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Duration (approx) 600 hours
Qualification Certificate
Develop broad, relevant IT Knowledge as a foundation for Working with Modern Technology
  • A wide ranging qualification for anyone wanting to work in the IT industry.
  • Improve your IT knowledge
  • Study in your own time and at your own pace.
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A broad foundation course for anyone seeking entry into a career with computers. It is also a good course for people looking to complement their existing careers with IT knowledge. No previous IT experience is required to undertake this course.
Work as 1st level IT help desk, IT Technician, IT officer -or enhance your skills for greater success in business or management

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Certificate In Information Technology

You Can Obtain an I.T. Certificate with a combination of "any" six Information Technology Modules
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Duration:  600 hours


You need to complete four compulsory modules, followed by two electives; which together comprise 600 hours of study.
The compulsory modules are normally : Computer Operations, E Commerce, HTML and Computer Servicing I. These ensure you have a good broad based understanding of both hardware and software, and a foundation in the things that are important for commercial success in the I.T. industry.
There are many different electives open to you for your final two modules. By choosing these you are able to build much more specialised skills in one or two aspects of the I.T. industry; and in doing so, differentiate yourself from other graduates. This potentially puts you in a position of being able to offer clients or employers a mix of skills and knowledge which your competitors may not be able to offer.  We have developed and designed this course carefully in this way; so as to optimise our graduates opportunities to get a start in the IT industry.

Contents of the Compulsory Modules 

Computer Operations (also known as Computer Studies II)

  • Introduction to Personal Computers
  • Types of Systems
  • Peripherals
  • Software
  • Using DOS
  • Troubleshooting
  • Industry Applications
  • The Future of Computers
  • Hardware Components
  • Peripherals
  • Operating Systems
  • Files and Folders
  • Office Applications
  • Windows Accessories Programs
  • Disk Management
  • Installation of software
  • Trouble shooting
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Powerpoint

    Writing a Web Site (HTML)

  • Introduction to the Internet and HTML
  • The most important HTML Tags
  • Simplification through HTML Construction Software
  • Creating Links
  • Loading a Site onto the Internet
  • Adding Graphics
  • Designing a Web Site that Works
  • Advanced Features

    E Commerce

  • Introduction – what is e-commerce (more than the internet)
  • Success and failure – what makes the difference
  • Promotional strategies – are different on the internet
  • Optimizing web site potential
  • Increasing web site exposure
  • Automating supply of goods, services and cash flow
  • Managing constant change
  • Dealing with e-commerce problems

    Computer Servicing 1

  • The computer workshop.
  • Computer and workshop safety.
  • Hardware components.
  • Different Systems & Basic Disassembly.
  • Peripherals.
  • System Assembly.
  • Installation of software.
  • Computer Maintenance: An Introduction
  • Troubleshooting: An Introduction

    Electives on offer include:  Computer Servicing II, Computer Servicing III, Javascript, ASP.Net, Vis Basic.Net, Networking, Information Security, Graphics, or any other I.T. modules on offer. 


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  • Meet some of our academics

    Dan ShiraziB. Computing & Info Science 10 years experience, programming, software development, IT management.
    Dr. Sherif SakrResearch Scientist and University Lecturer in Computer Science and Engineering. Sherif has a PhD in Computer Science, MSc, BSc.
    Josiane JoubranCSC consultant with IBM, Software QA Engineer, Course Writer and Tutor. Josiane is an I.T professional with extensive experience with computer hardware and engineering in Lebanon and Australia. Josiane has a B.Eng., Grad.Dip.I.T., Master Info.Tech., MCP, MCSE.