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Basic Computer Skills

Using a computer and related applications to input and retrieve information.

  • Basic Computer Knowledge
    • Basic computer hardware (e.g. PCs, printers) and software (e.g. word processing software, spreadsheet software) to perform tasks
    • Computer terminology (e.g., program, operating system)
    • Fundamental capabilities of computers
    • Computer and information security
  • Applications
    • Word Processing - to compose, organize, and edit simple documents and other business communications
    • Internet and E-mail - to search for information and communicate
    • Spreadsheet, database, and presentation software - to store, retrieve, and present data
    • Data entry and file storage and management - to store, retrieve, and sort detailed records