Ministry of Youth, Sports and Community Empowerment

Introduction To Information Technology

Getting Started

The course is designed to give a basic to intermediate knowledge of computer hardware and software, word processing, internet access and usage, as well as email.


Basic Proficiency

Topics Covered Include:


Computer Hardware

Computer Software

Using Microsoft Windows

Basic Word Processing

Using the Internet

Receiving & Composing Email

Terms and Conditions


Attendance

Participants are reminded that:-

  • They must attend 75% of the classes to be eligible for a certificate. They will be reminded when they are approaching the above percentage.
  • Those who absent themselves from the programme for (2) consecutive weeks without notifying the Tutor will be automatically replaced.
  • Persons are encouraged to inform the Department if they become ill, so as to ensure the place remains available.
  • Participants are asked to note that they should make every effort to complete the course. Repeats will only be accommodated for unavoidable occurrences for which verifiable proof must be presented.

Award of Certificate

To receive a Certificate of Achievement participants must have an attendance record of no less than 75%, and achieve no less than 50% in tests overall. Participants who have attended classes for at least 75% of the time but have not achieved 50% in tests overall will be awarded a Certificate of Participation. Taking the tests does not guarantee a certificate, attendance must be satisfied.