IT Short Course - C&G Entry Level 3 - Desktop Publishing Software Access

What is special about this course?

This unit is a selection of entry level pick and mix units.  Designed for those with little previous knowledge these units will allow you to develop skills and knowledge in the areas that are most relevant for you, whilst potentially working towards further recognised qualifications.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements

Learn how to use desktop publishing software designed to combine and manipulate text, image and graphic elements in layouts appropriate for subsequent publication to screen or print.

There are three learning outcomes to this unit. At the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Use appropriate designs and page layouts for publications
  • Input text and other information into a publication
  • Use desktop publishing software techniques to edit and format a publication

How will I study my course?

  • Flexible
  • Open Access

Online learning with online tutor support

How long will my course last?

15 Hours

Where can I study my course?

    Start date

    Flexible start dates


    Most full-time students will have their fees paid.

    Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.

    What can I do on completion of my course?

    Once completed you may progress onto other units, potentially achieving Level 2 Award for IT User, to achieve this award, you must complete the folloiwng mandatory units:

    • IT User Fundamentals plus one other unit from the following;
      • Word Processing Software
      • Spreadsheet Software
      • Presentation Software
      • Database Software

    Yoy may also be able to progress onto other units, potentially achieving Level 3 Certificate for IT Users, to achieve this award, you must complete the following mandatory units:

    • Online Basics
    • IT User Fundamentals
    • Using Email
    • Using Internet

    Plus any 3 additionnal units:

    • Word Processing Software
    • Spreadsheet Sofware
    • Presentation Software
    • Database Software

    Is there more information available online?

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