IT Short Course - Microsoft Office Specialist: Outlook

What is special about this course?

Use Outlook to enhance professional correspondence, create calendars, and schedule appointments.  Learn how to create and send messages for marketing campaigns, plan staff meetings and assign meeting actions.

Improve your productivity in a range of Microsoft packages and gain formal accreditation for your skills.

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certified employees are proven to be significantly more productive when using Microsoft Office applications.

Research indicates that MOS certified individuals have increased competence, productivity, and credibiity with their employers, co-workers and clients.

MOS helps to increase job satisfaction and provides employers with a measurable return on their training investment.

MOS is proven to be popular and effective as criteria for recruiting staff for roles that use Microsoft Office applications every day.


Entry requirements

You should have a basic knowledge of Outlook software



Included in the course:

  • Customise settings;
  • Print and save information;
  • Perform search operations;
  • Configure mail settings;
  • Create messages;
  • Format a message;
  • Organise and manage messages;
  • Create and manage calendars;
  • Create appointments, meetings and events;
  • Organise and manage appointments, meetings and events;
  • Create and manage notes and tasks;
  • Create and manage contacts;
  • Create and manage contact groups

How will I study my course?

  • Flexible

Full tutor support is available.

Combine learning in the centre with time at home or work giving you the flexbility to fit study around work and family commitments.

How long will my course last?

20 Hours

Where can I study my course?

    • Crieff Learning Centre
    • Kinross Learning Centre
    • Blairgowrie Learning Centre
    • Pathways Learning Centre, Perth

Start date

Course starts throughout the year

20 hours over 10 weeks (£120)


Most full-time students will have their fees paid.

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

Is there more information available online?

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