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Computer Literacy (PC) test
Type: Role specific skills
Time: 10 min
Languages: English,
Level: Entry level

Summary of the Computer Literacy (PC) test

The Computer Literacy test is meant to evaluate basic knowledge and ability to use computers and related technology in a workplace environment. This test helps you identify candidates who are ready to perform basic work functions on a computer.

Covered skills

  • Operating a computer (PC/Windows-based)

  • Navigating the internet

  • Managing email

  • Handling files & folders

Use the Computer Literacy (PC) test to hire

Any role that involves basic computer use, including entry- to mid-level workers in a variety of roles from customer service representatives to administrative assistants, receptionists, and health information technicians.

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About the Computer Literacy (PC) test

Computer literacy, including the ability to use computers and maintain a basic understanding of how they operate, is an important ability in the modern workplace environment. Employees who have computer literacy have the ability to use computers and related technology efficiently, and are comfortable using computers and applications to perform workplace functions.

This Computer Literacy (PC) test allows you to identify candidates who possess a basic ability to use computers for a variety of workplace tasks, and to use them safely and efficiently in real-life, workplace contexts. To answer the questions in the test successfully, candidates must understand the basics of computer operations, Internet navigation, e-mail, and file & folder handling using a Windows (PC) operating system.

The test requires candidates to identify the right answers to the questions in a limited amount of time. Successful candidates can understand and interpret basic computer menus and settings options quickly and accurately, access and navigate the Internet safely and efficiently, use email effectively, manage their disk space, and select the appropriate applications to use for a variety of basic workplace tasks.

Candidates are not only evaluated on fundamental concepts, but are also tested on common features and safe usage practices. This is a great test to include in evaluating candidates' basic technical skills and computer use.

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The test is made by a subject-matter expert

Anirban C.

The global IT industry has benefited from Anirban’s talents for over two decades. With a flawless reputation that precedes him, Anirban has earned a status as a sought-after agile project manager and consultant. He’s worked internationally as a Senior Project Manager with companies such as Ericsson, IBM, and T-Mobile.

Anirban’s love for learning helps him keep his skills sharp. He holds an MBA and a degree in engineering, is a certified Scrum Master, and has certifications in Prince2 and ITIL.

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