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Computer Fundamentals for Windows PCs Introduction

Computer Fundamentals for Windows PCs


Computer Fundamentals Training Course

Course Overview

Participants on this Computer Fundamentals for Windows PC’s 4-day course will acquire essential computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.

Over the span of four days, participants will develop a solid foundation in computer operation and understand the benefits and use of various software applications.

Am I Ready For This Training?

The course assumes no prior knowledge of computers or the Windows environment, but people with limited exposure to computers and those who are self-taught will also benefit from this course.

Course Details

Course Skill Level


Class Size

Public Courses 6 Students (Max)
Client Site Courses 10 Students

Course Duration

4 Days Training Course

Class Times

9:00am – 4:00pm

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Upcoming Public Courses


We currently do not have this course on our public schedule, but don’t let that deter you!

Exciting news! We are currently offering special prices for one-on-one training for this program.

Call us on (03) 9999 7780 or email us to discuss you options.

Psst… We can also organise group training sessions.

Course Content

Day 1 – Introduction to Computers

General Concepts
  • Basic Computer Terms
  • Different Types of Computers
  • Basic Parts of a Computer
  • Hardware vs. software
Microsoft Windows Overview
  • Windows Operating System Overview
  • Using a Mouse, Trackpad and a Keyboard
  • Understanding what Applications Are
  • Starting and Shutting Down your Computer
  • The Menu Bar
  • Application Menu Commands
  • File Menu Commands
  • Cut, Copy, and Paste
  • Undoing Changes
Working with Files
  • Files and Folder Overview
  • Using File Explorer
  • Opening a File
  • Moving and Deleting Files
  • Creating a New Folder
  • Renaming a File or Folder
  • Deleting Files and Folders
  • Selecting Multiple Files
  • Finding Files on Your Computer
  • Common Places to Look for Files
Internet Basics
  • Overview of the Internet
  • Using a Web Browser
  • Using Search Engines
  • Accessing Information

Day 2 – Microsoft Word

Word Orientation
  • Exploring the Word Interface
  • Finding and using Commands in the Ribbon
  • Moving around the Document
  • Changing Document Views
Creating & Editing Documents
  • Opening Documents
  • Selecting Text
  • Inserting and Deleting Text
  • Creating Blank Documents
  • Save vs Save As
Formatting & Proofing Documents
  • Understanding Formatting
  • Using the Ribbon to Format Character & Paragraph
  • Using the Spelling and Grammar Checker
  • Using Autocorrect

Day 3 – Microsoft Excel

Excel Orientation
  • Exploring the Excel Interface
  • Finding and using Commands
  • Navigating Workbooks
Basic Workbook Techniques
  • Overview – the different uses of Excel
  • Creating New Workbooks
  • Entering and Editing Data
  • Selecting Data
  • Opening, Saving and Closing Workbooks
Using Formulas in Excel
  • Formulas vs Functions – what’s the difference?
  • Creating a Basic Formulas
  • Finding Functions
Managing Worksheets
  • Naming Worksheets
  • Adding New Worksheets

Day 4 – Microsoft Teams

Introduction to Teams
  • What is Teams
  • The Teams Interface
Understanding Channels
  • Default Channels
  • Adding Standard Channels
  • Adding Private Channels
Team Conversations & Chats
  • Starting a Conversation
  • Starting a Chat
  • Formatting Messages
  • Replying to Messages
  • Using @Mentions
Team Meetings
  • Scheduling Meetings
  • On Demand Meetings
  • Meeting Controls
  • Sharing your Screen
Sharing Files
  • Add Files to Conversations
  • Uploading Files
  • Collaborating on Documents

Day 4 – Microsoft Outlook

Outlook Orientation
  • Outlook Essentials
  • Navigating the interface
Working with Email
  • Creating Emails
  • Adding Attachments
  • Flagging Messages
  • Adding Signatures
  • Email Options
  • Creating Folders
  • Searching Email
  • Working with Calendar Views
  • Adding Appointments
  • Adding Meetings
  • Adding Time Zones
  • Sharing Calendars
  • Contact Views
  • Adding Contacts
  • Editing Contacts


*Our outlines are a guide to the content covered in a typical class.
 We may change the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular class.

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