Discover Apple Mac and OSX

Course Description

Mac computers are legendarily easy to use, and if you’re coming from Windows, you can learn how to click, copy, close, and more in no time. On this one-day course we'll show you how to get the most use from the Mac’s powerful, friendly features. Through simple, step-by-step instructions, this course offers you the chance to get to know and understand how the Apple Mac operating system works and how to use it. The ideal course for Apple Mac users with little or no previous experience. You will discover how a Mac computer works, the common functions and the free creative and business software that comes with a Mac.

Location: Online/Camden

Course Content

What will we cover?
Parts of the computer and how they function together.
The Apple Mac desktop, menu bar, dock and icons.
The Finder and Finder windows.
Folders, Documents (Files) and folder structure.
Creating and saving folders.
Settings and customising the computer.
Different applications and common functions.
Using applications and programs.
Basic tasks such as copying, pasting and saving documents.
Basic word processing and using the web.
Learn how to use the Apple Mac.
Working with icons, menus, disks and drives.
Learn how to use printers and printing.

Teaching and Learning Methods

You will learn how through instructor led demonstrations and exercises and hands on practice.

Resources used within each lesson are available for learners on our online learning platform, iLearn.

Independent Learning

There is no formal homework, however, your tutor may discuss ideas with you individually to help extend your study and for ongoing independent projects.


There is no exam or formal assessment for this course. However, you will work with your tutor to identify your aims at the beginning of the session and will receive one to one feedback throughout as well as sharing outcomes at the end of the course.

Qualification you will achieve

There is no formal qualification attached to this course but you can receive a Certificate of Completion from the college on request.

Next Steps and Progression

For more information please contact the Learner Services Team on: 020 7255 4700 or email:

Additional Information

For more information please contact the Learner Services Team on: 020 7255 4700 or email:

Additional Learning Support

Teachers are supported to ensure their materials are inclusive to meet all learners needs. Provision of assistive equipment is available and access support can be provided through reasonable adjustments, subject to an assessment by the ALS team and/or the Disability Officer. Digital Learning support is available in the Learning Centre at our Camden site. Careers advice and guidance is also available to all learners.

Additional Costs

WM College provides all the basic materials and equipment you will need to complete the course. Your tutor will advise you where you can buy materials or equipment to extend your study, should you wish.

The College also provides additional financial support through the Discretionary Learner Support Fund (DLSF); however there are eligibility criteria that applies. Please refer to the DLSF policy which can be found at the main reception.
44 Crowndale Road
Tel: 020 7255 4700
7 Leighton Place
Tel: 020 7241 8572