Microsoft Word Transferrable Skills Name

Course Content

Course Content

This 8 week programme is an ideal progression from the Get started with Word Processing course and is designed to give an overview of Microsoft Word for learners who wish to develop these basic skills. There is a strong emphasis on improving your employability skills; by completing this course, you will be able to work more efficiently in your job, at home and with IT in general. It follows a structured syllabus working through a range of topics to cover specific knowledge areas and skills.

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

use formatting and page layout tools
develop document layout for a variety of purposes, for example, CV, Letters, posters, reports, rotas and newsletters
incorporate images, tables and other objects to enhance your documents
identify built in tools to effectively produce meaningful documents using a range of techniques

You will work through a variety of exercises and project tasks to suit your learning needs and will work individually, or in groups led by a specialist teacher.

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 have completed the Get started with Word Processing course.

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 assess your knowledge at the start of the course and your individual learning will be tailored accordingly. Observation of your progress throughout the various tasks will be used to assess your skills.

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

Following the course, you will be able to save and print a certificate of completion.

You can progress to similar IT courses relating to other Microsoft Office applications. Your teacher will advise you of the suitability and availability of these.

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

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