Course Description

You know your files are in that computer, but can you find them easily? If you own a windows computer or tablet, you need to understand how and why to plan your e-filing system, and how to confidently move, copy, paste, rename and back up files and folders. Learn these and many more time-saving tips and tools. These skills are prerequisite to all other software courses. Applicable to all current versions of Windows.Electronic course manual (pdf) included. Not sure if you need this course? Compare your skills to the file management checklist found at the top of this web page or in the computer training section of the printed calendar. 


You must have a Gmail account (and password) for use in class. If you don’t have one, click here for directions on how to create a Gmail account (free). See course outline for detailed list of topics.

Students should ensure they have access to a cloud (such as Dropbox, GDrive, OneDrive, Icloud etc. ) and ensure they know their username and password for class.


BSCM 503G Computers 1 for MAC or equivalent basic skills. You must be able to: identify parts of a window (title bar, status bar, tool bar, menu bar, ribbons, control buttons); cut and paste text between windows; save, open and close files; resize and switch between windows; confidently use a mouse to click, drag, double-click, and use right-click to access shortcut menus.


  •  "I like that you gave us enough info to be very useful, but did not overwhelm us... Excellent course." M.Z.
  • "The course was a series of "aha moments" for me." L.B.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates


Course Details

Section Title
File Management for PCs
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Oct 01, 2019
Schedule and Location
Total Course Hours
Delivery Options
In Class  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $165.00
Reading List / Textbook
Manual provided

Camosun College campuses are located on the traditional territories of the Lkwungen and WSÁNEĆ peoples.
We acknowledge their welcome and graciousness to the students who seek knowledge here.

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