Sierra 100: Introduction to macOS 10.12

Sierra 100: Introduction to macOS 10.12 Course Description

Duration: 1.00 days (8 hours)

Introduction to macOS 10.12 is a one-day preliminary course for those new to macOS who need to prepare for the macOS Support Essentials course, or other technical macOS training courses. This course focuses on getting to know the foundations of macOS, with topics ranging from efficient window and application management to system customization. You'll also learn how to configure user accounts and manage files.

Next Class Dates

Mar 23, 2018
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM ET
519 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
New York, NY 10018
May 18, 2018
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM ET
519 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
New York, NY 10018
Jul 20, 2018
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM ET
519 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
New York, NY 10018

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Intended Audience for this Sierra 100: Introduction to macOS 10.12 Course

  • » This class is designed for those new to the macOS platform who need to obtain the skills to support other macOS users. This could include entry level IT personnel in businesses that use macOS systems for general productivity or creative design, service technicians who support macOS customers, and technical coordinators or power users who manage networks of macOS systems for their organization - such as teachers and technology specialists who manage a classroom network or computer labs.

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Course Prerequisites for Sierra 100: Introduction to macOS 10.12

  • » Practical working knowledge of computers

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Sierra 100: Introduction to macOS 10.12 Course Outline

      1. The Finder
        1. Installing, upgrading OS X
        2. Basic navigation, files, folders
        3. The Dock
      2. Beyond the Basics
        1. The Library folder
        2. System preferences
        3. Settings for admins only
        4. Keyboard shortcuts
        5. Printing & PDFs
      3. Applications & Utilities
        1. Installing & removing apps
        2. Running apps full-screen
        3. App Store
        4. Troubleshooting apps
      4. TextEdit
        1. Creating text files
        2. Keyboard shortcuts, dictionary & more
      5. Productivity
        1. Mail
        2. Calendars & Contacts
        3. Notes & Reminders
        4. Notifications
        5. Share menu
      6. Safari
        1. Surfing the web
        2. Saving & sharing links
        3. Hidden features
      7. Preview
        1. Viewing images
        2. Annotating PDFs
      8. Other features
        1. QuickLook
        2. Multiple monitors & Airplay
        3. Airdrop
        4. Spotlight search
        5. Maps
        6. Continuity & Handoff
        7. iBooks

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We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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Sam P.
- Team leader for the first undergraduate team to win the Duke Startup Challenge.
- Over 15 years of experience in the IT industry.
- NetCom Learning Instructor of the Year 2011.

Bio:

Sam Polsky has spent his entire career in entrepreneurial pursuits, including such fields as biotechnology, software development, data management, and business process management. He began in entrepreneurship as team leader for the first undergraduate team to win the Duke Startup Challenge, a business development competition geared towards Duke Universitys various graduate schools.

Sam Polsky has since co-founded a consulting firm where he has been involved in software architecture, development and implementation. On top of that, Sam has been delivering acclaimed solutions in software architecture, development and implementation for over 15 years. He is a much-admired Subject Matter Expert and Trainer at NetCom Learning and was voted NetCom Learning Instructor of the Year 2011

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