PC Awareness (In-House)

SquareOne Training
Course summary
Length: 1 day
Location: Nationwide
Next available date: Contact us for more information - Nationwide

Course Description

This PC Awareness training course is offered as an in-house workshop by SquareOne Training. The course is designed to cover the basics of using a computer - from Microsoft Windows desktop properties, to writing and editing documents in Word, using Excel sheets and other frequently used Microsoft Windows functions. The training level is ideal for new computer users. Our patient and dedicated trainers will help all users gain the skills needed to start working confidently on Windows PCs.

SquareOne's in-house training is designed to meet the training requirements of your staff in the most cost-effective manner. For your in-house training, our trainers will be using the most up to date versions of software, but, if necessary, can adapt their training to older versions for your staff.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This in-house training course in PC Awareness is designed for people who are totally new to using a computer or those who have some knowledge, but need to build their confidence.

Training Course Content

The content for this PC Awareness training course is structured as followed:


  • Overview of Windows Desktop
  • Start button
  • Searching for Files

Using the Mouse

  • Understanding the Left and Right Mouse Button
  • Highlighting Techniques

Opening and Closing Applications and Accessories


  • Opening, Closing, Moving and Sizing Windows
  • Tiling Windows
  • Minimising Windows


  • Create Folders in Windows
  • Learn about Files and Folders
  • Word
  • Creating Documents
  • Typing and understanding the keyboard
  • Undo
  • Saving Documents
  • Opening Documents
  • Renaming Documents
  • Printing Documents


  • Learn about Files and Folders


  • Creating Documents
  • Typing and understanding the keyboard
  • Undo
  • Saving Documents
  • Opening Documents
  • Renaming Documents
  • Printing Documents


  • Learn how to Format Text and Objects - Bold, Italic, Size, Colour, etc.
  • Format Painter - learn how to copy the formats

Copy and Paste

  • Cut and Paste versus Copy and Paste
  • Copy and Paste between applications

Microsoft Excel

  • Overview of Excel screen
  • Entering Data
  • Formatting Data


  • Add, Subtract, Multiply, Divide
  • AutoSum


The Internet

  • Navigate to Websites
  • View Images
  • Copy and Paste
  • Store Web Pages as Favourites


This PC Awareness training course is custom tailored to meet the needs and requirements of your particular organisation.

This training course will be delivered in the form of a closed course at your company's premises. SquareOne can come to you no matter where you are based throughout the UK or Europe, as we can bring our mobile IT classroom anywhere. The cost of this training course is available upon request.

Provider: SquareOne Training

SquareOne Training

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Reviews by course attendees

John Stott   |   08/03/2017
I liked the Excel module the best. Excellent training
Andrew Waterhouse   |   08/03/2017
I liked the spreadsheets. Excellent course
Cliff Bullen   |   08/03/2017
I like the spreadsheets part. Feel more confident with PCs
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