Basic Introduction to SharePoint

Basic sharepoint training
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Course duration: 
1 day
Course fees 
£279 + VAT
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This course will help you become familiar with the SharePoint environment, browsing and navigating sites through a hands-on experience. You will learn how to access SharePoint using a browser or directly through Microsoft Office. Use SharePoint to collaborate within a team. Organise and manage documents, events, lists and other items. You will also learn how to create sites with both public and private areas, and how to search for information in a portal site.

Target Audience

Basic SharePoint end users.


The aim of this course is to provide you with the knowledge required by an end-user of Microsoft SharePoint. 

This course will help you meet the following objectives: understand SharePoint concepts; share information with individuals, departments or teams; create and maintain SharePoint lists and libraries; use various tools to maintain content in a SharePoint site.



Topics covered in this course

Basic Understanding and Overview

  • Working with SharePoint
  • SharePoint Structure
  • Navigating Sites
  • Using the Ribbon
  • Searching for documents or people


  • What is My Site?
  • My Profile
  • Colleague Tracker
  • My Links
  • Introduction
  • Manage Documents
  • Work with Documents
  • Document Properties
  • Wiki Libraries

Document Libraries

  • Creating Lists
  • Using Columns (Metadata)
  • Creating Views
  • Using Personalised Views
  • Check Out/In
  • Document Versioning
  • Alerts


  • Creating Lists
  • Events / Calendar Lists
  • Task Lists
  • Project Tasks Lists
  • Contacts List
  • Sorting items
  • Filtering items
  • Working with Columns


  • Creating Wiki Pages
  • Using wiki links
  • Hyperlinks to other pages
  • Hyperlinks to external web sites
  • Images
  • Using buttons
  • Web part basics

Testimonials for this course

"Very clear, concise and understandable."
- Business Admin Apprentice, Sutton & District Training - February 2017 .
"A friendly welcoming training company who put us at ease. Comfortable learning environment. Trainer with good knowledge."
- Functional Skills Tutor, Sutton & District Training - February 2017 .
"I found the course really good and easy to follow, it wasn’t too long and was delivered in bite size chucks to enable me to take in what was being said. I already had some knowledge in SharePoint but with what I learnt yesterday it just puts it all together. Andrew was very helpful as were all the staff there and I felt really looked after."
- Caroline, Centronic Ltd.
"The course was delivered well. much of the information will have to be researched when, I get back to the office and in front of a computer. I am quite happy that I attended, unexpected elements such as image storage and database,management were covered."
- Teacher, Sutton & District Training - February 2017 .
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If you can no longer attend a course you have booked on, the following terms will apply depending on how many calendar days remain before the course date:

More than 30 days: You will be offered a full refund, or you may change to alternative course dates, or you may change the name on the booking.
21 to 30 days: You will be offered a 50% refund, or you may change to alternative course dates, or you may change the name on the booking.
14 to 20 days: You will be offered a 25% refund, or you may change the name on the booking.
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