Using your MacBook – Part 1

Using your MacBook – Part 1

Course Details

This is a short course for beginners who wish to bring along their own MacBook computer and learn how to find their way around it. By the end of the course the student will understand:- how to identify parts of the MacBook, how to use the operating system (eg El Capitan), how to find missing trackpad buttons, how to launch and quit applications, use the Finder window and shortcuts, how to select items, how to use Mission Control and the Dashboard, how to set up and use folders, how to customise the Dock and Desktop, how to set reminders and make notes, how to browse the web setting bookmarks, saving pages, blocking popups, how to manage and use iCloud and how to manage accounts. The teaching is Tutor let in well equipped rooms with eplanations, demonstrations, lectures, question and answer and discussion. Students would then be able to progress on to Part 2.

Information & Support

Please bring along writing materials, notebook/A4 file and your MacBook computer.  Experienced and competent staff at our Adult Learning Centres can help you decide on your course and progression options.  If you feel you would benefit from more in depth careers advice, please contact:- the National Careers Service - call 0800 100 900. Lines are open from 8:00am to 10:00pm. 7 days a week or  Practical help and advice is also provided to assist students with any kind of disability or individual need, including people for whom English is not their first language.  Please contact our Centre staff to discuss your needs prior to starting the course.  For further details and enrolment please contact:- Adult Learning & Skills Centre, Fusee House, 164-166 Old Milton Road, New Milton, Hants. BH25 6EB.  Tel: 01590 625222 or email -

Available Dates and Locations

Code Location Date Day Time Contact
LNMT2681MA New Milton - Fusee House 25/04/2017 to 09/05/2017 Tuesday 12:30 to 14:30 01590 625222 Enquire

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