Getting Started with Computers

In Norwich

£ 175 + VAT
  • Typology

    Training

  • Location

    Norwich

  • Duration

    1 Day

Description

This course is designed to provide delegates with the knowledge and skills needed to use a PC with Windows, use the Internet and send and receive eMail. In particular, delegates will learn how to use a mouse, how to run and handle applications, how to manage folders and files and how to customise their PC. In addition delegates will learn how to look up web sites using Internet Explorer.
Suitable for: Those who wish to learn more about PCs, Windows, Internet and Email

Facilities

Location

Starts

Norwich (Norfolk)
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St James Mill, Whitefriars, NR3 1SH

Starts

On request

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Course programme

Getting Started with Computers -PCs, Windows, Internet and Email

One Day Course

Course Aims:
This course is designed to provide delegates with the knowledge and skills needed to use a PC with Windows, use the Internet and send and receive eMail.
In particular, delegates will learn how to use a mouse, how to run and handle applications, how to manage folders and files and how to customise their PC. In addition delegates will learn how to look up web sites using Internet Explorer and how to send and read eMails.

Assumed Knowledge:

No prior knowledge of a PC or Windows is required.

Course Outline:

Course Introduction
· Configuration of a PC
- Display, keyboard & mouse
- Processors
- Memory & disks drives
· The Windows interface
Windows
· Starting Windows
· Logging on and off
· Locking the computer
· Shutting down Windows
Using a Mouse
· Clicking & double-clicking
· Dragging with the mouse
· Right button techniques
The Windows Desktop
· The desktop & desktop icons
· Display properties
· The Taskbar
· The Start button
· Shortcut menus
· Creating desktop shortcuts
The Start Menu
· Navigating the Start menu
· Starting applications
· Using Help

Windows Techniques
· Minimising & maximizing
· Restoring & closing
· Moving, sizing & scrolling
· Multiple windows
· Selecting & using:
- menus
- toolbars
- keyboard shortcuts
Working with Applications
· Using Microsoft Office
· Creating files
· Saving & naming files
· Closing files
· Opening files
Printing
· Printing a document
· Choosing a printer
Folder Management
· My Computer
· My Documents
· The folder structure
· Creating folders & subfolders
· Renaming folders
· Deleting folders
· Moving between folders

File Management
· File names & file display options
· Selecting files
· Copying & moving files
· Renaming files
· Deleting files & the Recycle Bin
· Working with floppy disks
Internet Explorer
· Running Internet Explorer
· The Internet Explorer window
· Browsing the Web
· Internet addresses
· Navigating techniques
· Search button & search engines
· Using favorites
· Viewing the history list
Using Outlook
· Composing an eMail
· Adding contacts
· Sending an eMail
· Handling attachments
· Reading an eMail
· Creating a new folder
· Filing an eMail
· Deleting an eMail

£ 175 + VAT