You should have a working knowledge of either C++ or Fortran in order to be able to understand much of the content in this tutorial.
The following web-based tutorials discuss subjects that are directly relevant to the process of developing an application with the Intel® compilers. These tutorials are recommended, but not required to start using the Intel compilers.
Both of these tutorials are available at the Intel® Software College.
In addition see the Intel® Software Development Products site for the latest information on the Intel compilers.