The Community Education Computer Society (CECS) is on a drive to empower women in Gauteng with Basic Computer Skills. This initiative is supported by INTEL and is called Intel® My Digital Journey. The course aims to close the internet gender gap, connecting millions of girls and women to obtain work opportunities.
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The course is an introductory course and is aimed at those who have never used a computer before or those who have had limited interaction with a computer. The aim of the course is to empower individuals with skills to operate a personal computer, create and edit documents, effective creation of worksheets, creating presentation slides, and effective use of the Internet and E-mail.
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The Cisco CCNA certification for network associates validates the ability to install, configure, operate,and troubleshoot medium-sized routed and switched networks, and implement and verify connections to remote sites in a wide-area network (WAN).
The Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching curriculum provides an integrated and comprehensive coverage of networking topics, from fundamentals to advanced applications and services, while providing opportunities for hands-on practical experience and soft-skills development. The curriculum teaches networking based on technology, covering networking concepts using a top-down, theoretical, and integrated approach form network applications to the network protocols and services provided to those applications by the lower layers of the network.
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ICDL is the world's leading computer skills certification. To date more than 14 million people have engaged with the ICDL programme, in over 150 countries, through a network of over 24,000 ICDL Accredited Test Centres (ATCs).
The ICDL programme defines the skills and competencies necessary to use a computer and common computer applications. It offers a wide range of modules including Computer Essentials, Word Processing and IT Security. Candidates take tests in the modules which are most relevant to their educational and professional requirements, thereby creating their ICDL Profile. Whether in school, university or in the workplace, ICDL offers the skills you need to succeed.
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CompTIA A+ and N+ certification is essential for anyone entering the computer support field. In fact, this credential not only validates your skills in tasks such as installation, diagnostics, configuring, performing preventative maintenance, and basic networking, it is becoming a qualifying factor in the hiring process. If you are preparing yourself for a position as an IT Technician, Help Desk Support, or a variety of technical roles, getting certified will serve you well. With many companies now requiring A+ and N+ certification of their computer support technicians, obtaining the necessary A+ and N+ training is a critical first step towards a better job.
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