MOS Specialist Office 2013 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access & Outlook) Distance Learning Pack

MOS Specialist Office 2013 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access & Outlook) Distance Learning Pack

Study Mode: Part Time
Course Level: N/A

Where will this course lead?

This distance learning course pack is designed to help learners to develop their expertise in accomplishing essential job tasks across Office 2013 applications.

Also help prepare for the following MOS Microsoft Office 2013 Specialist certification exams: 77-418 Word; 77-420 Excel ;77-422 PowerPoint; 77-423 Outlook; 77-424 Access

What will I study?

After completing this course, students will be able to:

Microsoft Word
- Create and manage documents
- Format text, paragraphs and sections
- Applying Page Layout and Reusable Content
- Create tables and lists
- Apply references
- Insert and format objects

All of these skills will demonstrate to employers that you are someone who can be trusted to present professional content both within the business and to external clients.

Microsoft Excel
- Create and manage worksheets and workbooks
- Create cells and ranges
- Create tables
- Apply formulas and functions
- Presenting Data Visually
- Create charts and objects

These skills will demonstrate to employers that you are a candidate who can handle and present data in an efficient and professional manner.

Microsoft PowerPoint
PowerPoint is the most commonly used business tool for constructing presentations.
- Create and manage Presentation
- Insert and format shapes and slides
- Working with Graphical and Multimedia Elements
- Create slide content
- Apply transitions and animations
- Manage multiple presentations

These skills will demonstrate to recruiters that you are someone who can be tasked with becoming the face of their business; presenting on their behalf to both internal and external stakeholders in an impressive and professional fashion.

Microsoft Outlook
- Manage the Outlook Environment
- Manage Email Messages
- Manage schedules
- Manage contacts and groups

Microsoft Access
- Create and manage a database
- Build tables
- Create queries
- Create forms
- Create reports

Please refer to the relevant Microsoft MOS exam preparation guide for further details of objectives covered.

How will this course be delivered?

This course is one of the 'Distance Learning' Office 2013 series from the Microsoft IT Academy at Solihull College. Providing you access to the latest Microsoft Office courses with high quality and flexible learning systems.

The 'Distance Learning' courses facilitate effective self-directed learning, on-line, at home or work with flexible start dates to meet your individual needs.

The student resources include relevant comprehensive digital Microsoft Curriculum 'task based' workbook(s) and on-line learning materials.

The comprehensive Microsoft Official Academic Course provides Learners with the conceptual understanding and real-world experience they need to be ready for the work force and to pass the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exams for Microsoft Office 2013.

Microsoft Office 2013 and Digital Literacy on-line e-learning courses.

Distance learning Remote tutor support, on-line dialogue/chat, email and daytime telephone call-back.

Each Microsoft Official Academic Course is aligned to existing MOS exam objectives using an instruction strategy that provides:

Authentic business scenarios
Immediate introduction of hands-on practice in each lesson
Highlighted skills that apply to the workplace and the MOS exam
Microsoft's e-learning course materials

What qualifications will I get?

Vocational study not leading to a recognised academic qualification.
Students may elect to take the relevant Microsoft Office Specialist exam.
You will need to pass a minimum of three MOS exams to achieve the Microsoft Office Specialist certification.

How will I be assessed?

The course includes continual assessments using business scenario exercises and topic quizzes. Course certificates of completion are provided.

This course will help prepare you for the Microsoft Office Specialist 2013 exams, which may be taken at an external Certiport test centre.

How do I get a place on the course?

You may enrol directly, once you have reviewed the course details and are satisfied the course content and structure meets your needs. If however, you would like to discuss your requirements with the tutor, please contact the enquiries team before enrolling.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no specific entry requirements.
To ensure your success, you must have a basic understanding of your computer's operating system. For example, you should know how to launch an application, create and save files, and copy files.

What else do I need to know?

Minimum system requirements:

Operating System
Windows XP, or Windows 7 or higher
Mac OS-X 10.8.3 or higher
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 or newer
Chrome 25.0.1364.172 or higher
Firefox 19.0.1 or higher
Broadband Internet Connection
Adobe Flash Player 10.0 or higher
Adobe PDF reader
Microsoft Office 2013 including Access
Access 2013 is available as a free download via Dreamspark

Remote tutor support availability based on college study calendar, over 32 week course duration, from course start date.

Is there anything else I will have to pay for in order to do this course?
Optional, printed 'MOAC Study textbooks' may be purchased.
This course is not eligible for fee concession.

Have you got a question about this course?
Please contact the Microsoft IT Academy co-ordinator, Mr Robin Foster via the enquiries team.

What can I do after this course?

This course can lead to other Microsoft Office courses.

Have a question about the course?
Please contact Admissions on 0121 678 7000 with any queries.
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Blossomfield Campus






Part Time