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?
To study online with vision2learn you will require the following:
- An Internet enabled PC running Microsoft Windows operating system
- An active email account
- Microsoft Word or a similar word processing software program. (You may need additional software programs for IT courses – please contact us for more information.)
- Adobe Reader
- Adobe Flash Player (version 9.0 or higher)
Supported Web Browsers
The following web browsers are currently supported.
- Internet Explorer 11
- Microsoft Edge *
- Google Chrome *
- Mozilla Firefox *
* Microsoft Edge, Firefox and Chrome follow a continuous release policy. We will support the last 2 major versions of each of these browsers.
If you are a Mac user you will need compatible software (earliest Office 2016), so that your FE College tutor can read your submitted work.
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