What is the course about?
Speeding up your computer and removing files that will slow you computer down and compromise your security.
This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
• The Do's and Don’ts of the Internet
• Search engines and URL security
• How to stay safe when using a public network
• Removing cookies, Internet browse history & temporary Internet files
• Disabling Ad-ons.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
• Use the correct tools for searching the Internet safely
• Remove security threats
• Disable unwanted ad-ons.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
You should be able to follow simple written and verbal instructions to support demonstrations, hand-outs and for health and safety information, and will be invited to take part in group discussion.
Please look at the rest of the course outline carefully to decide if you may benefit from support in your English and Maths skills to help you to take part fully in this class.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
The class will be taught with a mixture of presentations and demonstration where appropriate, will help you grasp the concepts.Notes will be provided electronically via Google Classroom. It’s a good idea to have a pen and paper for your own notes.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
There are no additional costs added to this course.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Introduction to cyber security essentials, Introduction to cloud computing, PC maintenance: an introduction, Becoming confident on the internet.