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Introduction to Microsoft Office - Part-time


Course outline

This course is for those that are comfortable using a keyboard and mouse and wish to learn the basics of Word and Excel.


  • Enter data, numbers and symbols
  • Change margins
  • Edit/format text including the use of Styles
  • Find & Replace data
  • Adjust paragraph alignment and line spacing
  • Create and manipulate data in Tables and Templates
  • Print documents
  • Save/open files into specified drives and folders


  • Enter data, numbers and symbols
  • Understand the different mouse shapes
  • Edit and format text
  • Adjust text alignment
  • Insert data and basic formulas including SUM, AVERAGE, COUNT, COUNTA, MIN and MAX
  • Print document
  • Save/open file into specified drives and folders
  • Use Page Setup – fit data to one page, use of margins and headers/footers
  • Create charts (Column, Pie and Line)

How to enrol onto this course

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions


Maid Marian Way

Date / time:

Start: 13th September 2018

End: 25th October 2018

Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Day: Thursday

Fees / reductions:

Tuition fee: £56.88

Community Learning funded. See our Financial Help page for fee reduction information.

Course code: C003631 / Q003860


Certificate in MS Office


9 weeks

Level Other
Entry requirements

Some previous use of computers is advisable. To enrol on this course you must be aged 19+, live in the Nottingham area and have an NG postcode.

Teaching & assessment

Completed tasks throughout the course and portfolio building, there is no formal exam.


MS Units or other computer course.

Additional information

A memory stick/flash drive would be advantageous but not essential.

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