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Have you just upgraded to Microsoft Windows 8? Maybe you usually use Mac and are required to use Windows 8 for work? Perhaps you just need to update your knowledge? If this describes you then look no further than this excellent Microsoft Windows 8 course from 1Training. During this Windows 8 course, you’ll learn how to make Windows adapt to your needs, rather than the other way around. In addition, learn how to pin important programs and web sites to the Start screen and remove those you don’t need on Windows 8. Not only that, this Windows 8 course will explore tips and shortcuts to manage files and folders, so they will always be at your fingertips and how to search for them if you don’t know where they are, and will cover how Windows can keep you safe from viruses and other malware. 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 8.

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:

Bob Flisser has been providing computer training since the early 1980s. Since 1990, he has been engaged in consulting, technical writing, and creating multimedia presentations and print material. In 1995, when the web was new, Bob added web development to his skills. He has had several video courses published, and is the co-author of a dozen books of computer tips and shortcuts. Bob also has written courseware and magazine articles and has created and run training centers for several companies.

What skills will I gain?

  • How to customise the Start screen
  • How to set up a Home group to share files
  • How to use libraries for easy file organising
  • Using the #1 best troubleshooting technique
  • Finding and using new programs, new music and new games

Course outline:

  • Module 01: Hit the Ground Running
  • Module 02: Customizing with the Setting App
  • Module 03: Setting Options with the Control Panel
  • Module 04: Managing Files & Folders
  • Module 05: Working with Built-In Apps
  • Module 06: Working with Built-In Accessories
  • Module 07: Internet Explorer 10
  • Module 08: Basic Troubleshooting

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 Windows 8 – hosted by Bob Flisser certificate. Anyone eligible for certification will receive a free e-certificate.

What careers can I get with this qualification?

This excellent Microsoft Windows 8 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 : 57
1: Hit The Ground Running
1. The Start Screen & the Desktop
2. Modifying the Start Screen
3. Personalizing the Way Your Computer Looks
4. Snapping Apps to the Screen
5. Setting Taskbar Options
2: Customization With The Settings App
1. Managing Users
2. Controlling Notifications
3. Configuring Searches
4. Choosing which Apps Can Share
5. General Settings
6. Privacy
7. Devices
8. Wireless & Ease of Access
9. Syncing Your Settings
10. Creating a HomeGroup
11. Windows Update
3: Setting Options With The Control Panel
1. Opening the Control Panel
2. Choosing Default Programs
3. Changing the Screen Resolution & Other Display Items
4. Managing Fonts
5. Changing the Way Your Mouse Behaves
6. Choosing Wallpaper, Background Colors, & Sounds
7. Managing Power on a Laptop
8. Uninstalling a Program
9. Controlling Audio Hardware & the Sounds Windows Makes
10. Getting Info on System Settings & Making Changes
11. Managing Users
12. Staying Safe from Viruses
13. Letting the Firewall Add to Your Safety
14. Mobility Settings for Your Laptop
4: Managing Files & Folders
1. Navigating the File Explorer
2. Viewing Folder Contents
3. Copying & Moving Files & Folders
4. Multiple Explorers, & Sharing & Renaming Files
5. Using & Managing Libraries
6. Searching for Files
7. Backing Up Files with File History
8. Zipping & Unzipping Files
5: Working With Built-in Apps
1. Calendar
2. Photos
3. Mail
4. People
5. Messaging
6. Music
7. Windows Store
6: Working With Built-in Accessories
1. Calculator
2. Character Map
3. Paint
4. Snipping Tool
5. Magnifier
7: Internet Explorer 10
1. The New Windows 8-Style IE 10
2. The traditional IE 10 on the desktop
3. IE 10 – Organizing Bookmarks
4. Security & Performance Features
8: Basic Troubleshooting
1. The New Task Manager
2. Deleting Temp Files
3. Credits
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