Windows 8

Duration 1 Day
Unit Standard ID 117867
Level 1

Course Objective

This course is designed for students who wish to switch from the Windows 7 Operating System. Users will be able to work with Apps and manage the touch devices, Charms and a range of other new Features.


Users must have a good understanding of the Windows 7 Operating System and be able to use the mouse and keyboard with ease.

Topics Covered

  • Navigate the Windows Environment
    • Using Touch Devices, Explore the Start Screen, Introduction to Apps and Charms
  • Customize Windows 8
    • Personalize the Start Screen, Manage Tiles, Use the Control Panel to manage the System Settings
  • Using the Desktop
    • Using the Customizing the Task bar, Creating the Shortcuts, Managing Windows
  • Working with Files and Folders
    • Opening, Searching and Viewing Files and Folders
    • Renaming, Copying, Moving and Deleting Files and Folders
  • Use the Recycle Bin
  • Using Applications
    • Windows Media Programs, Picture Library, Video App, Burning of CD and DVD Disks
  • Exploring Print Features
    • Add a Printer, Manage the Print Queue, Troubleshoot Printer Problems, Installing Fonts