Basic Computer Courses for Beginners

Computer Courses for Beginners, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and more
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Basic Computer Courses for Beginners 

Trainers Direct offers training in the virtual classroom on our most popular Microsoft programs as well as one on one Computer Courses for Beginners in Sydney and onsite computer training for groups.

We focus on the essentials including the basics of using Microsoft Word and Excel Spreadsheets as well as file management and Email. Private training sessions can be held at your workplace, home or our Frenchs Forest office. Contact us for prices, which are usually no more than the cost of a standard classroom course.

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Basic Computer Course - Essentials

Computer Courses for Beginners 

Basic Computer Courses are a flexible way to learn what you need. We offer one on one courses over short periods to cover the essentials, group and classroom courses. Our trainers will give you the skills to learn and perform common day to day tasks. This course is for you if: you feel comfortable with a mouse and keyboard but are struggling to navigate common programs and want to learn the basics and a few tips and tricks. Contact us if you want to discuss prerequisites.

Course Outline (coming soon to the virtual classroom contact us for dates)

Using Windows

  • General Windows 10 navigation

Working with Programs

  • Add shortcuts to programs for ease of access
  • Simple file management with File Explorer
  • Saving files and working with folders

Word Processing

  • Creating basic documents in Microsoft Word
  • Formatting and changing the appearance of a document
  • Adding an object such as a table or a picture
  • Creating a simple footer containing page numbers
  • Spell checking your document
  • Making and saving changes to your document


  • Creating basic spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel
  • Basic formulas
  • Formatting
  • Making and saving changes to your workbook
  • Printing and page setup


  • Print preview and print settings

Basic Email & Internet

  • Sending a Word or Excel document to an email recipient
  • Flagging emails
  • Replying and Forwarding
  • Attachments
  • Managing the Inbox

Accessing the Internet

  • Going to a specific website and bookmarking
  • Searching

Combine topics to create your own tailor made course. Ask about our free training needs analysis for a truly relevant and hands on learning experience. We can run any course in Sydney and Melbourne and most other Australian states.  Courses are flexible with timings and durations to suit your busy staff schedule. If you’re looking for Basic Computer Courses for Beginners in Sydney, we can help.



Suite 3, 6/49 Frenchs Forest Rd E, NSW2097

02 9454 7702