Full program description

ES WSQ - Perform Essential Online Functions (ICDL Certification: Online Essentials )

What's In It For Me

  • Understand web browsing and online security concepts.
  • Search effectively for online information and critically evaluate web content.
  • Understand key copyright and data protection issues

Course Overview

This module sets out essential concepts and skills relating to web browsing, effective information search, online communication and e-mail.

Who Should Attend

Trainees who have attended the EqualSkills Programme (Trainees with little or no experience in the use of computers should attend the EqualSkills Programme in the first instance). Trainees who have completed Basic ICRT and want to refresh their skills in working in desktop environment, use of word processing tools, surfing the internet, word processing, spreadsheet and email functions. 

Course Duration

16 Hours

Course Outline

This module:

  • Covers the key skills needed to understand the main concepts relating to web browsing and online security.
  • Certifies best practice in effective online computer use.
  • Developed with input from computer users, subject matter experts, and practicing computer professionals from all over the world. This process ensures the relevance and range of module content
Web Browsing Concepts
  • Key Concepts
  • Security and Safety
Web Browsing
  • Using the Web Browser
  • Tools and Settings
  • Bookmarks
  • Web Outputs
Web-Based Information
  • Search
  • Critical Evaluation
  • Copyright, Data Protection
Communication Concepts
  • Online Communities
  • Communication Tools
  • E-mail Concepts
Using E-mail
  • Sending E-mail
  • Receiving E-mail
  • Tools and Settings
  • Organising E-mails
  • Using Calendars

Certification Obtained and Conferred by

Successful trainees will receive the internationally recognised ICDL Certificate upon completion of the course. This certificate is administered by ICDL Singapore, a new initiative from ECDL Foundation. This is a joint certification between SSG and ICDL Singapore.

Course Objectives

On Completion of this module, the candidate would be able to: 

  • Understand web browsing and online security concepts.
    Use the web browser and manage browser settings, bookmarks, and web outputs.

  • Search effectively for online information and critically evaluate web content.

  • Understand key copyright and data protection issues.

  • Understand concepts of online communities, communications and email.

  • Send, receive e-mails and manage email settings.

  • Organise and search emails and use calendars

Medium of Instruction & Trainer

Teacher: Student Ratio is 1: 24

Funding Information

Course reference code in SkillsConnect:

  • For Training Grant application, please use the following reference code.

Reference code: CRS-Q-0025466-ES

Skills Development Fund (SDF) and SkillsFuture Funding:

  • Participants must attend at least 75% of the course, complete the exam with a pass or competent result.
  • Online applications are not applicable for companies applying funding with Absentee Payroll.
  • Workforce Training Support (WTS) funding only applies to trainee who is 35 years old and above with a monthly income of $2,000 and below.

For Company Registration:

  • Customers who are applying funding for trainee(s), please submit Training Grant applications in SkillsConnect website before registration.
  • Training Grant number is to be submitted together with the registrations.
  • Payment for the course must be using company cheque or via GIRO.
  • For more information on SDF Training Grant application, please click here

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP):

  • NTUC members enjoy UTAP* benefit of up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses with NTUC LearningHub.

* UTAP supports 50% of the course fees paid cap at $250 per year. You must be a union member throughout the course duration and at the time of claim. You must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and have sat for all prescribed examinations. Other terms and conditions apply. 

Price

Course Fee Payable 
Individual Pricing w/o GST w GST
 Course Fee $320.00 $342.40
SkillsFuture Funding, >=21 yrs old $64 $86.40
SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old $32 $54.40
WTS Funding (95%) $16.00 $38.40
Corporate Pricing
Non-SME w/o GST w GST
Course Fee $320.00 $342.40
SkillsFuture Funding, >=21 yrs old $64 $86.40
SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old $32 $54.40
WTS Funding (95%) $16.00 $38.40
SME w/o GST w GST
Course Fee $320.00 $342.40
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs Companies (90%)** $32 $54.40
WTS Funding (95%) $16.00 $38.40

Prices does not include pre & post assessment fees and subject to GST and other LHUB miscellaneous fees

Note: SkillsFuture Funding, >=21 yrs old : Applicable to Singapore Citizen/PR 

  SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old : Applicable to Singapore Citizen ONLY

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