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Course Outline

Course:

Introduction to Personal Computers

Duration:

1 day

Objectives:

This course is designed to help you gain confidence using a computer and to give you an overview of different software packages, with an understanding of some housekeeping tips.

Pre-Requisites:

None

Topics:

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Your Computer
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Using a mouse

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Jargon Busting -
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Hard drive

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Floppy drive

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RAM

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Windows & Desktop

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Hardware & Software

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And any other “foreign” terms!

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Working with Files and Folders

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Backing up data files

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Viruses and how to stop them infecting my computer?

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Keyboard shortcuts

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MS Word
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Creating a document

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Saving a document

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Formatting

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Printing

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MS Excel
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What is a spreadsheet?

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Creating a spreadsheet

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Entering data

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Formatting

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Using basic calculations

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MS Outlook
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Writing an email

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Sending and replying

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Working with attachments

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Address books

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Using the Internet
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What is the Internet?

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Connecting to the internet

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Using search engines

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Saving your Favourite

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