+ 27 (0)10 110 0296    :   +27 (0)11 803 4216     email@m-cot.com

PC'S and Windows 7 Essentials - DLS Consulting


Various combination of unit standards available


Recognising and understanding the hardware and software components and operate a personal computer.

Unit Standards

116932, Operate a personal computer system, Level 1, 3 Credits
117867, Managing files in a Graphical User Interface (GUI) environment, Level 1, 3 Credits
258883, Use generic functions in a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-environment, Level 1, 4 Credits
117925, Describe the concepts of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and the use of its components in a healthy and safe manner, Level 2 , 3 Credits


Prior knowledge and skills to:
  • Communication at ABET Level 3 or equivalent




Personal Computers
Personal Computers
What is a computer
Types of computers
Components of a PC
How a computer works
What is the system unit
What are input devices
What is an output device
What is an input/output device
What is a storage device
What is a peripheral device
Computer performance
Data communications
What is a Network
What is the Internet
How do you access the Internet
Software components of a computer
What is computer software
Operating system software
Application software
Working with computers safely
What is the purpose of ergonomic principles
Your working environment
Health and safety legislation
Computers and the environment
Safe use of electricity
Starting up and shutting down the PC
Starting up
Logging off
Switching users
Shutting down
Problems with starting
System hangs
System error messages
Using Windows
Microsoft Windows
Starting programmes Understanding a Window
Dialogue boxes
Working with more than one Window
Rearranging Windows on the Desktop
Different types of windows
Files and folders
My Computer
Control Panel
Drives, folders and files
Opening folders
Opening files
Changing the view
Devices and settings
Changing the mouse properties
Changing display properties
Printers and faxes
Managing files and folders
Selecting files or folders
Creating folders
Moving and copying files between folders and disks
Copying files to another disk
Deleting files or folders
Restoring deleted files
Emptying the Recycle Bin
Renaming files or folders
Compressing files
Creating shortcuts on the Desktop
Find file
Computer maintenance
Formatting disks
Free space on a disk
Install/Uninstall software
Install hardware
Using Help

...download the programme in Pdf format

...back to ITC Training