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Information technology Basics – A feature course.

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This Feature Course seeks to unpack the basic IT Skills that will equip you the learner with a basic understanding of how to work around IT issues that one might encounter in our day to day lifes as well as in your current learner-ship.

Creating a problem solving mind set , Where we will get a better understanding of how we will be able to utilise Web platforms , applications and Technological Devices.

A better understanding of Software and Word processing and Reporting.

Course Overview

Concepts of ICT:

  • Hardware :Understand Hardware and the factors that affect Tablet and Computer Peformance as well as Basic Maintenance and Diagnostics
  • Software: Understand what is software and what is an Application and the different uses and functionalities.
  • Information Networks: Understand how information networks are used within computing, and be aware of the different options to connect to the Internet.
  • Software : An introduction to Basic Everyday Applications , ADOBE, ZOOM, MICROSOFT OFFICE.
  • Safety,Security and Data Protection.

Business Communications : ZOOM and related communication Tools.

  • Introduction to Zoom: How to download and Install Zoom on different devices, and basic Terminologies.
  • Zoom Setup : enabling zoom features , basic navigation and settings.
  • Advanced Use : Scheduling meetings, Views , File and Screen Sharing , Internet calling and Voice Call ,presentations , BackGround Image Filtering.

File Management:

  • Basic Navigation and use : Setting up for personalised use, Using Built in Features.
  • Effective use in the Learning and Work Environment.
  • Concepts of File Management.
  • File Editing and Converting.
  • Data Security.

Word Processing.

  • Familiarising with Different types of Documents.
  • Productivity.
  • Create , Edit ,Share and Distribute.
  • Formatting.
  • Tables and Images.
  • Word processing Settings and Adjustments.

The Learning Management Platform

  • Basic Navigation.
  • Enrolling and Taking a Course.
  • Attendance Register.
  • Participating a A forum (Discussion and Debate).
  • Commenting and Events management.
  • Login and Signup.
  • Troubleshooting errors.
  • Profile Management.

Presentations and Reports

  • Presentations.
  • Productivity.
  • Layout and Design.
  • Editing and Formatting.
  • Printing and Presenting.

Web Browsing , Communication and Researching.

  • The internet.
  • Web Browsing.
  • Web Search Applications and Forms.
  • Saving.
  • Email.
  • Network Etiquette.
  • Productivity.

Course Features

  • Lectures 32
  • Quizzes 1
  • Duration 50 hours
  • Skill level All levels
  • Language English
  • Students 76
  • Assessments Self
  • Concepts of ICT 7

    Concepts of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) requires the candidate to understand the main concepts of ICT at a general level, and to know how to use the Different Computer Devices that are in Existence

    • Lecture1.1
      What is ICT?
    • Lecture1.2
    • Quiz1.1
      Hardware Assignment. 6 questions
    • Lecture1.3
    • Lecture1.4
      Information Networks
    • Lecture1.5
    • Lecture1.6
      Safety,Security and Data Protection
  • File Management 4

    Using the Computer/Tablet and Managing Files requires the candidate to demonstrate competence in running and managing a personal computer or tablet.

    • Lecture3.1
      Effective use in the Learning and Work Environment.
    • Lecture3.2
      Concepts of File Management.
    • Lecture3.3
      File Editing and Converting
    • Lecture3.4
      Data Security.
  • The Learning Management Platform 4

    • Lecture4.1
      Basic Navigation
    • Lecture4.2
      Enrolling and Taking a Course
    • Lecture4.3
      Attendance Register
    • Lecture4.4
      Participating a A forum (Discussion and Debate)
  • Presentations and Reports 5

    Presentation requires the candidate to demonstrate competence in using presentation software.

    • Lecture5.1
    • Lecture5.2
    • Lecture5.3
      Layout and Design.
    • Lecture5.4
      Editing and Formatting.
    • Lecture5.5
      Printing and Presnting.
  • Web Browsing , Communication and Researching. 7

    Web Browsing, requires the candidate to know about the Internet and to use a web browsing application. Communication, requires the candidate to understand some of the concepts of electronic mail (e-mail) and know about other communication options. Researching , will equip the learner with relevant skills on how to carry out internet research and verify information.

    • Lecture6.1
      The internet
    • Lecture6.2
      Web Browsing.
    • Lecture6.3
      Web Search Applications and Forms.
    • Lecture6.4
    • Lecture6.5
    • Lecture6.6
      Network Etiquite
    • Lecture6.7

Students List



  1. Admin bar avatar
    August 8, 2020

    I’m having trouble answering the assignment question the is no box for answering please help

  2. August 8, 2020

    ICT – Information Communication Technology.

  3. August 8, 2020

    It will contribute to its Growth.

  4. Yes , Information and Communication Technologies will contribute to its growth.

  5. August 15, 2020

    Hi everyone , I need help . I have taken the IT course but I don’t get any notification or no responding since n what must I do.

  6. August 28, 2020

    I have also taken up the course and I don’t get any notifications and I heard there was a group can I Please be added on the wtsap group

  7. September 8, 2020

    @Mr Tony the last 2 questions on the test wouldn’t let me to type the answers can you please check that Q7 and i have forgotten the other one

  8. September 12, 2020

    (*) www.

    Stands for world Wild Web.

    (*) Application Software is divided into two which are:

    Systems software and Application software.

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