PC Basics & Microsoft Office Day 1

Computer Skills - IT Fundamentals

Course Overview

All the basics you need to start to use your computer effectively.

DAY 1
This course covers hardware (the parts of a computer you can touch), the extras you can buy to go with a standard PC and software (the programmes that run your computer). Tutors explain computer basics in a non technical manner show you how to find photos, documents and folders on your computer using Windows and give some IT security tips.

DAY 2
This session is designed to familiarise the inexperienced user with the basic concepts of Microsoft Office using Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. Topics covered include the purpose and the best use for each of the package mentioned. Features common to each of the programmes will be highlighted.

This course is an overview of the Microsoft Office allowing delegates to get a flavour of the main packages in the Office suite.

This is a day one of a two-day course running from 9:30 am - 4:30 pm.
Training is hands-on and tutor-led.
We provide a comprehensive training manual, lunch and certification.
Courses run at our Swansea site.

This course can be run as a company specific option either at your site or our own.

Up to 70% funding for this course may be available if booked as part of a Skills for Industry training package. Check to see if you are eligible before booking this training.

  • Course Content

    Getting Started

    Understand key concepts relating to ICT, computers, devices and software. Basic introduction to all the personal computer elements and peripherals such as printers, scanners, web cameras and microphones.

    Shutting Down Correctly

    Start up and shut down a computer.

    Computer Desktop

    Work effectively on the computer desktop using icons, windows.

    Getting Help

    Adjust the main operating system settings and use built-in help features.

    Introduction to Windows

    Know about the main concepts of file management and be able to efficiently organise files and folders.

    Saving and Finding Documents

    Understand key storage concepts and use utility software to compress and extract large files.

    Introduction to Networks

    Understand network concepts and connection options and be able to connect to a network.

    IT Security

    Understand the importance of protecting data and devices from malware and of backing up data.

    Health and Safety

    Recognise considerations relating to green IT, accessibility and user health.

    Typing and Mouse Practice

    A opportunity to improve your typing and clicking skills.

  • Prerequisites

    This course is suitable for beginners with no prior ICT knowledge.

  • Qualification

    This course covers material from the European Computer Driving Licence and contributes to an ITQ qualification.

  • Introduction to PC and Microsoft Office Day 2

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