Training

Learning that takes you further.

New owner or pro-user, get to know your new Apple product even better with our demo sessions, personal & corporate training & courses.

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If you've just joined the world of Apple with a Mac, iPhone or iPad congratulations! We want to ensure you get the most from your awesome new product. These demo sessions are designed to orientate you and help you personalise your user experience so you understand the full capability of your device. We will explain the basics, update you on new features, advanced capabilities, user tips and tricks and show you how to collaborate, back-up to iCloud, search and share.

Mac Basics

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macOS Orientation Session

New to macOS? Disorientated? Is the jargon and terminology confusing you? In this short session we demystify the Mac. You will receive a basic orientation of macOS including an understanding of the Finder, System Profiler, Spotlight search and how to locate and open your applications and documents. You'll also learn how to customise your Mac so that it works for you and not vice versa.

Session Outline

  • Understanding System Profiler
  • Control your Applications (quit, resume and restart)
  • Spotlight Search (manual and automatic)
  • Applying Help Tools to find Menu-items
  • Managing Full Screen Applications
  • Mission Control & Gestures
  • Dashboard Tools

iPhone/iPad Basics

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iOS 10 Orientation Session

Whether you're just getting started or have already got your feet wet, our iPhone and iPad orientation session shows you everything you need to know to get started with iOS 10. Get the most out of your iPad by learning how this amazing post PC device works. Manage your Address Book, Calendar and Reminders. Understand Notifications and the Control Centre. See how it all comes together in the cloud so that your content is available wherever you are. Personalise your iOS device, customise your home screens, change keyboard settings and learn the multi-tasking gestures that take you where you need to be in a flash. Master your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.

Session Outline

  • iPad Basic Orientation
  • Multi-Touch Screen
  • Multi-Tasking Gestures and the Multitasking View
  • App Store
  • Camera / Photos
  • Text-Editing & Keyboards

 

Newcomers and experienced users all find value in the Workshops we offer. 

  • Amateur or professional photographer (Photos / Lightroom).
  • Holiday video clips to Hollywood style films (iMovie).
  • Or perhaps you want to get to grips with the latest operating system with some advice on how to maintain and optimize your experience (Mac OSX).
  • Take media and business projects anywhere by incorporating editing and business app on your iOS Device (iOS for Media / Business). 
  • Improving your productivity with Mac OS X (iWork / Microsoft Office for Mac).

Our courses are constantly updated so keep checking our website for what's on offer.

Mac 101

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Course Description

Want to get the most out of your Mac? Following on from our Mac Basic's Orientation session, this is the stuff you need to know. Come and learn how to simplify many tasks.

Learn how to customise the Finder and your windows, secure your Mac with backups, how to take screenshots, do advanced and smart searches with smart folders, set up hot corners & much more. 

Gain control!

Prerequisite - Everything we cover in the Mac Basics Orientation Session

                       (click on the Demo sessions tab above)

Cost  - R650.00 incl. vat

Duration - 3 hrs.

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Photos

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Course Description

Photos is the new photo management application which replaces iPhoto and Aperture on the Mac OSX 10.10.3 update. More powerful than iPhoto, but with an user-friendly interface which compliments the Photos app on the iOS device, Photos enables you to connect to your iCloud Photo Library - giving you the abiltiy to access your photo collection from any device you own.

 

Prerequisite - Clients must have a basic understanding of macOS.

Cost  - R650.00 incl. vat

Duration - 3 hrs.

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iMovie

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Course Description

From home video to Hollywood, learn how to create a mini feature film or movie trailer, highlights package or holiday comic strip. We’ll show you how to perform the basic functions of video creation and how the amazing new features can transform your experience. Add special effects and refine your editing skills. Choose from exciting new templates or create a personalized experience to share. And when you’ve completed your box office premiere, share it with the world and synchronise to iTunes for on-the-go-viewing at any time. 

Prerequisite - Clients must have a basic understanding of macOS.

Cost  - R650.00 incl. vat

Duration - 3 hrs.

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iPad for Business Use

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Course Description

iPad is changing the face of business. Already familiar with using your iPad for personal use? We’ll take you from consumer of content to creator of content. Starting with the basics, we’ll quickly escalate to productivity tips, teach you how to access your data anywhere using iCloud, Dropbox, Evernote or Google Drive. Become an iOS ninja.

Prerequisite - Everything we've covered in the iOS 10 orientation session.

                       (click on the Demo sessions tab above)

Cost  - R1000.00 incl. vat

Duration - 4 hrs.

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Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac

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Course Description

Want MS Word capability but with the Mac flair, we’ll tell you all you need to know about the interface. How to use templates, know your menus and toolbars and your toolbox and Media browser. Learn to work with different views, find quicker ways to edit, set headers and footers and how to work with text (selection bar, text box options, tabs, Text wrapping). You’ll also learn how to apply different styles and run TOC’s.

Prerequisite - Clients must have a basic understanding of macOS.

Cost  - R1000.00 incl. vat

Duration - 4 hrs.

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Microsoft Excel 2011 for Mac

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Course Description

This basic MS Excel course provides you with a solid understanding of all aspects of the industry standard of the spreadsheet world. You’ll learn how to manage workbooks, work with worksheets, cells and data. Use functions or set specific formulas using external data. You'll learn how to create charts, generate pivot table reports and export your data in other formats or to other applications.

 

Prerequisite - Clients must have a basic understanding of macOS.

 

Cost  - R1000.00 incl. vat

Duration - 4 hrs.

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Microsoft Powerpoint 2011 for Mac

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Course Description

We’ll start you off by doing a deep dive into the unique user interface of this well-known presentation package. You'll then learn how to make a presentation using established templates or create our own. Once the design elements are complete we’ll show you how to edit your text, media, tables and charts then bring it to life with animations and transitions. Once your presentation is complete, you’ll be shown the different presentation options including the ability to export your presentation to other formats.

 

Prerequisite - Clients must have a basic understanding of macOS.

Cost  - R1000.00 incl. vat

Duration - 4 hrs.

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Pages

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Course Description

Pages has been revamped to give it complet parity with its iOS and iCloud counterparts. Apple’s streamlined word processor is easy to use and enables its users to produce stunning documents irrespective of their design skills. Starting with beautifully designed templates,create and edit your documents, reports, letters, brochures, invitations and more. We'll also cover word processing basics like tabs, rulers and styles, headers and footers, sections and table of contents, then create collaborative documents with tracking for version control and comment. The complete word processor.

Prerequisite - Clients must have a basic understanding of macOS.

Cost  - R850.00 incl. vat

Duration - 3 hrs.

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Numbers

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Course Description

Numbers is the spreadsheet for the rest of us. Make great looking spreadsheets should not be rocket science. Our training Fundi will show you how. We'll start you off with a basic orientation of the program, then show you how to use tables and table-styles, how to manage your data, then show you how functions and formulas can be used to produce the results you want. Learn how to sort and filter your data, apply categories, create charts and export your results to in different formats to other platforms. Make the spreadsheet work for you and not the other way around.

Prerequisite - Clients must have a basic understanding of macOS.

Cost  - R850.00 incl. vat

Duration - 4 hrs.

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Keynote

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Course Description

Keynote, Apple's premier presentation application, has been updated to align its layout with the iOS and iCloud. Learn how to use existing templates or create your own. Insert any media, apply slide and object transitions and animations, use different views and build thorough understanding of the best presentation package out there. We’ll even throw in a few handy hints and tips to really enhance your experience.

Prerequisite - Clients must have a basic understanding of macOS.

Cost  - R1000.00 incl. vat

Duration - 4 hrs.

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iBooks Author

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Course Description

With iBooks Author, you are able to create media rich ePubs with ease. And if you're already familiar with Pages, Numbers or Keynote, you're already 80% there.

From the layout of your ePub to the publishing of your masterpiece, iBooks Author helps you not only present your creativity in words but enables you to combine it with rich media, 3D objects and more.

Start a new book from scratch or import an existing project from Microsoft Word or Pages directly into iBooks Author, then extend your creativity. Finally, publish your book to the iBook Store or to your Mac or iPad for your own personal use.  

Prerequisite - Clients must have a basic understanding of macOS.

Cost - R650.00 incl. vat

Duration - 3 hrs

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Digicape offer onsite at your premises and offsite training at our facilities to companies, schools and pre-selected groups at a time that suits you. For an enhanced Mac experience that ensures your people are most productive with their Apple hardware and software check our site regularly to see what courses we.re currently offering or contact our Training team to tailor a program specifically for you.

Create your own Training session

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Description

If our schedule doesn't suit you, or if you simply prefer the personal touch for either yourself or your company, we'll create a workshop that meets your exact needs.  macOS or iOS, Apps or Applications. Or both.                    

Cost - R595.00 incl vat per hour per person