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PC fundamentals  |    A 3 day   hands on   training course

PC fundamentals training course description

A basic introductory course for those who have never worked with PCs before. The principle target audience is for those who will become PC support people.

What will you learn
  • Cable PCs.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on PCs
  • Run Windows and start applications.
  • Use Microsoft Office applications.
  • Customise Windows.
PC fundamentals training course details
  • Who will benefit:
  • Anyone new to PCs.

  • Prerequisites:
  • None.

  • Duration
  • 3 days

  • Dates & prices
  • Click here

PC fundamentals training course contents

  • PC hardware
  • Overview of components inside a PC, cabling up a PC, preventive maintenance, cleaning mice, hardware screen controls, booting a PC.

  • Windows overview
  • Versions of Windows, Starting Windows, logging on, shutting down.

  • Using Windows
  • The desktop, the start menu and submenus, getting help, shutting down Windows, switching between applications, sizing and controlling windows, special keys on the keyboard.

  • Accessing files and folders
  • Folders and files, Windows explorer, IE, creating, viewing and manipulating folders, creating, viewing and manipulating files, permissions, bits and bytes, the recycle bin, undeleting and undoing, formatting floppy disks, using floppy disks

  • DOS
  • Accessing DOS, basic DOS commands, drives.

  • Microsoft Office
  • Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, emails, browsing the Internet, printing files, managing print queues.

  • Printing
  • Overview, printing, properties

  • Customisation
  • Customising the task bar, customising the start menu. The control panel, mouse and display properties, Desktop settings, setting the date and time.

  • Networking overview
  • Workgroups and domains, Accessing file and print resources

Learning path



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Training approach

This structured course uses Instructor Led Training to provide the best possible learning experience. Small class sizes ensure students benefit from our engaging and interactive style of teaching with delegates encouraged to ask questions throughout the course. Quizzes follow each major section allowing checking of learning. Hands on sessions are used throughout to allow delegates to consolidate their new skills.