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Microsoft Office Skills for Beginners/​Improvers — Part-time

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 enrol onto this course

These courses have limited places left. Please email parveen.shafiq@nottinghamcollege.ac.uk or contact her on 07929 790188 for availability.

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions
Haydn Road
Nottingham
NG5 1EA

Start: Tuesday 18th April 2023

End: Tuesday 27th June 2023

Time: 9:30am - 12:00pm

Day: Tuesday

Tuition fee: £112.50

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits or have a low income. Please see our Adult and Community Learning Courses page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Beginners

Course code: C037310 / Q037311

Haydn Road
Nottingham
NG5 1EA

Start: Tuesday 18th April 2023

End: Tuesday 27th June 2023

Time: 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Day: Tuesday

Tuition fee: £112.50

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits or have a low income. Please see our Adult and Community Learning Courses page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Beginners

Course code: C037314 / Q037315

Haydn Road
Nottingham
NG5 1EA

Start: Wednesday 19th April 2023

End: Wednesday 28th June 2023

Time: 9:30am - 12:00pm

Day: Wednesday

Tuition fee: £112.50

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits or have a low income. Please see our Adult and Community Learning Courses page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Beginners

Course code: C037328 / Q037329

Haydn Road
Nottingham
NG5 1EA

Start: Thursday 20th April 2023

End: Thursday 29th June 2023

Time: 9:30am - 12:00pm

Day: Thursday

Tuition fee: £112.50

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits or have a low income. Please see our Adult and Community Learning Courses page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Beginners

Course code: C037322 / Q037323

Haydn Road
Nottingham
NG5 1EA

Start: Thursday 20th April 2023

End: Thursday 29th June 2023

Time: 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Day: Thursday

Tuition fee: £112.50

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits or have a low income. Please see our Adult and Community Learning Courses page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Beginners

Course code: C037920 / Q037921

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.

Teaching & 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)