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Computing Fundamentals (CPT01)
Computers and devices are a part of our everyday lives, yet many people still lack a basic understanding of the technology they commonly use. This course will teach you about the use of computer operating systems to perform everyday tasks such as installing software, managing files, and changing system settings. It also explores the hardware and components of modern computers and devices, including such peripherals as printers, cameras, scanners, and game controllers. Finally, Computing Fundamentals examines processes for maintaining computer equipment, protecting hardware from theft or damage, and solving common hardware problems.
Estimated length: 20 hrs
Access Time: 90 days
- Operating System: Use any desktop, tablet or mobile device.
- Jasperactive: This software is included in the course, and is accessible online
This course is offered using Jasperactive, a cutting-edge learning platform; and G-Metrix, a performance-based testing program; leaving you well-equipped to go on to earn your Computing Fundamentals Certification. Registration in this course provides you with course training, realistic Computing Fundamentals Certification Practice Exams, and one (1) final Certification exam attempt.
*We strongly encourage you to obtain your Computing Fundamentals Certification by completing the Computing Fundamentals Certification Exam; however, you are not required to do so. Alternatively, you can obtain a GPRC Certificate of Course Completion by taking a final quiz and scoring 70% or above.
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