ICT Word Processing Essentials

Hours: 8 / Access Length: 12 Months / Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Retail Price: $99.00

Course Overview:

The ICT Word Processing Essentials course focuses on the fundamentals of using common word-processing application software.

In this course, students will:

  • Learn to use the application to create new documents, and to add and edit content
  • Use application tools to design a document's look-and-feel by manipulating page layout, fonts, styles and images
  • Learn to create text structures that make content easier to read and understand, including tables, and bulleted and numbered lists
  • Learn to collaborate on word-processing projects by editing and sharing documents

Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Introduction to Word Processing
  • What Is a Word Processor?
  • Storing Your Documents
  • Getting Started with Word Processing
Lesson 2: Formatting, Editing and Printing Documents
  • Formatting Documents in a Word Processor
Lesson 3: Working with Images and Shapes in Documents
  • Images and Shapes in Documents
Lesson 4: Structuring Text Content in Documents
  • Text Content in Documents
Lesson 5: Working with Functions and Events
  • Document Revision and Collaboration

All necessary course materials are included.

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:

  • Cable, Fiber, DSL, or LEO Satellite (i.e. Starlink) internet with speeds of at least 10mb/sec download and 5mb/sec upload are recommended for the best experience.

NOTE: While cellular hotspots may allow access to our courses, users may experience connectivity issues by trying to access our learning management system.  This is due to the potential high download and upload latency of cellular connections.   Therefore, it is not recommended that students use a cellular hotspot as their primary way of accessing their courses.

Hardware Requirements:

  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 4 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher.  1920x1080 resolution is recommended for the best experience.
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone for Webinar or Live Online sessions.

Operating System Requirements:

  • Windows 7 or higher.
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:

  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari

Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):

  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is described in the above course outline.

** The course outlines displayed on this website are subject to change at any time without prior notice. **