1 course
Day 2 Module 1 exam Module 2 course
Day 3 Module 2 exam Module 3 course
Day 4 Module 3 exam Module 4 course
Day 5 Module 4 exam Module 5 course
Day 6 Module 5 exam Module 6 course
Day 7 Module 6 exam Module 7 course
Day 8 Module 7 exam Repeat exams if required
|Enrolment and Start Dates Comment
||This course is open for bookings and will eun on the following dates (Wednesdays) : 23/10/2013, 30/10/2013, 06/11/2013, 13/11/203, 20/11/2013, 27/11/2013 & 04/12/2013.
||Course Outline would include: 7 modules with 7 exams
Concepts of computing computer theory.
File Management learning to use the computer and manage files and folders.
Word Processing creating, editing and printing documents using Microsoft Word
Spreadsheets use Microsoft Excel to generate worksheets and graphs.
Databases gather, analyse and extract data using Microsoft Access.
Presentations create meaningful, professional presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint.
Information & Communications surf the web and send email using Microsoft Internet Explorer and Outlook.
||This is a 7 or 8 day course. 9:00am to 5:00pm. Course will run on the following dates (Wednesdays)-23/10/2013, 30/10/2013, 06/11/2013, 13/11/2013, 20/11/2013, 27/11/2013 & 04/12/2013.
This is an accredited course. Each participant requires an ECDL Skills Card which is the official record of their progress. The exams will be corrected by an ECDL accredited tester this will not be the tutor. Upon completion of all 7 modules Direct Training Ireland will submit the Skills card to ICS-Skills (the Irish awarding body for the ECDL Foundation), who will issued the certification.
|Number of Places
||Maximum number will be 10 participants.