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MS Windows 7


Have you just upgraded to Microsoft Windows 7? Maybe you usually use Mac and are required to use Windows 7 for work? Perhaps you just need to update your knowledge? If this describes you then look no further than this excellent Microsoft Windows 7 course from 1Training. During this Windows 7 course, you’ll learn to use a whole range of tools which will increase reliability, efficiency, and security – optimising the user experience as never before. In addition, understand what jumping, shaking, snapping, streaming and BitLocking are. Make using your PC a breeze, by exploring its operating system and how to navigate, find, open, use and manage the system including its hardware, software and files, all using Windows 7.

Our learning material is available to students 24/7 anywhere in the world, so it’s extremely convenient. These intensive online courses are open to everyone, as long as you have an interest in the topic! We provide world-class learning led by IAP, so you can be assured that the material is high quality, accurate and up-to-date.

Meet the instructor:

Erin A. Olsen has been spreading her enthusiasm and vision for the power of desktop technology since 1994 to more than 37,000 people in seven countries. Since founding PCKeys Technology Solutions, she has authored more than 36 CBT titles, developed hundreds of courses and effectively presented to thousands. When Erin started her technology career, the PC was fairly new. Windows 3.1 was just coming out so she had to find ways to explain this new technical environment in terms non-technical people could understand. Her illustrations and explanations did and continue to do so today in fundamental to advanced topics. Erin combines her formal education in information technology and education with an emphasis in instructional design and technology (B.I.T., M.Ed.), with her technical expertise, real-world experience and understanding of adult learning to present these technical topics in an easy-to-understand, easy-to-apply and fun manner using relatable examples and analogies. Erin’s unique combination of personality and skills allow her to provide an enhanced learning experience for all that is effective, engaging and memorable.

What skills will I gain?

  • Discover Updated desktop options (themes, background, screen savers)
  • See the revised taskbar in action (jumplists, live thumbnails, notification area)
  • Learn centralised & simplified hardware & printer management
  • One-stop for identifying and fixing maintenance, security and performance issues using the Action Center
  • Integrated scheduled backup and easy drive encryption including BitLocker to Go for USB drives
  • Course outline:
  • Module 01: Getting started using Windows 7
  • Module 02: Customizing the Windows desktop
  • Module 03: Accessing The Started menu
  • Module 04:  Exploring The Revised task bar
  • Module 05: Optimizing The Windows user experience
  • Module 06: Examining Hardware & software
  • Module 07: Enjoying Media
  • Module 08: Connecting to A Network
  • Module 09: Maintaining your system
  • Module 010: Securing your system & data

What are the requirements?

  • You must be 16 or over
  • You should have a basic understanding of English, Maths and ICT
  • You will need a computer or tablet with internet connection (or access to one)

How will I be assessed?

  • You will have one assignment. Pass mark is 65%.
  • You will only need to pay £19 for assessment.
  • You will receive the results within 72 hours of submittal, and will be sent a certificate in 7-14 days.

What Certification am I going to receive?

Those who successfully pass this course will be awarded a Microsoft Windows 7 certificate. Anyone eligible for certification will receive a free e-certificate.

What careers can I get with this qualification?

This excellent Microsoft Windows 7 course will qualify you to be an Administrator. Administrative work is a great way to get your foot in the door of your chosen industry. The average salary of an Administrator in the UK is £17,202, and this will go up with experience ( With this course you could enter any of the following industries:

  • Administrator
  • Receptionist
  • PA
  • Office Executive
  • Executive Assistant

Key Features

Gain an accredited UK qualification

Access to excellent quality study materials

Learners will be eligible for TOTUM Discount Card

Personalized learning experience

One year’s access to the course

Support by phone, live chat, and email

Course Curriculum Total Units : 49
1: Getting Started Using Windows 7
1. Introducing Windows 7
2. A First Look at the Windows Desktop
3. Working with User Accounts
4. Users, Passwords & Permissions
5. Exploring Log O¬ & Power Options
2: Customizing The Windows Desktop
1. Using Icons & Shortcuts
2. Adding Gadgets
3. Customizing Backgrounds & Window Appearance
4. Customizing Sounds, Screensavers & Icons
5. Changing Screen Resolution
3: Accessing The Start Menu
1. Using Start Menu Options
2. Customizing the Start Menu
3. Finding Programs, Files & Settings
4: Exploring The Revised Task Bar
1. Customizing the Noti cation Area
2. Exploring Buttons on the Taskbar
3. Taking Advantage of Jump Lists
4. Setting Taskbar Properties
5: Optimizing The Windows User Experience
1. Moving & Sizing Windows
2. Window Navigation Using Breadcrumbs
3. Window Navigation & Customization
4. Accessing & Con guring Libraries
5. Organizing, Rating & Tagging Files
6. Indexing & Search Options
7. Searching for Files
8. Sharing Files & Folders
6: Examining Hardware & Software
1. Viewing Devices & Printers
2. The Device Manager, Drivers & Power Management
3. Setting Default Actions & Programs
4. Installing & Uninstalling Software
5. Alternate Hardware & Software Tools: Touch
6. Speech Recognition
7. Live Essentials & Services
7: Enjoying Media
1. Playing Audio & Video Using the Media Player
2. Ripping CDs & Creating Playlists
3. Experiencing the Next Level with the Windows Media Center
4. Tapping into the Windows 7 Gaming Experience
8: Connecting To A Network
1. Networking Overview
2. Getting Started with Windows 7 Networking
3. Working with the Network Adaptor
4. Viewing the Network Map & Changing the Workgroup
5. Mapping a Network Drive
9: Maintaining Your System
1. Optimizing Performance
2. Using Troubleshooters & the Action Center
3. Using the Problem Steps Recorder
4. Keeping Current with Windows Update
10: Securing Your System & Data
1. Working with System Restore & Shadow Copies
2. Executing Backup & Restore
3. Implementing BitLocker & BitLocker To Go
4. Credits
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