Course overview

Word Processing Software Level 1 City of Bristol College

The part-time course will give you experience and confidence in using Word Processing software. You will learn skills in the widely-used tool that will enable you to provide efficient office support.

This unit can contribute to a full Level 1 qualification in IT.

Additional information

Who is it for?

This course is for anyone wishing to learn more advanced techniques using word processing software to produce detailed documents such as reports.

What you'll learn

During this course, you will study a variety of units including storing and retrieving files, inserting tables, pictures and other objects into documents and using templates to create documents.

You will also learn to alter the page layout of documents, formatting characters, paragraphs and columns and creating mail merge documents.

Entry requirements

To join this course, you do not need any formal qualifications but will need to have a good command or written English to be able to follow the content and assessment materials.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

This course is assessed in a variety of ways including written assignments and module tests.

Future career and study opportunities

After successfully completing this course, you may progress to another Level 2 chosen subject unit or a full ECDL qualification at level 1 or 2.

Additional costs

There are no additional costs for this course.

Blended learning

To keep our students and staff safe, we’re reducing the number of people in our buildings at one time.

To achieve this, most of our courses will include sessions taught at the college supported by online learning to help you reach your full potential.

Find out more about how we’ve adapted due to COVID-19.