Course Duration
16.0 hr(s)
Who Should Attend
  • Trainees who have attended the EqualSkills Programme (Trainees with little or no experience in the use of computers should attend the EqualSkills Programme in the first instance)
  • Trainees who have completed Basic ICRT and want to refresh their skills in working in a desktop environment, use of word processing tools, surfing the internet, word processing, spreadsheet and email functions.

Course Overview

This module sets out essential concepts and skills relating to web browsing, effective information search, online communication and e-mail.

Next available schedule

Course Objectives

On Completion of this module, the candidate would 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


Mode of Training: F2F / Virtual Learning Class

^For Virtual Learning Classes, trainings will be conducted on Zoom platform, thus webcam and microphone are compulsory

  • Please ensure that your laptop or desktop has Windows OS installed prior to attending your VLC classes

Course Outline

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 practicing computer professionals from all over the world. This process ensures the relevance and range of module content

Web Browsing Concepts

  • Key Concepts
  • Security and Safety

Web Browsing

  • Using the Web Browser
  • Tools and Settings
  • Bookmarks
  • Web Outputs

Web-Based Information

  • Search
  • Critical Evaluation
  • Copyright, Data Protection

Communication Concepts

  • Online Communities
  • Communication Tools
  • E-mail Concepts

Using E-mail

  • Sending E-mail
  • Receiving E-mail
  • Tools and Settings
  • Organising E-mails
  • Using Calendars

Certificate Obtained and Conferred by

Successful trainees will receive the internationally recognised ICDL Certificate upon completion of the course. This certificate is administered by ICDL Singapore, a new initiative from ECDL Foundation. This is a joint certification between SSG and ICDL Singapore.

Additional Details

Medium of Instruction & Trainer

Teacher: Student Ratio is 1: 24


  Individual Sponsored Non-SME SME
  w/o GST w GST w/o GST w GST w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee  $320.00  $342.40  $320.00  $342.40  $320.00  $342.40
Singapore Citizens & PRs aged 21 years and above  $64.00  $86.40  $64.00  $86.40    
Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above  $32.00  $54.40  $32.00  $54.40    
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs Companies (90%) **          $32.00  $54.40

Course reference code in SkillsConnect:

  • For Training Grant application, please use the following reference code

Reference code: CRS-Q-0025466-ES

Skills Development Fund (SDF) and SkillsFuture Funding:

  • Participants must attend at least 75% of the course, complete the exam with a pass or competent result
  • Online applications are not applicable for companies applying funding with Absentee Payroll

For Company Registration:

  • Customers who are applying funding for trainee(s), please submit Training Grant applications in SkillsConnect website before registration
  • Training Grant number is to be submitted together with the registrations
  • Payment for the course must be using company cheque or via GIRO
  • For more information on SDF Training Grant application, please click HERE

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP):

Course may be applicable for UTAP funding. Please contact sales consultants for more information.

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