Build on your existing IT knowledge for home and the workplace and learn how to make the most of widespread IT software with this FREE on-line course.
- Boost your CV and gain IT skills valued by UK employers
- Gain intermediate knowledge of widely-used Microsoft Office programs, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel
- Master IT techniques to improve your productivity in the workplace
- Continue to develop your computer skills to aid your progress in a variety of different careers
Each unit contains an assessment to demonstrate your knowledge of each subject area. Once you successfully complete all four units you will achieve a Level 2 Certificate in IT User Skills.
Unit 1: Word processing software
- Managing documents
- Word processing editing tools
- Structure and layout
- Combining information
- Document quality control
Unit 2: Presentation software
- Entering information into presentations
- Managing presentations
- Presentation editing tools
- Slide formatting
- Animating your presentation
- Preparing your presentation
Unit 3: Spreadsheet software
- Creating a spreadsheet
- Managing spreadsheets
- Analysing data
- Formatting and presenting data
- Charts and graphs
- Spreadsheet quality control.
10 hours per week
Whilst an understanding of the sector would be advantageous no existing qualifications are required.
What computer software will I need?
- An Internet enabled desktop / laptop PC.
- An active email account.
- Adobe Acrobat Reader or similar PDF reader.
- The ability to read / edit Microsoft Word documents using Word or similar (e.g. LibreOffice).
Note: You will specifically need a recent full version (including Excel & PowerPoint) of Microsoft Office for our IT courses.
Supported web browsers
The following browsers are currently supported which all follow a continuous release policy. We will support the latest 2 major versions of each.
- Microsoft Edge
- Google Chrome
- Mozilla Firefox
- Apple Safari
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