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Learn fundamental computer skills, such as operating a computer, linking devices, and using search engines, email services, and social media platforms effectively.

Provided by Cisco Networking Academy

Cover Your Digital Basics

The computerized world has arrived both actually and expertly. Having a better understanding of the Internet, computers, and social media can be a big help in getting digital skills. And, once you have these skills there are many more options open to you as far as career advancement. Figure out how to utilize a PC, interface gadgets, and access search, email, and web-based entertainment. Enjoy course content that is very user-friendly and cooperative with lots of diagrams. All past information is optional for this early-on course.

You’ll learn these core skills:

  • Create accounts for Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube.
  • Understand computer networking and how to browse and search the Internet.
  • Become familiar with Microsoft Windows and how to work with files and folders.
  • Identify common problems and device solutions.


Experience interactive lessons with practice labs, activities, videos, and quizzes. Finish with a final exam to test your knowledge.


Join student forums to ask questions and connect with instructors and peers. Network with alumni on Facebook or LinkedIn.

Proof of Completion

Get a certificate, attendance statement, or digital badge when you finish. Share your accomplishments on social media or your resume.

Advance Your Career with Networking Academy

Networking Academy not only offers excellent courses but also provides programs designed to expand your horizons after you complete your studies. Explore new possibilities and accelerate your career with us.

Gain Experience

Discover tips and suggestions on how to gain valuable practical experience.

Women Rock-IT

Watch live broadcasts featuring young women building exciting careers with technology.

Talent Bridge

 Receive free career guidance and connect with job opportunities through a Matching Engine.

Cisco Networking Academy is a program that helps people and schools all around the world to learn IT skills and build their careers. The courses are self-paced, meaning you can learn at your own speed, no matter where you are in your career. For more than 20 years, Cisco Networking Academy has helped 15.1 million students in 180 countries by offering education, technical training, and career guidance.