Week 1 How to use Microsoft (MS) Word for beginners. Navigating around Word’s interface. Creating a new document. Opening a new document. How to select text. How to delete text. Copy and paste. Cut and paste. Formatting text in Word. How to apply typographic (Bold, Italic, Underline). Change to capitalization in Word. Formatting paragraphs. Week 2 Recap from week 1. Practice exercises. How to create lists paragraphs. How to use character styles in MS Word. Page layout. Orientation of the page. Page margins. How to use table styles in MS Word. Saving and Printing. Keyboard short cuts. Week 3 Recap from week 2. How to use Microsoft (MS) PowerPoint for beginners. Getting started. Choose a theme. Selecting and insert a new slide. Add text to the slide. Bullets and paragraphs. Formatting your slide. Adding pictures. Adding shapes. Watch your presentation. Save PowerPoint presentation. Week 4 Recapping skills learnt from week 3. Transitions and builds. Add speaker notes. Practicing how to create a simple presentation in Power Point. Week 5 One lesson project to practice your skills learnt.
There are no formal entry requirements. Course is aimed at beginners. An introduction to MS Word and MS PowerPoint.
All content is subject to minor changes, we aim to tailor the new skills to the ability of the group of learners.
Some basic stationery (pen and paper). Lots of enthusiasm and willing to learn new skills.
Have a look at our Chartered Institute of IT Level 1 ECDL Award in ICT User Skills.