M06 - iPads for Solicitors

Management & Professional Development Skills Courses (3 CPD Hours)

This course introduces participants to the iPad and how it can be used to support the work of a solicitor. The course goes through the iPad features and functions from beginner right up to expert user level.

The following elements are a sample of what is included in the course

Introduction to iPads for solicitors
  • Introducing the iPad
  • Summary of iPad beneifts to solicitors
  • Getting to know your iPad - instruction video on features and functions
iPad tips and tricks
  • Volume controls
  • Lock screen rotation
  • Open and switch between apps
  • Zoom in and out
  • Multitasking
  • Adjusting brightness
Customising and email
  • Customise your home screen
  • Organising and using folders
  • Using Safari
  • Sending and receiving emails
  • Connecting to a printer
  • How to print from your iPad
Media, notes and reminders
  • Taking photos
  • Managing photos
  • Using notes
  • Setting reminders
App stores and shortcuts
  • Downloading from the app store
  • Taking screenshots
  • Passcode
  • Keyboard shortcuts
From the course you can download many relevant notes and documents for your own use, you can also link to other relevant websites and resources with dedicated content on iPads for solicitors.

Course author:  Dr. John Wall, Head of School for Education and Professional Development, 3rd Level Institute

About the author: 
Dr. John Wall is Head of School for Education and Professional Development in a leading Irish Third Level Institution. He has vast experience in designing and delivering courses in business related subjects. John also has a particular interest in the delivery of continuing professional development through an e-learning platform and has recently completed his doctoral thesis in this area.