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Windows 7 - Level 1

About the course

Windows 7 is an operating system that controls the hardware and software on your computer. This system supports multi-tasking and enables one or several people to use a computer and common Windows compatible software.

The Windows 7 - Level 1 course takes you step by step through basic tasks in the Windows 7 operating system.

You’ll learn how to

  • identify the Functions of Windows 7
  • open desktop icons
  • understand the computer's basic system information and change desktop configuration, including changing date and time, volume and display settings
  • use some of the common help tools
  • recognise common desktop icons, create a desktop shortcut, and open, rename and move icons
  • identify the different components of a window and work with open windows, including switching between them and changing their size
  • use Windows accessory application, 'WordPad' to perform simple word processing functions
  • identify Computer Window Objects
  • use Windows Explorer to create a new folder and sub-folder, re-arrange, move, copy and select objects as well as locating them using the Folders list


There are ten modules in this course:

  • Starting the Computer and Desktop Basics
  • Basic Configuration
  • Help Tools
  • Desktop Icons
  • Working with Windows
  • Using WordPad
  • Computer Window Basics
  • Using Windows Explorer
  • Working with Files and Folders
  • Recycle Bin

Course features

  • Simulation training replicates the software you are learning providing a realistic learning experience.
  • Learn how to perform tasks at your own pace and interactively by following easy step-by-step actions.
  • Reinforce your knowledge at the end of each lesson by completing interactive and multiple choice quiz questions.
  • Assess your skills at any time by undertaking the Course Test.
  • Lessons can be completed within 30 minutes so training can be undertaken in ?bite? size pieces.
  • Bookmarking allows you to learn in multiple training sessions.
  • Course navigation features allow you to jump directly to specific topics of interest quickly and easily.
  • Designed for people who require initial and refresher training activities.
  • Available on-line 24 hours a day.
  • Version for Mobile Devices.
  • Review course content with eBooks