Our text processing course is designed to enable you to develop your business document skills to a professional standard as well as your word processing, typing and proof reading skills.
You will develop advanced word processing skills learning a wide range of features and tools found in Microsoft Word.
You will study the following 5 modules:
Advanced Business Letters
Starting with business letters you will learn how to use a range of Word tools and features to create professional business letters from instructions, amended documents and using automatic features to build letters using repetitive text. Proof reading and presentation skills will also be developed as well as production rate.
Assessment is in the form of a timed exam producing a range of different business letters which are fit for purpose.
This unit is linked to the Audio Transcription module.
Starting off with learning the different features in creating tables you will then move onto producing some simple tables and then more complex tables.
Developing your ability to present information in a professional way using tables is a key skill. Learning how to transpose information from different sources is also covered in this module including hints and tips on how to manage tables – they can be a little confusing!
You will also look at developing your design techniques to present your tables in an effective way.
Assessment will be a timed exam producing a range of tables covering the different features you have learnt in this module.
Creating and Editing Reports
Reports are a key element of everyday work for an office worker. In this module you will learn how to prepare reports from instructions which are several pages long and include typing and English errors.
You will also learn how to amend reports from instructions developing a methodical approach to ensure accuracy is maintained and all amendments are carried out.
Display techniques, proof reading and checking skills are developed in this module.
The Assessment is a timed exam where you will complete a range of tasks involving preparing and amending reports.
Advanced Mail Merge
This unit looks at mail merge within Word. A very useful part of the program specifically designed for mailshots for letters and emails.
Editing datafiles and using specific matching criteria is also covered to enhance your skills in creating mail shots.
Assessment is completion of a range of tasks using mail merge including setting up original templates, linking data files, editing data files and setting mail merge criteria for selective merging.
Audio Transcription and Touch Typing Speed Test
Developing your skills in preparing business documents from audio dictation is a very useful skill. Many managers will dictate letters, notes, reports etc which will then need to be transcribed.
You will need fast typing speeds, good English and proof reading skills to complete the Assessment which involves preparing a range of business documents from dictation.
You will also complete your Touch Typing Speed Test and the result is presented on your certificates. You will study touch typing throughout the course using our interactive touch typing program.
Course fees are £650
Pay in Full – Summer Offer 30% Discount – £455 – Save £195
Study as quickly as you wish and complete the course as soon as you wish.
You can pay by credit or debit card or bank transfer. Invoices for employers paying can also be provided.
Pay monthly – £108.33 per month
Pay by standing order over 6 months. The course is spread over at least 6 months to match the payment plan.
(Course fees include VAT) Course open for up to 12 months.