what is the training path for a new test complete user. I am looking at:
Really depends on the user and desired approach. Technically you can do anything with Keyword Tests you can with scripting tests. Personally though I find pure scripting to be much easier to maintain and more straight forward, but has a higher learning curve.
I know that this is not the general topic of this discussion but there is a good book for someone who use TestComplete for the first time:
I have it and it helped me a lot at the beggining.
You can start with TestComplete 101, follow the TestComplete Basics: Web Testing course - they are free. You can find them here:
If you need more stuff to learn, you can take one of the specified course.
There is a free course here: http://www.testmanagement.com/courses/fast-start-testcomplete/ and then the advanced is paid for if you want to go further.