OS & IT

Get Connected

Gain essential skills like basic computer skills, such as how to use a computer, connect devices, and access search, email, and social media.

By Cisco Networking Academy

Cover Your Digital Basics

The digital world is upon us both personally and professionally. Having a better understanding of the Internet, computers and social media can be a big help toward acquiring digital skills. And, once you have these skills there are many more possibilities opened to you as far as career advancement. Learn how to use a computer, connect devices and access search, email, and social media. Enjoy course content that is very user-friendly and interactive with lots of illustrations! No previous knowledge is needed for this introductory course.

You'll Learn These Core Skills:

  • Create accounts for Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.
  • Understand computer networking and how to browse and search the Internet.
  • Become familiar with Microsoft Windows and how to work with files and folders.
  • Identify common problems and implement solutions.
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Length: 
30 hours
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Cost: 
Free*
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Level: Beginning
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Learning Type: Instructor-led, Online self-paced
*Self-paced classes at NetAcad.com are free. Cost for Instructor-led classes is determined by the institution.

Coursework

5 Chapters
Interactive Activities, Videos, & Quizzes

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Community

Once enrolled, you have access to student forums where you can ask questions and interact with instructors and peers. Connect & network with classmates and alumni through our Facebook or LinkedIn communities.

Certificate of completion

Get a certificate of completion when you complete the course. Then add your coursework to LinkedIn so that hiring recruiters can find you for potential job opportunities.

Accelerate Your Career with Networking Academy

Not only does Networking Academy provide best-in-class courses, but programs that help you bridge what's possible after you complete your studies.

Gain Experience

Access ideas and advice on how to get valuable hands-on experience.

Women Rock-IT

Offers live broadcasts of young women using technology to forge exciting careers.

Talent Bridge

Provides free career advice and connects you to jobs via a Matching Engine.

 

Cisco Networking Academy is an IT skills and career building program for learning institutions and individuals worldwide. Self-paced courses are designed to take at your own pace, at any point in your career journey. For 20 years, Cisco Networking Academy has changed the lives of 12.7 million students in 180 countries by providing education, technical training, and career mentorship.