Midas Group

Computer Literacy (FETAC Level 3)


The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the relevant knowledge, skill and competence to assess and manage personal finances under supervision.

Course Content

  • Outline how Information Technology affects everyday life to include social networking, e-commerce, e-Government and e- Learning
  • Explain commonplace Information Technology concepts and terminology relating to computer types, computer hardware, application software, and the internet
  • Describe the health, safety and personal hygiene considerations of working with computers
  • Describe information security considerations including password protection, viruses, and provision of personal details
  • Outline the functions of the main hardware elements of a computer including input, output and storage devices
  • Operate computer hardware by performing all required steps including connecting all required devices, and powering up and shutting down equipment appropriately
  • Use a range a keyboard capabilities including text entry, numeric data entry, function keys, application keys, multifunction keys, symbols, cursor control, caps lock, and num lock
  • Use a computer application to create a file by performing all required steps including accessing the application, entering data using the keyboard and mouse, printing the file, and storing the file appropriately for subsequent retrieval
  • Apply relevant environmental impact reduction, health, safety and personal hygiene procedures when working in an ICT
  • Upon successful completion of this course participants will receive a Fetac Level 3 Minor Certificate in Computer Literacy (5N0881)
Further Information/Booking

For further information, fill in a course enquiry form, call us on +353 (046) 9249618 or e-mail info@midasgroup.ie – To register for this course, download the attached Booking Form and post / fax or book online by choosing Book Online option below.

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