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Yosemite 100: Introduction to Mac OS X v10.10

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Introduction to Mac OS X is a one-day preliminary course for those new to Mac OS X who need to prepare for the Mac OS X Support Essentials course, or other technical Mac OS X training courses. This course focuses on getting to know the foundations of Mac OS X, with topics ranging from efficient window and application management to system customization.

You will learn how to configure user accounts and manage files, as well as:

Navigate the Finder
Go beyond basic functions
Run applications and utilities
Learn how to use TextEdit
Improve productivity
Use Safari and Preview
Use other features of Mac OSX
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All Live Online times are listed in Eastern Time Guaranteed To Run

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Course Outline

Lesson 1: The Finder

  • Installing, upgrading OS X
  • Basic navigation, files, folders
  • The Dock

Lesson 2: Beyond the Basics

  • The Library folder
  • System preferences
  • Settings for admins only
  • Keyboard shortcuts
  • Printing & PDFs

Lesson 3: Applications & Utilities

  • Installing & removing apps
  • Running apps full-screen
  • App Store
  • Troubleshooting apps

Lesson 4: TextEdit

  • Creating text files
  • Keyboard shortcuts, dictionary & more

Lesson 5: Productivity

  • Mail
  • Calendars & Contacts
  • Notes & Reminders
  • Notifications
  • Share menu

Lesson 6: Safari

  • Surfing the web
  • Saving & sharing links
  • Hidden features

Lesson 7: Preview

  • Viewing images
  • Annotating PDFs

Lesson 8: Other features

  • QuickLook
  • Multiple monitors & Airplay
  • Airdrop
  • Spotlight search
  • Maps
  • Continuity & Handoff
  • iBooks

It is not sponsored or authorized by Apple.

Who should attend
  • Those new to the Mac OS X platform who need to obtain the skills to support other Mac OS X users
  • Entry level IT personnel in businesses that use Mac OS X systems for general productivity or creative design
  • Service technicians who support Mac OS X customers
  • Technical coordinators or power users who manage networks of Mac OS X systems for their organization – such as teachers and technology specialists who manage a classroom network or computer labs
Bonus Materials

Includes a flash drive full of slides, notes and other helpful information to enhance the class exercises and provide help after class is over.


Practical working knowledge of computers.


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