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Course Computers for Beginners
  • Public Scheduled Price£395 +VAT
  • Course Duration2 Days
  • Course Options
    Public Scheduled
    Public Scheduled
    Fixed content, fixed date, fixed location, fixed length, multiple organisations - All you need to do is choose which course you would like to attend and contact us to book!
    Private
    Private
    Flexible content, flexible date, flexible location, variable length, private to your organisation - Courses can be held at one of our training venues or at another location convenient to you. Training can be set over a number of days or weeks to allow for practice time between training sessions.
    Bespoke
    Bespoke
    Bespoke private training can be based on an existing course or a number of lessons taken from several courses, we can also write bespoke courses for you based on your in-house systems or development program.
Overview
This course is aimed at those new to using a computer. Delegates will learn basic computer concepts and skills related to the Windows environment. In addition, delegates will also learn the basics of Microsoft Word and Outlook.
Prerequisites
    • No previous experience required.
What's included
    • Lunch and refreshments when training is delivered at our training venues
    • Comprehensive course materials and exercises
    • Telephone and Email Support
    • Laptops are available for training delivered at client's premises
Course Content
    • Introduction to Windows
      Introduction to Windows
      The Desktop, Taskbar and using the Start button
      Starting and quitting programs
      Using the Mouse, the mouse pointer, clicking, dragging & dropping
      Using the Keyboard
      Aspects of a Window, window frame and adjusting the window size
      Moving a windows, and Minimize, Maximising and Close
      Arranging your windows and switching between windows
      My Computer
      Managing files and folders: Finding, renaming, copying, moving and deleting
    • Getting Started with Outlook
      Email Basics
      Sending emails
      Reply to an email
      Forwarding an email
      Attach Files to an email
      Open and Save attachments from other people
      Check spelling and grammar
      Print a message
      Delete a message
      Searching for Mail

      Handling your Email Inbox
      Creating Folders
      Adding Folders to the Favourites
      Flagging Messages for Follow-up
      Using the out of office assistant

      The calendar
      Displaying your calendar
      Creating, printing and deleting personal appointments

      Keeping contacts
      Creating, editing, printing and deleting a contact
      Sorting and Finding contacts
    • Getting Started with Word
      Create a new document
      Saving a document
      Entering text in a document
      Opening and closing an existing document

      Selecting text using the Mouse and Keyboard
      Delete text
      Undo and Redo actions
      Inserting a space and a line
      Inserting a new line within the same paragraph
      Overwrite text
      Inserting and remove a manual page break

      Character Formatting
      Remove all manual character formats
      Applying character formats, bold, italics, underline
      Character Formats & Case Changing

      Paragraph Formatting
      Text Alignment
      Increase and decrease the indent of text
      Line and paragraph spacing
      Using the Format Painter
      Paragraph Numbers and Borders

      Cut, Copy and Paste text
      Spell checking and Thesaurus
      Page Set-up & Print Preview
      Selecting paper size and page orientation
      Changing the margins
      Previewing before printing and Printing
    • Getting Started with Excel
      Workbooks
      Create a new workbook
      Saving a workbook
      Opening and Closing a workbook already created

      Screen options
      Zooming in or out
      Navigating a worksheet
      The scroll bars and the GoTo command

      Entering information onto a worksheet
      Entering text or numbers and numbers as text
      Inputting dates and times
      Editing the contents of a cell
      Undo and Redo actions

      Ranges
      Selecting a Range of Input Cells
      Using and Understanding Cell Formats
      Using the Format Cells options
      Number Formatting
      Automatic Number Formatting
      Using the Ribbon to Format Numbers
      Cut, Copy and Paste

      Inserting and deleting columns and rows
      Adjusting column widths and row heights
      Spelling and printing

 

 

 

 

 

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