Digital Skills and Literacy Training Course

Introduction

This course is meant for absolute beginners. It is meant for students who have little or no prior experience with computers. The purpose of this course is to empower learners with the knowledge and skills needed to use computers effectively in life, college, work and beyond.

Students will learn what computers can do for them and how to use the Internet for communication.

Emphasis will be placed on using software packages for emails, word processing, spread sheets, and presentation as well as using the Internet.

Who should attend?

This course is meant for absolute beginners. It is meant for students who have little or no prior experience with computers. The purpose of this course is to empower learners with the knowledge and skills needed to use computers effectively in life, college, work and beyond.

Requirements

This training is designed for participants who are reasonably proficient in English and have an understanding of basic ICT concepts.

Duration

5 Days

Course Objectives

Students will learn what computers can do for them and how to use the Internet for communication.

Emphasis will be placed on using software packages for emails, word processing, spread sheets, and presentation as well as using the Internet.

Course Content

Module I

Internet

Introduction to computers and the internet

Module II

MS Word

  • Quick start
  • Introduction to MS Word basics
  • Organizing content using tables and charts 
  • Customizing formats using styles and themes
  • Inserting content using quick parts
  • Using templates to automate document formatting
  • Controlling the flow of a document
  • Simplifying and managing long documents
  • Using mail merge to create letters, envelopes, and labels 
  • Table of content

Module III

Intermediate & Advanced MS Excel

  • Introduction to MS Excel basics
  • Entering, selecting & editing data
  • Formatting cells, rows, columns & sheets
  • Creating formulas and functions
  • Charts, graphs and data sort
  • Printing Excel documents
  • Naming cell ranges
  • Linking sheets and files
  • Conditional functions
  • Basic lookup functions
  • Essential list management

Module IV

MS Power Point

  • Quick start
  • Slides & layouts
  • Text & tables
  • Pictures & graphics
  • Present slideshows
  • Animation, video & audio
  • Share & co-author
  • Use 3D models
  • PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts
  • PowerPoint templates
  • Office templates

Module V

Email

  • Begin and end emails professionally
  • CC, BCC, Reply, Reply All, forward
  • Understand the fundamentals of grammar, formatting and punctuation to improve readability
  • Write better emails faster
  • Tactics to manage email volume
  • Write clear and well-structured professional emails
  • Save time through communicating appropriately from the outset
  • Avoid frustrating others with email overload

Methodology

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professionals and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.

Accreditation

Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with a certificate of participation.

Training venue

The training is residential and will be held at T4D Training Centre in Westlands Nairobi, Kenya. The course fees cover the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

Tailor- made

We can also tailor-make our courses for you. This way, you/your organization will benefit by:

  • Using own tools during the training
  • Being able to choose areas of interest you wish the trainer to put more emphasis on
  • Taking the course in-house or at a venue of choice
  • Cutting on the cost of transport and accommodation

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Accommodation

Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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Training fee

The course fee is KES 75,000.00 or USD 1,100.00 exclusive of VAT. The course fees covers the course tuition, training materials, two (2) break refreshments, lunch and study visits. Participants will cater for their travel and accommodation costs.

Payment

Payment should be transferred to Tech For Development - T4D account through bank on or before the course starting date.

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Cancellation policy

Payment for the all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable, and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.

  1. Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.
  2. No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure

Event Properties

Event Date 16-03-2020 8:00 am
Event End Date 20-03-2020 5:00 pm
Capacity 100
Cut off date 16-03-2020
Individual Price USD1,100.00
Location T4D Training Center
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