Microsoft New Users Course Outlines

Course Duration

One Day

Course Level


Course Requirements

New or intending users who will be using Windows, and network based applications.

Course Introduction

This course is intended for new or existing users of a PC using Windows, and Microsoft Office.. The course will assume no knowledge and is aimed at giving attendees confidence to use applications further where appropriate.


  • The computer keyboard
  • Using the mouse effectively
  • Windows Desk Top

The Basics – Windows

  • Window Essentials, The Title Bar
  • Viewing Multiple Windows
  • Repositioning & Sizing Windows

The Ribbon, Commands & Dialogue Boxes

  • Commands, Greyed Commands
  • Speed Keys, Dialogue Boxes

The Start Menu & Taskbar

  • Programs, Documents
  • Settings, Find, Help
  • The Taskbar

Understanding Drives

  • C:\ Drive and A:\Drive
  • Network Drives
  • USB

Working with Folders

  • Folders, My Documents
  • Creating & Copying
  • Renaming & Deleting Folders
  • Drag & Drop

Working with Files

Naming, Locating, Viewing

  • Renaming, Moving, Copying, Deleting Files
  • Undoing File Operations
  • Recycle Bin, Drag and Drop
  • Accessing Files from the Desk Top

Customising Your Work Environment

  • Control Panel, Setting Date/Time
  • Creating shortcuts


  • Print Folder, Printing Documents
  • Managing Print Queue
  • Pausing & Resuming a Printer
  • Printing over a Network

Basic use of ONE of the applications below

  • Excel
  • Word


Contact us to see how we can schedule the Microsoft New Users introduction course into your corporate schedule.

Our Experience

F1 Computer Services offer in-house training and open courses to companies located in Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, Bournemouth and Salisbury. F1 Computer Services have been offering Microsoft courses in Dorset and Hampshire to companies and individuals for over 20 years.