Microsoft Windows Vista Level 1 - DWVL1

This course will provide you with the basic skills you need to get started with personal computers and work with the various features, tools, and options available in Windows Vista. In this course, you will familiarise yourself with the basics of personal computers, customise Windows Vista, and manage file and folders. You will also work with simple tools and browse the Internet.

This course is the first in a series of three Microsoft Windows Vista courses. You will use a personal computer loaded with Microsoft Windows Vista to help you acquire the latest skills in computers.

Target Audience

This course is designed for any knowledge worker, business professional, or private individual who needs to use entry-level Windows Vista computer skills in a business or personal environment.


1: Getting Started with Personal Computers

  • Personal Computer Basics
  • Personal Computer Hardware
  • Personal Computer Functionality

2: Exploring Windows Vista

  • Log On to Windows Vista
  • Explore the Desktop
  • Manipulate Open Windows
  • Use Help And Support
  • Turn Off the Personal Computer

3: Customising the Windows Vista Desktop

  • Customise the Start Menu
  • Customise the Taskbar
  • Personalise the Desktop
  • Set a Screen Saver
  • Configure the Sidebar

4: Using Common Tools and Programs in Vista

  • Create a Document in WordPad
  • Format a Document in WordPad
  • Work with the Calculator
  • Customise a Graphic with the Paint Tool

5: Managing Folders and Files

  • Navigate Folders with Windows Explorer
  • Work with Folders and Files
  • Organise Files and Folders
  • Search for Folders and Files
  • Use the Advanced Search Options
  • Burn Data on Storage Media

6: Browsing the Internet

  • Become Familiar with the Internet
  • Browse Websites with Internet
  • Pricing / Dates / Locations available on request

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Course Information

  • There are no pre-requisites for this course
  • Identify the basic components and capabilities of personal computers.
  • Explore Windows Vista.
  • Customise the Windows Vista desktop.
  • Use common tools and programs available in Windows Vista.
  • Manage folders and files.
  • Browse the Internet using Internet Explorer 7.0.

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