Computer and Internet for Beginners course

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We are proud to offer this course in a variety of training formats to suit your needs. We use the highest quality learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable as possible. Our face to face calendar allows you to choose any classroom course of your choice to be delivered at any venue of your choice - offering you the ultimate in convenience and value for money.

June 2024

Code Date Duration Location Fee Action
CIB1009 24 Jun 2024 - 5 Jul 2024 10 days Pretoria, South Africa $4,400 Register
CIB1009 24 Jun 2024 - 5 Jul 2024 10 days Nakuru, Kenya KES 166,000 | $2,200 Register
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June 2024

24 Jun - 5 Jul 2024
10 days
24 Jun - 5 Jul 2024
10 days
KES 166,000 $2,200
I Want To See More Dates...

Unfortunately, we do not have any dates scheduled at this time. Do you have a date in mind when you would like to take your training?

Request Custom Schedule

Contact Us on (+254) 715 077 817 / (+254) 792 516 000 or email us [email protected].


This course has been crafted to assist anyone who possesses a basic level of computer and internet skills. The aim of this course is to enhance their skills and expertise. It is tailored to empower team members with essential computer competencies, ultimately streamlining their daily tasks and propelling their professional growth.

Taking this course, you will gain insights into computer usage and knowledge on how to simplify your work and enrich your career. You will gain skills in internet utilization, acquire the ability to conduct research, engage with social media, efficiently manage emails, retrieve valuable information, and navigate online safely.


10 Days

Who Should Attend:

Anyone who wants to enhance their digital literacy by learning how to operate a computer, use the internet for research and communication, and maintain online security.

Course Level:

Course Objectives

  • The basic components and how to operate a computer.
  • What software is necessary, to enable a computer to function;
  • The tools that are available to correct errors, locate files, undo and redo actions or copy and paste.
  • Keyboard shortcuts and how you can use them, in order to simplify their experience;
  • The fundamentals of the internet, such as how it works and how to find a service provider and activate their service.
  • How to use basic internet functions and tools and how to locate and navigate websites.
  • The ability to effortlessly navigate their e-mail, even using advanced features.
  • Familiarization with social media, learning how to create an account, upload photos and how to use it, in order to professionally connect with people.
  • The importance of internet safety and how to create a strong password, in order to safeguard their accounts.

Course Outline

Module 1: A Basic Overview of Computers

  • The different parts that make up a computer
  • How to turn on and operate a computer
  • How to use a mouse and keyboard
  • How to use an operating system

Module 2: Fixing Mistakes and Working with Files

  • How to create, edit and delete files and folders
  • How to undo and redo actions on a computer
  • How to locate files and folders on a computer
  • What to do when you make a mistake when using a computer

Module 3: Common Day-to-Day Computer Tasks

  • How to understand the Menu Bar
  • How to cut, copy, and paste
  • How to undo changes
  • How to adjust the settings on your computer

Module 4: Keyboard Shortcuts and Using Applications

  • What keyboard shortcuts are
  • How to use keyboard shortcuts in Windows
  • How to use keyboard shortcuts in Mac OS
  • How to use Windows and Mac OS applications

Module 5: Basic Internet Use

  • What the internet and the world wide web is
  • How the internet works
  • Activities that you can do on the internet
  • Choosing an internet service provider and setting up an internet

Module 6: How to Use the Internet

  • How to get online with a web browser
  • How to identify the parts of an Internet browser
  • How to use a search engine to find information
  • How to navigate a website

Module 7: Beyond Internet Basics

  • How to use the cloud on the internet
  • How to create effective usernames and passwords
  • How to use sign-up forms
  • How to use bookmarks and tabs

Module 8: Email and social media

  • How to send and receive e-mail
  • How to use advanced email features
  • How to manage your email inbox
  • The most popular social networking sites

Module 9: Internet Safety

  • How to create strong account passwords
  • How to avoid common password mistakes
  • How to recognize Internet threats
  • How to avoid spam and phishing

Module 10: Computer Buying Guide

  • The different types of computers
  • What you can use your computer for
  • How much you should spend on a computer
  • Choosing a processor, memory and operating system

Module 11: Backing Up Data

  • Importance of data backup.
  • How to back up files and documents.
  • Understanding cloud storage and its benefits.
  • Using cloud-based services like Google Drive or Dropbox

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Course Administration Details:


The instructor-led training is delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises 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 professional and trainers in these fields.

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


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).


The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

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


Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:[email protected].  

Mob: +254 715 077 817


This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817.

Mobile: +254 792516000+254 792516010 or mail [email protected]


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank before the course start date

Send proof of payment to [email protected]

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