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Beginner All-Rounder

The topics listed below are the skills you can learn under The Office Expert’s Beginner All-Rounder course. If you are interested in this training for yourself or are enquiring for another person, please contact us to register your interest using the form below. As we provide customised training for group training sessions, the next step after you contact us involves us assessing your current skills to determine exactly which topics you require training in. To read more about our assessment process, see our Needs Analysis and Gap Training process. You can also check out our Basic PC course which is closely related to this course.

The Office Expert offers Customised Computer Training and Administrative Support in the comfort of your home or office for Cairns in far North QLD.

This level includes:


  • Setting up a free Gmail account
  • Configuring program for mail
  • Creating new address book
  • Writing a new email
  • Replying to an email
  • Forwarding an email
  • Attaching a picture/file to an email
  • Saving attachments from email

Internet Basics

  • Google searches
  • Which links to follow
  • Learning about links/icons
  • Printing browser pages
  • Zooming in/out while reading
  • Accessing your email via browser
  • How safe are purchases?
  • Checking availability of business names
  • Checking if a Domain Name is available
  • Purchasing a domain name
  • Finding and Downloading Music
  • Selling something on eBay
  • Selling something in Gumtree
  • Shopping on eBay or Gumtree
  • General Browsing techniques

Transfer Images from Camera

  • Identifying correct ports and cables
  • Connections & notifications
  • Accessing your Images
  • Connecting your Camera to your Computer
  • Where to put your camera Images
  • How to find your Images again
  • Naming your Folders smartly
  • Sending your Images to loved ones

Mysterious things your Computer can do

  • Hard Drive Defragmenting
  • Scandisk to keep your computer healthy
  • Managing Windows Updates
  • Skype to keep in contact with loved ones for FREE
  • Task Manager to handle Backups and Reminders
  • What to do if computer freezes
  • What to do if you can’t turn your computer off
  • Calculator
  • Virus Protection – do you need it?
  • Ways to transport your computer files (storage)
  • What is the “Cloud”?

Managing Computer Files & Folders

  • Saving files correctly
  • Naming Files correctly
  • Copying Files to another location
  • Deleting Files
  • Getting your Deleted Files back
  • Creating/Naming & Renaming Folders
  • Moving Folders and Files
  • Dragging Files
  • Opening & Printing of Files

Basic Computing Functions

  • Searching for Documents/Files
  • Copying/Pasting information
  • Cutting/Pasting information
  • Right-Clicking vs Left-Clicking
  • Double-Clicking
  • Mouse practice/exercises
  • Screen Captures (shots or grabs)
  • Backing up information

Cool PC Tools & Programs

  • Microsoft Paint
  • Snipping Tool
  • Skype
  • Windows 8+ Search Feature
  • Notepad
  • The Cloud vs Physical Storage units
  • Google Drive
  • One Drive
  • Dropbox

Request for Training

    Your Name (required)

    Your Email (required)

    Your Contact Number (required)

    Any prior experience with Computers before?

    Motivation for Training? (upskilling / applying for a job...)

    How soon do you need this Beginner All-Rounder training?

    How many people require this training?