PC Applications online training courses
Total Courses: 7    Estimated Training Time: 40 Hour(s)


1 Year Unlimited access to all 7 courses listed below, includes over 40 hours of online courseware.

This series is designed for computer users who have limited or no computer experience. The series of courses provides an overview of computer hardware, storage, software, and security and copyright considerations. This series also provides introductory instruction on using a personal computer and various PC applications including word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, browser, as well as electronic mail applications.

Current Price: $29.95 | List Price: $99.95

This PC Applications online training series provides 40 hours of self-paced courseware. This web-based training provides 1 year of unlimited access to all of the following lessons:

  1. Concepts of Information Technology (IT)
  2. Using the Computer and Managing Files
  3. Word Processing
  4. Spreadsheets
  5. Database
  6. Presentation
  7. Information and Communication

Lesson Detail:

  • PC Applications: Concepts of Information Technology (IT)
    After taking this course, the learner will be able to identify and differentiate various kinds of computers, hardware, and software. The learner will also be able to describe the concept of networking and list strategies for protecting their computers and the data they contain.

    • Information technology
    • Understanding computer types
    • Main parts of a personal computer
    • Computer performance
    • Input and output
    • Computer storage devices
    • Software
    • Types of software
    • Systems development
    • Networks
    • The electronic world
    • Health, safety, and environment
    • Security
    • Copyright and the law

  • PC Applications: Using the Computer and Managing Files
    After taking this course, the learner will be able to start, shut down, and restart the computer; display system data, desktop information, and online help; work with icons and windows; organize files and folders; as well as edit and print data.

    • Starting and shutting down the PC
    • Displaying system information
    • Changing the PC's desktop configuration
    • PC setup operations
    • Introduction to icons
    • Working with desktop icons
    • Working with windows
    • Using help
    • Text editing
    • File management
    • Working with folders and files
    • Deleting and restoring folders and files
    • Searching for folders and files
    • Compressing files
    • Viruses
    • Printer setup

  • PC Applications: Word Processing
    After taking this course, the learner will be able to use a word processing application to create documents, as well as manipulate and format text. The learner will also be able to prepare a document for printing, preview and print a document, create tables, import objects, and merge a mailing list with a document.

    • Opening and closing a word processing application and documents
    • Saving documents
    • Adjusting settings
    • Inserting data
    • Selecting and editing data
    • Copying, moving, and deleting text
    • Search and replace
    • Formatting text
    • Working with text formats
    • Working with paragraphs
    • Working with lists and borders
    • Document formatting
    • Headers and footers
    • Creating tables

  • PC Applications: Spreadsheets
    After taking this course, the learner will be able to work with a spreadsheet application to insert and manipulate data. The learner will also be able to create formulas and functions, format and print a spreadsheet, import objects, and create and adjust charts.

    • Opening and closing spreadsheets
    • Creating and saving spreadsheets
    • Using help
    • Adjusting settings
    • Cells
    • Rows and columns
    • Editing data
    • Copying data
    • Moving and deleting data
    • Find and replace
    • Sorting data
    • Handling worksheets
    • Working with formulas
    • Cell referencing
    • Working with functions
    • The IF function
    • Formatting numbers and dates
    • Formatting cell contents
    • Working with alignments and border effects
    • Creating charts and graphs
    • Editing charts and graphs
    • Worksheet setup
    • Printing worksheets

  • PC Applications: Database
    After taking this course, the learner will be able to work with a database application to create a database, create, use, and change a data entry form, retrieve information, and create reports.

    • Database concepts
    • Opening and closing a database application
    • Adjusting settings
    • Defining table fields
    • Finalizing tables
    • Creating table relationships
    • Adding and revising records
    • Working with forms
    • Searching records
    • Filtering and sorting records
    • Queries
    • Advanced query functions
    • Creating reports
    • Working with reports
    • Printing information

  • PC Applications: Presentation
    After taking this course, the learner will be able to work with a presentation application to insert, manipulate, and format text, images, and slides. The learner will also be able to draw objects and produce charts for a presentation; print and distribute a presentation; and add special effects to a slide presentation.

    • Opening and closing an application and presentations
    • Using help
    • Adjusting settings
    • Presentation views
    • Slides and design templates
    • The master slide
    • Adding and editing text
    • Formatting the slide layout
    • Inserting images
    • Creating charts and graphs
    • Creating organizational charts
    • Drawing objects
    • Editing drawn objects
    • Copying, moving, and deleting objects
    • Adding slide show effects
    • Preparing presentations
    • Printing and delivering a presentation

  • PC Applications: Information and Communication
    After taking this course, the learner will be able to open a Web browsing application, search for information on the Web, and use electronic mail to send and receive messages.

    • Internet concepts
    • Security considerations
    • Using a Web browser
    • Adjusting settings
    • Accessing Web pages
    • Using bookmarks
    • Using a search engine
    • Printing Web pages
    • E-mail concepts and security considerations
    • Opening and closing an e-mail application
    • Using help
    • Adjusting settings
    • Reading mail messages
    • Replying to mail messages
    • Sending mail messages
    • Advanced messaging options
    • Copying, moving, and deleting messages
    • Mail management techniques
    • Using address books
    • Organizing messages
    • Printing messages


PC Applications


This course is for those people who have never used a computer and for those who have some computer experience but no formal qualification proving their knowledge or skills.


  • Audio accompanies each lesson page throughout the course.
  • Activities allow learners to apply course concepts in an interactive questioning environment.
  • Exercises allow learners to practice in the actual application being studied.
  • A Course Topics list contains active hyperlinks, permitting quick access to specific topics.
  • Find-A-Word allows learners to look up an unfamiliar term in the Glossary, on the Web, or in a dictionary. In addition, it lets them find other occurrences of the term in the same course.
  • Search text enables learners to rapidly search all text within a course to easily retrieve information required.
  • Courses challenge the learner with a variety of question formats, including multi-step simulations, true/false, multiple choice, and fill-in-the-blank.
  • A skill assessment generates a customized learning path based on the results of a pre-test.
  • A glossary provides a reference for definitions of unfamiliar terms.
  • Bookmarking tracks the learner's progress in a course.

Technical Requirements

  • Internet connection
  • Browser: Internet Explorer, FireFox, Chrome, Safari, Opera or any standards compliant browser.
  • Authorware and Macromedia Flash player recommended but not required.
  • JavaScript must be enabled.

What You Get

You will receive Unlimited Access to all of the PC Applications training tutorials listed above. Your online training courses will be available from anywhere you have internet access.This e-learning series includes all of the online training tutorials listed and is provided in an interactive, self-paced format. Retake any or all of our computer training as often as you want. Our online tutorials allow you to learn anywhere, anytime from any computer with internet access. All courses allow for 1 year unlimited access (1 user), include a variety of features and qualify for Continuing Education Unit credit.

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