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Whether you want to get back to work, improve your promotion prospects or gain a nationally recognised qualification for your CV, our IT Courses are the perfect place to start.

These courses offer you the flexibility to study at your own pace and to fit learning around your work, family and other commitments.

Whether you’re a complete beginner or working at advanced level; studying for pleasure or to gain a qualification, you’ll find something to help improve your knowledge and skills.

Microsoft Office Specialist

The Microsoft-accredited qualifications can improve your productivity in a range of Microsoft packages and gain formal accreditation for your skills.

  • Microsoft Office Specialist 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 credibility 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.

Choose from Access, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint and Word at Specialist level; with Excel and Word on offer at Expert Level.

Microsoft Office SpecialistMicrosoft Office Expert
Word £120 Word £120
Excel £120 Excel £120
Access £120  
PowerPoint £120  
Outlook £120  

Scottish Qualification Authority Courses

These courses will help you to build your confidence and working knowledge in using computers. Available at different levels depending on your starting point, they are ideal if you want to change career or get back into work.

Information and Communication Technology Level 4 £86
Information and Communication Technology Level 5 £86

European Computer Driving Licence

ECDL is the world's leading computer skills certification. To date more than 15 million people have engaged with the ECDL programme, in over 100 countries.

Module 1: Security for IT Users £30
Module 2: IT User Fundamentals £30
Module 3: Word Processing Software £50
Module 4: Spreadsheet Software £50
Module 5: Database Software £50
Module 6: Presentation Software £50
Module 7: Using Email and the Internet £30

A registration fee of £27 is also payable for ECDL, over and above the course fees.

Funding

There are a range of options to help you pay for your course.

Further Education: Individual Training Account (ITA) funding can be used for some of our courses. To find out more, visit www.myworldofwork.co.uk Fee waiver funding may also be available for certain courses for those in receipt of means tested benefits.

Higher Education: Part Time Fee Grant funding can be used for some of our courses. To find out more visit www.saas.gov.uk

You can get more information on our fees and funding page.

If you are unsure, please ask us for details - 0345 270 1177 / pc.admissions.perth@uhi.ac.uk