Microsoft Windows 10

Course Info:

Course Introduction

Level 1

Windows 10 Level 1 course provides an overview and introduction to the Microsoft Windows 10 operating system.

This course covers the basic concepts and most commonly used features and functions of Windows 10. The course will walk you through performing basic operations such as: opening applications, using Help and shutting down the computer. Additionally, you will learn to set up user accounts, create and use custom keyboard shortcuts, personalize and organize the working space, and use the Action Centre. The course will also provide you with a hands-on experience on how to connect, use and update devices, use File Explorer to manage files and folders, as well as navigate the internet using various browsers, including Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge.

Level 2

This course provides an advanced look at the Windows 10 operating system, which is a platform that builds on previous versions of Windows. In this latest version of Windows, earlier features and functionalities have been improved and new and exciting tools have been incorporated. In this course, students will learn about managing, maintaining, troubleshooting, and optimizing the Microsoft Windows 10 operating system.

Course Prerequisites

Level 1

Personal Computer Fundamentals course, or a general knowledge of computers.

Level 2

Windows 10 Level 1, or possess equivalent knowledge and experience.

Course Notes

Level 1

Course manual provided for on-going reference. There is a final exam upon completion of the course. Participants who receive 75% or higher on their exam will receive a certificate.

Level 2

There is an optional Student Reference Guide that can be purchased separately. This course consists of 6 graded end of module quizzes and a final exam. Participants who receive 75% or higher on their final grade will receive a certificate.

Course Breakdown

Level 1

Module 1:
What is Windows 10?; Getting Started with Windows 10; User Accounts in Windows 10; Exploring the Stat Menu and Live Tiles; Introduction to Windows 10 Apps; Enabling and Disabling Tablet Mode; Uninstalling Programs/Applications; Getting Help in Windows 10; Creating Custom Keyboard Shortcuts; Locating System Information; Action Center

Module 2:
Virtual Desktops and Task View; Exploring and Customizing the Taskbar; Managing Multiple Windows; Creating Desktop Shortcuts; Understanding Touchpad Gestures; Ease of Access

Module 3:
Multiple Monitors; Sound Devices; Device Drivers

Module 4:
Introduction to File Explorer; File and Folder Properties; Searching for Files and Folders; Creating and Renaming Files or Folders; Selecting Files and Folders; Moving, Copying and Deleting Files and Folders; Using the Recycle Bin

Module 5:
Personalizing the Start Menu; Changing Your Computer’s Theme; Personalizing User Accounts; Customizing Settings; Modifying Folder Options

Module 6:
Adding a Printer; Printing in Windows 10; Troubleshooting Printer Problems; Installing Fonts

Module 7
What is the Internet?; What is World Wide Web?; Setting Up an Internet Connection; Introduction to Internet Explorer; Using Microsoft Edge

Level 2

Module 1:
WordPad, Notepad, and Snipping Tool; Getting to Know the Calendar App; Using Cortana; Photos; Movies & TV App; Windows Media Player; Burning Files to CD; Installing Additional Software

Module 2:
Troubleshooting Windows 10; Disabling Unwanted Features in Windows 10; Fixing Other Annoyances and Issues in Windows 10; The Settings App

Module 3:
Using OneDrive to Store Files on the Cloud; Changing System Settings in Windows 10; Security Features in Windows 10

Module 4:
Improving Performance in Windows 10; Improving Productivity in Windows 10

Module 5:
Preventing Unauthorized Access in Windows 10; Restricting Access to Data and Apps in Windows 10; Networking Features in Windows 10

Module 6:
Reclaiming Storage Space in Windows 10; Using OneDrive for Storage; Working with Portable Storage in Windows 10; Backup and Restore in Windows 10

Program:

Course Aim:

This introductory course is designed to acquaint learners with the fundamentals of Windows 10.

Of interest to:

Those who have knowledge of an earlier version of Windows operating system and wish to upgrade to Windows 10, or who have never used a Windows operating system.

Method of Delivery:

Integrated Learning™ System training facilitated by Academy of Learning College Learning Coaches

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