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TechStarter - Ultimate Head Start
Duration: 1 Year* Prep Lessons: As required
Lessons: 1 hour per week Age:* All
Assignments: Optional Course Fee: £1485
Pre-requisite(s): None

The TechStarter series teaches your child best practice and efficient procedures for working with technology.

Your child will learn vital skills needed to transform them into highly efficient and effective tech users including:-

  • hardware
  • software
  • data management
  • working online
  • critical thinking

Your child will learn about hardware, software, management tools and best practices all of which are essential for working in an effective and efficient manner.

By the end of the term your child will have an understanding of:-

  • hardware, including all the components inside a standard computer
  • software, including files and folder management
  • networking and topologies (internet covered in e-Buddies)
  • the importance of keeping personal digital data safe, both in terms of security and viruses
  • options of where to store data safely and securely

Topics Covered

Control Panel Management | Hardware | Software | Binary | Help Systems | Viruses and Anti-Virus Software | Networking | Web & Video Conferencing | File & Folder Housekeeping including Compression & File Types | Cloud Storage | Task Management

Your child will learn about the primary aspects of working online and electronic communication.

By the end of the term your child will have an understanding of:-

  • how the internet works (including internet protocols)
  • internet safety (including use of personal data)
  • browser management, advanced search techniques and the latest educational websites
  • cloud storage, online collaboration and private blogging

This course is regularly updated inline with the latest technology.

Topics Covered

Demystifying the Internet | How the Internet works including URLs, IP Addresses, HTTP & HTTPS, TCP/IP | Browser Management | Staying Safe | Emails and Attachments | Google Plus, You Tube, BBC, News and Learning Sites | Advanced Web Searching | Short-cuts | Collaboration | Sketchpad, 3D Environment | Blogging | Basic Websites

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* Age is indicative only, please contact us if you have any questions.