This unit will provide you with the ability to use appropriate connection methods to access the Internet, make use of browser software tools and techniques to search for information using a browser or public search engine, and work safely and securely online.

On completion of the unit you will be able to:

  1. Connect to the Internet
  2. Use browser software to navigate webpages
  3. Use browser tools to search for information from the Internet and the world-wide web or an intranet
  4. Use browser software to communicate information online
  5. Follow and understand the need for safety and security practices when working online

This unit is assessed by means of a short online test, carried out under the supervision of your tutor.

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