The Scout should do two out of the following sections (All tasks to be set by the Examiner):
A Scout is required to name by sight and explain the functions of the following:
· Sound card
· Modem, Motherboard
· CD Drive
· DVD Drive
· Floppy Drive
· Graphics card
· Hard Disk
A Scout is to demonstrate how to carry out maintenance and why it is necessary:
· De-fragment Hard Disks
· Checking for viruses
· Check Hard Disk for errors
The Scout should be able to demonstrate the following uses of the computer:
· Word Processing
· Entertainment (Games, music, watching DVD’s).
The Scout should be fluent and demonstrate the uses in the following programmes:
· Excel—show how to set up an account document.
· Word– set up a poster advertising your Group.
The Scout should be able to demonstrate the uses of the computer on the internet and e-mail.
· Means of internet safety
· How the internet works
· How to update drivers.