The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to use a word processing application to produce documents in a variety of contexts to a mailable or publishable standard whilst working autonomously and under general direction.
This course is run over 12 weeks. Class starts Tuesday 15th January 2019. 6.30 - 9.30
Learners will be able to:
Describe a typical word processing application in terms of common uses and features including - text manipulation, document formatting, graphics, tabs, tables, mail merge and label printing
Identify frequently-used toolbar icons and related functions associated with file handling and text formatting
Create documents applying a range of text processing features including - margins and line spacing, indenting text and paragraphs, borders and shading, numbering and bullets, copying and pasting text, enhancing text 2
Perform initial document configuration using page setup features to include - headers and footers, page numbering, paper size and orientation
Use a range of proofing tools including - spell check, thesaurus, search and replace
Apply file management facilities, including - creating files and folders, saving files in different formats, copying files an folders, renaming files, accessing file details, finding files using search facility
Apply a range of table features including - creating tables, resizing, merging cells, inserting or deleting columns and rows, aligning text, applying borders and shading to tables and sorting table content
Create mailmerge and labels
Use markup capabilities to make track changes to documents
Produce a range of different types of documents using common word processing features including - manual text formatting, applying styles, creating tables, inserting and manipulating graphics
Print mailable documents and labels using a range of print features, to include - print preview, single and multiple copies, printing specific pages, selecting parameters and adjusting the appearance and positioning of text and graphics
Use a word processing application to create a file from a document template by performing all required steps including creating and storing the template, entering data, and printing and storing the file appropriately for subsequent retrieval
Improve personal performance by using additional resources such as the help facility to solve familiar and unfamiliar word processing problems.
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