The Presentations module covers the main concepts and skills needed to work with presentation software to create and use presentations.
Presentations are a helpful way of communicating information, whether it is to be delivered by a speaker or used as a reference or guide. Being able to present information so that it can be clearly understood is a valuable skill in the workplace.
This module is suitable for a wide range of candidates in any type of job role that involves communicating with different audiences for different purposes.
Successful candidates will be able to:
Work with presentations and save them in different file formats, locally or in the cloud.
Use available help resources to enhance productivity.
Understand different presentation views and when to use them, choose different built-in slide layouts, designs and themes.
Enter, edit and format text and tables in presentations. Recognise good practise in applying unique titles to slides and creating consistent slide content by using the master slide.
Choose, create and format charts to communicate information meaningfully.
Insert, edit and align pictures and drawn objects.
Apply animation and transition effects to presentations, and check and correct presentation content before printing and presenting.
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 Presentaitons