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Free IT users course

Gloucestershire College is offering a free online IT course for adults aged 19+.

The course will help learners build on their existing IT knowledge for home and the workplace and learn how to make the most of widely used IT software. It will:

• Boost your CV and gain IT skills valued by UK employers

• Gain intermediate knowledge of widely used Microsoft Office programs, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel

• Master IT techniques to improve your productivity in the workplace

• Continue to develop your computer skills to aid your progress in a variety of different careers

Each unit of the course contains an assessment to demonstrate knowledge of each subject area. On successful completion of all four units, learners will achieve a Level 2 certificate in IT user skills.

Unit 1: Word processing software includes managing documents, word processing editing tools and structure and layout.

Unit 2: Presentation software includes entering information into presentations, presentation editing tools and preparing your presentation.

Unit 3: Spreadsheet software includes creating a spreadsheet, analysing data and charts and graphs.

The duration of the course is 14 weeks and participants are expected to spend 10 hours per week studying.

Find out more and apply here.  

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