Digital Skills Training

Digital skills training can play a powerful role in helping people connect, learn, engage with their community, and create more promising futures. With this FREE course, you will gain the confidence and digital skills necessary to engage in a digital economy and improve livelihoods.

Click the “Start Learning” button on a course below to access the two modules from Microsoft’s Digital Literacy learning path.

In order to earn your certificate, you must complete both modules.

Module Length: 1 Hour 14 Minutes

Topics covered are:

Computer & Device Basics • What is a computer and what types of computers • Connect to Bluetooth

Working with Desktop Operating Systems • Access system with right-click • Keeping your operating system up-to-date.

Working with Applications • Open and save files

Keeping your computer secure and updated • Strategies for creating secure passwords

Getting Online • Connect to wired and WI-FI networks

Create content in Microsoft Office • Use Microsoft Search to find anything in Office

Getting started with Word • Create and save documents in Word • Spell Check

Get started with Excel • Create and save documents in Excel • Create a simple data table.

Topics covered are:

Access Information online • Methods of connecting to the internet • What is the World Wide Web • Safely shop online

Participate Safely & Responsibly Online • Protect yourself from phishing and online scams • Manage your digital footprint

Collaborating with Outlook • Emails and calendars • Add a contact • Create appointments and meetings

Collaborate Online in Word

Sharing Content with OneDrive • Creating a OneDrive account • Share documents

Using Chat, Video Calls and Group Video Meetings • Set up audio and video

To earn your Certificate of Completion, you must complete both training modules.

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