|Using the application
Main learning outcomes
Successful candidates will be able to use word processing applications to create, edit, and output everyday documents. After passing
this module, candidates will feel confident enhancing their documents with text formatting and by inserting common features such as tables or images. They will be able to:
- understand the key concepts of word processing
- identify the different file formats and how to save them
- recognise good practice applying formatting options
- understand the different elements, objects, and data that can be added to a document
- know how to finalise a document and prepare it for printing
- prepare and create documents using mail merge
Why certify with ICDL?
- ICDL certification is internationally recognised by employers and institutions.
- ICDL modules are developed with input from computer users, subject matter experts, and practising professionals from all over the world.
- The regularly updated syllabus content reflects day-to-day tasks and responsibilities typical of job roles.
- ICDL modules focus on skills acquisition as well as an understanding of concepts.
- ICDL syllabus content is vendor-independent so that skills and knowledge are transferable.
- ICDL has rigorous Quality Assurance Standards (QAS) and regular quality audits are conducted internally and externally.
The detailed syllabus for the Documents module is publicly available, so that there is complete clarity about what is covered.
The syllabus document, which sets out the specific skills and knowledge that you will learn and against which you will be certified, can be downloaded here.
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