Digital Basics

This Digital Basics classroom training courses is included in some NowSkills Apprenticeship Standards. Please check our schedule for the location and date of your training. The classroom courses learners attend will vary depending upon the Apprenticeship Standard they are completing.

Duration

10 working days across 2 weeks (Monday-Friday)

Who should attend?

The Digital Basics course is suitable for any apprentice leaving secondary or tertiary education who has a keen interest in Digital IT and who is enrolled onto a NowSkills Apprenticeship.

What will the apprentice learn?

Digital basics will develop the apprentice’s knowledge, skills and understanding of the following:

Introduction to IT Business and Careers

  • Information Technology (IT)
  • IT Job Roles
  • IT Industry Career Opportunities
  • Technical Concepts and Training
  • Technology Adoption Models
  • Business Modeling
  • Data Modeling
  • The Importance of Standards
  • That’s a Hot Site

Introduction to Internet Communication

  • Communicating via the Internet
  • Modern Web Technologies
  • Social Networking
  • Messaging
  • Blogging
  • Communicating Effectively over the Internet
  • Convergence and Unified
  • Communications Technologies
  • Web 2.0
  • Travel Guide?

Introduction to Internet Technology

  • Internet Technology
  • Overview of Networks
  • Overview of the Internet
  • Connecting to the Internet
  • Internet Protocols
  • Domain Name System (DNS)
  • Cloud Computing
  • Computing in the Cloud

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