ITI COPA is one of the best trades offered through the ITI course. Most people out there do not know what this course is exactly. Perhaps the full form of COPA would provide insight. COPA stands for Computer Operator and Programming assistant. This course is all about computer operation and programming. The course is related to IT trade and the course is comparatively smaller when the duration is considered. Yes, ITI COPA has a course duration of only 1-year.
While ITI COPA does not get you a get a job in an IT park or program development firm, it is best for jobs that require minimum but basic knowledge of computer and internet functioning. So, what exactly does the ITI COPA course cover academically? The answer is simple, the course provides the candidate with maximum knowledge on basic function and programming in a computer.
ITI COPA course: Details
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ITI COPA also referred to as COPA ITI is a basic computer training ITI course for candidates who aim at gaining knowledge on using a computer, do basic programming, and surf the internet. Under this course, any candidate who has passed 10th could gain a comparatively good knowledge of computer programming, data entry, using Microsoft office. DOS, internet uploading, downloading, surfing, etc. Based on our experience, we recommend that people who love computers and aim at getting a job in a field related to IT should consider joining this course.
ITI COPA course: Eligibility
Unlike other courses, the ITI COPA course is not for candidates who have just passed 8th but rather only for students who have passed 10th from a government of India recognized school board. Here are the general eligibility criteria.
- The applicant should have attended and passed the class 10th board exam
- He/she should have acquired at least 50% marks in the board exam
- He/she should be at least 14-years old and the age should be not more than 40-years.
- To enroll for this course, the applicant should have attended and passed in the entrance exam conducted by their respective governments.
ITI COPA course: Duration
The duration of the ITI course is limited to 1-year and the 1-year course is split into 2-semesters. Each semester would cover a wide range of subjects and topics, which would include both theoretical and practical training.
Here is a general structure of the course and the distribution of course hours.
|Element of the course||Training hours|
|Professional trade practical skill||1320|
|Professional trade theory knowledge||264|
|Employability skill development and knowledge||110|
|Extracurricular activity and library||66|
|Project based on the course||160|
|Revision and final examination||160|
Total 2080 hours of course.
ITI COPA course: Syllabus
The syllabus of ITI COPA course is split into 5 different elements, each element covers a wide range of basic, computer, programming, data entry, internet, and cyber security subjects. The syllabus followed by different institutes and universities could be different. However, here is a general subjects, topics, and training offered in this course.
|Professional trade theory knowledge (Theory class)|
|Introduction to computer components|
|Introduction to Windows operating system|
|Introduction to Windows shortcut commands and methods|
|Basic software installation in Windows|
|Introduction to Linux and DOS|
|DOS internal and external commands (Basics)|
|Basic Linux commands|
|Introduction to open source software’s|
|Introduction to word processing software|
|Introduction to spreadsheet, their uses, and application|
|Spreadsheet shortcuts and commands (basics)|
|Image editing and creating presentations|
|Introduction to database management system|
|Introduction to macros and design object controls|
|Introduction to networking|
|A detail study on networking concepts|
|Computer networks, use, necessity, and advantages|
|Concept of DHCP server|
|Concept of ISO in IT trade|
|Introduction to internet|
|Basic internet concepts|
|Introduction to web browsers and search engines|
|Downloading and uploading basics|
|Introduction to web design concepts|
|Introduction to HTML and CCE|
|Open course Word press, Joomla, etc.|
|Introduction to Java and programming|
|Introduction of script language|
|Introduction to Visual Basic for application|
|VBA data types, variables, and constants|
|Introduction to debugging techniques|
|Using accounting software|
|Analysis if VAT, Cash flow, and fund flow accounting|
|Introduction to Tally|
|Implementing accounts in Tally|
|Double entry system in book keeping|
|Introduction to Cyber Security|
|Professional trade practical skill (Practical class)|
|Identify computer components and peripherals|
|Software installation and basic commands|
|Executing commands on DOS and Linux operating systems|
|Create, edit, and format word processing document|
|Use image editing and presentation software|
|Create and edit presentation|
|Using MS access|
|Compress and encrypt MS access database|
|Install, setup, configure network|
|Secure computer network|
|Configuring hub and switch|
|Perform subnet masking process|
|Using the internet|
|Create and send email with attachment of different kind|
|Use video chatting software|
|Creating account in various websites|
|Configuring Outlook mail service|
|Basic designing of static web pages|
|Programming in VBA|
|Manipulate arrays in VBA|
|Write basic programs in VBA|
|Use MS excel and enter data|
|Open Tally and use tally for accounting|
|Open and use E-commerce websites|
|Setup tight cyber security for a computer|
|Protect an important file and data|
|Using ActiveX controls|
|Employability Skill development and knowledge|
|Improving English literacy|
|Improve communication skills, introduction to communication skill, motivational training, group discussion, behavioral skill, etc.|
|Concept of entrepreneurship|
|Designing and compiling programs|
|Introduction to E-commerce and its possibility|
|Capture and designing of images|
ITI COPA course: Fees –
The course fees for ITI COPA could vary based on the college/university/institution. In general, like all the other courses, the ITI COPA course in a government college would have a course fee of around INR 6000. On the other hand, the private institution course fee would be between INR 15000 to 50000.
ITI COPA course: Career –
The career opportunities available for an ITI COPA graduate is almost unlimited. As the use of computer in all segments of life has increased, the career opportunities for people who are skilled in using computers have also increased.
- Government block office
- Police department
- Welfare office
- College and university
- Akshaya centers
- Data entry centers
- Small scale accounting firms
These are a few of the places where ITI COPA graduate could get a job.
The key role that could be attained after the ITI COPA course
- Data entry operator
- Computer operator
- Programming assistant
- Computer instructor
ITI COPA Course: Salary
After completing ITI COPA, a fresher could get a salary around INR 10000. However, with some experience and deep knowledge of a specific trade/field, he/she could get around INR 20000 to 25000.
After graduation ITI COPA, it is possible to peruse higher study. So, if you are aiming in growing more, consider perusing a polytechnic diploma, BCA, or mastering your skills in Tally or web-designing.