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  • NONAC08064

Microsoft Office Essentials - Level 1

Non Accredited Short Course
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Start from the basics with this Microsoft course!

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Course overview

Course overview

If you want to learn how to use Microsoft Word and Excel for your job or daily personal use, at TAFE Queensland Gold Coast we have the course for you!  Microsoft Office Essentials - Level 1 is designed to assist you in getting familiar with Microsoft Word and Excel 2013.

This course is for those who have never had formal training on how to use Microsoft Office products and need to understand the core functions of Word and Excel.

We will take you step-by-step through the essentials of each program. The instructor will demonstrate the exercises and then you will practise these new skills. The instructor will be available the whole time for support and assistance. Furthermore, you will be provided with a comprehensive manual to take home for future reference.

At the end of this course you will have mastered the essentials of:

  • Microsoft Word 2013
  • Microsoft Excel 2013
  • how to navigate around your computer
  • loading and saving your work
  • how to copy your files to a USB.

The course will cover:

Microsoft Word - 6 hours. In this session you will learn how to:

  • get started in Word 2013 by exploring the toolbar and ribbon
  • navigate, select and enter text
  • use the spelling and grammar check tools
  • use basic font formatting techniques
  • use basic paragraph formatting techniques
  • create bulleted and numbered lists
  • insert pictures
  • print a document

Microsoft Excel - 6 hours. In this session you will learn how to:

  • navigate your way around Microsoft Excel 2013
  • create a new workbook
  • open and navigate within workbooks and worksheets
  • understand cells and ranges in a worksheet
  • use filling techniques
  • create a simple formula
  • print your workbook data

This short course is non-accredited therefore is not registered with the National Training Register.

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
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Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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Selection criteria

Attendees must be able to confidently use a mouse and keyboard. Also, it would be beneficial to have a general understanding of personal computers and the Windows operating system, especially working with files and folders.

Resources required

  • Please bring a pen and paper for note taking, and a USB.
  • Students attending Southport need to present their Confirmation of Enrolment to the car park attendant each week to be eligible for discounted parking.

Need to know

Course commencement is subject to minimum enrolment numbers

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland