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IC³ GS5: Computing Fundamentals Course

IC³ GS5: Computing Fundamentals Course

IC³ GS5: Computing Fundamentals Course

1 Sessions -
4 Hours of Interactive Training

In LearnKey's IC3 GS5: Computing Fundamentals course, students will learn the basic functions of computing and how to complete common computing tasks. They will also learn how to identify different computer software, how to use an operating system, computer hardware, peripherals, and troubleshooting. At the completion of this course students will be prepared to take the IC3 GS5 exam.

  • The IC3 GS5 courses have been split into three courses that will match the three exams. This course only focuses on the Computing Fundamentals exam objectives.
  • Throughout the course there are opportunities to practice and reinforce what you have learned through quizzes and simulations that do not require you to leave the training.

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Session 1

Section A: Hardware

  • Device Basics
  • Memory and Storage
  • Connecting Digital Cameras
  • Connecting Speakers
  • Connecting Webcams
  • Connecting Printers
  • Connecting Generic USB Devices
  • Connecting External Displays
  • Power Management
  • Drivers
  • Hardware Configuration
  • Touchscreens vs. Non-Touchscreens

Section B: Internet Basics

  • Cellular, Wi-Fi, and Wired Networks
  • Modems
  • Bandwidth
  • Routers
  • IP Address
  • Wired Connection
  • Wireless Connection
  • Connection Speed

Section C: Mobile Devices

  • Cellular Phone Basics
  • Cellular-Enabled Tablets
  • Smartphones
  • Hardwired Phones
  • Voicemail
  • Instant Messaging
  • Notifications

Section D: Software Architecture

  • Operating Systems
  • Window Management
  • Navigating Menus
  • Software Preferences
  • Desktop Customization
  • User Profiles and Permissions
  • Install, Uninstall, and Update Software

Section E: File and Software Management

  • Understanding File Extensions
  • File Permissions and Sharing
  • Attach, Zip, and Send via Email
  • Moving and Renaming Files
  • Finding Files
  • Electronic Media
  • Document Scanning

Section F: Troubleshooting Basics

  • Basic Problem Solving
  • Troubleshooting Terminology
  • Platform Compatibility
  • Media Compatibility
  • Backup and Restore
  • Restore Personal Device

Section G: Cloud Computing

  • Cloud Basics and Benefits
  • Using the Cloud
  • Web Apps vs. Local Apps
  • Online Storage Apps
  • Online Office Apps
  • Database-Driven CRM Apps

Section H: Security

  • Usernames and Passwords
  • Basic Account Settings
  • Viruses
  • Types of Virus
  • Antivirus and Firewalls
  • Secured vs. Unsecured Networks
  • Virtual Private Networks
  • eCommerce