IT Short Course – Word Processing
Build your IT confidence and gain other transferable skills that will help with future employment, on this handy residential course.
Level: Level 1
Purpose: Improving IT skills
Duration: 3 days, Mon – Wed
We are hoping to run this course from September 2020 and are happy to take expressions of interest. Anyone registering an expression of interest will be kept up-to-date with course information and dates once they have been confirmed.
What are the qualifications about?
You will learn how to make changes to the appearance of your work, how to cut, copy and paste text, how to spell check and how to print your work and you will develop your skills in formatting, structuring and presentation.
Who are they for?
If you are looking to enhance your IT skills, and improve your CV and career and employability prospects, this course is for you.
What do I need?
There are no entry requirements for this course, but it is best if you have basic computer skills and the ability to use a keyboard.
Why choose Ruskin College?
With our tranquil, spacious surroundings and friendly tutors and students, Ruskin is the ideal place for one of our vocational short residential courses.
What sorts of things do they cover?
You will cover areas such as:
- How to make changes to the appearance of your work
- How to cut, copy and paste text
- How to spell check, save and print your work
- Developing your skills in formatting, structuring and presentation
How will I learn and be assessed?
You will carry out practical IT exercises.
How long do they take?
Usual course length
Completing the Introduction to Word usually takes:
- 3 days full time
This residential course runs from Monday to Wednesday.
What jobs could they lead to?
You can build on what you have learnt on this course by taking some of our other IT courses, such as spreadsheets, PowerPoint and internet and email. This will then mean you can go on to achieve the ITQ for IT Users Award. The award has been carefully designed with employers to ensure it meets what they are looking for.
What would it cost me?
£260 (inc lunch and accommodation). We will help you access financial support if you are entitled to it: find out if you are eligible.