Short Programme in Fundamentals of Microsoft Office

Part Time | TSA Short Programme* | Short Programmes upgrade skills and knowledge to ensure success in a chosen field of learning, but are not credit bearing.

Why this course is perfect for you?

This programme will introduce the learner to the powerful features of an electronic office. It is designed for learners with some knowledge of computers who wish to learn about the fundamental aspects of the popular Microsoft Office standard software packages: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint.

The TSA programme in Fundamentals of Microsoft Office is designed for learners working in a Windows environment or those who have completed the Computer Skills for Windows and Office programme, wanting to acquire additional PC skills.

Careers you’d be great at

Successful learners could pursue a career as a/an:

  • Office Administrator
  • Help Desk Support Administrator
  • Project Administrator

How to get in?

  • Knowledge, comprehension and application of English and Mathematics at Grade 10 or equivalent.
  • Basic knowledge of computer skills.

Time you will spend on the course

The programme duration is 60 hours and tuition is face-to-face. Each TSA campus has a different tuition schedule. Programmes are offered during the week, in the evenings, or on Saturdays.

Course content and modules

PART 1: MS WINDOWS LEVEL 1

  • Creating documents in Windows
  • Organising files
  • Communicating with Windows Messenger
  • Creating an efficient work environment
  • Researching and using Windows Media Player
  • Cleaning up your system
  • Finding information on the Internet

PART 2: MS WORD LEVEL 1

  • The MS Word environment: help, save, enter text, review document, print
  • Editing documents
  • Formatting: text, paragraphs
  • Proof-reading
  • Adding tables
  • Inserting graphics
  • Page appearance

PART 3: MS EXCEL LEVEL 1

  • An overview of Excel
  • Modifying a worksheet
  • Performing calculations
  • Formatting a worksheet
  • Developing a worksheet
  • Developing a workbook
  • Printing a workbook’s contents
  • Customising layout

PART 4: MS POWERPOINT LEVEL 1

  • Creating a custom designed template
  • Adding organisational charts and diagrams
  • Adding special effects
  • Creating an Internet presentation
  • Collaborating in PowerPoint
  • Setting password protection
  • Delivering a presentation

 

The strength in your qualification

On successful completion, the learner will receive the TSA Short Programme in Fundamentals of Microsoft Office Certificate.

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