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Start from the basics with this Microsoft course!

If you want to learn how to use Microsoft Word and Excel for your job or daily personal use, at TAFE Queensland Gold Coast we have the course for you!  Microsoft Office Essentials (Level 1) is designed to assist you in getting familiar with Microsoft Word and Excel 2013.

This course is for those who have never had formal training on how to use Microsoft Office products and need to understand the core functions of Word and Excel.

We will take you step-by-step through the essentials of each program. The instructor will demonstrate the exercises and then you will practise these new skills. The instructor will be available the whole time for support and assistance. Furthermore, you will be provided with a comprehensive manual to take home for future reference.

At the end of this course you will have mastered the essentials of:

  • Microsoft Word 2013
  • Microsoft Excel 2013
  • how to navigate around your computer
  • loading and saving your work
  • how to copy your files to a USB.

The course will cover:

Microsoft Word - 6 hours. In this session you will learn how to:

  • get started in Word 2013 by exploring the toolbar and ribbon
  • navigate, select and enter text
  • use the spelling and grammar check tools
  • use basic font formatting techniques
  • use basic paragraph formatting techniques
  • create bulleted and numbered lists
  • insert pictures
  • print a document

Microsoft Excel - 6 hours. In this session you will learn how to:

  • navigate your way around Microsoft Excel 2013
  • create a new workbook
  • open and navigate within workbooks and worksheets
  • understand cells and ranges in a worksheet
  • use filling techniques
  • create a simple formula
  • print your workbook data

This short course is non-accredited therefore is not registered with the National Training Register. Course details

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LOCATION/S

Gold Coast - Southport

Key dates and info

DURATION

Part time: 4 sessions / 1 day per week, 4 sessions / 1 night per week

Course details

COST

  • Full Fee $300

Cost details

07 5581 8300

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How to enrol

Danielle De Vito-Mills

Complement your work experience with relevant marketing principles

Working full-time, I needed a flexible course that could fit into my busy schedule. I enrolled part-time into TAFE Queensland Gold Coast's Diploma of Marketing which proved to be the perfect balance for my restrictive lifestyle. I gained confidence in knowing that the valuable skills I have learnt in class can now be put into practice within my workplace.

Danielle De Vito-Mills
Diploma of Marketing

Thank you

A thank you to all our amazing students. We are so glad you enjoyed your time with TAFE Queensland Gold Coast.

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE WORKLOAD DELIVERY
Gold Coast - Southport 2 Feb 2018 Part time / 1 day per week Classroom
4 May 2018 Part time / 1 day per week Classroom
23 Jul 2018 Part time / 1 night per week Classroom
20 Oct 2018 Part time / 1 day per week Classroom

Entry requirements

Attendees must be able to confidently use a mouse and keyboard. Also, it would be beneficial to have a general understanding of personal computers and the Windows operating system, especially working with files and folders.

Location/s

Gold Coast - Southport
91-99 Scarborough Street
Southport QLD 4215

Resources required

  • Please bring a pen and paper for note taking, and a USB.
  • Students attending Southport need to present their Confirmation of Enrolment to the car park attendant each week to be eligible for discounted parking.

Timetable

Classes are offered on:

  • Friday 2 February - Friday 23 February 2018 from 9.00am-12.00pm (4 sessions) at Southport, Level 3, Room 302
  • Friday 4 May - Friday 25 May 2018 from 9.00am-12.00pm (4 sessions) at Southport, Level 3, Room 302
  • Monday 23 July - Monday 13 August 2018 from 6.00pm-9.00pm (4 sessions) at Southport, Level 4, Room 402
  • Saturday 20 October - Saturday 10 November 2018 from 9.00am-12.00pm (4 sessions) at Southport, Level 2, Room 206

Please note - This course is offered once a week on a specific day each week. Throughout the year we vary the day that each delivery package may be offered to suit students’ needs and availability. Students are enrolling in a specific day for the duration of the course. Refer to the dates on your Confirmation of Enrolment.

Important Information

Course commencement is subject to minimum enrolment numbers.

Units

Disclaimer

Not all electives available at all campuses

What are my financial options?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland Gold Coast has a financial option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, call us on 07 5581 8300. We're here to help.

$300

FULL FEE

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CONCESSION

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Full fee

This is the total cost of the course.

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Subsidised

The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.

Concession

You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability.

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Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.

Outcome

This course is designed to assist students and employees to take advantage of the basic functionality of Microsoft Office, and ideal for those who are looking to upskill and confidently use Microsoft Office 2013.


Danielle De Vito-Mills

Complement your work experience with relevant marketing principles

Working full-time, I needed a flexible course that could fit into my busy schedule. I enrolled part-time into TAFE Queensland Gold Coast's Diploma of Marketing which proved to be the perfect balance for my restrictive lifestyle. I gained confidence in knowing that the valuable skills I have learnt in class can now be put into practice within my workplace.

Danielle De Vito-Mills
Diploma of Marketing

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You're ready if you have:

  • checked your important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked you meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked your course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the student rules and refund policy
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to TAFE Queensland

All done? Then you're ready to Enrol now

All done? Then head to the link below to complete your enrolment:
tafegoldcoast.edu.au/study-with-us/enrolment-fees/enrol

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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 7 November 2017

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