The Documents (Advanced) module covers the concepts and skills needed to produce complex documents. It looks at areas such as creating long reports, formatting documents so they are attractive and easy to read, structuring information and creating templates, as well as improving productivity.
Employers expect professional workers to be able to produce complex written documents that communicate effectively no matter the topic. Word processing software has become very sophisticated, so it is vital to have the skills that take advantage of the features available to produce well-structured and attractive documents efficiently.
This module is suitable for a wide range of candidates who want to go beyond basic word processing skills and produce sophisticated documents. The skills developed in this module are applicable in any work or academic setting. Candidates will also see an improvement in productivity and learn to collaborate with others on documents.
Successful candidates will be able to create long and complex documents that could include advanced elements such as reference tables, graphs, links, or forms. After passing this module, candidates will also feel confident managing and collaborating on documents with others. They will be able to:
work collaboratively with others to securely create and review documents
recognise good practice in design and the importance of consistent formatting and styling
know how to create a structure and apply the correct formatting to the elements on the page
understand the importance of referencing and how to include it
know how to enhance documents with automation and dynamic information.
Leaving Certificate or equivalent, fluency in the English language and intermediate computer literacy level are required.
You will be required to complete and pass a basic IT Literacy entry quiz at the start of the course, if you do not pass the quiz you will not be able to continue with the programme.
All students should have access to a PC or laptop running a supported version of Windows (e.g Windows 10). Apple/Android devices are not supported and cannot be used for this course.
A broadband connection is essential to stream video content.
You require a web browser to view content and access web platforms. You will receive an Office 365 licence to use for the duration of the course.
ICDL Profile Certificate in Documents Advanced
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