Windows 8 -Expert Level Training

Windows 8 -Expert Level Training

Course Code MWT801
Qualification Proficiency Award 3
Payment Options Upfront & Payment Plans
Delivery Online & Correspondence
Duration 200 Hours

Windows 8 -Expert Level Training

This Expert-level Windows 8 training package is intended to help experienced Windows users get to know its more complex components and settings.

Section One explores different ways to customise Windows. To start, participants will learn how to add administrative icons to the Start screen and the desktop taskbar. Participants will then learn how to customise the Control Panel, desktop, display, regional settings, and mouse behavior.

Section Two is all about accessibility. All features of the Ease of Access Center are covered, including customising settings and using tools like Magnifier, On-Screen Keyboard, Narrator, and Speech Recognition.

Section Three covers maintaining and optimizing the computer. To start, participants will learn how to add and manage user accounts. Then, they will learn how to use various Windows tools to monitor system performance and perform maintenance tasks. An in-depth look at the redesigned Task Manager is also included.

Section Four focuses on hardware and software. To begin, participants will learn how to add, remove, and manage software packages. (A discussion of file associations is also included.) Then, participants will learn about using Device Manager and Disk Management to manage and modify their computer's hardware.

Section Five is about networking. All major networking features, including wireless networking, joining a domain, setting up an Internet connection, using Homegroups, mapping network drives, and using the Credential Manager, are covered.

Section Six wraps up the course with information on troubleshooting techniques. Key topics include Remote Desktop, the Action Center, the Steps Recorder, System Configuration, System Restore, and the new reset and refresh features.

After completing this Windows 8 Expert course, students will be comfortable with all of Windows 8's advanced features. 

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How will this course advance my career?

Learning Cloud programs have been developed in response to industry demand and are specifically designed to equip graduates with work-ready skills. Each participant will be trained and assessed in theory and in practical tasks and Real-world exercises are used throughout the program.

Studies prove, time and again, that college-educated workers earn more than those with only a high school qualification. College graduates often enjoy additional benefits, including greater job opportunities and promotions. Though the proof for greater earning potential exists, some might wonder whether the cost of the education warrants the overall expense in the long run.

College Graduate vs. Non-Graduate Earnings

The National Centre for Education Statistics (NCES) analyses employee earnings data biennially, according to education level. Findings indicate that workers with a qualification earn significantly more than those without. Since the mid-1980s, education has played a large part in potential wages, with bachelor's degree holders taking home an average of 66% more than those with only a high school diploma do. While college-educated workers' wages have increased over the past two decades, those with only a high school education have seen decreases in annual salaries in the same time period (

How else will I benefit from studying with Learning Cloud?

  • Studying online or distance means you can study where you want and at your own pace.
  • Receive career-focused training with practical, hands-on learning.
  • All course materials are provided and all digital platforms are interactive, work on any device and designed to be fun.
  • Recognition of Prior Learning or Skills Recognition may be available for previous work experience, formal training or qualifications in this field.