Computer Basics, Internet
& Computing Core Certification (IC3) Certification
Computer Basic Training
Computer Basic –The hands-on course is for students who have little or no experience with personal computers and who want to learn the basics. Students will learn about the main components of a typical computer system, including microprocessors, motherboards, flash drives, hard disks, memory, keyboard, mouse and input/output devices. Students will also learn about the basic elements of the Windows 7 interface. Students will learn how to navigate in Windows Explorer, organize files and folders, search for items on their computers, and personalize Windows. Students will also learn how to browse the Web with Internet Explorer 8 and how to protect their computers from malware. This will also help student with their IC3 Part A Certification Exam or are interested in preparing for the CompTIA A+ Exam.
Computer Basic- A hands-on course that teaches students to build computers from scratch! Learn to build a computer, install motherboard, format hard drives, load software, eliminate viruses, run and troubleshoot the software on your computer. This will also help student with their IC3 Part A Certification Exam.Prerequisite: Computer Basic or equivalent.
Keyboarding: Do you need to improve your typing skills? With our 8 weeks self-paced keyboading class, students can learn & improve their keyboarding.The course includes a workbook and an online typing account to practice typing from anywhere. The students work on the exercises at their own pace. The instructor meets the student once a week for 8 weeks and assistant with the posture, figure placement, typing skills, speed test and review progress report.
Computer Network, Internet Basic & Email - The hands-on course provides the student the knowledge and skills required to understand the common terminology associated with computer networks and the Internet, components and benefits of networked computers, the difference between different types of networks (LAN and WAN), and how computer networks fit into other communications networks (like the telephone network). The students will also learn to use the Internet for research and Microsoft Outlook 2010 to send and receive emails, to use scheduler to keep track of appointment and to maintain task list. This will also help student with their IC3 Part C Certification Exam.Prerequisite: Computer Basic or equivalent.
IC³ is the world’s first certification program for digital literacy. IC³ is the most commonly recognized standard of digital literacy today. IC³ is both accepted for college credit by the American Council on Education (ACE) and aligned with the National Educational Technology Standards (NETS) for teachers and students from the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).
Students and teachers who achieve IC³ certification possess the validated skills and knowledge required for basic use of computer hardware, software, networks, and the Internet. Not only are they given tools for success in the 21st Century classroom but also for higher education, employment, and life
To become IC³ certified, you must
pass the following three exams (each exam takes less than an hour
Computing Fundaments: Computer Hardware, Computer Software, Using an Operating System
Key Applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Living Online: Networks & Internet, Electronic Mail, Internet, Internet on Society
Prime Candidates for IC3 Digital Literacy Program
Some of the prime candidates for
the IC³ digital literacy program include:
Everyone seeking to gain a
working knowledge of computers and the Internet
Workforce members seeking
Job Corps or other vocational
Employers looking to validate
Community or technical college
Continuing education students
High school students
Features & Benefits
Certification exams feature industry-leading testing technology that is both knowledge- and performance-based
Portable credential that is valued anywhere and accessible through fraud-proof online digital transcripts
Prepares students with tools for higher education or an industry-recognized credential for employment in the 21st Century
Provides teachers with the confidence to integrate computer and Internet technology across the curriculum
Creates verifiable proof in reaching state or federal technology requirements for teachers and students
Living Online (Networking, Email, Internet & Internet Society)
Prepare for the exam
Purchase the voucher for the exam.
Find a Certiport Authorized Testing Center
Call to register for the test
Take the exam
Note: In order to receive IC3 Certification, you must pass all three exams: Computing Fundamental, Key Applications, Living Online. Within four weeks of passing a certification exam, you will
receive an official certificate in the mail with Certiport logo
from Certiport that highlights your accomplishment.
NR Computer Learning Center (NRCLC) is an Authorized Testing
Center in Orange county and provides service to anyone
interested in IC3 Certification exam to certify their knowledge in using the hardware, software, operating system, word processor, spreadsheet, presentation, email and Internet.