Mac OSX Introduction (1 day – £595, plus VAT)

G Com Solutions Limited deliver onsite Mac OSX Training all over the UK. We customize our Mac OSX Training to match our client’s specific requirements.

Mac OSX Training

Mac OSX Training Outline

This one day course, which is aimed at new and inexperienced Mac users, covers the fundamentals of Apple’s latest Mac operating system. Delegates will become familiar with all of the key components of the Macintosh interface and learn how to user key Mac applications which are included with the operating system such as Safari, Mail and Calendar.

Getting Started

Essential analogies for an operating system  ; Upgrading and running El Capitan for the first time  ; Interfacing with windows, menus, and the taskbar  ; Introducing System Preferences  ; Setting up the keyboard, mouse, and other peripherals  ; Setting mouse and trackpad options  ; Understanding gesture control with mice and trackpads  ; Understanding modifier keys and keyboard shortcuts  ; Connecting to the Internet  ; Setting up multiple user accounts

Finder

The Macintosh Filing Cabinet; Browsing through folders  ; Understanding essential folder structure, including the home folder  ; Using folder shortcuts and file aliases  ; Creating, copying, moving, and renaming files and folders  ; Using Quick Look to view a file without opening it  ; Deleting files using the Trash  ; Using tabs to organize the Finder window  ; Getting information about files and folders

Desktop

The Basic Working Environment; Organizing items on the desktop  ; Connecting external drives and deciding what shows up on the desktop  ; Customizing the desktop wallpaper

The Dock

Launchpad, and Mission Control: Launching and Managing Applications; Launching and quitting applications  ; Accessing application preferences  ; Organizing applications in the Dock and customizing the Dock  ; Multitasking between multiple applications  ; Using Mission Control, full-screen mode, and Split View to organize a cluttered workspace  ; Working with multiple displays

Saving and Searching

Saving files within an application  ; Searching for files using Spotlight  ; Tagging files for quick searchability  ; Zipping and unzipping archive files

Browsing the Web with Safari

Browsing and searching the web  ; Adjusting setup options and using common shortcuts  ; Working with tabs  ; Bookmarking important websites  ; Downloading files  ; Privacy and security in Safari  ; Saving passwords

Working with Mail

Contacts, and Calendar; Setting up accounts for Mail, Contacts, and Calendar  ; Working with the Mail application  ; Working with attachments with Markup and Mail Drop  ; Working with Mail in full-screen mode  ; Using the Calendar application  ; Using the Contacts application  ; Using automatic contact and event detection in Mail