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Specialising in Microsoft Office Based applications, our flexible, interactive learning programs cater for all levels on an individual or group basis. Here's our list of available courses. Need a customised solution, we can do that, talk to us...

Introduction to Internet and Email

Basic Computer Course for internet and email, Cheshire Digital Skills Academy, Chester

This course is suitable if you are new or know a little about computers. This will teach you how to use the basics of Internet and Email including: using a browser and search engine, researching and shopping online, send, edit, reply, forward and delete an email.

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Introduction to Word and Excel

MS Word and Excel Beginners Course, Cheshire Digital Skills Academy, Chester

This is a follow on course to Introduction to Internet and Email. This will teach you the basics of Word and Excel including: opening, editing and saving a document, using formatting tools, inserting and basic formatting of images, basic formula etc.

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Word Processing

MS Word Courses, Cheshire Digital Skills Academy, Chester

Level 1 - Helps the learner use a range of basic word processing software tools and techniques to produce appropriate, straightforward or routine documents. This course will cover: opening a new document and saving a document, file management, editing tools, formatting techniques, Headers and Footers and inserting and formatting images.

MS Word Courses, Cheshire Digital Skills Academy, Chester

Level 2 - Develops the learner's ability to create word-processed documents: entering text, editing and formatting work, using graphs, tables and pictures for a professional finish, and effectively using tools such as the spell-checker and mail merge.

MS Word Courses, Cheshire Digital Skills Academy, Chester

Level 3 - Examines the advanced features of word processing applications enabling learners to enhance their work, improve productivity and save time. This course covers: apply advanced text and paragraph editing, create and modify templates, track changes and work with comments, work with sections and columns, create tables of content and indexes, footnotes and endnotes, use field codes, form and document protection, modify graphics and apply captions, edit mail merge documents, work with macros and use advanced printing features.

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Spreadsheet Software

MS Excel, Spreadsheet Courses, Cheshire Digital Skills Academy, Chester

Level 1 - Enables learners to use a range of basic spreadsheet software tools and techniques to produce spreadsheets. This course will cover: opening a new document and saving a document, editing tools, formatting techniques, Headers and Footers, addition and subtraction, the autosum function, multiplication and division, B.O.D.M.A.S, replicating cells, graphs and charts.

MS Excel, Spreadsheet Courses, Cheshire Digital Skills Academy, Chester

Level 2 - Helps the learner develop a working knowledge of spreadsheets, from entering data and formatting worksheets, to creating charts and producing high-quality documents. The learner will be able to produce a high quality Spreadsheet using complex formulae and functions and demonstrate complex methods to integrate different types of data.

MS Excel, Spreadsheet Courses, Cheshire Digital Skills Academy, Chester

Level 3 - Helps learners develop their spreadsheet skills to expert level and realise the full potential of the spreadsheet application to produce higher-quality management information. This course covers: create and maintain complex spreadsheets, manipulate charts, create and use Scenarios, create and use Templates, link cells, worksheets and workbooks, use complicated Functions of various types, use Data Tables and Databases, create and use simple Macros and use Auditing techniques to check for errors.

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Presentation Software

MS Powerpoint Presentation Software Courses, Cheshire Digital Skills Academy, Chester

Level 1 - Provides the skills to use a range of basic presentation software tools. Learners will be able to create text based or diagram based slide shows and lecture notes. This course will cover: introduction to the Master Slide, Headers and Footers, adding borders to a frame, adding a background to slides, saving a Master Slide, adding a new slide, different views, saving a presentation, deleting and inserting a new slide, printing in various formats, inserting graphics, resizing and moving a graphic, reordering shapes, moving a slide, creating a multi-slide presentation, demoting and promoting bullets, inserting a chart, inserting an autoshape, copying a graphic and using the Help function.

MS Powerpoint Presentation Software Courses, Cheshire Digital Skills Academy, Chester

Level 2 - Shows the learner how to produce high-quality presentations using a variety of tools including tables, charts, effects, graphs and drawn objects.

MS Powerpoint Presentation Software Courses, Cheshire Digital Skills Academy, Chester

Level 3 - A vital unit for learners who want to use advanced features to create high-impact presentations, and demonstrate expert presentation skills.

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Database Software

MS Access Database Software Courses, Cheshire Digital Skills Academy, Chester

Level 1 - Introduces learners to basic database software tools, enabling them to enter information, set up single tables and retrieve information by running database queries.

MS Access Database Software Courses, Cheshire Digital Skills Academy, Chester

Level 2 - Looks at creating and modifying tables, queries, forms and reports, and preparing outputs ready for distribution, as well as learning to relate tables and retrieve and manipulate information using query and sort tools.

MS Access Database Software Courses, Cheshire Digital Skills Academy, Chester

Level 3 - Helps the learner to get more from database applications, by using the many advanced tools available to better organise and manage information. This course covers: create databases, design tables and set field properties, perform advanced queries, create and amend relationships, change field properties, create forms and form controls, create reports and grouped reports, import and export data, create action queries and create and run macros.

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Outlook

MS Outlook Courses, Cheshire Digital Skills Academy, Chester

Introduction - Our Microsoft Outlook Introduction course is suitable for complete beginners to Microsoft Outlook.

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Our Prices

Digital Computer Training Courses in Chester, Cheshire
Individuals

Training held at the Riverside Innovation Centre, Chester.

Workshops - 4 x 3 hour sessions - £145.00

Bitesize - 2 x 3 hour sessions - £80.00

One-to-One - £20.00 per hour

Businesses

Full Day Training - 09:30 to 15:30 - £300.00 for up to 4 delegates
Extra Delegates @ £85.00 per person

Half Day Training - 09:30 to 12:30 - £185.00 for up to 4 delegates
Extra Delegates @ £60.00 per person

Corporate One-to-One Training

At Riverside Innovation Centre, Chester: £35.00 per hour (based on a minimum of 2 hours)
Delivery at the workplace: £45.00 per hour (based on a minimum of 2 hours). Travel expenses may apply

 

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