The course begins with an induction - either an induction session or
Anytime Induction. The induction explains the nature and structure of the course and the resources available – a comprehensive e-learning course, practice projects, Microsoft textbooks and GMetrix practice software.
The core of the course is the e-learning and practice projects. In complement to those, there are three, optional, Key Concept sessions. These sessions explore some of the more interesting and difficult topics through worked examples and practical exercises.
The course concludes with the Microsoft Office Specialist exam; a 50 minute, computer assessed exam in which you have to complete several tasks on realistic Word documents. The exams can be taken remotely, from your home.
Visit our Microsoft Office Specialist page to find out more about MOS and the benefits of a MOS qualification.
The amount of learning time depends on your current Word knowledge, but as an estimate:
- Induction: 1 hour
Key Concept teaching: 0 - 3 hours
E-learning: 12 - 13 hours
Practice projects and GMetrix exam practice: 4 - 5 hours
Certification exam: 50 minutes.
For a total of between 18- 24 hours.
Key Concept Session Details
Key Concept Session 1: Structuring your Documents
In this Word Key Concept session you will learn about the benefits of using headings, styles and sections to structure your documents appropriately. You will learn how to automatically create a table of contents and add appropriate page numbering.
Key Concept Session 2: References
This session explores inserting and managing references. You will learn how to use the reference tools in Word.
Key Concept Session 3: Graphics
This Key Concept session you will learn about using graphics effectively in your documents and how to insert and format images.