Getting Started With Computers

Face-to-face Instructor Led Courses, IT and Computing, General & Technical IT

What Is Getting Started With Computers Training?

This course is designed to provide delegates with the knowledge and skills needed to use a PC with Windows, use the Internet and send and receive eMail. In particular, delegates will learn how to use a mouse, how to run and handle applications, how to manage folders and files and how to customise their PC. In addition delegates will learn how to look up web sites using Internet Explorer and how to send and read eMails.

Who Should Attend

Anyone who needs an introduction to working with computers.

Course Agenda

- Course Introduction
- Configuration of a PC
- Processors
- Memory & disks drives
- The Windows interface
- Starting Windows
- Logging on and off
- Locking the computer
- Shutting down Windows
- Using a Mouse
- The Windows Desktop
- Starting applications
- Using Help
- Windows Techniques - Minimising & maximizing - Restoring & closing - Multiple windows
- Using Microsoft Office
- My Computer
- My Documents
- Creating folders & subfolders
- Renaming folders
- Deleting folders
- Moving between folders File Management
- File names & file display options
- Working with floppy disks
- Internet Explorer
- Browsing the Web
- Internet addresses
- Navigating techniques
- Search button & search engines
- Using favorites
- Composing an eMail
- Adding contacts
- Sending an eMail
- Reading an eMail
- Filing an eMail
- Deleting an eMail.


Available onsite or nationwide at any of over 50 centres, see below our open course availability. Alternatively, call 0844 335 8882.


The Getting Started With Computers course will be accredited to the latest in recognised certificating award. All successful delegates will also receive an Xyz certificate of attendance. Enrolled subscribers of the National Training Card will also have any certificate, qualification and/or ID card (where applicable) automatically added to their member account.

Open Courses & Public Events

Our Getting Started With Computers training public event calendar has more than open course training dates taking place across the UK. Search and book securely online and receive an immediate confirmation together with full joining instructions, your VAT invoice and a receipt of payment. You are also able to make an enquiry and receive our formal quotation. Lowest price guaranteed.

More Information

We train in excess of 100,000 delegates per year. For more information, please make your enquiry using the form below. The XYZ Training Group Customer Charter ensures that all enquiries are responded to the same day.

Course Availability

In addition to a comprehensive Getting Started With Computers open course schedule, training is also available on client premises or at one of our training venues as a private course - provided minimum delegate numbers are achieved. Whatever your requirement, start by completing the form below and we'll send you the full course information and a quotation based on your requirements.

Make A Getting Started With Computers General Enquiry Here

Complete the form below and we'll send you some training options and / or a quote by return. Please only use this form if you are interested in Getting Started With Computers courses. For all other enquiries, please use the general contact page, refine your search above or call us on 0844 335 8882.

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Getting Started With Computers
Part of our General & Technical IT range of training courses

Course Information

  • Course Duration 1 day
  • Max Class Size 12

  • All prices exclude VAT. Discounts available for larger groups & for corporate clients.
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