Introduction to PC & Basic Microsoft Office Applications

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Introduction to PC & Basic Microsoft Office Applications

Introduction to PC & Basic Microsoft Office Applications
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Overview

This two-day course is designed to help a delegate to obtain the basic skills to operate and get familiar with the Windows operating system. It will build confidence in users who have never worked on a PC before & introduce them to MS Word/MS Excel/MS Outlook & the Internet.

Objectives

  • Understand the use of a Personal Computer & its operating system
  • Understand the difference between hardware & software
  • Learn to use the mouse & understand the layout of the keyboard
  • Create, rename & delete folders
  • Shutting the computer down
  • Using Microsoft Outlook to send & receive e-mails; Printing & deleting messages
  • Overview of the Internet & using search engines; Adding links to the favourites bar
  • Using Microsoft Word to create a document; format & save a document
  • Using Microsoft Excel to create a spreadsheet; Types of information; Inserting/Deleting/Renaming worksheets; Save & print a worksheet

Course Prerequisite

None.

Language of Delivery

English.

Delivery Methods

Course is facilitated by a competent & experienced subject matter trainer, who utilises the following techniques to ensure that the session is practical and experiential: Questions, Discussions, Exercises & Assessments.

Who should attend?

General workers, Tea Ladies, Cleaners, Drivers & Delivery people, or anyone who has had no exposure to using a PC.

Duration

2 Days

Includes:

  • Comprehensive Manual
  • Lunch & Refreshments (not applicable to on-site training)
  • Electronic Certificate (on successful completion of the course)
  • Electronic Trainer Feedback Report
  • Electronic Delegate Feedback Questionnaire

Course outline