PART-TIMEShort Learning in International (ICDL) Certificate: Computer Skills Intermediate ProgrammesSaturday or Monday & Wednesday evening classes

(MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Email & Internet)

About this programme
This is a comprehensive short learning programme 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 ICDL certification examinations.

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.

Information and Communication (Microsoft Outlook and Internet Explorer)

Covers basic Web search tasks using a Web browser application and available search engine tools, such as bookmarking search results and printing Web pages and search reports.
Also covers using electronic mail software to send and receive messages.
Attaching documents or files to a message and organising and managing messaging folders or directories within electronic mail software.

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 Computer Driving License (ICDL) Certificate from the ICDL Foundation.  Each module passed will appear on the ICDL certificate.  Students will be examined for MS Word, MS Exel 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 ICDL is internationally recognised as the global standard for End-User Computer skills and is widely adopted by governments, international organisations and corporations alike. The unrivalled quality of the certificate and its vendor-neutral status coupled with the unique social ethos of the ICDL Foundation makes the ICDL the natural choice for governments and international organisations worldwide.

Programme duration

  • Saturday mornings (08:30 – 12:30) for a period of 12 weeks, OR
  • Saturday afternoons (13:00 – 16:00) for a period of 16 weeks, OR
  • Monday and Wednesday evenings (17:30 – 19:30) for a period of 12 weeks