Computing training for business

Digital Boost

Our Digital Boost courses are an affordable and convenient way to enhance your computer skills and increase your capability and productivity in the workplace. You can gain basic skills in a range of software programmes or expand on the skills you already have.

Check out the courses and schedule below.

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Courses

Introduction to Microsoft Word

Half-day course

If you have a basic knowledge of Word, this course equip you with lots of useful new skills. Topics include formatting, keyboard shortcuts, basic tables, inserting text and pictures, quick tips and an introduction to SmartArt.

Microsoft Word Long Documents

Half-day course

This course will give you the skills and confidence to work with and manage long documents. You’ll learn how to insert a table of contents or index, work with heading styles and multi-level numbering, insert clipart, charts and figures, headers and footers, and learn quick tips and keyboard shortcuts.

Introduction to Excel

Half-day course

By the end of this course you’ll have the basic knowledge of how to enter and format data into a spreadsheet, add formulas for basic calculations, edit charts and use AutoSum and the fill handle.

Managing Data with Excel

Half-day course

This is a great course if you’re already using Excel regularly but want to gain more knowledge on how to navigate around large spreadsheets easily. It covers freezing rows, splitting data, adding conditional formatting, creating pivot tables and sorting and filtering data.

Publisher

Half-day course

Learn how to produce flyers, newsletters, posters and advertisements using Microsoft Publisher 2016. The course covers layout and design, clipart, fonts, borders, WordArt and editing techniques.

Creating Presentations in PowerPoint

Half-day course

Learn how to use Microsoft PowerPoint to present any information creatively and professionally. The course covers presentations, formatting and organising PowerPoint slides, inserting graphics, tables and charts, the use of SmartArt in presentations and adding hyperlinks to external sources of information.

Schedule

CourseJulySeptemberNovember
Introduction to
Microsoft Word
Monday
2 July
9am - 12pm
L247
Monday
3 September
1pm - 4pm
L247
Monday
5 November
1pm - 4pm
L247
Microsoft Word
Long Documents
Monday
2 July
1pm - 4pm
L249
Monday
10 September
9am - 12pm
L247
Monday
12 November
1pm - 4pm
L247
Introduction
to Excel
Monday
16 July
9am - 12pm
L247        
Monday
3 September
9am - 12pm
L247         
Monday
5 November
9am - 12pm
L247         
Managing Data
in Excel
Monday
16 July
1pm - 4pm
L248         
Monday
10 September
1pm - 4pm
L247         
Monday
12 November
9am - 12pm
L247         
Publisher Monday
23 July
1pm - 4pm
L247         
Monday
17 September
9am - 12pm
O202         
Monday
19 November
9am - 12pm
L247         
Creating
Presentations
in PowerPoint
Monday
23 July
9am - 12pm
L247         
Monday
24 September
1pm - 4pm
L247         
Wednesday
21 November
9am - 12pm
L247
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