IT training for staff

ECDL Extra

 

 

 

The ability to use a computer effectively is an essential life skill. Computer skills enable people of all ages to understand and use technology to improve their personal and professional lives. Certified computer skills can help the holder’s professional life by making them more attractive to employers, while increasing their ability to communicate and access information and services in their personal life.

 

For full details of this qualification please visit the British Computer Website (opens in a new tab)

ECDL Extra Units

 

Word processing

This unit develops the learner’s ability to create word-processed documents: entering text, editing and formatting work, and using graphs, tables and pictures for a professional finish. The learner will also understand how to work more effectively using tools such as the spell-checker and mail merge.

 

Spreadsheets

This ECDL unit helps learners to develop a working knowledge of spreadsheets, from entering data and formatting worksheets, through to creating charts and producing high-quality documents.

 

Presentations

The presentation software unit introduces the learner to this important means of business communication. Upon completion, learners will be capable of producing high-quality presentations using a variety of tools, including charts, graphs and drawn objects.

 

Improving Productivity

The qualification requires the inclusion of content that builds the learner’s ability to work more effectively with IT. This unit looks at using tools to save time and effort when producing word-processed documents, presentations and spreadsheets.

 

 

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Last Updated: 15/06/2016