An Introduction to Computers


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The course is designed for delegates who have no prior knowledge of using a PC. At the end of the course delegates will understand computer terminology, the basic elements needed to use a program, carry out file management tasks such as creating a new folder and copying or moving files between folders.

  • A basic understanding of computers and terminology
  • Using the mouse and keyboard
  • Starting and closing programs
  • Understanding the parts of a window
  • Changing the size of windows
  • Moving and closing windows
  • Using scroll bars
  • Using command buttons and menus
  • Using list boxes, option buttons, check boxes, tabs
  • Switching between programs
  • Organising files and folders using the Windows Explorer
  • Backing up files
  • Creating, saving and printing a simple document
  • Selecting data
  • Using cut, copy and paste