Computers

Insignia College offers the following Computer Software courses:


Keyboarding

This module gives trainees progressive skill development in keyboarding. Trainees will learn proper ergonomic posture, hand positioning, key location, and touch-typing techniques. Trainees begin by using a few letter keys and gradually add letters, numbers, and symbols until they are familiar with the entire keyboard. Familiarity with the keyboard and practice develop the speed and accuracy trainees need to perform in today’s office environment. Facilitators conduct testing regularly to track progress and assist trainees in achieving goals.


Introduction to Computers

The first component of this course is designed to introduce trainees to basic computer literacy through familiarization with the components that a computer. Trainees will also look at the Windows operating system to learn how to manage a computer on a regular basis. This course is also designed to introduce trainees to considerations for living online. Trainees will look at what the Internet is and how e-mail has made a huge impact on communicating with others, as well as look at how to find information on the Internet and avoid risk to personal security while online.


Computer Orientation and Navigation

This module gives trainees an orientation to basic computer skills necessary to progress on to further computer studies. Trainees will explore the operating system and desktop, computer drives, folders and file types, software/programs/applications and online features such as Google, search engines, Email, internet/intranet, and uploads/downloads.


Internet Navigation and Searches

This module is intended to provide trainees with the ability to safely navigate/browse the internet, create effective keyword searches, and use webmail clients. It teaches the trainees to understand some of the concepts and terms associated with using the Internet and to appreciate some online security considerations, thus, significantly improving productivity at the workplace.

Note: This is an instructor led course given at the workplace (unlimited attendance) or at Insignia College (maximum attendance of 12).


Course No. Course Name Hours Cost
C050 Keyboarding 20 (1.5 credits) $350
C100 Introduction to Computers   20 (1.5 credits) $350
C160 Computer Orientation and Navigation 2 $250
C105 Internet Navigation and Searches 4 $799