Basic Computer (Win 10) for Beginners

Course Date:
26 Nov 2021

Registration Period:
16 Aug to 05 Nov 2021

3 hours

2:00pm to 5:00pm

Mode of Training:
Facilitated Learning (F2F)

Singapore Polytechnic

Course Introduction

Do you have difficulty navigating in a Windows computer? Are you confused on how to start the web browser and search for things on the internet? Designed for seniors, this course is part of the Silver Infocomm Curriculum – Foundation Skills training to help seniors stay updated using their digital devices and start their digital learning journey.

Course Objective

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will gain a better understanding of the different components and parts of a computer and use the computer to execute the basic operations on Windows 10. Participants will also be introduced to the Windows 10 interface, as well as using the web browser.

Course Outline

1. Components and Parts
a. Understanding of computer parts and input devices
b. Understanding of hardware and software
c. Able to use the keyboard to type and use the mouse

2. Introduction to Windows 10
a. Personalise desktop
b. Understand the taskbar
c. Understand and change action center settings
d. Understand control panel
e. Change display size and resolution
f. System protection for hard disk
h. Disk cleanup

As part of Silver Infocomm Curriculum, cybersecurity tips will also be covered at the end of the course.

Suitable for

This course is suitable for seniors aged 50 and above, or anyone who would like to gain basic knowledge and skills in these areas

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Participant should possess basic English proficiency, basic computer, internet browsing skills, and have an email account.

Award / Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate

Applicants/EligibilityTotal fees (incl. GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 50 and above$13.50
Singapore Citizens aged below 50;
Singapore Permanent Residents;
or Foreigners

Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.

To encourage registration for the first run, all participants of this course will receive a free trolley bag/2-tier tingkat lunch box after successfully attending the course.

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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit
Terms and Conditions

*Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed.
You may register your interest, and would be notified if there is new run.

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy

c) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number. 

*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.


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