IT Short Courses

Basic Computer Concepts

Introduction

The aim of this short course is to provide an avenue for the public with basic computer skills to further develop and acquire intermediate level computer knowledge and skills.

Course Structure

Course Syllabus / Content

  • Common features of a Windows Operating System
  • File Management, creating and working with files and folders
  • Internet browser, search engines and useful websites
  • e-mail with attachments, qq/yahoo/hotmail accounts
  • Commonly used features of a word-processor such as format, table, graphics.

Upon completion of this short course, the participants are expected to:

  1. Understand and use common features of a window operating system;
  2. Use basic features of a word-processor to create/update documents;
  3. Send & retrieve emails with attachments;
  4. Navigate websites.
Course Information

Entry Requirements

  • Secondary level with basic standard of Chinese or English

Certification

After the completion of this course, students will be given a Certificate of Completion by Beacon International College.

Total Course Duration

  • 24 hours

Class Size

Class size: Minimum 6 pax per class , Maximum 20 pax per class

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Basic Computer Software Tools

Introduction

The aim of this short course is to provide students with basic skills and knowledge of commonly used computer software.

Course Structure

Course Syllabus / Content

  • Commonly used features of a word-processor such as format, table, graphics;
  • Commonly used features of a spreadsheet software such as worksheet, formula, computation

Upon completion of this short course, the participants are expected to:

  1. Understand the purpose of different types of computer software;
  2. Use common features of word-processor to create/update documents;
  3. Use standard features of spreadsheet software to create worksheets.
Course Information

Entry Requirements

  • Secondary level with basic standard of Chinese or English

Certification

After the completion of this course, students will be given a Certificate of Completion by Beacon International College.

Total Course Duration

  • 24 hours

Class Size

Class size: Minimum 6 pax per class , Maximum 20 pax per class

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MS or Open Source Word

Introduction

The aim of this short course is to provide students with skills and knowledge of advanced features in word processor.

Course Structure

Course Syllabus / Content

The MS or Open Source Word short course provides students with knowledge on how a word processor enables one to organize and display content with the use of text formatting and tables. In addition, students will find out more about using the word processor to work with different file formats and programs.

Upon completion of this short course, the participants are expected to:

  1. Understand and use advanced features of word processor.
Course Information

Entry Requirements

  • Secondary level with basic standard of Chinese or English

Certification

After the completion of this course, students will be given a Certificate of Completion by Beacon International College.

Total Course Duration

  • 24 hours

Class Size

Class size: Minimum 6 pax per class , Maximum 20 pax per class

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MS or Open Source Powerpoint

Introduction

The aim of this short course is to provide students with skills and knowledge of features in powerpoint software.

Course Structure

Course Syllabus / Content

  • Slides, text and note;
  • Design and Layout;
  • Using colour guidelines;
  • Package the presentation;
  • Slideshow (transition, animation);
  • Multimedia;
  • Checking and Testing;
  • Printing.

Upon completion of this short course, the participants are expected to:

Understand features of powerpoint software;

  1. Create presentation slides using powerpoint software.
Course Information

Entry Requirements

  • Secondary level with basic standard of Chinese or English

Certification

After the completion of this course, students will be given a Certificate of Completion by Beacon International College.

Total Course Duration

  • 24 hours

Class Size

Class size: Minimum 6 pax per class , Maximum 20 pax per class

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MS or Open Source Spreadsheet

Introduction

The aim of this short course is to provide students with skills and knowledge of advanced features in spreadsheet.

Course Structure

Course Syllabus / Content

The MS or Open Source Spreadsheet short course provides students with knowledge on using functions, logical conditions, conditional formatting, charts and maps.

Upon completion of this short course, the participants are expected to:

  1. Understand and use advanced features of spreadsheet;
  2. Create spreadsheet documents with advanced features.
Course Information

Entry Requirements

  • Secondary level with basic standard of Chinese or English

Certification

After the completion of this course, students will be given a Certificate of Completion by Beacon International College.

Total Course Duration

  • 24 hours

Class Size

Class size: Minimum 6 pax per class , Maximum 20 pax per class

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Basic Network Concepts

Introduction

The aim of this short course is to provide an introduction to networks and network concepts.

Course Structure

Course Syllabus / Content

The importance of networked solutions in the business world grows year on year. The increasingly sophisticated technologies and widening user base means a fundamental understanding of networks is essential for many. The aim of this unit is to provide an introduction to networks and network concepts. This unit will clarify the issues associated with network use and how this has developed. It will identify the architectural concepts behind networking. It will help develop the preliminary skills necessary to install and manage networks.

Upon completion of this short course, the participants are expected to:

  1. Demonstrate understanding of network principles;
  2. Identify the various parts (software and hardware) of a network system;
  3. Evaluate the various cost, performance, security and utility values associated with installation of a network;
  4. Differentiate between different kinds of network, network topologies and network operating systems;
  5. Provide an overview of a network operating system and how it works.
Course Information

Entry Requirements

  • Secondary level with basic standard of Chinese or English

Certification

After the completion of this course, students will be given a Certificate of Completion by Beacon International College.

Total Course Duration

  • 24 hours

Class Size

Class size: Minimum 6 pax per class , Maximum 20 pax per class

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Local Area Network Implementation

Introduction

The aim of this short course is to provide students with practical experience in installing users and software on a network.

Course Structure

Course Syllabus / Content

  • Network Design: using architectural principles and definitions to design a new network or evaluate an existing one;
  • User factors: design and definition of users and groups, the definition of directory structures on the file server, file and directory attributes, trusty rights and setting up security, definition of the user environment;
  • Hardware and software factors: printing set-up, understanding of printing options, installation and configuration of applications on the network, file server installation and utilities.

Upon completion of this short course, the participants are expected to:

  1. Design a LAN for a specific purpose or assess an existing network for fitness of purpose;
  2. Set up a software network environment;
  3. Install a piece of network software onto a server to be used by different selected users in a group;
  4. Configure user workstations on the network.
Course Information

Entry Requirements

  • Secondary level with basic standard of Chinese or English

Certification

After the completion of this course, students will be given a Certificate of Completion by Beacon International College.

Total Course Duration

  • 24 hours

Class Size

Class size: Minimum 6 pax per class , Maximum 20 pax per class

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Network Management

Introduction

The aim of this short course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills to manage networks.

Course Structure

Course Syllabus / Content

  • Management responsibilities: The problems of creating large numbers of accounts on a network and keeping it up-to-date, management of users, workgroup managers, network security and virus protection, elements of good practice.
  • For resource management, topics include control resource usage estimation and tracing of resource usage, managing printer queues, connecting of the network to the outside world, advantages and disadvantages, firewall.

Upon completion of this short course, the participants are expected to:

  1. Demonstrate understanding of the rights and responsibilities of the network manager and the network user;
  2. Apply control mechanisms in a typical network for managing users;
  3. Control printer queues and other forms of resource usage.
Course Information

Entry Requirements

  • Secondary level with basic standard of Chinese or English

Certification

After the completion of this course, students will be given a Certificate of Completion by Beacon International College.

Total Course Duration

  • 24 hours

Class Size

Class size: Minimum 6 pax per class , Maximum 20 pax per class

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Dreamweaver / Frontpage

Introduction

The aim of this short course is to provide students with practical skills and knowledge of creating website site using features in frontpage and Dreamweaver software.

Course Structure

Course Syllabus / Content

The Dreamweaver / Frontpage short course equips students with the knowledge and skills to design, create, test and maintain static websites using Dreamweaver / Frontpage software.

Upon completion of this short course, the participants are expected to:

  1. Understand similarities and differences between dreamweaver and frontpage software;
  2. Design static webpages;
  3. Create static webpages;
  4. Design test plan and testing.
Course Information

Entry Requirements

  • Secondary level with basic standard of Chinese or English

Certification

After the completion of this course, students will be given a Certificate of Completion by Beacon International College.

Total Course Duration

  • 24 hours

Class Size

Class size: Minimum 6 pax per class , Maximum 20 pax per class

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Photoshop

Introduction

The aim of this short course is to provide students with basic skills and knowledge of the Photoshop software.

Course Structure

Course Syllabus / Content

This short course aims to develop a basic appreciation for digital imaging, image manipulation and graphics design through the use of Adobe Photoshop. This short course also introduces students to the basic tools and techniques to create image base graphics. Students will be given an introduction of photoshop and the image editing function and tools.

Upon completion of this short course, the participants are expected to:

  1. Understand the purpose of the Photoshop software;
  2. Use common features and tools of Photoshop to create/update graphic documents;
  3. Use standard features of Photoshop software to create PSD documents and convert graphic documents to other graphic file types.
Course Information

Entry Requirements

  • Secondary level with basic standard of Chinese or English

Certification

After the completion of this course, students will be given a Certificate of Completion by Beacon International College.

Total Course Duration

  • 24 hours

Class Size

Class size: Minimum 6 pax per class , Maximum 20 pax per class

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Flash

Introduction

The aim of this short course is to provide students with basic skills and knowledge of the Flash software.

Course Structure

Course Syllabus / Content

 

This short course aims to focus on the animation and storytelling aspect of Flash, from animating objects to manipulating animation. This will cover functions needed to construct a web in Flash, from hyperlinks to interactive media. Students will be provided with the skills required to start an animation project (such as drawing, tweening and using the timeline). Students will be guided to build a web project, utilising ActionScript 3.0.

 

Upon completion of this short course, the participants are expected to:

  1. Understand the purpose of the Flash software;
  2. Use common features and tools of Flash to create/update animation documents;
  3. Use standard features of Flash software to create animation documents and convert FLA documents to other web and video file types.
Course Information

Entry Requirements

  • Secondary level with basic standard of Chinese or English

Certification

After the completion of this course, students will be given a Certificate of Completion by Beacon International College.

Total Course Duration

  • 24 hours

Class Size

Class size: Minimum 6 pax per class , Maximum 20 pax per class

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Fireworks

Introduction

The aim of this short course is to provide students with basic skills and knowledge of the Fireworks software.

Course Structure

Course Sypnosis

This short course introduces students to the basic tools and techniques to create, edit and manipulate images. Students will be given an introduction of Fireworks and the image editing function and tools.

Upon completion of the Fireworks short course, the participants are expected to:

  1. Understand the purpose of the Fireworks software;
  2. Use common features and tools of Fireworks to create/manipulate graphics.
Course Information

Entry Requirements

  • Secondary level with basic standard of Chinese or English

Certification

After the completion of the Fireworks short course, students will be given a Certificate of Completion by Beacon International College.

Total Course Duration

  • 24 hours

Class Size

Class size: Minimum 6 pax per class , Maximum 20 pax per class

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Basic Computer Concepts

Introduction

The aim of this short course is to provide students with basic skills and knowledge of the Fireworks software.

Course Structure

Course Syllabus / Content

 

This short course introduces students to the basic tools and techniques to create, edit and manipulate images. Students will be given an introduction of Fireworks and the image editing function and tools.

 

Upon completion of this short course, the participants are expected to:

  1. Understand the purpose of the Fireworks software;
  2. Use common features and tools of Fireworks to create/manipulate graphics.
Course Information

Entry Requirements

  • Secondary level with basic standard of Chinese or English

Certification

After the completion of this course, students will be given a Certificate of Completion by Beacon International College.

Total Course Duration

  • 24 hours

Class Size

Class size: Minimum 6 pax per class , Maximum 20 pax per class

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