This module sets out essential concepts and skills relating to web browsing, effective information search, online communication and e-mail.
The Syllabus sets out the specific knowledge and skills that make up this module, as informed by input from subject matter experts from a wide range of computer societies and organisations.
On completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
- Understand web browsing and online security concepts.
- Use the web browser and manage browser settings, bookmarks, and web outputs.
- Search effectively for online information and critically evaluate web content.
- Understand key copyright and data protection issues.
- Understand concepts of online communities, communications and email.
- Send, receive e-mails and manage email settings.
- Organise and search emails and use calendars.
What are the benefits of this module?
- Covers the key skills needed to understand the main concepts relating to web browsing and online security.
- Certifies best practice in effective online computer use.
- Developed with input from computer users, subject matter experts, and practising computer professionals from all over the world. This process ensures the relevance and range of module content.
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ECDL Foundation provides sample tests to enable potential candidates and employers to understand Online Essentials in more depth and prepare for testing.
- Download the Online Essentials Sample Test - Windows 10 Office 2013 Edge (.zip)
- Download the Online Essentials Sample Test - Windows 10 Office 2013 IE11 (.zip)
- Download the Online Essentials Sample Test - Windows 7 Office 2013 (.zip)
- Download the Online Essentials Sample Test - Windows 7 Office 2010 (.zip)
Please note: Answers are provided for the multiple choice questions of the sample papers, please refer to ECDL training materials for information on practical tasks.