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Microsoft SharePoint - Beginner

  • Length 1 day
  • Price  NZD 505 exc GST
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Why study this course

Learn how to use SharePoint Online effectively for seamless collaboration and information management.

SharePoint allows you to build secure sites within your organisation. This beginner course serves as an introduction to SharePoint and it's possibilities for use and integration. Learn how to create and navigate a site, as well as the functions necessary to take your site to the next level.

After completion of this course, you may be interested in our Microsoft SharePoint - Intermediate and Microsoft SharePoint - Advanced courses.

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What you’ll learn

At the completion of this course you should be able to:

  • Access an Office 365 SharePoint site

  • Navigate the site with the modern interface

  • Create and use a Basic Custom Lists

  • Using a Library

  • Overview of Metadata in SharePoint

  • Use a simple Custom View

  • Sort a library and a list

  • Search a SharePoint site

  • Use and synchronise with OneDrive

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Who is the course for?

This is a beginner course designed for end users who want to learn how to add, edit, and update information on a SharePoint site.

This course is NOT designed for students who are upgrading, managing, or creating a SharePoint site. We recommend our SharePoint Intermediate or Advanced courses for these students.

Course subjects


  • What is SharePoint

  • What are the components of a SharePoint site

What is a SharePoint site

  • Overview of the different types of sites

  • How users are assigned

  • Overview of user Permissions

Starting SharePoint

  • Accessing SharePoint from Office 365

Site Navigation

  • Overview of the components of navigation

  • Navigating from site-to-site

  • Navigating within a site

SharePoint Lists

  • What is a list

  • Create a simple list

  • Entering data into a list

Using SharePoint Libraries

  • What is a library

  • How is a library different from a list

  • Using files in a Library

  • Importing files into a library

  • Using a simple custom view

Working in a Library

  • Using simple metadata

  • Sorting a Library

  • Searching a library

  • Setting Alerts

  • Document co-authoring

OneDrive for Business

  • What is OneDrive

  • Synchronising with SharePoint

  • Document Lifecycle

  • Linking documents to a library

Site Pages

  • What is a Site Page

  • Using the different options on a page

Office 365

  • Accessing Office 365 Apps

  • The Waffle Icon

Office 365 Trial Account (optional)

  • Create a Trial Office 365 account for personal practice


This course assumes that the user understands the basics of using a Windows-based computer. Students should be comfortable using the keyboard, mouse, and Start menu.

No prior knowledge of SharePoint is required for this course.

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