Exam Board: British Computer Society
CONTENT & OVERVIEW
Already have some knowledge of Microsoft Office but need to know more for work or just raise your skill set? This course is designed for you to develop your IT skills in creating accurate word documents, spreadsheets and presentations
- Microsoft Word
- Microsoft Excel
- Microsoft PowerPoint
The Improving Productivity unit revisits Word, Excel and PowerPoint in greater detail and the learner must be able to deal with open-ended scenarios.
If you are interested in a course please fill in the form at the bottom of this page or call us on 01724 862217. Alternatively, just call in to see us at Ashby Link. If you are a customer of the jobcentre please ask your work coach for a direct referral.
Attendance: Thursday morning or Friday morning.
|Flexible||Thursday||9.30am – 12.30pm||Varies||Ashby Link||£430|
|Flexible||Friday||9.30am – 12.30pm||Varies||Ashby Link||£430|
This course is designed for adults who wish to develop their IT Skills in creating accurate word documents, spreadsheets and presentations.
Application is followed by an individual interview and initial assessment to establish your prior achievement in IT and to identify whether an independent learning environment is right for you.
You must be 19+ years of age by 31 August 2019. There are no formal entry requirements but you must be able to demonstrate English skills to at least Level 1.
You will be taught in a workshop environment, studying independently at your own pace on each of the 4 units you will complete.
You will be encouraged to work on activities at home, or in our study area, for approximately 3 hours per week as directed by your tutor.
Your tutor will assess your work. At the end of each unit, you will complete a practical online test. The pass mark is 75% for each unit test.
Guidance is given throughout the course regarding opportunities and careers.
You will need to bring a notebook, pen and a USB stick with you.
HELPING YOU TO LEARN
Qualification (Vocational) courses only.
If you are in receipt of the following benefits, you may be eligible for full fee remission:
- Job Seeker’s Allowance
- Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) in the Work Related Activity Group (WRAG)
- Universal Credit and earning less than £338.00 a month (single claim) or £541.00 (household claim)
- Aged 19-23 yrs studying a first full Level 2 qualification
Fee remission is also available for eligible co-funded learners who are employed but on a low income (less than £16,009.50 annual gross salary)