ICDL – Online Essentials – Base Module Unit


    ICDL Base modules certify skills that are considered essential skills because they are crucial for anyone who uses a computer to possess. There are four units in the ICDL Base Module: Computer Essentials, Online Essentials, Word Processing, and Spreadsheets.

    Online Essentials

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     This module sets out essential concepts and skills relating to web browsing, effective information search, online communication and e-mail.

    On completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

    • Understand web browsing and online security concepts.
    • Use the web browser and manage browser settings, bookmarks, and web outputs.
    • Search effectively for online information and critically evaluate web content.
    • Understand key copyright and data protection issues.
    • Understand concepts of online communities, communications and email.
    • Send, receive e-mails and manage email settings.
    • Organise and search emails and use calendars.

    What are the benefits of this module?

    • Covers the key skills needed to understand the main concepts relating to web browsing and online security.
    • Certifies best practice in effective online computer use.
    • Developed with input from computer users, subject matter experts, and practising computer professionals from all over the world. This process ensures the relevance and range of module content.
    • 1 Weeks
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