Introduction to OneNote

OneNote is useful as a digital replacement for your paper notebook and has the advantage of being fully searchable as well as making organising information in categories really easy. It’s useful for planning projects and for working in teams too. If you are using Office 365 in the Cloud you can collaborate using OneNote.

This course is only available for private bookings, either for groups or as a one-to-one, held online via Zoom or in the classroom. Please get in touch for availability.

Course Overview

This Introduction to OneNote course can be held either in the classroom or online as Live Online Learning. The outline for both formats is the same, however the classroom session offers more time with the trainer to work on exercises, ask questions and complete activities.

We are currently only able to offer private bookings. Please get in touch for more information, pricing and availability.

Course Timetable

Session One: Getting Started

  • OneNote desktop app
  • Understanding the interface
  • Creating and saving a OneNote Notebook
  • Adding and editing sections and pages
  • Adding text and lists
  • Adding information from other files

Session Two: Inserting Objects

  • Inserting file printouts
  • Adding and editing tables
  • Using hyperlinks to web pages and files
  • OneNote tags
  • Attaching a file
  • Screen clippings

Session Three: Finishing Touches

  • Searching your Notebook
  • Password protection
  • Spellcheck
  • Printing

Session Four: Sharing and the Office 365 Portal

  • Using OneNote Office 365
  • Creating a new Notebook in OneDrive
  • Sharing your Notebook
  • Editing a OneNote Notebook through the Web App

Group Learning Events

If you have three or more learners, a private group course could be cheaper.

We can tailor the content to your team, and host the training remotely, at your workplace or here at Happy's HQ in Aldgate, Central London.

Find out more

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Get in touch

This course is only available as a one-to-one or private group booking.

For pricing and availability, send us a message using the form below, leave us a message on 020 7375 7300, or speak to an Account Manager straight away using our Live Chat service in the bottom right of your screen!

The Small Print

For Live Online Interactive Learning sessions (webinars)

The course will run remotely for a full day consisting of three 90-minute live online sessions with independent work in between. 

All learners will need to install Zoom on their machines. Full technical requirements are on the Zoom website. Your link will be included in your joining instructions once you have booked your place — if you haven't received this email then please contact our team.

Learners should log into the training session 10 minutes before the start time to ensure that they have downloaded and set up Zoom correctly. The course will start precisely on time and it may not be possible to go back over material missed by late arrivals.

Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions before booking for our payment terms and cancellation policy.

For classroom sessions

All public classroom sessions take place at Happy's HQ in London at Robert Dolan House, 9 Alie Street, London E1 8DE. Please see our Contact Us page for full directions and a PDF map.

The course will run from 10am to 4:45pm (lunch is served 1pm to 1:45pm — we offer a choice of 3 cold bowl dishes). Please be careful to arrive by 9:45am for registration and refreshments. The course will start precisely on time and it may not be possible to go back over material missed by late arrivals. If you arrive over 30 minutes late you may be asked to leave and attend another day.

Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions before booking for our payment terms and cancellation policy.

The happy Guarantee

We want everyone to go away from our courses feeling as though they have learnt useful, practical skills that they can use straight away when they go back to work.

If you don’t feel that your training has been useful or if you are unhappy in any way, please get in touch with our Customer Services team within 30 days of the course. We will be happy to offer you additional support and training free of charge to help you to gain the skills you need, or if you’d prefer, a full refund.

Coronavirus Update

We are monitoring the Coronavirus pandemic closely and are following all current Government guidelines. Please see our Coronavirus Policy for more details and the latest information.

If you have any questions or concerns, contact our friendly team, available Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.


Your post-course support package

  • Included in the price of both online and classroom programmes
  • 2 years of free access to our IT Helpline
  • Unlimited access - call or email our team as often as you need
  • Ask about any content covered on your course

Did you know...

...if you're using OneNote as part of the Office 365 suite, you can tie it in with OneDrive, Teams or SharePoint?

Happy has courses to help you be more productive in all three of these Microsoft services. Take a look at the courses below.

Microsoft Teams: New User: Teams is a new way of communicating and storing files, which keeps everything that happens in relation to a team or project in one place. Find out more

Collaborating with OneDrive and OneNote to enable you to share documents with colleagues so that everyone has access to the same copy of the document and can collaborate in real time. Find out more

Introduction to SharePoint: SharePoint is the perfect solution for organisations with remote workers and for keeping files safe, secure and backed up. Find out more