MS Windows 10 – Introduction

This introduction course is for anyone who wants to understand how to use Windows 10.  It's suitable for complete beginners or those who have a little self-taught knowledge.

By the end of this course you will be able to

  • do the basic things such as logging in
  • open apps
  • lock and unlock your device and understand the Start screen
  • access, organise and add tiles as well as search for them.
  • access your desktop, themes and jump lists
  • Lastly you will learn how to use file explorer to search for files and folders. Navigate using File Explorer.

Estimated Course duration is 2 hours. Each lesson takes on average 3-5 minutes to complete.

You can also access our Quick Tip Videos, that only last a few minutes, under Tips and Tricks.

Course Content

Getting started

Logging In
Opening Apps
Locking and Unlocking
Shutting Down
Getting Help

Start Screen

Start Screen
Customising the Start Screen
Live Tiles
Resizing Tiles
Organising Tiles
Adding Tiles


Accessing the Desktop
Desktop Environment
Desktop Customisation
Jump Lists
Create a New Desktop

Managing files and folders

File Explorer
Selecting Files and Folders
Viewing and Grouping
File History
Navigating using the File Explorer Ribbon
Hidden Files