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Microsoft Office Skills - Part-time

Computing16

Course outline

This course is for those who wish to learn the basics of Word 2016 and Excel 2016.

It is split to cover Microsoft Word first, followed by Microsoft Excel.

Word

  • Understand the ribbons in word
  • Enter data to create a range of word documents
  • Format and edit text and use the spellcheck functions
  • Use cut / copy and paste
  • Adjust paragraph alignment and line spacing
  • Create and manipulate data in tables
  • Print documents
  • Save/open files into specified drives and folders

Excel

  • Identify and use Cells, Columns, Rows, Workbooks to enter and manage data
  • Enter data, numbers and symbols
  • Understand the different mouse shapes
  • Edit and format text and adjust text alignment
  • Insert basic formulas including SUM and AVERAGE
  • Use Autosum and Autofill
  • Print documents
  • Save/open file into specified drives and folders
  • Use Page Setup – fit data to print on one page, use of margins and headers/footers
  • Create and edit charts (Column, Bar, Pie and Line)

How to apply for this course

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions
The Lace Market
Nottingham
NG1 1NG

Start: 12th January 2021

End: 30th March 2021

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Day: Tuesday

Tuition fee: £123.75

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits. Please see our Financial Help page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Beginners

Course code: C033529 / Q033530

The Lace Market
Nottingham
NG1 1NG

Start: 14th January 2021

End: 1st April 2021

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Day: Thursday

Tuition fee: £123.75

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits. Please see our Financial Help page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Beginners

Course code: C033532 / Q033533

Southglade Park
Southglade Road
Bestwood
Nottingham
NG5 5GU

Start: 26th January 2021

End: 27th April 2021

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Day: Tuesday

Tuition fee: £99

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits. Please see our Financial Help page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Beginners

Course code: C033156 / Q033157

The Lace Market
Nottingham
NG1 1NG

Start: 20th April 2021

End: 29th June 2021

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Day: Tuesday

Tuition fee: £123.75

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits. Please see our Financial Help page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Improvers

Course code: C033535 / Q033537

Southglade Park
Southglade Road
Bestwood
Nottingham
NG5 5GU

Start: 4th May 2021

End: 20th July 2021

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Day: Tuesday

Tuition fee: £99

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits. Please see our Financial Help page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Beginners

Course code: C033186 / Q033187

Qualification

Course Certificate

Level Entry Level
Entry requirements

This course is suitable for beginners and improvers. Some previous use of a mouse and computers is advisable.

Assessment

Tutors will give regular verbal and written feedback. You will be required to complete an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and encouraged to set your own personal targets as part of this course.

Progression

There may be opportunities to progress onto other courses both in the community and at Nottingham College sites.

The course tutor can discuss appropriate opportunities if you wish to further your learning in this subject area.

Additional information

You can read more about community courses and your Individual Learning Plan in our Guidance for Community Learners booklet.

Tutor: Monica Chahal (Adams)

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