When & Where

Suitable For

  • 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor To be confirmed
  • Course Code K21ITCA01B

What you will learn

Learn how to use your computer and or iPad.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • How to use Microsoft (MS) Word- Basic
  • How to use Microsoft (MS) PowerPoint - Basic


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    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.

    Entry requirements

    There are no formal entry requirements. Course is aimed at beginners. An introduction to MS Word and MS PowerPoint.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    All content is subject to minor changes, we aim to tailor the new skills to the ability of the group of learners.

    What you need

    Some basic stationery (pen and paper). Lots of enthusiasm and willing to learn new skills.

    What you can do next

    Have a look at our Chartered Institute of IT Level 1 ECDL Award in ICT User Skills.