IT Short Course - IT in Business - Word Processing and Presentation Apps

What is special about this course?

For anyone who wants to develop skills and knowledge in word processing and presentation packages to help business communication.

This course is particularly useful for anyone seeking employment in administration, where document production and presentation are important. This course can be undertaken as a stand-alone unit or as part of the HNC in Administration and Information Technology.

Entry requirements

ICT Level 5. You should have a good working knowledge of MS Word and PowerPoint. Good keyboard skills will be key to completing this credit.

Course content includes:

  • Using word processing skills to produce complex business documents
  • Working with graphics; mail merge; tables; forms; referencing; macros
  • Using word processing knowledge and techniques
  • Organisational house styles; templates
  • Creating Microsoft PowerPoint presentations
  • Security and confidentiality of information and equipment in the working environment
  • Relevant legislation – data protection, copyright etc; computer security
  • House styles and guidelines

How will I study my course?

  • Flexible
  • Open Access

Open access with online tutor support


How long will my course last?


68 Hours

68 hours which can be studied at your own pace over around 14 weeks.


Where can I study my course?

    Start date

    Flexible start dates

    Fees

    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?

    This course is particularly useful for anyone seeking employment in administration, where document production and presentation are important. This course can be undertaken as a stand-alone unit or as part of the HNC in Administration and Information Technology.

    Is there more information available online?

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