Course Description

Word (QQI Level 5)

Word (QQI Level 5) is course run by Limerick College of Further Education, Limerick. For more information about Word (QQI Level 5) at Limerick College of Further Education, please review the details below.

Participant Profile

This Word (QQI Level 5) course is suitable for those wishing to equip themselves with the relevant knowledge, skill and competence to use a word processing application to produce documents in a variety of contexts to a mailable and publishable standard whilst working autonomously and under general direction

Course Description 

  • Describe a typical word processing application in terms of common uses and features including – text manipulation, document formatting, graphics, tabs, tables, mail merge and label printing
  • Identify frequently-used toolbar icons and related functions associated with file handling and text formatting
  • Create documents applying a range of text processing features including – margins and line spacing, indenting text and paragraphs, borders and shading, numbering and bullets, copying and pasting text, enhancing text
  • Perform initial document configuration using page setup features to include – headers and footers, page numbering, paper size and orientation
  • Use a range of proofing tools including – spell check, thesaurus, search and replace
  • Apply file management facilities, including – creating files and folders, saving files in different formats, copying files and folders, renaming files, accessing file details, finding files using search facility
  • Apply a range of table features including – creating tables, resizing, merging cells, inserting or deleting columns and rows, aligning text, applying borders and shading to tables and sorting table content
  • Create mail merge and labels
  • Use markup capabilities to make track changes to documents
  • Produce a range of different types of documents using common word processing features including – manual text formatting, applying styles, creating tables, inserting and manipulating graphics
  • Print mailable documents and labels using a range of print features to include – print preview, single and multiple copies, printing specific pages, selecting parameters and adjusting the appearance and positioning of text and graphics
  • Use a word processing application to create a file from a document template by performing all required steps including creating and storing the template, entering data, and printing and storing the file appropriately for subsequent retrieval
  • Improve personal performance by using additional resources such as the help facility to solve familiar and unfamiliar word processing problems
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Training ProviderLimerick College of Further Education
Course LocationLimerick
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsQQI Level 5 Minor Award in Word 5N1358
Course Duration12 Weeks
Course TimeMON 19.00-21.30
Course Fee€200
Course CodeCM028
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Limerick College of Further Education

Limerick College of Further Education, Limerick, Mulgrave St., Limerick, Republic of Ireland

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