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This An Introduction to PCs Using Windows 8 – Video Training Course has been designed to help you understand what an operating system is and how it helps you to interact with the hardware. You will get an overview of PCs and the Windows 8 interface, using modern apps and navigation tools which coherently works with desktop applications.

Firstly, in this course, you will learn about the different devices that are available in a PC; input, output, storage devices, etc. Windows 8 is an updated OS version from Microsoft which incorporates a lot of new and exciting features and interface. This course will provide you a guideline on using the navigation features and desktop applications. You will also be introduced with the refurbished Internet Explorer 10. Customizing Windows 8 environment to suit your needs is also possible. Overall, including the security features, this course will prepare you for the professional field.


  • At the end of the course, you will be required to sit for an online MCQ test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately. You will instantly know whether you have been successful or not.
  • Before sitting for your final exam you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a mock exam.


  • After completing and passing the course successfully, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement.
  • Certificates can be obtained either in hard copy at a cost of £39 or in PDF format at a cost of £24.

Who is this Course for?

An Introduction to PCs Using Windows 8 – Video Training Course is certified by CPD Qualifications Standards and CiQ. This makes it perfect for anyone trying to learn potential professional skills.

As there is no experience and qualification required for this course, it is available for all students from any academic background.


Our An Introduction to PCs Using Windows 8 – Video Training Course is fully compatible with any kind of device. Whether you are using Windows computer, Mac, smartphones or tablets, you will get the same experience while learning. Besides that, you will be able to access the course with any kind of internet connection from anywhere at any time without any kind of limitation.

Career Path

After completing this course you will be able to build up accurate knowledge and skills with proper confidence to enrich yourself and brighten up your career in the relevant job market.

Course Curriculum

Getting to Know PCs and the Windows 8 User Interface
Identify Components of a Personal Computer IPU 00:08:00
Sign In to Windows 8 00:07:00
IPUW8-Demo 1 00:15:00
Navigate the Start Screen 00:18:00
IPUW8 – Course 01Topic C Demo 2 00:02:00
Using Modern Apps and Navigation Features
Access and Identify the Charms 00:03:00
IPUW8 – Course 02 Topic A Demo 1 00:02:00
Modern Apps and Common Navigation Features 00:03:00
IPUW8- Course 02 Topic B Demo 1 00:07:00
Multitasking with Apps 00:05:00
IPUW8– Course 02 Topic C Demo 1 00:05:00
Working with Desktop Applications
Navigate the Desktop IPU 00:07:00
Course 03 Topic A Demo 1 – Navigating The desktop 00:07:00
Manage Files and Folders with File Explorer IPU 00:09:00
IPUW8- – Course 03 Topic B Demo 1 00:15:00
Elements of a Desktop Window 00:12:00
IPUW8– Course 03 Topic C Demo 1 00:10:00
IPUW8- – Course 03 Topic C Demo 2 00:14:00
IPUW8- – Course 03 Topic C Demo 3 00:05:00
Using Internet Explorer 10
Navigate Internet Explorer 10 00:08:00
IPUW8- – Course 04 Topic A Demo 1 00:09:00
Browse the Web 00:12:00
IPUW8- – Course 04 Topic B Demo 1 00:08:00
Customizing the Windows 8 Environment
Customize the Start Screen 00:07:00
IPUW8 – Course 05 Topic A Demo 1 00:02:00
Course 05 Topic A Demo 2 00:07:00
Customize the Desktop IPU 00:08:00
IPUW8-Course 05 Topic B Demo 1 00:11:00
Using Windows 8 Security Features
Set Privacy Levels and Passwords 00:05:00
IPUW8- Course 06 Topic A Demo 1 00:05:00
Use Windows Defender IPU 00:05:00
Course 6 Topic B Use Windows Defender Demo 1 IPU 00:05:00
Store and Share Files with SkyDrive 00:03:00
Mock Exam
Final Exam

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