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The Certiport IC3 Computing Fundamentals course prepares you for the IC3 Digital Literacy Certification by developing basic digital literacy competencies.
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IC3 Digital Literacy has been endorsed around the globe by helping learners of all ages validate their digital literacy skills.

The Certiport IC3 Computing Fundamentals course provides hands-on exam preparation for IC3 GS5 Exam 1. This cloud-based lab course is ideal for anyone looking to earn the globally recognised IC3 Digital Literacy certification. It is particularly beneficial for those aspiring to careers in IT support, customer service, or administration as it aims to enhance their skills and knowledge. By actively engaging with operating systems, software, hardware, cloud concepts, networking, and mobile devices, participants can develop expertise in troubleshooting, security practices, and assessing device capabilities.

The Certiport IC3 Computing Fundamentals seamlessly integrate into learning management systems, allowing you to access them from any device and complete interactive exercises. This comprehensive course provides you with practical experience in installing and configuring operating systems, using common software applications, managing files and networks, performing basic maintenance and repair, and understanding the fundamentals of emerging technologies.

Completing the Certiport IC3 Computing Fundamentals course establishes a solid foundation for your career by strengthening in-demand skills. Achieving IC3 certification demonstrates your digital competence, expands your opportunities, and advances your potential through lifelong learning habits. It ensures your relevance in the face of technological change, all while focusing on essential computing foundations.

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The Certiport IC3 Computing Fundamentals course builds core digital skills experience with in-demand technical abilities in operating systems, security, hardware, and networking. This certification proves strong baseline competencies benefiting both current job prospects and continuous lifelong learning, adaptable to shifting technology needs.

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    What will I learn?

    What skills you'll gain from the Certiport IC3 Computing Fundamentals course.

    • Understand computer hardware components and their functions.
    • Install and configure desktop and laptop operating systems.
    • Proficiently use common software applications.
    • Manage files, folders, file types and extensions.
    • Connect to wireless and wired networks.
    • Perform basic computer troubleshooting.
    • Understand security, privacy, malware, and passwords.
    • Grasp cloud computing fundamentals and applications.
    • Recognise mobile device parts, functions, and software.
    • Demonstrate skills to pass the IC3 GS5 Computing Fundamentals exam.
    • Foundation for continuing IC3 GS5 Digital Literacy certification.

    Our comprehensive Certiport IC3 Computing Fundamental certification is designed to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge they need to confidently pass their computing fundamental exam.

    Certiport IC3 Computing Fundamentals

    IC3 Computing Fundamentals certified individuals experienced a remarkable 32% boost in job placement within six months of certification.

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    Certiport IC3 Computing Fundamentals course details

    Certiport ensures high standards as the leading international certifier of computer literacy skills through a rigorous exam development process. They are trusted by employers worldwide due to certifying over 1 million candidates annually across more than 150 countries. Certiport also continuously updates exams and resources to reflect latest skills needs in education and the workplace. With flexible online exams available anytime through a large testing centre network, Certiport creates accessible pathways for lifelong learning and career success.
    • Exam Codes: IC3 GS5 Exam 1
    • Number of Questions: 50 questions
    • Type of Questions: Multiple choice, match list, performance based and SMQ
    • Length of Test: 50 minutes
    • Passing Score: 700
    • Testing Provider: Certiport
    Computing Fundamentals (IC3 GS5 Exam 1)

    Lessons 1: Understanding Operating Systems
    • Operating Systems and Their Roles When Using Computers and Devices
    • Working with Files and Folders
    • Customizing Your Computer
    • Summary
    Lessons 2: Understanding Hardware
    • The Internal Hardware Components of a Computer
    • Peripheral Devices That Can Be Connected to a Computer
    • The Most Common Types of Computers and Devices
    • How Information Is Transmitted inside a Computer
    • How to Evaluate the Performance of a Computer or Device
    • Summary
    Lessons 3: Understanding Software
    • The Dependencies between Hardware and Software
    • Installing, Removing, or Reinstalling Software
    • Software Licensing and Its Implications
    • The Most Common Types of Office Applications
    • Using Templates to Get Started with an Application
    • Personal Entertainment Applications
    • Compressing Files to Save Space
    • Optimizing Your Computer's Hard Disk Performance
    • Protecting Yourself from Malware
    • Summary
    Lessons 4: Troubleshooting Problems with Your Computer
    • Dealing with Problems Caused by Software
    • Dealing with Problems Caused by Hardware
    • Creating Your Own Backup System
    • Summary
    Lessons 5: Cloud Computing
    • Cloud computing concepts
    • Cloud accounts
    • Difference between application and software
    • Summary
    Lessons 6: Networking and Mobile device
    • Our Connected World: Communication Systems
    • The Internet
    • Cell Phone Networks
    • Ways of Classifying Networks
    • Applications of Mobile Devices
    • Summary

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