Microsoft Office 365
Training Course

Essential skills for working online. Become a proficient user of Microsoft 365. Work anywhere, from any device.

Duration: 2 hours

Microsoft 365 Essential Skills

About this course

This course is offered as a 2-hour online course focusing on you and your team becoming super confident using Microsoft Office 365. It covers the skills that are essential to continue to work interrupted on 'go-live' day. 

Is this course suitable for you or your team?

This course is aimed at people who are ready to learn the fantastic collaborative features that Microsoft 365 offers. This course is definitely for you if:

  • You are new to Microsoft 365 and would like a 'getting started' course
  • An upgrade to Microsoft 365 is just around the corner and you'd like a heads up as to what it is and what to expect on 'go-live' day
  • You've been using Microsoft 365 for a while and now need structured learning that’ll fill in gaps, consolidate what you already know, cover best practice, and avoid possible 'gotchas' that many have learned the hard way.

Learning outcomes

This hands-on course guides you through the apps that come with Microsoft 365 Business subscription. The course is complemented with quick reference cheat sheets.

Course pre-requisites

An understanding of previous versions of Microsoft® Office would be beneficial but not essential. Learners will require a PC with access to their Microsoft® Office 365 Premium (or equivalent) subscription. 

What you will learn...

Introducing Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft 365 provides a range of apps that can be used online, or from your desktop. Working in the cloud transforms the way you collaborate with your team and people external to your company. In this module you will learn what it is, how to navigate and the fundamentals of working in the cloud.


What is it and what does working in the cloud mean?

Differences when working in Online apps or Desktop apps

Getting the most from the Start Page

Navigating and personalising settings

Creating and Saving in the Cloud

Saving in the cloud is a new concept. Learn how to save, as well as where to save, and how you can roll back to an older version. Gain an understanding of the storage options and when to use SharePoint, OneDrive and Teams file storage.  


Storing files in SharePoint vs OneDrive vs Teams

Autosave and Version Control

Working in OneDrive

Recycle Bin


Learn how to share your files with colleagues and people who work outside of your organisation. Master how to collaborate on a document in real-time with many others.


New ways of sharing and collaborating

Sharing internally and externally

Collaborating in real-time


Understand how to sync your files from the cloud to your File Explorer and learn the options to make syncing go smoothly. 


Sync across devices

File Explorer sync options

Useful Apps to explore further

Microsoft 365 comes with a variety of apps to manage your tasks, communications, notes and plans. Learn about the super useful apps, like Planner and Teams, and how to utilise them to save time, track tasks and be more effective and productive.


Outlook Online



What you will get...

Learners are fully supported during and after the workshop with a quick reference cheat sheet that covers the key things they need to know to get started.

Capped class size to ensure you have the hands-on time required and your questions answered.

Need proof of your Continuing Professional Development (CPD)? On completion of the workshop, by request, we will send you a “Certificate of Attendance” confirming your participation and the duration of the training session.

Online sessions

We use Microsoft Teams to deliver this live online session. If you would like to follow along with your trainer please ensure you have logged in to your Microsoft® Office 365 Premium (or equivalent) subscription.

Having a webcam and headphones ensures you can enjoy interacting with your trainer and fellow participants. Please ensure your browser software is up to date too. For the best experience we recommend using Microsoft Chromium Edge or Google Chrome as your browser.

Details on how to connect to the session, along with your quick reference cheat sheet will be emailed to you prior to your session. Having a printed copy handy during your learning will be extremely beneficial to your learning.

$ Prices for Online Live Sessions

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Microsoft 365 Essential Skills
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This course is delivered as a LIVE Online session

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This training is designed for users of Windows OS and may not be suitable for Mac users

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