Computer Literacy

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Course Code: VTLOKCLYV Category: Subsidies: ,
SkillsFuture Course ID: CRS-N-0014816

You are Never Too Late to Start Learning Basic Computer Skills

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You are Never Too Late to Start Learning Basic Computer Skills

Course Code: VTLOKCLYV
Duration: 2 Days (14 Hours)
English / Mandarin Classes Available

Getting started with basic computer skills? This 2-day hands-on practical based course is a must for anyone who has little to zero knowledge in using a computer. This course is suitable for people from aged 12 to 75 regardless of education level.

The course is designed for the layman to be easy to follow and the starting point to acquire the basic skills in using a computer or laptop. It will equip you to handle basic operations of a computer and the usage of applications used in everyday work at the office or leisurely at home.

This course covers the following:

  • The Windows 7 operating system
  • The Internet
  • Microsoft Word 2010
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2010

Learn in a non-threatening environment conducted by friendly, patient and experience trainers. It is never too late to get started in IT but it would be a waste not to pick it up. Begin your computer experience today.

This course is for

For those with zero to little knowledge or experience on using the computer. Very suitable for senior citizens who want to start their journey on being more IT savvy.

Public Sector – Division 1, 2, 3 & 4
Private Sector – Applicable to All

Questions to ask yourself

I own an iPhone, can I still sign up for this course?

No, unfortunately you cannot. Well, at least not yet.

What Android smartphone can I bring?

Bring the Android smartphone you currently own but we recommend that the smartphone should not be more than 2 years old. Your smartphone might have different settings, do allow time for the facilitor to explore your mobile phone’s settings.

I’m younger than 55, can I sign up for this course?

Do note that this course is designed to be conducted for slow learners. If you can be patient and willing to put up with possibly slow pace of Seniors you may join this class.

Course Outline

What You Need to Know

  • Types of Computers
  • Computer and Device Specifications

The Operating System

  • Startup and Shutdown the Computer
  • Working with the Windows Explorer
  • Getting Protected

The Internet

  • The Web Browser
  • Perform Information Search
  • Appreciation of Using Email

Microsoft Word 2010

  • Overview a Document
  • Making Selections
  • Basic Formatting
  • Checking and Printing

Microsoft PowerPoint 2010

  • Overview of a Presentation
  • Formatting Text and Objects
  • Do Basic Drawings
  • Inserting Pictures

For Your Delight

  Refreshments are provided for morning and afternoon tea breaks.
  A Certificate of Attendance will be given subject to 90% attendance.

Course Customisation

We can tailor this course to suit your needs in terms of course dates, times and location. If you are an organisation, we can further customise the course to meet your training needs and requirements.


  • Daphne Wong
    Daphne Wong Trainer

    Daphne holds a Diploma in Computer Studies & 3D Design. She also is a Certified Internet Specialist and was an Approved Trainer of the former IT Programme for office workers. She has been training for public, schools and corporate clients since 1988. Daphne specialises in training in Internet, Microsoft Office applications & Lotus Notes. She exercises patience and enthusiasm among the participants and displays a sound knowledge of the subjects taught. She has the ability to make a difficult subject simple and easy.

  • Kendra Ong
    Kendra Ong Trainer

    Kendra holds a BSc (Maths) and has more than 26 years of experience in IT planning, designing and programming of LANs and managing the operational support function of computer networks. Since 1995, she specialises on training in Internet, Adobe Photoshop, Macromedia Publisher, FrontPage, Microsoft Office and Lotus Notes. She is an ACTA Certified Trainer and a former Associate Trainer with the Civil Service College. She is also one of StarHub’s Golden Gurus (2013). Her cheerfulness and enthusiasm in training has earned her favorable commendations from her participants.

  • Ow Yeong Yin Leng
    Ow Yeong Yin Leng Trainer

    Yin Leng holds a degree in Computer Science with Management and has been training since 1995 in IT in both the private and public sectors. She is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and a former Associate Trainer with the Civil Service College. Her dedication to training is well liked and appreciated by the participants. She has vast knowledge in computer programming and applications software and enjoys imparting her knowledge and skills. She is proficient in providing training in Internet, Microsoft Office application and customised software courses.

  • Pauline Lee
    Pauline Lee Trainer

    Pauline has been conducting IT courses since 1992. Her experience as a programmer with a local bank, a LAN administrator cum a trainer officer with the Singapore Hotel Association and Training Educational Centre has more than prepared her to train in the areas of Microsoft Office, Internet and Frontpage. She is also certified by ITE as an industry trainer to teach the module on Coaching Skills. She was a former Associate Trainer with the Civil Service College. She is dedicated and patient, always able to impart her IT knowledge effectively to the participants.

  • Sherie Poh
    Sherie Poh Trainer

    Sherie holds a BSc in Computer Science with Psychology and Specialist Diploma in Web Development Technology (SWEB). A corporate IT instructor since 1992, she has lots of commercial experience on a wide range of software applications – MS Office Applications, MS Project, Lotus Notes, Web Related Applications, Programming with Visual Basic, VBA for Excel and Access. A former Associate Trainer with the Civil Service College and an ACTA Certified Trainer, Sherie always demonstrates competency and passion required of her in training.


Good work and very patient.
Zulkifli (Durg House of Australia)

Very good Trainer.
Thanaletchmi (DHA)


This is a SDF Subsidy approved course. This grant is only applicable to companies applying course for their staff.

This is a SkillsFuture Credit approved course. This applies only to individuals applying and paying for the course yourself. You can use your available SkillFuture Credit to pay for this course.