Computer Office Package for School Leavers and Employees

At the end of the course, students will be able to acquire Basic Computer Hardware/Software/ Networks knowledge and basic IT Skills required for the use of Microsoft Office Applications, create and manage a small database and appreciate the use of the Internet and e-mail

Programme Content

Introduction to Computers & Networks: History of Computers, Evolution of Computers, Computer Environment, Main Components (Input, Output, CPU, Memory), Secondary Storage, Connection Ports (SCSI, USB),Types of Computer, Hardware, Software, System Development MS Windows XP, Windows 7 Operating System Getting started with Windows XP, Creating/ Moving/ Deleting/ Renaming Files and folders Networks: LAN/WAN, Servers, IP Address, IP Routing, PSTN, ISDN, ADSL, WWW Microsoft Word: Introduction, Screen Layout, Working with Files, Working with Text, Formatting, Styles, Lists, Tables, Graphics, Spelling & Grammar, Page Formatting, Macros, Mail Merge Microsoft Excel: Introduction, Creating Workbook, Entering text/Numbers, Writing Formulas, Advanced Excel Commands, Formatting the Appearance of a Workbook, Page Formatting, Creating Charts Microsoft Access: Introduction to Databases, Creating Database, Adding, Changing, Deleting Records, Queries, Forms, Reports, Relationships Microsoft PowerPoint: Introduction, Presentations, Design Template, Slides, Inserting MS Excel Charts, Animating Text and Objects, Using WordArt in Presentations, Adding Flash Movie to a Presentation, Recording and Publishing Audio Presentations Internet & E-Mail: Introduction, Internet Services, WWW, Introduction to Web Pages, Web Browsers, Search Engines, Searching Web Sites, Electronic Mail

Programme Code :
Programme Category :
Certificate Programme
Conducted by :
Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Technology
Programme Duration :
Minimum 4 Months
Discipline(s) / Course(s) :
Computer Science
GCE O/L Pass with Ordinary pass in English
Issuing of Applications :
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Closing Date for Applications :
4th of September 2015
Programme commencing date :
September second week-2015



Rs 5000/=
This Certificate programme is conducted by the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Technology. Contact the coordinator, Mr. Roshan Perera for further details.
Address :
The Open University of Sri Lanka,Nawala
Contact :
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