Why is it important to learn how to use a computer?

Computers have become an important part of our modern personal and work lives. On a daily basis, we need to send/receive mails, search for items in the internet, type documents, download files, learn online, get school notes, apply for jobs etc. To do all these, one requires to know how to operate (use) a computer.

In the past, if someone did not know how to read and write, they were said to be illiterate. In today’s world, someone who does not know how to operate a computer is said to be computer illiterate.

The computer has therefore become a basic tool in the modern world, necessary in all areas of life. Without computer skills, one may even find it hard to succeed as a student. Assignments, notes etc are nowadays frequently posted online for students to access. In some cases, even the library has ebooks instead of physical book. Therefore, for one to survive in college or university, it becomes necessary to have computer skills.

When it comes to employment, most job opportunities require a certificate in computer operations (packages) as a basic requirement. Therefore, it is more or less mandatory to learn this short course.

Even if one is not looking for employment and they are not students, it still necessary to learn how to use a computer. How do you check emails and respond to them? How do you type documents? If you don’t know how to use a computer, you will have to depend on someone else, and this person will have knowledge of your personal matters.

A computer operations course can be taken by anyone who has basic literacy (that is can read and write). For students who have just finished high school, it’s a good idea to study computer operations while waiting for results since you will need this skill when in college, university or when hunting for a job.

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