PowerShell: Level 1

Learn about PowerShell, a utility that greatly extends the scripting capabilities of Windows.

course image

Course details

ceus icon CEUs 0.8

cost icon Cost

PowerShell: Level 1

Learn about PowerShell, a utility that greatly extends the scripting capabilities of Windows.

What you’ll be able to do — competencies

  • Identify, describe and use the most essential PowerShell functions 
  • Manage common Windows objects with PowerShell 
  • Manage common process objects with PowerShell 
  • Create PowerShell scripts to automate management tasks 

Course description

expand drawer icon collaspe drawer icon

PowerShell is a utility that greatly extends the scripting capabilities of Windows. Built on the .NET Framework, PowerShell is both a language and an interface for administering Windows. If you manage a Windows system, PowerShell will make it easier to automate much of your work. Course topics include creating and debugging PowerShell scripts, as well as managing files, services and the registry. 

Pre-requisites

expand drawer icon collaspe drawer icon
  • Experience with the Windows environment 

Syllabus

expand drawer icon collaspe drawer icon

Session 1 

  • What is PowerShell? 
  • Executing commands and basic PowerShell syntax 
  • Finding Commands and Using Help 

Session 1 Assignments 

  • Launch PowerShell applications 
  • Execute basic commands to get help and begin learning the PowerShell language 

Session 2 

  • Using the PowerShell pipe 
  • Software objects and members 
  • Sorting, selecting and filtering objects 
  • Formatting output 
  • Variables 

Session 2 Assignments 

  • Execute complex commands using extended PowerShell syntax 
  • Understand and modify PowerShell output 
  • Use variables to store data 

Session 3 

  • PSDrives and the registry 
  • PowerShell remoting 
  • Basic scripting 

Session 3 Assignments 

  • Create and modify a registry key 
  • Execute commands to get information from a remote machine 
  • Create a profile script 

Next available start dates

We aren’t currently offering this course, but plan to in the future. In the meantime keep checking for updates, and browse our course catalog for more classes.

Want more information about Technology programs at Tombolo?

Interested in custom learning solutions for your team?

Tombolo Institute Corporate Solutions offers tailor-made professional development programs to meet your organization’s goals.

Get started