Getting Started with OS X

Days 1    Code OSXStart   Fee £225

This one-day course is led by an Apple Certified Trainer and teaches delegates how to get the most out of the Mac OS X operating system focusing on OS X 10.11 El Capitan. Instruction can be targeted to students’ needs, addressing selected topics in depth or can present a more general overview of Mac OS X.

Course Details

This one-day course is led by an Apple Certified Trainer and teaches delegates how to get the most out of the Mac OS X operating system focusing on OS X 10.11 El Capitan. Instruction can be targeted to students’ needs, addressing selected topics in depth or can present a more general overview of Mac OS X

Course Overview

This one-day course is led by an Apple Certified Trainer and teaches delegates how to get the most out of the Mac OS X operating system focusing on OS X 10.11 El Capitan. This course looks at how the computer works and how you can work best with it. You’ll be introduced to the features that make the Mac operating system the most powerful and easiest to use OS and elevate your understanding from basic user to intermediate user.

This an ideal foundation course for any student wishing to progress to any other Amsys training course. Instruction can be targeted to students’ needs, addressing selected topics in depth or can present a more general overview of Mac OS X.

Who should take Getting Started with OS X?

  • Experienced PC users switching to Mac for the first time

  • Everyday Mac users wanting to make the most their Mac

Prerequisites

This is an entry-level course so there are no formal prerequisites, but you should have some experience of using computers.

Course Outline

  • Getting familiar with Mac OS X

    Use Finder to work with files
    work with Dock items
    Introduce information via Dashboard
    Set up your Mac to sleep, shutdown and log out of accounts

  • Sharing your Mac with multiple users

    Set up multiple user accounts
    share files between setup Parental Controls
    understanding file permissions and switch between users

  • Latest operating system features

    10.11 El Capitan’s new features

  • Using Mac OS X to get work done

    Perform daily tasks on your Mac
    Manage multiple applications to improve efficiency

  • Overview of Applications shipping with your Mac

    Features and enhancements to Mail, Safari and other applications

  • Afternoon Q&A session

    Please feel free to bring additional questions with you
    If not already covered in the above, the trainer can spend time tailoring the course towards how you use your computer

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