Getting started with Office 365

Passmore Edwards Centre, Newton Abbot

Who is this course for?

This 10-hour course will give you an overview of Microsoft Office 365. This will be useful if you are planning to work in an administrative or office job, or simply want to use it for yourself.

Course content

You will learn how to access and use your Office 365 account and email (Outlook) and you will be introduced to some of the features that the program has such as Word, Excel Spreadsheets, and PowerPoint. You will focus on either Word, Excel or PowerPoint and learn about it in more detail, and how to use its basic functions.

Support and feedback

You will get feedback from your tutor in the sessions to let you know how you are doing, and you will also complete an individual learning plan to help you keep on track and so you know where you are in the course and what you need to do next.

Additional costs and requirements

Do you find it difficult to apply settings on a computer or device? Are you familiar with software like Word and Zoom and the internet, but find it difficult to use them effectively? Would you like to be able to organise files and folders, and recognise and solve simple technical problems? If you would like to develop these skills, this course is for you.

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

All equipment and hardware and software for this workshop is provided. (Please do not bring your own device as it may not be compatible)

Additional information and resources

“How will I learn?

These are face to face sessions in your local learn Devon Centre – Your tutor will support you to achieve the learning objectives for this course.

Resources and additional information

There will be an initial assessment before you start the course to make sure you are on the right course at the right level.

You may like to make your own notes so a pen/pencil and notebook will be useful.

What can I do next?

You can go on to one of our free Essential Digital Skills qualifications, which are longer, online courses (up to 45 hours), with a mandatory assessment at the end. This will give you an Essential Digital Skills Qualification. ”

Start date20 Sep 2021
End date18 Oct 2021
Start time10:00
End time12:00
Concessions not available