Part-Time International Certification of Digital Literacy (ICDL)Computer Skills IntermediateSaturday classes start 8 June 2024

(MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint – Level 2)

About this programme

This is a comprehensive course that will teach you all the essential skills you need to advance your career and become a truly proficient user of Microsoft Office.  Furthermore, the course prepares you for the international certification examinations for ICDL.

Programme outline:

Word Processing (Microsoft Word)

Use a word processing application on a personal computer
Basic operations associated with creating, formatting and finishing a word processing document ready for distribution.
Advanced features associated with word processing applications such as creating standard tables, using pictures and images within a document, importing objects and using mail merge tools.

Spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel)

Use a spreadsheet application on a personal computer.
Basic operations associated with developing, formatting and using a spreadsheet.
Standard mathematical and logical operations using basic formulas and functions.
Advanced features of a spreadsheet application such as importing objects, and creating graphs and charts.

Presentation Development (Microsoft PowerPoint)

Use presentation tools on a personal computer and perform basic tasks such as creating, formatting and preparing presentations for distribution and display.
Create a variety of presentations for different target audiences or situations.
Accomplish basic operations with graphics and charts and use various slide show effects.

Admission requirements

This course is aimed at the intermediate level (level 2) user.  You are required to have basic computer knowledge using MS Windows, Word and Excel.  Should you not meet this requirement, it is recommended that you register for the Unigrad Short Learning Programme in Computer Skills (Introduction) before attempting any ICDL studies.

How will I be certified on completion of this programme?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded the International Certification of Digital Literacy (ICDL) Certificate from ICDL South Africa.  Each module passed will appear on the ICDL certificate.  Students will be examined for MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint.

Programme fee

Contact Unigrad and speak to any student career consultant for course fee information.

Are there any additional costs?

No.  Prescribed course material, ICDL student registration and ICDL international examination fees are included in the course fee.

Who is the ICDL?

The International Certificate of Digital Literacy (ICDL) is an internationally recognised certificate that certifies practical skills in the most commonly used computer applications. It is the most widely recognised computer qualification in the world with more than three million people acquiring this qualificationThe ICDL Foundation is a global social enterprise dedicated to raising digital competence standards in the workforce, education and societyThe ICDL certification is now available in over 100 countries, across their network of more than 20,000 test centres, delivering over 70 million ICDL certification tests to more than 16 million people.

Programme duration

Saturday classes for a period of 16 weeks