Basics of Computers

Program Overview

This program is aimed at teaching the basics of computers to those students who have little to no computer knowledge. This will help the new learners to acquire computer skills that are essential in day to day life, and for many jobs, so that they will be comfortable using a computer.

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Learn the basics of computers and commonly used office software such as Microsoft Word and Excel. Improve your typing speed, accuracy, and comfort with using computers.

Program Admission Requirements

19 years of age, or older.

Program Duration

80 hours


Earn up to $28* per hour as a Computer Operator at various jobs.
All wages taken from the Canada Job Bank

Course Outline

Module # Topics to be Covered
1 Computer and its parts
2 Using MS Word for typing letters
3 Editing and Report Writing in MS Word
4 Creating Tables in MS Excel
5 Creating graphs in MS Excel
6 Working on Typing speed
7 Creating Email ID.
8 Composing Emails, attaching documents to email
9 Using Social Media appropriately – Facebook
10 Using Google and other search engines

Fee Structure

Registration Fee $ 100
Tuition Fee $ 375
Total $475

This program does not require approval by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training. As such, the registrar did not review this program.

Financial Assistance

Western Community College offers a variety of financial aid opportunities to ease students’ stress and allow them to focus on their studies. If you need extra support, we have flexible funding to accommodate all our students, no matter their financial situation.

  • BC Student Loan
  • In-house Financing
  • Student Line of Credit
  • Scholarships

Our dedicated Financial Aid Officers will help you every step of the way.

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Why Study at Western Community College

  • Installment-based, low tuition fee.
  • 100% Practicum Placement
  • Weekday, weekend, and evening classes optionally available
  • Part-time or full-time class schedule
  • Free CLB preparation classes * Conditions Apply
  • Graduate employment rate: 97%

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