Microsoft Word or Word Expert*
You don’t need any prior experience of Microsoft Word, but you will need to be familiar with using a computer and the Windows environment. Our training will also assist you in taking the Microsoft Office Specialist test (MOS) exam.
Your studies will cover the basics – from starting Word, to inputting text, saving documents, page breaks, auto-correct, cut and paste, indenting and bullets, page numbers, the use of tables, WordArt and text boxes, clipart, the use of columns through to applying, creating and modifying styles.
Microsoft Excel or Excel Expert*
You don’t need any prior experience of Excel but you will need to be familiar with the Windows environment and have some basic keyboard experience.
This Excel course comprises several lessons, which provide a detailed but manageable study programme, so you can be confident about your new skills in the workplace. Just some of the areas covered include creating worksheets, formatting text, simple and complex formulas; handling rows and columns, autocomplete, using styles, headers and footers, average, max and min functions and using charts.
The course is wide-ranging covering: running slide shows, planning and designing presentations, applying themes, inserting slides from Word, drawing and resizing shapes, charts and spreadsheets, using flowcharts, viewing and editing comments, transition effects and hyperlinks.
On completion, you will feel confident in using Microsoft PowerPoint and be able to create interesting and creative presentations.
Or Microsoft Outlook
Of all the Microsoft Outlook courses, we’re convinced that this one is the best. In six lessons, we’ll take you through everything you need to use Outlook as a work tool, from navigation and views through contacts and appointments to tasks and folders.
Or Microsoft Access
Develop database skills from the initial design stage. Covers the creation of tables, reports, queries and forms, relationships, wizards and more.
*Depending on skill level it may be possible to study the Expert course as an alternative core course.