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Microsoft Office applications are used commonly in many different workplace, as well as home, environments, from typing letters to doing regular budgeting tasks and stylishly presenting holiday / family photographs through to mail merges, financial calculations and boardroom presentations. In todays technological society it is useful to have a basic understanding and experience of using some of Microsofts main applications. At Aylesbury Campus we have chosen three of the most popular and in-demand applications and created a course that is designed to give people a basic grounding in each them. Two 2 hour taught sessions each in Word, Excel and PowerPoint which focus on getting you up and running on the latest versions of these applications.

  • What will I learn?

    Essentially you will be studying Microsoft Word for 2 weeks each consisting of 2 hours of study at the College followed by 2 weeks of Microsoft Excel and then 2 weeks of Microsoft PowerPoint. The aim is to give learners a fundamental grounding in the use of the applications so they feel comfortable with using them either personally and / or in their place of work,

  • Example modules

    • Understanding the Ribbon Layout specific to Word, Excel and Powerpoint
    • Page Layout and formatting text
    • Applying Borders and shading to text boxes and tables
    • Creating and formatting charts
    • Working with images, illustrations and media
  • Entry Requirements

    A basic familiarity with computers; access to Microsoft office (version 2010 and above); a basic familiarity with word processing techniques, with spreadsheet layouts and how they can be used to perform calculations and analysis of data.

  • Progression & Career Opportunities

    You may wish to complete a MOS qualification in another Microsoft package. Alternatively, you could progress to the Microsoft Office Expert Certification in Word or Excel. The MOS certification is a great addition to your CV and will support you in any administration based role.

  • Additional Information

    Please complete the online registration form. To pay, click on 'apply' to go to the online store. This is a classroom based course. You may want to bring a pen and notepad but you will also be provided with a course booklet which you can annotate, should you so wish.

    This course will next be running from 10th Oct 2018 and 20th Feb 2019

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Course Details

Qualification Level Entry Level
Study Mode Part-Time Course
Start Date Multiple Start Dates
Duration 6 Weeks
Course Code PXXXXMOBC-1
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