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Windows 10 Essentials Course

(4.90 out of 5) 62 Student Reviews

About the Course

This 1-day course is designed to teach participants how to use Microsoft Windows 10. Hands-on guidance will help you develop the skills you need to confidently navigate the Windows operating system, use the get started app and Cortana, create and manage files & folders, personalising Windows 10 and perform other tasks.

Who should do this course?

This course is intended for participants who wish to learn how to work with Windows 10 to perform standard operating system functions. It is an ideal companion course to undertake with application software, teaching participants the practical skills of managing their computer.


This course is designed for participants with little or no knowledge of computing and/or Windows Operating system. There are no prerequisite skills or knowledge required to attend this course.

Course Details

Course Dates

  • Sydney Class Dates

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    Level 11, 32 Walker Street, North Sydney , NSW 2060

    28 Oct 19 Mon
    12 Dec 19 Thu
    29 Jan 20 Wed
    09 Mar 20 Mon
    24 Apr 20 Fri
    02 Jun 20 Tue
  • Melbourne Class Dates

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    Level 12, 379 Collins Street, Melbourne , VIC 3000

    11 Dec 19 Wed
    31 Jan 20 Fri
    20 Mar 20 Fri
    29 Apr 20 Wed
    12 Jun 20 Fri
  • Brisbane Class Dates

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    Level 6, 371 Queen Street, Brisbane , QLD 4000

    12 Dec 19 Thu
    23 Jan 20 Thu
    04 Mar 20 Wed
    17 Apr 20 Fri
    27 May 20 Wed
  • Canberra Class Dates

    Level 4, 54 Marcus Clarke Street, Canberra , ACT 2601

    Classes scheduled on demand in Canberra

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  • Adelaide Class Dates

    19 Young Street, Adelaide , SA 5000

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  • Perth Class Dates

    Level 1, 140 St Georges Terrace, Perth , WA 6000

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Course Units

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Unit 1: Starting With Windows 10

  • What Is Windows
  • Turning on the Computer
  • Signing in to Windows
  • The Desktop
  • The Start Menu
  • The Taskbar
  • The Search the Web and Windows Bar
  • Using Windows Search
  • Changing the Windows Search Settings
  • Windows Store Apps
  • Putting Your Computer to Sleep
  • Shutting Down Your Computer

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Unit 2: Personalising the User Interface

  • Customising the Start Menu
  • Moving Tiles on the Start Menu
  • Changing Tile Size
  • Working With Tile Groups
  • Turning Live Tiles on and Off
  • Removing Tiles From the Start Menu
  • Pinning Apps to the Taskbar
  • Creating Desktop Shortcut Icons
  • Changing the Lock Screen
  • Changing the Desktop Background
  • Changing Your Account Picture

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Unit 3: Help and Support

  • The Get Started App
  • Setting Up Cortana
  • Using Cortana
  • Customising Cortana

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Unit 4: Working With Desktop Windows

  • Starting Desktop Programs and Apps
  • The File Explorer Window
  • Working With the File Explorer Ribbon
  • Using the File Explorer Ribbon
  • Using the File Tab
  • Minimising and Maximising a Window
  • Resizing a Window Using a Mouse
  • Moving a Window on the Desktop
  • Switching Between Open Programs
  • Snapping Windows
  • Shaking Down Windows
  • Working With Task View
  • Understanding Virtual Desktops
  • Creating a New Virtual Desktop
  • Scrolling in a Window
  • Closing Desktop Programs
  • Other Ways to Open Desktop Programs

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Unit 5: Working With Programs

  • Viewing Installed Programs
  • Dealing With Non Responding Programs
  • Installing a Program
  • What Happens During Installation
  • Uninstalling a Program
  • Keeping Programs Updated

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Unit 6: Data Storage on Your Computer

  • Understanding Data Storage in Windows
  • Understanding File Explorer
  • Opening File Explorer
  • Viewing Storage Devices Using File Explorer
  • Viewing Network Connections

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Unit 7: Using Common Windows Apps

  • Starting the Mail App
  • Adding Accounts to Mail
  • Working With Mail Messages
  • Starting and Navigating the Calendar App
  • Scheduling Meetings
  • Opening PDFs and XPS Files in the Reader App
  • Using Reader
  • Using the Maps App

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Unit 8: Working With Folders

  • Understanding Folder Hierarchy
  • Navigating the Folder Hierarchy
  • Understanding Personal Folders
  • Accessing Your Personal Folders
  • Creating a New Folder
  • Copying a Folder
  • Moving a Folder
  • Renaming a Folder
  • Deleting a Folder
  • Viewing the Hierarchy Path
  • Changing Folder Views

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Unit 9: Working With Files

  • Understanding Files
  • Creating a Simple File
  • Exploring Files in Windows
  • Copying a File
  • Renaming a File
  • Selecting Files
  • Copying Multiple Files
  • Replacing Files
  • Moving Files
  • Copying Files to a USB Flash Drive
  • Setting Files as Read Only
  • Deleting Files
  • Deleting Folders With Files
  • Common File Types

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Unit 10: Working With Libraries

  • Understanding Libraries
  • Displaying Libraries
  • Exploring Your Libraries
  • Creating Folders in a Library
  • Creating a Library
  • Adding Folders to a Library
  • Changing Library Views
  • Deleting Folders From a Library
  • Deleting a Library

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Unit 11: The Recycle Bin

  • Understanding the Recycle Bin
  • Creating Some Sample Files
  • Sending Files to the Recycle Bin
  • Restoring Files From the Recycle Bin
  • Emptying the Recycle Bin

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Unit 12: Quick Access Locations

  • Understanding Quick Access Locations
  • Adding a Location to Quick Access
  • Removing a Location From Favourites

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Unit 13: Searching and Sorting Files

  • Understanding File Searches in Windows
  • Creating a Searchable File
  • Searching Using File Explorer
  • Searching File Contents Using File Explorer
  • Indexing a Folder
  • Unindexing a Folder
  • Tagging Files for Easier Searches
  • Sorting Files in a Folder
  • Modifying View Settings

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Unit 14: Microsoft Edge

  • The Microsoft Edge Interface
  • Launching Microsoft Edge
  • Browsing the Web With Microsoft Edge
  • The Hub
  • Microsoft Reading View and Reading List
  • Annotating in Microsoft Edge

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Unit 15: User Accounts

  • Understanding User Accounts in Windows
  • Creating a Microsoft Account
  • Creating a Local Account
  • Switching Users
  • Changing Your Password
  • Changing Your Account Name
  • Controlling User Accounts

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Unit 16: Security and Protection

  • Understanding Computer Security
  • Checking Security and Maintenance
  • Checking Windows Firewall Settings
  • Checking Malware Protection Settings
  • Checking Windows Update Settings

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Unit 17: Optimising Windows

  • Viewing System Properties
  • Checking Hardware Devices
  • Tidying Up the Desktop
  • Performing a Disk Cleanup
  • Understanding Power Options
  • Choosing a Power Plan
  • Creating a Custom Power Plan

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Course Reviews

(5.00 out of 5) James D [ 16 September, 2019 ]
very valuable - would be good to do the course on my own device as an option. Cath was very good, her demeanor was excellent and her attitude was great - 5 satrs
(5.00 out of 5) Shevaun E [ 29 July, 2019 ]
Steve was fantastic, very patient & explained himself well. Awesome teacher, would definitely attend another class with Steve.
(4.90 out of 5) travis [ 25 June, 2019 ]
steve the teacher was great in showing and explaining to me the way in which exel and windows opperates. i can walk out of today and say that i learnt a fair bit about computers,and can take it to work and use in my every day practice..
(5.00 out of 5) Kenneth W [ 13 May, 2019 ]
Great course, learnt a lot today as it has been a while since i have used a computer. Catherine was an excellent teacher.

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