Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 Course

Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 Course

Course Code VEL156
Qualification Certificate
Payment Options Upfront & Payment Plans
Delivery Online & Correspondence
Duration 25 Hours

Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 Course



Section 1: Getting Started

Lesson 1.1: Definitions



Step-By-Step Answers

Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.2: Internet Explorer Basics

What is Required to Connect to the Internet?

Types of Internet Connections

Opening Internet Explorer

Setting up Internet Explorer

Closing Internet Explorer


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.3: The Internet Explorer Interface

Interface Overview

Using the Command Area

Using the Menu Bar

Using the Explorer Bar

Using the Search Bar

About the Status Bar


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.4: The Internet Explorer Window

Minimizing, Maximizing, and Restoring

Manually Resizing the Window

Full Screen Mode vs. Normal Mode

Using Zoom


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.5: More about Toolbars

Enabling Toolbars

Disabling Toolbars

Locking Toolbars

Customizing the Command Toolbar


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.6: Getting Help

About the Help Menu

About the Help File

Using the Table of Contents

Searching the Help File

Taking the Internet Explorer Tour

Online Support


Skill Sharpener

Section 1: Case Study

Section 1: Review Questions

Section 2: Browsing the Web

Lesson 2.1: Accessing a Web Site

Using Navigation Buttons

Parts of a Web Address

Accessing your Home Page

Using the Address Bar to Access a Web Site

Accessing a Web Site via a Hyperlink

Opening a Page in a New Window


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 2.2: Using Tabs

Opening a New Tab

Closing a Tab

Switching Between Tabs

Accessing Tabbed Help

Using Tabbed Thumbnails

Using the Tab List


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 2.3: Searching the Web

Searching Within a Page

Using the Search Box

Using a Search Engine

Searching Tips

Changing Search Options


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 2.4: Working with Data

Copying Text from the Web

Copying Pictures from the Web

Saving Pictures from the Web

Saving a Web Page

Sending a Page, Link, or Picture via E-mail


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 2.5: Printing from the Web

Using Print Preview

Using Page Setup

Printing your Page

Printing a Selection


Skill Sharpener

Section 2: Case Study

Section 2: Review Questions

Section 3: Favorites, Accelerators, and Web Slices

Lesson 3.1: Favorite Basics

What are Favorites?

Opening the Favorites Center

Pinning and Closing the Favorites Center

Accessing your Favorites outside Internet Explorer


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 3.2: Creating and Using Favorites

Marking a Page as a Favorite

Marking Multiple Tabs as Favorites

Deleting and Maintaining Favorites

Accessing Favorites


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 3.3: Organizing Favorites

Renaming a Favorite

Adding Folders to your Favorites

Saving Favorites into Folders

Moving Favorites into Folders


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 3.4: Accelerators

What are Accelerators?

Using Accelerators

Getting New Accelerators

Managing Accelerators


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 3.5: Web Slices

What are Web Slices?

Getting your Slice of the Web

Using Web Slices

Finding More Web Slices


Skill Sharpener

Section 3: Case Study

Section 3: Review Questions

Section 4: Security

Lesson 4.1: Secure Sites

Secure vs. Non-Secure Sites

About Encryption

About Digital Signatures

About Cookies

About the Browser Cache

To Display or Not to Display Images


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 4.2: Accessing Protected Sites

Entering Passwords

Filling Out Forms

About Password Manager



Skill Sharpener

Lesson 4.3: Security Features

About the Information Bar

About the Pop-Up Blocker

About the Phishing Filter

About InPrivate Browsing

About InPrivate Filtering

Managing Add-ons


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 4.4: Keeping Yourself Safe

About Antiviral Software

About Anti-Spam Software

About Firewalls

Safety Tips


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 4.5: Managing Information

Importing Favorites

Exporting Favorites

Importing Cookies

Exporting Cookies


Skill Sharpener

Section 4: Case Study

Section 4: Review Questions

Section 5: Advanced Topics

Lesson 5.1: Setting Your Options

Opening the Options Dialog

Overview of the Options Dialog

Setting your Homepage

Deleting Temporary Internet Files

Setting Parental Filtering

Automatically Disconnect

Setting Internet Explorer as the Default Browser


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 5.2: Managing your History

What is Browser History?

Accessing your History from the Address Bar

Manually Deleting History Items

Clearing your Entire History

Setting History Options


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 5.3: RSS Feeds

What is an RSS Feed?

Viewing RSS Feeds

Subscribing to Feeds

Using Feeds

Changing Feed Properties

Unsubscribing from Feeds


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 5.4: Additional Components

What is HTML?

Viewing and Editing HTML Source Code

About JavaScript

About ActiveX

Other Plug-ins and Add-ons

Resetting Internet Explorer


Skill Sharpener

Section 5: Case Study

Section 5: Review Questions


Student support

We live in a society where the pressures of daily living are high with financial expenses, personal and work commitments, and mortgage and rental obligations. Then there are the unexpected life challenges that also get thrown our way. With this in mind the thought of taking on study can be daunting for most people. Here at Learning Cloud we understand that life doesn’t run in a straight line it has many ups and downs.

As an enrolled student at Learning Cloud, you are entitled to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Services Unit. These supports are designed to walk beside you throughout your studies they will assist you in life’s ups and downs to provide you the best opportunity to successfully complete your chosen course.


  • Careers Counselling Service
  • General Counselling Service
  • Disability Liaison Service
  • Retention & Engagement Service
  • Student Activities
  • Accommodation
  • E Counselling
  • Your-Tutor
  • Parent support
  • Reasonable Adjustment Plan (RAP)

Call our student support today on 0800 000 361 or Email Faculty

Get more information

Want more information about financial and student support? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.

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.