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Window 10 Desktop Essentials Course

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to perform basic work-related tasks on a PC running the Windows 10 operating system.
Access Windows 10.
Use Windows Apps and Desktop Applications.
Work with files and folders.
Access the Internet with Microsoft Edge.
Customize the Windows 10 environment.
Install and remove printers and peripheral devices.
Use Windows 10 security features.

Target Student
This course is designed for end users who are familiar with computers and who need to use the features and functionality of the Windows 10 operating system for personal and/or professional reasons.

This course is intended for computer users who want to use the basic tools and features of Windows 10. Previous exposure to personal computers, desktop applications and the Internet is needed.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Accessing Windows 10
Get Started with Windows
Navigate the Windows 10 Desktop
Use the Start Menu

Lesson 2: Using Windows Universal Apps and Desktop Applications
Use Desktop Applications
Use Windows Universal Apps
Multitask with Open Apps
Install Apps from Windows Store

Lesson 3: Working with Files and Folders
Manage Files and Folders with File Explorer
Store and Share Files with OneDrive

Lesson 4: Using Cortana and Edge
Get to Know Cortana
Use Cortana as a Personal Assistant
Browse the Web with Edge

Lesson 5: Customizing the Windows 10 Environment
Customize the Start Screen
Customize the Desktop and Lock Screen

Lesson 6: Installing and Removing Devices
Manage Printers
Manage Peripheral Devices

Lesson 7: Using Windows 10 Security Features
Manage Passwords and Privacy Levels
Use Windows Defender



This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

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Tel: +254 (020) 211 3814.

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Participants should be reasonably proficient in English. Applicants must live up to Indepth Research Services (IRES) admission criteria.


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.


The training is residential and will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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Mob: +254 715 077 817

Tel: 020 211 3814


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B 8th July 2019.

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Payment for the all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable, and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.

  1. Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.
  2. No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

Event Properties

Event Duration 10 Days
Event Date 15-07-2019
Event End Date 26-07-2019
Cut off date 08-07-2019
Individual Price(Kenyan) KES 139,000
Individual Price (International) EUR 1,200
Individual Price(International in Dollars) USD 1,390
Location Nairobi, Kenya
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