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IC3 Digital Literacy Certification

The skills you need now-credentials for your future.

Technology has become a part of our everyday lives, and understanding how to function in environments that require the use of computers and the Internet is more critical now than ever before. So, whether you plan to pursue a career in IT, or simply become more effective with technology, the IC3 Digital Literacy Certification is your solution.

IC3 Digital Literacy Certification

Global Standard 3

Global Standard 4

Global Standard 5

IC3 Fast Track

IC3 Spark

Computing Fundamentals

  1. What is an OS and what does it do?
  2. Manage computer files and folders
  3. PC configuration, Control Panel, OS drivers
  4. Common computer terminology
  5. Types of Computers & Mobile devices
  6. Computer performance
  7. Installing/Uninstalling Software
  8. Understanding SW licenses
  9. Types of software applications & tools
  10. Troubleshooting basic software problems
  11. Troubleshooting basic hardware problems
  12. Devices and Peripherals
  13. Backup and Restore

Key Applications

  1. Common Application Features
  2. Basic Text Formatting
  3. Navigating Files and Folders
  4. Working with multimedia files
  5. Word processing activities and methods
  6. Tables & Lists
  7. Page Layout
  8. Spreadsheet components
  9. Worksheet Layout
  10. Working with Data
  11. Presentation activities
  12. Inserting content
  13. Slide Management
  14. Slide Design
  15. Basic Database Interactions
  16. Record Managements
  17. Collaboration
  18. Sharing files

Living Online

  1. Internet, Browsers, and WWW
  2. Navigation on the internet using a browser
  3. Internet Connection
  4. Network types and features, capabilities
  5. Network connection troubleshooting
  6. E-mail communication
  7. Real-Time communication
  8. Digital citizenship /"NETIQUETTE"
  9. Communication standards
  10. Legal and responsible use of computers
  11. Secure online communication or activity
  12. Ergonomics
  13. Research fluency
  14. Using Search Engines
  15. Evaluate search results
  16. Using advanced features of search engines

IC3 GS5 Exam Objectives

Computing Fundamentals

  1. Mobile Devices
    • Using cell phones, voicemail, SMS, notifications
  2. Hardware
    • Device types, storage, networking, Wi-Fi, platforms, compatibility, internet, configurations
  3. Computer Software Architecture
    • OS and updates, preferences, users, file management, navigation, software installation, troubleshooting
  4. Backup and Restore
  5. File Sharing
  6. Cloud Computing
    • Concepts, Utilization, web apps
  7. Security
    • Credentials, Browsing, anti-virus, firewalls, eCommerce safety

Key Applications

  1. Common Feature
    • Shortcuts, reviewing, selecting ,cut/copy/paste, views
  2. Word Processing
    • Formatting, layout, fonts, saving, printing, tables, productivity
  3. Spreadsheets
    • Common terms, insert/delete, modify cells, functions/formulas, charts, formatting and manipulating data, tables
  4. Databases
    • Basic concepts, metadata
  5. Presentations
    • File types, views, slide management, effects, animations, software, design
  6. App Culture
    • Obtaining apps, genres, uses
  7. Graphic Modification

Living Online

  1. Internet Navigation
    • Usage, searching, browser functionality, common terms, licensing
  2. Common Functionality
    • Websites, navigation, click types
  3. Email Clients
    • Applications, etiquette, emailmanagement, attachments, contacts
  4. Calendaring
    • Events, sharing, usage
  5. Social Media
    • Digital identity, site types, cyber bullying
  6. Communications
    • Tools, SMS, chat, distance
  7. Online Conferencing
  8. Streaming
  9. Digital Principles/Ethics/Skills/Citizenship
    • Changes in tech, personal vs professional

IC3 GS4 Exam Objectives

Language IC3 GS3
(Windows Vista/Office 2007)
IC3 GS3
(Windows 7/Office 2010)
IC3 GS4
(Windows 7/Office 2010/Office 2013)
IC3 GS5
(Windows 7/Office 2013)
Arabic
Chinese Simplified    
Chinese Traditional  
Dutch      
English
French      
German    
Indonesian Bahasa    
Italian    
Japanese    
Korean      
Malaysian      
Polish      
Portugese/Brazilian      
Spanish (Latin America)  
Thai    
Vietnamese