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Windows XP

Aims and Objectives

To learn the basic principles of using Windows XP

Know the basics of the Windows XP operating system

The flexibility and value of self-study course designed to enable you to work at your own pace

A personalised workbook to use as a reference guide on completion of the course

The opportunity to gain the widely recognised Pitman Training Certificate

Target Audience

Those who wish to learn the basics of the Windows XP operating system.



Course Content

Lesson 1: Understanding the principles of using Windows XP; the Start menu; the Taskbar menu; opening the WordPad and NotePad programs; creating elements of windows screen; arranging windows on the desktop

Lesson 2: Using Windows XP Help and support; creating folders; copying , moving and deleting files; permanently deleting files from the Recycle Bin; locating files using Search

Lesson 3: Changing the date and time using the Windows clock; using Display in the Control Panel to change the appearance of the screen; using WordPad and Paint to create , save and print a document; creating and using shortcuts; using the Recycle Bin to permanently delete a shortcut

Lesson 4: Using Internet Explorer to connect to the Internet; entering a URL and leading the corresponding web site; using hyperlinks to navigate a web site; identifying the main items on the Outlook Express screen; composing and printing messages; sending and receiving messages

Course Duration: 8 hours

Course Code: 1010124003

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