IT Microsoft Skills

Ref: C2339408

This qualification is a practical and flexible way of improving your ICT skills using Office 2013. The units covered will include Word Processing, Internet and Email, Spreadsheets or PowerPoint.

Course aim

This course is aimed at learners who have no computing skills, and would like to gain the skills and confidence to use Microsoft Office applications and the Internet. The course can be flexible and adapted to individual learner's needs.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners

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

  • Use a keyboard and improved mouse skills more confidently.
  • Use learnt skills in word processing applications.
  • Use learnt skills in spreadsheets applications.
  • Use learnt skills in powerpoint applications.
  • Use learnt formatting skills more confidently.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress

What else do I need to know?

  • It would be helpful to learners to bring along with them a writing pad and pen, folder and also a memory storing device (optional).

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • This course could lead to a range of job opportunities. Follow link to National Careers Service for more details https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation

Download full course outline

IT Microsoft Skills Course Outline

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Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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