Introduction to Computer Basics

The use of a computers is prevalent in almost every job in the 21st century, and an important skill to have both in the workplace and at home. Throughout our short two hour course, you will learn the basics of using Windows 10, how to use the file system, using the useful programs included with Windows 10, and much more. 

Combining lectures with practical work so you have the opportunity to apply what you have learned.

Lesson 1 - Windows 10: The bare basics

Lesson 2 - Windows 10: Useful programmes

Lesson 3 - File Explorer

Lesson 4 - Wordpad

Lesson 5 - The Snipping Tool and Other Useful Elements

Lesson 6 - Reflection

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Course Length: 2 Hours

  • Windows - what it is, what it does and what it includes: calculator, sticky notes, Microsoft Edge
  • Use menus and dialogue boxes including resizing
  • Create and organise folders
  • Copy, move and delete folders and documents
  • Create a basic letter
  • Enter and make changes to text
  • Create, open and close documents
  • Use the snipping tool
  • Includes exercises so you can practice what you have learnt.

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