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NEW Word (QQI Level 5)/ CM028 (12 Weeks)

Course Overview

QQI Level 5 Minor Award in Word 5N1358
Course Code:
CM028 | MON 19.00-21.30

This course is suitable for those wishing to equip themselves with the relevant knowledge, skill and competence to use a word processing application to produce documents in a variety of contexts to a mailable and publishable standard whilst working autonomously and under general direction .

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Programme Description

• Describe a typical word processing application in terms of common uses and features including – text manipulation, document formatting, graphics, tabs, tables, mail merge and label printing
• Identify frequently-used toolbar icons and related functions associated with file handling and text formatting
• Create documents applying a range of text processing features including – margins and line spacing, indenting text and paragraphs, borders and shading, numbering and bullets, copying and pasting text, enhancing text
• Perform initial document configuration using page setup features to include – headers and footers, page numbering,
paper size and orientation
• Use a range of proofing tools including – spell check, thesaurus, search and replace
• Apply file management facilities, including – creating files and folders, saving files in different formats, copying files and folders, renaming files, accessing file details, finding files using search facility
• Apply a range of table features including – creating tables, resizing, merging cells, inserting or deleting columns and rows, aligning text, applying borders and shading to tables and sorting table content
• Create mail merge and labels
• Use markup capabilities to make track changes to documents
• Produce a range of different types of documents using common word processing features including – manual text formatting, applying styles, creating tables, inserting and manipulating graphics
• Print mailable documents and labels using a range of print features to include – print preview, single and multiple copies, printing specific pages, selecting parameters and adjusting the appearance and positioning of text and graphics
• Use a word processing application to create a file from a document template by performing all required steps including creating and storing the template, entering data, and printing and storing the file appropriately for subsequent retrieval
• Improve personal performance by using additional resources such as the help facility to solve familiar and unfamiliar word processing problems.

This provision is co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014 – 2020.