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Basic Computer Skills

Learn All Necessary Basic PC Skills

No matter what you choose to do today; chances are good you’ll be working on a PC in your day-to-day business activities.

Give yourself the head start you need to perform at your best on this refreshing one-day workshop that comprehensively covers everything you need to know about using a PC, including:

  • Develop a language and jargon for everyday computer use
  • Hardware components
  • Basic software components and drivers
  • How to make the most of the Windows operating system
  • Shortcuts and keyboard shortcuts
  • The internet
  • Email
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Front Foot Strategic Consulting has been awarded accreditation status as a provider of Education and Training in terms of the South African Qualification Authority Act.

SAQA US ID 61591
End user computing
NQF Level 3, credits 1
Our Microsoft workshop presenters are Microsoft Certified Trainers and Microsoft Certified Technology Specialists

Front Foot is a Majority Black-Owned Level 2 EME – 125% Recognition



Hardware Hardware is a collective name for everything that you can touch on the PC. Hardware is broken into the devices that allow you to send information to the PC, the devices that store the information, the devices that process that information and the devices that give you information back.

Introduction to Windows

Using the mouse
The Desktop and Taskbar
Manipulating windows
Accessing and quitting applications : Calculator, Notepad
File storage using the Windows Explorer
Exploring Windows Explorer
Creating folders
Saving to and Opening from folders
Copy and Move between folders

Getting to know the Internet
News sites

Getting to know Email



Software is all the programs that are loaded on the PC that gives you the ability to play games and type documents. On the course you will learn to tell the difference between Windows and Microsoft Office. Operating Systems Applications Drivers

Introduction to Computers

  • Hardware
  • Input
  • Storage
  • Processing
  • Output

Other Components

  • Introduction to Computer Software
  • Introduction to Windows
  • Starting a Computer
  • Windows 8 and 8.1(update release)
  • Windows 8.1
  • Manipulating Windows
  • File storage using the File Explorer
  • Setup for Printing

Who should attend?

  • Anyone new to using PCs
  • Interns and trainees
  • Call centre agents

Training approach

Our workshop presenters use interactive tools that allow learners to learn by doing.

The experience for learners is fun, rewarding, lasting and integrative, whilst employers are assured of a high return on investment in training.

Event Information:
Date: 19th January 2021 at Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre in Boksburg

9th February 2021 at Benvenuto Conference Centre in Randburg

11th March 2021 at Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre in Boksburg

30th April 2021 at Benvenuto Conference Centre in Randburg

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Duration: 1 Day
Cost: R2 350.00 excl VAT
R2 702.50 incl VAT
Surcharge: Strict Halaal and Kosher meals carry an additional surcharge

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10% discount for two or more delegates

10% discount if you attend two or more workshops

15% discount for four or more delegates

In-house at your offices
discount for 5 or more delegates

30% discount for 8 or more delegates

35% discount for 10 or more delegates