PC: Essentials

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PC Essentials

This course is designed for those who are totally new to using a computer or those who have some knowledge but need to build their confidence. You will learn essential skills and an overview of Microsoft Office and Windows 2016.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course users who are new to Computers and wish to get the basics to make use of PC's at work.

Training Course Content


  • Log on, Lock and Shutdown procedures
  • Overview of Windows and the Desktop
  • Start button
  • Adding applications to the Start and Task Bar
  • Searching for Files
  • Task Manager
  • Minimising Windows
  • Tiling Windows
  • Opening, Closing, Moving and Sizing Windows
  • Working with useful Accessories

Mouse and Keyboard

  • Understanding the Left and Right Mouse Button
  • Highlighting Techniques
  • Keyboard explained


  • Create Folders in Windows
  • Learn about Files and Folders


  • Creating Documents
  • Typing and understanding the keyboard
  • Working with the Ribbon
  • Formatting Documents
  • Format Painter
  • Undo and Redo
  • Saving Documents
  • Opening Documents
  • Renaming Documents
  • Printing Documents

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
  • Calculations - Add, Subtract, Multiply, Divide
  • AutoSum
  • Printing

The Internet

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

Why choose SquareOne Training

25 years' experience of delivering quality IT Training Services

All trainers Certified Microsoft Office Trainer (MOS) or higher

Public and in-house training throughout the UK


This PC Awareness training course is a public training course open to all businesses and individuals.

This training course can also 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.

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