Specialist Topics Available

Specialist Topics Available from PC Proficiency

By: PC Proficiency  06/08/2011
Keywords: Computer, tuition, lessons

With clear explanations at each step, you will be able to gain comfort and confidence in your use of the computer system. And by focussing on practical, hands-on activities you quickly become familiar with new techniques and gain a solid understanding of what is going on.

This is a summary of the subjects and software packages that feature in our training options. In each case, the skill levels can be selected from Beginner, Intermediate or Advanced, and topics can be mixed or customised if required.

Tablets: How to use your iPad or Nexus 7

Internet, email, Skype.  Shopping, banking, security.

Office tools - essential operations and concepts. Select from

   Word Processing - Microsoft Word
   Spreadsheets - Excel
   Presentations and graphics - PowerPoint
   Email, calendar and contact management - Outlook
Versions covered: 2000, XP, 2003, 2007 or 2010

  Using your digital camera - essential operations and concepts.

Graphics and Photography - Adobe Photoshop  (also Photoshop Elements)

Web page design - Adobe Dreamweaver

Students - I.C.T. - GCSE, A level

Newsletters and magazines - Microsoft Publisher, QuarkXpress

Project Planning - Microsoft Project

Miscellaneous: PC setup and configuration; Understanding chatrooms and instant messaging; Viruses spam and spyware; Security firewalls and backup; Wireless networking; ... other topics on request.

Computer cleanup and maintenance
Backups,  Virus and malware checks

Wireless networking

Basic operation - Windows XP, Windows 7  or Windows 8

Includes key controls, email, internet, file management, system configuration and maintenance, and photos

Keywords: Computer, lessons, tuition, word processing