Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

General Computer Skills


This is a foundation course designed to give participants new to using PCs and/or considering further IT (InformationTechnology) or applications training a basic understanding of computing, the terms and language being used and how to carry out common tasks on a WindowsPC.

The morning will be focused on general computing terms and concepts along with developing and understanding of the PC itself, along with giving participants a clear understanding of MS Windows and how to work within the Windows environment managing files and navigating.

The afternoon will switch the focus of th ecourse to email and the internet. Participants will be introduced to the language and concepts of the web and how to effectively use browser software to get around the web. We will also discuss email and how to send and receive email messages.

Recommended pre-requisites: this is an introductory course for beginners to computing so no IT or PC skills are needed.

This course will be delivered using WindowsPCs.

Upcoming course dates

  • Monday, 17 September 2018 (9.30am - 5pm)
Apply now

Learning objectives

  • Terms and Concepts
  • Getting started
  • MS Windows
  • The Internet
  •  Email
    Who is this course suitable for? SHOs and registrars in all surgical specialties, emergency doctors
    Fee Free for eligible NCHDs on the CPDSS programme or €300 for others.
    Faculty Mr Noel Manning IT Training and Development, Technical Writing (Software). Applications Training; Web Design; Graphic Design; Database Development.
    CPD points 7.5
    Location RCSI, 1st floor, No. 26 York Street, Dublin 2, Ireland.
    Contact us