EC-PC Office IT Diploma

About the Diploma

The EC-PC Office IT Diploma is a collection of courses covering the core IT skills used in the workplace at intermediate level.

The Diploma can be used to certify competency using the following Microsoft Office programs - Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint. The Diploma also covers general PC skills and using the Internet. The Diploma has been developed in line with National Standards to ensure relevant content. The delivery and assessment of the Diploma complies with CPD requirements and industry guidelines. Who is the Diploma aimed at? Employees - who wish to improve their IT skills as part of staff training and development. Employers - who need to prove that staff are competent to comply with audit or tendering requirements. Jobseekers - who need to show employers evidence of IT competency.

EC-PC Office IT Diploma

To obtain the Diploma learners must pass an assessment for each of the following 6 modules:

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Microsoft Excel Intermediate User

This course will show you how to use Microsoft Excel effectively at intermediate level. Learn the shortcuts, the tools and the formulas that are used in the workplace by experienced Excel users.

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Microsoft Outlook Intermediate User

This intermediate course will improve your skills using Microsoft Outlook, and show you how to use the program more effectively and efficiently.

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Microsoft Word Intermediate User

This course will show you how to use Microsoft Word effectively at intermediate level. Learn the shortcuts and the tools that are used in the workplace by experienced Word users.

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Microsoft PowerPoint Intermediate User

This course will show you how to use Microsoft PowerPoint effectively at intermediate level. Learn the shortcuts and the tools that are used in the workplace by experienced PowerPoint users.

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Using a PC Intermediate User

This intermediate course will improve your skills, and show you how to use a PC more effectively and efficiently.

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Using the Web Intermediate User

This intermediate course will improve your skills using the Internet, and show you how to use it more effectively and efficiently.

How is the Diploma delivered?
We can provide tutor-led training workshops for each module. Online learning is currently available for the following modules: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Outlook.

Will I have to pass any assessments?
Yes, you will have to pass an assessment for each of the 6 modules. Learners who obtain a mark of 70% or above will be awarded a pass. Learners who pass all 6 modules will be awarded the EC-PC Office IT Diploma.

Is it possible to sit the assessments without having to attend the tutor-led training sessions?
Yes, if you are familiar with the majority of the content then we can offer assessments on demand.

How much does the Diploma cost?
The cost will depend on your current skills, and whether you want to learn online or by attending tutor-led training – please contact us for more info and costs.

Funding to help you pay the costs.

You may be eligible to apply for funding for some of our courses.

Jobcentre Plus Funding
EC-PC is an approved Jobcentre Plus training provider. If you are currently claiming benefits in the UK then you may be able to apply to Jobcentre Plus for funding to pay for courses.