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Computing and IT

Computing and IT

Mode of study Part-time
Duration 10 Weeks
Campus London Road Campus
Start date 20 January 2021
Tuition Fee £175
Course code PLR1ICT002 (2021)
Runs on Wednesday
  • Who is it for?

    This workshop provides a quick introduction to more detailed study on three of the most popular Microsoft Applications used regularly in the workplace and at home. You will spend two weeks focusing on each application, which include: Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

    This course will go into more depth and enable you to create a range of complex and attractive documents, more detailed spreadsheets and professional animated presentations.

    On completion of the course you may consider applying for the ITQ Certificate, which will enable you to develop your skills further in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and provide you with a recognised qualification.

  • Entry Requirements

    You must have a beginner’s knowledge of the three Microsoft Application Word, Excel and PowerPoint and an interest in learning to use Microsoft Applications in greater depth. You may have already completed the ‘Beginner’s’ Course.

  • What does the course involve?

    The classes will focus on the most commonly used applications such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Lessons will be held in a computing lab where your tutor will demonstrate how to use a range of tools and applications. He/she will provide support whilst you practice using the software effectively and create your own portfolio.

  • How is the course assessed?

    During the sessions your tutor will assess your work and provide feedback. Additional tasks will be provided for you to practice at home.

  • Additional Notes

    It is essential to bring an USB pen, as it will enable you to take electronic copies of your work home.

  • What do I do next?

    If you meet the entry requirements for this course, please use the Register my Interest or Apply Now buttons or contact Course Advice on 01743 342333 to organise enrolment. If you are still undecided about the course most suitable for you, please drop in to one of our Advice Events, ring Course Advice on 01743 342 333, use our Live Chat facility or email:

    Fees stated are for enrolment for the current academic year only. Courses which run for 2 or 3 years will be subject to further fees and possible price increases each year.

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Career Options

  • Programmers and software development professionals

    Up to £47,000

  • Information technology and telecommunications professionals n.e.c.

    Up to £45,000


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