Microsoft Office Packages

Ref: C3674913

An ICT course designed to build confidence working with Microsoft Office Packages enabling students to work independently or as a group. Students will be able to work at their own pace and progress to new modules and higher levels within this class, with individual support.

Course aim

To promote social purpose issues while using the computer. To learn new ICT skills and build on existing knowledge using Microsoft Office. To provide the student with transferable ICT skills.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • Complete practical exercises to create Microsoft Office Documents.
  • Enter and Edit data with accuracy
  • Format various documents layouts
  • Print hard copies for a portfolio in order to provide evidence of learning and progression
  • Increase awareness of social issues through text content of some practical exercises

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

What else do I need to know?

  • You will need to provide your own A4 folder to keep course paperwork in. You will need a pen. The workpacks and other course material will be provided by the course tutor.

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
  • Through gaining confidence and new skills can open opportunities for employment.

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Microsoft Office Packages


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  • 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 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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