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Basic Computer Skills Course - How to operate a computer - Mackay

2 sessions available starting from $330.00

Subject: Computer Training

Ages: All ages

Skill level: All difficulty levels

Course aim:
Never used a computer before - or trying to and getting frustrated? This course will give those new to computers an overview of the basics of computers in preparation for further Introductory training in packages such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

Course outline:
GENERAL CONCEPTS
BASIC TERMS
- Computer, Hardware & Software
- What are Peripheral Devices?
- What is Information Technology?
TYPES OF COMPUTERS
- Personal vs Mainframe Computer
- Network Computer, Laptop & PDA
ANATOMY OF A PC
- CPU, RAM, Buses, Input/Output Devices
- Disk Drives, Ports & Power Supply
- Fans & Peripheral Devices
HOW A PC WORKS
- CPU Speed & Performance
- RAM & Computer Performance
- How Applications Affect Performance
HARDWARE DEVICES
CPU & MEMORY
- What is a CPU & What...

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Course aim:
Never used a computer before - or trying to and getting frustrated? This course will give those new to computers an overview of the basics of computers in preparation for further Introductory training in packages such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

Course outline:
GENERAL CONCEPTS
BASIC TERMS
- Computer, Hardware & Software
- What are Peripheral Devices?
- What is Information Technology?
TYPES OF COMPUTERS
- Personal vs Mainframe Computer
- Network Computer, Laptop & PDA
ANATOMY OF A PC
- CPU, RAM, Buses, Input/Output Devices
- Disk Drives, Ports & Power Supply
- Fans & Peripheral Devices
HOW A PC WORKS
- CPU Speed & Performance
- RAM & Computer Performance
- How Applications Affect Performance
HARDWARE DEVICES
CPU & MEMORY
- What is a CPU & What Does It Do?
- CPU Performance Measures
- RAM & ROM and Measuring Memory
INPUT & OUTPUT DEVICES
- Keyboard & Mouse
- Scanner, Microphones & Other Devices
- Monitors & Touch Screens
- Printer, Speakers & Plotters
SECONDARY STORAGE DEVICES
- Common Terms
- Hard Disk Drives & Floppy Disks
- Zip Drives & USB Flash Drives
- CDs, DVDs & Storage Comparisons
SOFTWARE
THE BASICS
- Operating Systems & Applications
- Versions, Updates & GUI
OPERATING SYSTEMS & APPLICATIONS
- What do Operating Systems Do?
- What are Common Operating Systems
- What Does a Software Application Do?
- What Are Some Common Applications?
TYPES OF SOFTWARE
- Shareware, Freeware & EULA
- Checking Version & Product ID No.?
LEGAL ISSUES
- Copyright & Data Protection Legislation
- How does Copyright apply to Software/Files?
- What Should You Download?
- What Should You Be Aware Of When Using or Sharing Materials?
BASIC INTERNET CONCEPTS
- Internet vs the World Wide Web
- Understanding Web Addresses
- What is a Search Engine?

BASICS OF WEB BROWSERS
- Common Browsers & Opening Browsers
- Changing the Default Home Page
- Opening a Page in a New Window
- Showing & Hiding Toolbars
- Getting Help
BROWSING THE WEB
- Entering a Web Address
- Using Hyperlinks, Stop & Refresh
- Using the Back & Forward Buttons
- Showing or Hiding Web Page Images
WORKING WITH BOOKMARKS
- Bookmarking a Page & Using Bookmarks
- Deleting Favourites
PRINTING WEB PAGES
- Using Print Preview & Print Commands
- Changing Page Orientation & Paper Size
- Changing Margins & Setting Range Options
- Setting the Number of Copies
INTERNET SECURITY
- About Protected Web Sites
MICROSOFT OFFICE BASICS
EXPLORER
- Launching Explorer, Navigating Folders & Searching for Files
WORD
- Launching Word, Interface & Menu Overview
- Interacting with Word & New Features
WORD TOOLBARS
- Standard & Formatting Toolbars
- Add, Remove & Customise Toolbars
EXCEL
- What is Excel & Working with Menus
- Standard & Formatting Toolbars
- Exploring Task Panes & Short-cut Keys
EXCEL BASIC FILE MANAGEMENT
- New & Open Existing Workbooks
- How to Save & Close Workbooks
OUTLOOK OVERVIEW
- Launching & Closing Outlook
OUTLOOK INTERFACE
- Navigation & Reading Pane & Task Panes
OUTLOOK MENUS
- Using & Customising the Main Menu
- Using Shortcut Menus, Keys & Dialog Boxes
OUTLOOK TOOLBARS
- Standard & Web Toolbars
- Advanced Toolbar & Customising Toolbars

Pre-requisites:
None

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Choose from 2 available sessions:

When

Please contact us for upcoming dates and/or more information about this class.

Where

  • 1/47 Sydney St
    Mackay, QLD 4740

Price: $330.00

Type

  • Class / Group Sessions

When

Please contact us for upcoming dates and/or more information about this class.

Where

  • 1/47 Sydney St
    Mackay, QLD 4740

Price: $330.00

Type

  • Class / Group Sessions



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