What is the course about?
The course covers using the Windows 10 operating system.
What will we cover?
• Accessing the different menus in Windows 10
• The Start Menu and Desktop environments
• Customizing Windows 10
• Desktop and Windows 10 Apps
• Pinning items to the start menu and taskbar
• Changing settings using Control Panel.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Use Windows 10 with increased confidence.
Recognize some of the terminology that makes Windows 10 easier to understand.
Identify where to find the main elements of Windows 10
Change settings and customize your Windows 10 experience.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
The course is designed for complete beginners, though experience of using a mouse and keyboard would be desirable.
You should be able to follow simple written and verbal instructions to support demonstrations, hand-outs and for health and safety information, and will be invited to take part in group discussion. You should be able to use numbers and be able to do simple measurements and calculations.
Please look at the rest of the course outline carefully to decide if you may benefit from support in your English and Maths skills to help you to take part fully in this class.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
By presentation and demonstration. The learners will have access to computers for practicing.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
You can bring pen and paper but course notes will be provided.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Windows 10 and file management.
Another technology course perhaps in devices, eg: Introduction to Android tablets.
General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details