Microsoft ICDL – Internet & Email


The Online Essentials Module sets out essential concepts and skills relating to web browsing recognise good practice in safety & security online, effective information search, online communication and e-mail.




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Microsoft ICDL – Internet & Email

Aim: The aim of the Internet & Email ICDL module is to familiarise each participant with computer standard operating systems and associated software so as to allow each individual to be able to carry out essential every day tasks.

Delivery:  The Microsoft ICDL Internet & Email Module is delivered by an Irish Computer Society (ICS) approved tutor. The class is structured with the use of a power-point presentation, tutorials, workbook material and each participant will have hands-on computer practice.

What award do I receive? At the end of the Microsoft Internet & Email Module, it is optional for each learner (at an extra cost) to sit the ICDL Internet & Email Exam. If successful each candidate will receive an ICS-skills awarded certificate.  This course can be run as an individual module or as part of the ICDL certification (7 modules in total) or ICDL Essentials certification (4 modules in total) which is also available.

Course Duration: The Microsoft Internet & Email Module is run over a 3 mornings 10am-1pm or alternatively over 3 evenings from 6.45-9.45pm.

Entry Requirements: Good command of the English language. Intermediate level of computer literacy.

How much does it cost? The course fee is €70. We accept cash or card payments

Course Venue: The course is held in Castleblayney Community Enterprise Centre, Dublin Road, Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan A75 WF72


Course Details

Topics covered include:

  • Web Browsing Concepts – WWW, URL, https, Encryption, Domains, Digital Certificate
  • Web Browsing – Open/ Close Applications, Downloads, Hyperlink, Tabs, Windows, Navigate, History, Web Tools, cookies, Help Functions, Bookmarks and Favourites
  • Web Based Information – Search Engines, Advanced Search, Copyright, Intellectual Property
  • Communication Concepts – Online Communities, Instant messaging, SMS, MMS, VoIP
  • E-Mail – Accounts, Email Folders, Inbox, Outbox etc., Create Email, Copy (Cc), Blind Copy (Bcc), Attachments, Reply, Forward



After successful completion of the Microsoft internet & Email Computer Exam, each participant will receive a certificate awarded by the Irish Computer Society.