Job Ready - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

Upskill in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook in our three day Job Ready Course.

In this course you will learn:


  • How to navigate around Word- Using the ribbon and customising the quick access toolbar
  • How to work with text- entering text, cutting, copying, pasting, deleting and formatting text
  • Formatting text- Font size, font type, font colour, bold, italics, underline etc
  • Formatting a paragraph- changing the line spacing and alignment and creating bulleted and numbered lists
  • Changing the page layout- page size, orientation, margins, page colour and page borders
  • Inserting and modifying a table
  • Printing- changing the print options
  • Pictures- insert and edit a picture


  • Orientation- Learning the elements of the screen, terminology and how to navigate around excel
  • Navigation- Working with worksheets and workbooks
  • Data Entry- Numbers, text and dates
  • Formatting- font, cells, numbers and dates
  • Formulas and functions- creating basic formulas and using SUM, MAX, MIN, COUNT and AVERAGE functions
  • Printing and document and changing the page layout settings
  • Creating and modifying charts


  • Create a new PowerPoint presentation
  • Select and apply a design
  • Create multiple new slides and include a table, graph, smartart graphic, clipart picture and photo
  • Copy a picture from the internet and paste into a presentation
  • Add transitions
  • Save the presentation as a slideshow


  • Discuss key terminology relevant to Outlook and explore email, calendar, contacts and tasks
  • Create a new email with an attachments
  • Add a signature for new and forwarded emails
  • Create a group in contacts

What to bring;

Pen & paper

Other Information:

  • To ensure resources are ready for you at the start of your course, we ask you ideally enrol at least one week before the course commences.
  • All courses need a minimum number of students to run ("we try our hardest to get those") . If your course does not have enough students it will be cancelled prior to the commencement and you will be informed.

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