CERTIFICATE IN BASIC COMPUTER TRAINING (CBCT)
In this modern world, where the computer has become a veritable tool in communication, it is necessary to provide foundation knowledge and training for both willing youths and adults. In view of this the Programme is designed to operate in collaboration with affiliated Computer training centres in the private sector
To provide basic training, knowledge, skills and competencies in the use of the computer system.
At the end of the 3 months programme, the trainee should be able to display competency in the operation of the computer system.
4.0 ADMISSION REQUIREMENT
At least 5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language
6.0 CONDITION FOR THE AWARD OF CERTIFICATE IN BASIC COMPUTER STUDIES
After a successful completion of the examination
7.0 GRADUATION CEREMONY
After a successful completion of the programme
8.0 COURSE SYLLABUS:
|S/NO.||COURSE CODE||COURSE TITLE||CREDIT UNITS|
|1.||BCT 101||Office Practice / Management||4 (2+2)|
|2.||BCT 102||Keyboarding (target: 25wpm)||4 (2+2)|
|3.||BCT 103||Communication Skills & Equipments||4 (2+2)|
|4.||BCT 104||Basic Computing (Ms Office: Ms Word, Excel & Power-Point)||4 (2+2)|
|5.||BCT 105||CBT||4 (2+2)|
|6.||BCT 106||Introduction to Internet Browsing||2 (1+1)|
9.0 COURSES DESCRIPTION
1. BCT 101 Office Practice / Management: 4 Credits
This course examines functions of an office in an organization, students will be taught types of office structure; the meaning and functions of a registry understand the uses of the various mailroom equipment (office mail and services), know the functions and services of the Post Office and other special deliveries, understand the types, importance and functions of office equipment.
2. BCT 102 Keyboarding (target: 25wpm): 4 Credits
This course examines the list and name basic functions of parts of type writer; how to take care of the typewriter and understand the preparatory steps in typing, mastering the keyboard e.g. home keys, down, shift keys, use of various line spacing, various sizes of typing such as A3, A4, A5 and A6.
3. BCT 103 Communication Skills: 4 Credits
This course examines the order of perceptions / experience, verbal and non-verbal communications; asking back, using tact, body language, good eye contact; respect of personal differences, offering praise, using humour and developing good written skills.
4. BCT 104 Basic Computing (Ms Office: Ms Word, Excel & Power-Point): 4 Credits
This course introduces students to the world of computer, examining how to store information, editing, tabulation, letter writing, and various types of line space, how to design letter heading, header and footer, document pagination, mathematical operations in Excel, tabular presentation, slide show presentation in Power-point etc.
5. BCT 105 CBT: Computer Based Test 4 Credits
This course introduces student to the world of CBT, two types of CBT; linear and adaptive.
6. BCT 106 Introduction to Internet Browsing 2 Credits
This course introduces students to the world of internet with emphasis on using the World Wide Web to locate, transfer and publish information, survey of emerging technologies on the internet, teaches students on how to use and configure web browsers: create a basic HTML document, use e-mail services, and explain issues in choosing an internet service provider.
10.0 MODE OF STUDY
Practical training in affiliated centres.
11.0 MANAGEMENT FEE
a. Application fee:
b. Certificate fee:
12.0 COMMISSION TO AFFILIATED CENTRES
10% of Management fee
Stream 1 – January – March
Stream 2 – May – July
Stream 3 – September – November