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, and charts in Excel to produce spreadsheets applicable to the business environment.

Practical hand's on application of Excel, Word and PowerPoint, these are skills that are applicable to any working environment and will serve the students well when they progress to the work environment.  The collaborative nature of the skills attained demonstrate the adherence to sustainable development.

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 using Microsoft Word.

  3. Build a business relevant spreadsheet and demonstrate formatting techniques, presentation styles, the use of basic functions and formulas, using Microsoft Excel.

  4. Create and design a PowerPoint presentation.

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