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Introduction to Basic Computing using Windows 10  


Welcome to our courseware for Windows 10, the latest iteration of Microsoft’s widely used Windows operating system. This new version of Windows incorporates hundreds of new features as well as improvements to existing ones.

By the end of this course, users should be comfortable logging into Windows 10, completing basic actions using its user interface, customizing the user interface, understanding its security features, and using both Microsoft Edge and File Explorer.

This course is intended to help both novice and experienced users become familiar with the many changes that have been made to Windows with this release. This manual will also help users with previous Windows experience become more familiar with the new user interface.


  • There are no prerequisites for this course. However, before you begin the class, it’s important that you have some understanding of the students’ experience and comfort level with computers.
  • Strong understanding of English Literacy

Who Should Attend

- This course is for a new user who is wanting to learn basic computing skills.

- This course is also beneficial for existing users who are new to Windows 10 environment.


R2 500 Incl VAT (Per Person, Includes Training Material and Practical Exercises)

R3 900 Incl VAT (Credit Bearing) 


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PLEASE NOTE: Learnfast serves a full lunch during the break as well as coffee, tea and biscuits upon arrival and during each break. We also cater for special meals if arranged with us prior to training attendance.


1 Day (08:30 - 16:00)

Skill Level

  • Beginners

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Important Notes

  • Students are to be at the training venue by 08h00 in preparation for a 08h30 start time.
  • Learnfast retains the right to change this calendar without any notification.
  • Bookings are only confirmed upon receipt of the proof of payment or an official company purchase order for the full amount of the training.
  • For full day courses, Learnfast will supply you with the relevant training material. A desktop computer to use for the training (where applicable), tea/coffee and a full lunch for full day InClass training hosted at Learnfast only. Catering is not included for OnSite training and laptop is available for hire at an additional cost if required.
  • Cancellation or rescheduling requests must be in writing and reach us via fax or email at least 5 (five) working days prior to the course commencement date. Full course fees may be retained for no shows or requests within 5 working days prior to commencement.
  • Although we go to great lengths to ensure that all training proceeds as scheduled, Learnfast reserves the right to cancel or postpone dates if we require to do so and undertake to inform clients in writing and telephonically of these changes.
  • Learnfast suggests clients wait until a week prior to course commencement that a course has been confirmed to go ahead as scheduled before booking flight and accommodation. Learnfast is NOT responsible for cost associated with cancellation of classes such as flight and accommodation for clients.

Lesson 1: Getting to Know PC’s and the Windows 10 User Interface

  • Topic A: Identify Components of a Personal Computer
  • Topic B: Sign Into Windows 10
  • Topic C: Social networking
  • Topic D: Explore the Start Menu

Lesson 2: Using Windows Store Apps and Navigation Features

  • Topic A: Multitask with Apps
  • Topic B: Search your computer
  • Topic C: View your notifications
  • Topic D: Windows Store Apps
  • Topic E: Windows 10 Navigation Summary

Lesson 3: Working with Desktop Applications

  • Topic A: Work with Desktop Windows
  • Topic B: Manage Files and Folders with File Explorer
  • Topic C: Create and Modify Files with Desktop Applications

Lesson 4: Using Microsoft Edge

  • Topic A: Navigate Microsoft Edge
  • Topic B: Use Microsoft Edge
  • Topic C: Manage Tabs
  • Topic D: Modify Microsoft Edge Options

Lesson 5: Customizing the Windows 10 Environment

  • Topic A: Change Basic Windows Settings
  • Topic B: Customize the Lock Screen
  • Topic C: Customize the Desktop

Lesson 6: Using Windows 10 Security Features

  • Topic A: Configure Passwords
  • Topic B: Use Windows Defender
  • Topic C: Store and Share Files with OneDrive

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