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IC3 GS5 Computing Fundamentals

ISBN : 9781616918767

Prepare for the IC3 GS5 Exam1 with the IC3 GS5 Computing Fundamentals course and lab. The lab simulates real-world, hardware, software, and command-line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course, or training. The course and lab completely cover the computing fundamentals exam objectives and include topics such as understanding operating systems, hardware and software; cloud computing, networking mobile devices, and so on.

IC3 Global Standard 5 (GS5) is the newest addition to the IC3 Digital Literacy program. Like its predecessors, the GS5 certification is comprised of three exams: Computing Fundamentals, Living Online, and Key Applications. The IC3 GS5 computing fundamentals exam covers computing and includes the use of computer hardware, software, and operating systems. Two new topics have recently been added to this exam: cloud computing and mobile device.

Lessons
Lessons
7+
Exercises
35+
Quizzes
34+
Flashcards
126+
Glossary of terms
126+
TestPrep
Pre Assessment Questions
30+
Full Length Tests
2+
Post Assessment Questions
50+
Lab
Performance lab
31+
Exam related FAQs
What is the exam registration fee? USD 35.50
Where do I take the exam? Certiport
What is the format of the exam? Multiple choice, match list, performance based and SMQ.
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 50 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 50 minutes
What is the passing score? 700

(on a scale of 0-1000)

What is the exam's retake policy?
  • There is no annual limit on the number of attempts on the same exam.
  • A two-day waiting period will be imposed for each subsequent exam retake.
  • If a candidate achieves a passing score on an IC3 exam, the candidate may take it again.
  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on an exam the first time, the candidate must wait 24 hours before retaking the exam.
  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the second time, the candidate must wait 2 days (48 hours) before retaking the exam a third time.
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the IC3-GS5-Exam-1, click here.
Which certification covers this exam?
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?
  • IT Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Computer Trainer
  • Technical Instructor
  • Office Administrator
  • Operating Systems and Their Roles When Using Computers and Devices
  • Working with Files and Folders
  • Customizing Your Computer
  • Summary
  • The Internal Hardware Components of a Computer
  • Peripheral Devices That Can Be Connected to a Computer
  • The Most Common Types of Computers and Devices
  • How Information Is Transmitted inside a Computer
  • How to Evaluate the Performance of a Computer or Device
  • Summary
  • The Dependencies between Hardware and Software
  • Installing, Removing, or Reinstalling Software
  • Software Licensing and Its Implications
  • The Most Common Types of Office Applications
  • Using Templates to Get Started with an Application
  • Personal Entertainment Applications
  • Compressing Files to Save Space
  • Optimizing Your Computer's Hard Disk Performance
  • Protecting Yourself from Malware
  • Summary
  • Dealing with Problems Caused by Software
  • Dealing with Problems Caused by Hardware
  • Creating Your Own Backup System
  • Summary
  • Cloud computing concepts
  • Cloud accounts
  • Difference between application and software
  • Summary
  • Our Connected World: Communication Systems
  • The Internet
  • Cell Phone Networks
  • Ways of Classifying Networks
  • Applications of Mobile Devices
  • Summary

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • Signing into Windows 10
  • Putting your computer to sleep and then resuming your work
  • Installing Windows Updates manually
  • Changing items size on your screen
  • Changing the desktop color
  • Creating a standard user account
  • Sharing a folder with another user account
  • Configuring Windows Update settings
  • Changing screen resolution
  • Connecting a keyboard, mouse, and monitor to a computer
  • Determining the available hardware resources using task manager
  • Installing an application
  • Installing security software
  • Uninstalling an application
  • Installing VLC media player
  • Creating a document using a template
  • Extracting the contents of a ZIP file archive
  • Freeing up disk space with disk cleanup
  • Using disk defragmenter
  • Changing the settings on Windows firewall
  • Setting the compatibility mode for any Windows application
  • Ending function of nonresponsive applications
  • Starting Windows 10 in safe mode
  • Backing up files
  • Restoring Files
  • Configuring OneDrive
  • Installing and setting up dropbox
  • Starting G suite
  • Connecting a system to a wireless network
  • Connecting an iPhone to the Wi-Fi network
  • Identifying network categories
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