Skill Building - Microsoft Word & Powerpoint

Ref: C3128620

Would you like to learn how to create professional looking documents with images, tables and attractive font choices? How about designing effective and eye catching presentation slides which grab and keep peoples attention? Build some of the basic skills needed to use Word and PowerPoint effectively.

Additional information about this course

students who have been referred by the Recovery College are eligible for fee-remission, if they do not meet the standard WEA fee waivers. The course fees should be overridden at enrolment and costs recovered from project XG-41023-2. Please log student name and course ref. when charging cost code.

Course aim

An introduction to the basics of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint to build professional looking documents and attention grabbing presentations.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Build up your keyboard skills in a fun way.
  • Enter, edit and format text.
  • Use tables to organise information.
  • Insert an image.
  • Use animations and transitions to enhance your presentations.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

You must have a software package on your own laptop or desktop that has a word processor and presentation software.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Skill Building - Microsoft Word & Powerpoint

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As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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