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This course is for people wanting to become familiar with the different pieces of hardware and software used in offices today, in particular Microsoft Office. Creating basic letters, reports and documents, emailing clients and colleagues and searching the Web will no longer be skills out of your reach.

Course Price (inc GST where applicable): 
Sydney, Melbourne
1 day

2010, 2007

You'll Learn how to: 
  • Identify different areas of the keyboard
  • Use basic mouse techniques
  • Open, close, maximise and minimise windows
  • Create, save and print a Word document
  • Navigate and manage files and folders
  • Search for information online
  • Read, reply to and send emails
  • Send and open emails with attachments
Course Content: 

Hardware and Software

Broad hardware and software overview
Storing data
Opening and saving files
File names

The Keyboard and the Mouse

Keyboard layout
Cursor movement keys
The numeric pad
The function keys
Keyboard care
The Mouse

Starting the Computer and the Windows Environment

Working with Windows
The Taskbar
Desktop icons
The Start button and Start menu
Starting and closing applications

Managing Files Using Windows Explorer

What is Windows Explorer?
Explorer windows
Navigating in Explorer
Opening files from Explorer
Folder views
Changing the folder(s) views

Surfing the Web with Internet Explorer

What is the Internet?
Finding Web pages and sites
The Domain naming system
Viewing Web sites
The Standard Buttons toolbar
Internet security

Internet Quick Searches

Key word searches
Searching using the Explorer bar
Searching the Web

Sending Emails with Outlook

What is Microsoft Outlook?
Rules when using electronic mail
Starting Microsoft Outlook
Components of Outlook
Creating and replying to messages
Opening and attaching files

Annex A: Introduction to Word

Starting and navigating in Word
Creating and editing documents
Formatting documents
Printing documents

Annex B: Introduction to Excel

Excel spreadsheet structure
Entering data
Formulas and AutoSum
Creating a simple chart
Sorting and filtering lists

This Course Suits: 

<p>This course is for anyone who is new to office desktop computer applications and needs to become familiar with the different pieces of hardware and software used in offices today. The course focuses on learning to use Windows and&nbsp;Microsoft Office.</p>


This introductory course provides the basic skills, understanding and confidence needed to operate computer hardware and software in most office environments.

The Learning Process: 
Preparing to learn

Get the most out of your course by preparing before you attend. TP3 provide pre-course materials that enable you to reflect on and align your learning outcomes with the course content.

After the course

TP3's online Learning Resources contains additional tools and resources to help you consolidate and continue your learning. For more details, click here.

Customising this course: 

TP3 provides a range of consulting services to better meet your business needs, including closed courses for your organisation, customised course material relevant to your industry and requirements, individual or group coaching and blended learning solutions.

Booking Information: 
Call 1300 658 388 to book this course, or book and pay online below.
Course Dates: 

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