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European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL), Extra
This course will develop your ICT skills and improve your employability.
As a progression from the Level 1 ECDL course or to enhance your existing Microsoft Office suite experience, you will gain confidence, knowledge and understanding of the three main Microsoft applications required in the workplace - Word, Excel, PowerPoint and a contextualised industry-based scenario project activity.
Employers value IT skills.
There are very few jobs that don’t require some form of IT knowledge, and this will enhance your employability by improving your skills, help you become more productive and you’ll gain a qualification:
By the end of this course you shall update your IT skills in the following areas:
Microsoft word has quickly become one of the most used programmes within employment, therefore, this section will focus on teaching you how to use it in detail. This will vary from basics such as how to format text, formatting pages, creating and using tables and effectively carrying out a mail merge.
The use of Microsoft Excel is ever growing and is becoming a very convenient and simple way to store data. Therefore, in this section you shall learn in detail how to enter data into excel, create spreadsheets and using formulas and functions.
Microsoft PowerPoint is one of the most favoured programmes when it comes to be creative and in creating personalised presentations. You shall learn how to create different presentation slides, choose different backgrounds and adaptations as well as how to include different charts and graphs in accordance with your needs.
Improving Productivity of Using IT
This final section shall teach you how to identify the most effective programme of the above to use in accordance with work at hand and the programme that is most cost effective.
It’s taught by our outstanding lecturers, all of whom are highly qualified and will support and guide you throughout. You’ll benefit from learning at one of the top-performing colleges in the country, which is also rated outstanding by Ofsted. This course will provide you with a recognised qualification that employers value, especially if you want a job that requires regular use of computers.
The sooner you apply the more likely you are to guarantee yourself a place on the course. It is quick and easy to apply using the Apply button.
How will I be assessed?
This course is examined and will require access to a computer outside of the taught hours.
You can progress onto the ECDL Advanced Certificate.
It isn’t necessary that you have completed ECDL Essentials, but it is recommended as you are going onto a Level 2 qualification. You will need access to a laptop/PC outside of the taught hours as you will be provided with additional learning materials that will also assist you when completing your courses.
Category & Subject AreaComputing and Digital Technologies Computing and Digital Technologies Courses for adults UWE Bristol Upskill on Saturday
iAn interview is required for this course.
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