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July 4 06:55 PM


Computer Basics Training Class:

  • Ways to Train:
  • Live Classroom
    Class is delivered at a Centriq location with a live instructor actually in the classroom.
  • Live Virtual Class
    Class is delivered live online via Centriq's Virtual Remote technology. Student may attend class from home or office or other location with internet access.
  • HD Class
    Class is delivered via award winning HD-ILT at Centriq's facility. Students view the live instructor utilizing a 60'' HD monitor.
  • Ways to Buy:
  • Retail
    Class can be purchased directly via check, credit card, or PO.
  • CV Centriq Vouchers
    Class is available for students using Centriq Vouchers.
  • CP Centriq Choice Pass Eligible
    Class is available to students utilizing Centriq Choice Pass program.
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This half-day course will allow you to become familiar with computers and Microsoft Windows while learning basic computer, mouse and keyboard skills in a supportive classroom environment.  This is also a good prerequisite for Microsoft Office courses.


Beginner computer users

Course Completion

At the end of this session, you will be able to:

  • Describe the parts of a computer.
  • Identify and use window components.
  • Use the mouse correctly.
  • Navigate a webpage.
  • Perform basic file management tasks.

View the Computer Basics Training Course Outline

General Concepts

  • Terminology

  • Computer Hardware (Input, Processing, Output and Storage devices)

  • Computer Software (Operating System, Applications)

  • Networks



  • Start Menu (Accessing Apps, Configure/Customize, etc.)

  • Taskbar (Pinning/Unpinning Apps, Configure/Customize, etc.)

  • Windows Interface (Title Bar, Toolbar, Menu Bar, Taskbar, Resize, Move, Close, etc.)

  • Help (F1)

  • Settings (Display, Screen Saver, Lock Screen, Background, Passwords, etc.)

  • Accessories (Snip, Word Pad, Paint, Character Map, Cortana, etc.)

  • Ending Windows Session (Lock, Sign Out, Sleep, Shutdown, Restart, etc.)

  • Mouse Skills (Left-click, Right-click, Double-click, Drag/Drop, Select/Highlight, etc.)

  • Common Keystrokes (Delete, Backspace, ESC, CTRL/SHIFT/ALT, Functions, etc.)

  • Keyboard Shortcuts (Undo, Cut/Copy/Paste, Switch Windows, Save, Print, etc.)


File Management

  • File Explorer Interface (Panes, Address Bar, Ribbons, etc.)

  • Create/Rename/Delete Files or Folders

  • Recycle Bin (Restore/Empty)

  • Move/Copy Files or Folders

  • Change Views (Layouts, Sorting, Filtering, etc.)

  • Find Files (Search)

  • Select Multiple Files (Adjacent, Non-adjacent)


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