This course, in just 7 lesson is very basic, will allow you to learn enough features to use Blender from the beginning.
It's realized by Andrea Coppola, one of the 6 Italian Blender Foundation certified Trainers (sorry for his English pronunciation...)
The course does not focus on the details of this complex software, but addresses the topics that you need to get you working right away:
- understanding the interface
- main modifiers and tools
- materials and textures
- lighting, framing and rendering
- compositing and post production
For more detailed lesson, please visit Blender High School website, download the complete videocourse and buy the most complete guide on Blender (pdf or paperbook): BLENDER - THE ULTIMATE GUIDE in 6 volumes.