Word Processing (Microsoft Word): Microsoft Office Specialist

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Word 2016: Core Document Creation, Collaboration, and Communication.

Successful candidates for the Word 2016 exam have a fundamental understanding of the Word environment and the ability to complete tasks independently. They demonstrate the correct application of the principle features of Word 2016 by creating and editing two- to three-page documents for a variety of purposes and situations. Document examples include professional-looking reports, multi-column newsletters, résumés, and business correspondence.

Free Microsoft Office.com software online and free access to ICDL blended learning tutorials and resources for all IT Certification students at NightSchool.ie.

Tutor Profile:

Caroline O’Connell has a BA in Education, Business & Accounting. She has trained in latest methodologies and techniques in technology enhanced learning, with in-depth specialities in business and accounting. Caroline brings to teaching the practical knowledge and skills from a diverse experience working in industry financial teams; as well as preparing accounts for sole traders and farmers. Caroline has worked with a variety of groups on developing IT skills: from secondary school students, self-employed farmers, employees wishing to upskill, and complete beginners. Caroline’s own approach is to actively tailor each course to the specific needs of the group – surveying students on night one to design the road map for the rest of the course. http://linkedin.com/in/caroline-o-connell-aa1404116

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NightSchool.ie at Mallow College of Further Education.
Nights: Tuesday
Times: 18:30 to 21:30
Duration: 10 Weeks

Price: €240.00, *€230.00 with online discount, €168.00 for Social Welfare, €168.00 for Old Age Pension recipients, €144.00 for current and just graduated Mallow College day students.


Microsoft Exam 77-725 Microsoft Office Specialist: Word (QQI Level 5 equivalent)

Learning Outcomes

  • MOS certification is for students and professionals looking to demonstrate proficiency in using one or more Microsoft Office programs and in deploying Microsoft Office cloud and hybrid solutions. Differentiate yourself with this competency as a proven expert in Office skills.
  • If you plan to pursue the higher-level Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE): Productivity certification, becoming a certified Microsoft Office Specialist is a great entry point.
  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) 2016 certification exams introduce a new performance-based format for improved testing of a candidate’s knowledge, skills, and abilities using the MOS 2016 programs.

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