Duration: 6 MONTHS

Course Syllabus

Course Name: Computer Operator (Skill Development Course)

Course Duration: 6 Months (Part-Time)

Course Objectives:

  1. To provide a strong foundation in computer fundamentals.
  2. To impart knowledge of computer hardware basics.
  3. To teach software installation and usage.
  4. To achieve proficient data entry skills.
  5. To familiarize students with PC/Micro computer operations.
  6. To train in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  7. To introduce database management concepts.
  8. To provide an understanding of networking concepts and internet usage.
  9. To prepare students for self-employment opportunities.

Course Overview:

Module 1: Fundamentals of Computers (1 Month)

  • Introduction to Computers
  • Computer Hardware and Software
  • Operating Systems
  • Input and Output Devices
  • Storage Devices
  • Computer Memory
  • Computer Peripherals

Module 2: Computer Hardware Basics (1 Month)

  • CPU, RAM, and Motherboard
  • Hard Drives and Storage Devices
  • Graphics Cards and Monitors
  • Input and Output Ports
  • Troubleshooting Hardware Issues

Module 3: Software Installation (1 Month)

  • Operating System Installation
  • Software Installation and Updates
  • Antivirus Software Installation
  • Troubleshooting Software Issues

Module 4: Data Entry Skills (1 Month)

  • Keyboard Proficiency
  • Typing Speed Improvement
  • Data Entry Accuracy
  • Practical Data Entry Exercises

Module 5: Microsoft Office (2 Months)

  • MS Word
    • Document Creation and Formatting
    • Tables and Graphics
    • Mail Merge
  • MS Excel
    • Spreadsheet Creation and Functions
    • Charts and Data Analysis
  • MS PowerPoint
    • Presentation Design and Delivery

Module 6: Database Management (1 Month)

  • Introduction to Databases
  • Database Design
  • Data Entry and Querying
  • Basic Database Management Tools

Module 7: Networking Concepts & Internet (1 Month)

  • Networking Fundamentals
  • Network Types (LAN, WAN, Wi-Fi)
  • Internet Usage and Safety
  • Email Communication
  • Basic Troubleshooting

Teaching Methodology:

  • Lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on practical sessions.
  • Computer lab sessions for hands-on experience.
  • Interactive workshops for software usage.
  • Data entry speed practice sessions.
  • Assignments and assessments for skill development.
  • Guest lectures from industry experts.
  • Networking and internet concepts through real-world scenarios.
  • Practical projects to apply knowledge.

Importance for Learner in Career Growth and Self-Employment:

  • Computer Operator skills are in high demand across industries.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications is essential for administrative roles.
  • Data entry skills are valuable for various job positions.
  • Knowledge of hardware basics and troubleshooting enhances employability.
  • Database management skills are sought after in data-centric roles.
  • Networking and internet knowledge are essential for modern workplaces.
  • Self-employment opportunities include freelance data entry and administrative services.

Please note that the course content can be customized based on learner requirements and location-specific needs to ensure maximum relevance and effectiveness for Indian students.

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