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Windows 8 training Windows 8 Training courses

If you’re looking for really great Windows 8 Training you’re in the right place.

Companies large and small choose us – why? Your own tailored, Windows 8 Training course, at your own premises at the same price as a standard course from elsewhere.

Windows 8 is the latest operating system from the Microsoft suite. It can be used in both a touch screen and a keyboard environment and is often used interchangeably depending on the device on which it is being used.

On the Windows 8 training course, we introduce you to the Windows 8 environment and will show you how to move tiles and access the Charms bar. You will learn how to search for files and apps. You will share files with others and work collaboratively.

The JMD Training difference is clear:

  • We come to you – your Windows 8 Training will be given on your site
  • You get to keep the manuals – Windows 8 training manuals are provided as PDFs
  • We can train using your own Microsoft Windows environment
  • There will only be people from your company on your course
  • We offer a money-back guarantee if any delegates are not completely satisfied
  • The training date is around you, not us!
  • Our prices are astounding
  • We can assess all learners in advance for free
  • Our courses are never cancelled

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Course TypeCost per day
1 to 1 training£325
2 to 4 delegates£495
5 to 8 delegates£695

Prices are PER DAY, and NOT per-person! E.g. if there’s 5 people on the course, you pay £695. All prices exclude VAT

Other Microsoft Windows training courses

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Organisations who have benefitted from our Windows 8 training include:

We deliver Windows 8 training in London, Bristol, Cardiff, Birmingham, Bath, Swindon, Reading, Bracknell, Newport, Swansea, Hounslow, Kingston, Staines, Croydon, Leatherhead, Surrey, Reigate, Redhill, Dorking, Weybridge, Walton, Epsom, Esher, Ewell, Woking, Banstead, Ascot, Heathrow, Uxbridge, Ealing, Surbiton, Farnham, High Wycombe, etc.

Aims of the course

This course aims to introduce delegates to the Windows 8 operating system.

Course Objectives

On completion of the course delegates will know about the major functions of Windows 8. They will be able to:

  • Operate effectively within the desktop environment
  • Use the File Explorer
  • Use Charms
  • Use live tiles
  • Make Windows Updates
  • Use search features
  • Understand Ease of Access
  • Use Windows Firewall
  • Use Windows Defender
  • Join a HomeGroup
  • Get on a network
  • Use the Windows Media Player
  • Work with music, photo and video apps

The course is of one day's duration.

How the course is run

This instructor-led course has a hands-on approach, with plenty of opportunity for delegates to practise the new skills they learn at the computer.

Pre-requisites - none.

Provisional Course Outline

Introduction to Windows 8

  • The Start Screen
  • The Desktop
  • Search
  • Live Tiles
  • Charms

Settings and Applications

  • Using multiple apps with Windows
  • Accessories
  • The Control Panel
  • Windows Updates

File Explorer

  • Exploring disk drives
  • Navigating and exploring folders
  • Navigating files
  • Libraries
  • Favorites
  • Using the Ribbon
  • File History

Ease of Access

  • What do we mean by Ease of Access
  • Using the Magnifier
  • Using the On-Screen Keyboard
  • Speech Recognition Features
  • The Narrator Option

Security features

  • The Windows Firewall
  • Windows Defender
  • Connecting to the Internet
  • Using Internet Explorer

Networks and Homegroups

  • Sharing across a network
  • Setting up a Homegroup
  • Using a Homegroup
  • SkyDrive

Media Applications

  • Using the Media Player
  • Using music apps
  • Using video apps
  • Using photo apps
  • Using social apps

Personalising Your Desktop

  • Personalising the Desktop
  • Using the Task Manager
  • Working with multiple monitors

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We provide Windows training courses, Microsoft Office training courses, other IT training courses and Personal Development training courses in London, Richmond, Twickenham, Kingston, Hounslow, Brentford, Putney, Kingston, Wimbledon, Walton-on-Thames, Chiswick, Teddington, Hampton, Feltham, Acton, Ealing, Heathrow, Egham, Staines, Hanwell, Sunbury, Hammersmith, Fulham, Greenford, Clapham, Chertsey, Woking, Weybridge, Wandsworth, Middlesex, Surrey, the M25 corridor, High Wycombe and beyond. We will travel further if expenses are covered.

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