Operate Application Software Packages - Word, Excel and PowerPoint 2016

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The skills acquired in ICTICT203 Operate Application Software Packages will enable you to use three software packages, including a word-processing and spreadsheet package. It applies to individuals who use different applications to produce diverse documents.

At the completion of this course you should be able to:

  • identify and set up elements that constitute safe and healthy computer usage
  • work with the basic features of Word
  • create a new document
  • work with a document
  • use a range of font formatting techniques
  • format paragraphs
  • work effectively with features that affect the page layout of your document
  • learn how to work with section breaks
  • apply styles and themes
  • insert headers and footers into a document
  • save various kinds of documents
  • print a document
  • create new workbooks in Microsoft Excel
  • understand, create and work with formulas and functions
  • use font formatting techniques
  • align the contents of cells in a number of ways
  • insert pictures or create charts in a workbook
  • print data from workbooks
  • customise Microsoft Excel workbooks
  • work with the basic features of PowerPoint
  • work with presentations
  • create a new presentation
  • work with the various slide layouts
  • insert text into a slide and apply basic formatting
  • insert and edit images
  • create animations in a presentation
  • navigate a slide show in PowerPoint
  • use a range of printing techniques
  • save and share your presentations in other formats

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