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ECDL MS Word Basics

This is equivalent to ECDL Extra module.

This workshop develops the learner’s ability to create word-processed documents e.g. entering text, editing and formatting work, and using graphs, tables and pictures for a professional finish.
The learner will also understand how to work more effectively using tools such as the spell-checker and mail merge.

After completing this workshop the learner should be able to:

  • Work with documents and save them in different file formats
  • Choose built-in options such as the Help function to enhance productivity
  • Create and edit small-sized word processing documents that will be ready to share and distribute
  • Apply different formats to documents to enhance them before distribution and recognise good practice in choosing the appropriate formatting options
  • Insert tables, images and drawn objects into documents
  • Prepare documents for mail merge operations
  • Adjust document page settings and check and correct spelling before finally printing documents

Who is it for?

This workshop allows learners to demonstrate the ability to use a word processing application to accomplish everyday tasks associated with creating, formatting and finishing word processing documents such as letters and other everyday documents

  • No prior of knowledge of word processing is required.
  • Basic IT skills needed

What Qualifications will be received?

  • All attendees will receive a Certificate of Achievement on completion.
  • You can choose to sit the ECDL exam for the modules you have completed

There are further opportunities for learners to build upon what they have learnt. For Example:

  1. Progress to the Advanced Workshop
  2. Attend further workshops and courses which can be used to build up a full IT User Qualification e.g.
  • BCS ITQ qualification
  • European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)

We also operate a number of community skills clubs which improve your earning potential and provide a mutually supportive social outlet.
For more information or if you have any ideas or suggestions on what else you would like you receive from us let us know and we will happily look into your suggestion.

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