Computer Applications


 The aim of this course is to provide the students with the skills to produce Word documents which incorporate text, graphics and appropriate formatting in a business context, and to use formulae, common functions, formatting, sorting, filtering and charts in Excel to produce spreadsheets applicable to the business environment.


Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate the ability to use MS Word, MS Excel and MS Powerpoint in a way that is aligned to how the software is applied in the business environment.

  2. Create, design, and produce professional documents, including business letters and reports, using word processing software.

  3. Demonstrate the mechanics and uses of Word tables as a tool for organising text, graphics and data.

  4. Build and enhance business documents with the use of templates and illustrations.

  5. Create and design a spreadsheet.

  6. Demonstrate the basic mechanics and navigation, of an Excel spreadsheet

  7. Organise, format and display large amounts of complex business data.

  8. Build a business relevant spreadsheet and demonstrate formatting techniques, presentation styles, the use of basic functions and formulas.

  9. Create, design and present a powerpoint presentation

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