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Course Content

Course Content

The aim of the course is to develop some basic word processing skills. By the end of the course, you should be able to:

demonstrate an understanding of the uses of a word processing application
identify the main parts of the Word screen
enter and edit information
store and retrieve files
apply a range of text formatting techniques
prepare for the Word Transferrable Skills course following on from this introductory course.

To be eligible for a free funded course you must be over 19 years of age as at 31st August 2022 and not be an apprentice, further eligibility may be linked to where you live and we will check that at enrolment stage and may contact you for further information or refer you to alternative provision.

It is suitable for those who have a basic understanding of ICT and word processing.

This is an online course. Your teacher will provide you with help to get up and running and offer ongoing regular “classroom” support.

You will need to have regular access to a Windows 10 or Windows 11 personal computer with Microsoft Office installed (2016 or newer), a working camera and microphone, access to the Internet and an email account to make the most of the online sessions. If you are keen to take notes, please have a notepad, pen or pencil to hand.

Your teacher will give verbal and written feedback throughout the course.

This course will prepare you for progression to a Word Transferable Skills course.

Your teacher will discuss progression options and these will include, Transferable skills courses, Essentials Digital Skills and Level 3 courses.

Other courses related to personal or professional development.

02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Concessions may be available based on income and benefit status

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