Price: £265.00 concessionary fee, £0.00 Click here for information on help with fees
Weekdays/Time: Mon (09:30 to 15:00)Starts: 24/04/2017
End Date: 03/07/2017
Number of Weeks: 10
Tutor Approval Required? Yes more info
This course is a Level 1 course and aims to provide skills in using word processing software and spreadsheet software to produce a professional document that is based around relevant workplace skills. You will cover using IT tools safely, securely as well as efficiently and effectively. This course develops the IT skills needed to move into administration, office or secretarial work.
Please complete the online Application form and book your interview by clicking Apply Now at the top of this page. If no interview slots are available at the time of your application we will be in touch to arrange an interview date.
To be accepted on the course you must complete the following steps:
On completition of your interview and meeting the other criteria laid out in the application process, successful applicants will be offered a place on to the course.
For Information on how to enrol please click here
You will need to have enough English to be able to:
understand instructions with some technical vocabulary
and provide material that demonstrates techniques learned.
to communicate clearly with the tutor and participate in classroom discussions
You will need to be able to use a keyboard and a mouse.
Ideally you will have already completed a basic course using Office software. We will however consider past experience. There will be an interview and a formal screening session to ensure that the course will meet your needs.
Tutor approval - Yes
Before your tutor interview you are also requested to take an online assessment in Maths and English at the college. This will help us ensure that the course is suitable for you and that you have the right English and maths skills to enjoy the course and succeed.
To help you, have a look at these online resources before you come to college to take the assessment.
The Course covers the following modules:
Word , Excel, (formulae , functions, producing charts and graphs to analyse data) Using the Internet (research skills and communication)
The modules are taught so that you gain knowledge of best practice and are able to evaluate the use of IT so that your work practices are efficient.
The methods of teaching are:
Classroom based with work related material
Group work and Pair work
One to One support and careers advice
This qualification is gained by producing a portfolio which is produced from class based exercises with ongoing feedback provided by the tutor. The final portfolio is then reviewed by an external moderator to verify the qualification
If you require further course information or advice & guidance that is not answered in this outline, please email firstname.lastname@example.org You can also make an appointment for further information or tutor approval on our Information Days: Info Days If you would like general information about the college, for example, fees & finance, funding, term dates or opening times please email email@example.com or drop in to our main reception area at either site.
For information on course fees and
how to get additional help to pay for them look at our How to Pay for Your Course section.
Memory stick, pen, paper
As this a qualification based course you need to have 100% attendance. Developing IT skills is an ongoing process and the exercises are built upon your progress week by week.
Office Skills Certificate Level 2 with a volunteering option.
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