EC-PC Office IT Intermediate User

Learn the intermediate IT skills required to use IT in business proficiently!

The EC-PC Office IT Intermediate User course is aimed at learners who need to demonstrate proficient IT skills in the workplace! The course will give learners intermediate skills to use Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook effectively. The course also covers general skills using Windows and working with files and folders.


The course consists of the following 4 online modules:



How will I learn?

You’ll learn by watching short video lessons. You’ll be able to download practice files and exercises. You’ll receive e-mail support from a EC-PC Tutor to answer any questions.


What are the course requirements?

You’ll need to have access to a Windows PC, with an internet connection, preferably installed with an up-to-date version of Microsoft Office. The free online version of Microsoft Outlook is used during the course – you will need a Microsoft account to be able to login to If you do not have Microsoft Office installed on your PC then we can provide a 4 month licence at no additional cost.


What assessments do I need to pass?

You’ll be given an online assessment for each module. Learners who pass all 4 modules will obtain the EC-PC Office IT Intermediate User Certificate.


What is the pass mark?

You’ll need to obtain a mark of 70% or above to pass each module.


What is the course level compared with UK/European qualifications?

The course has been developed in line with SCQF Level 4/5 in Scotland, RQF Level 2 in England, and EQF Level 2/3 in Europe.


Can the course be used as evidence of competency to show to potential employers?

Yes, we follow industry guidelines to assess learners and measure competency – learners who complete the course will receive certification to prove competency.


When does the course start?

The course has a flexible start date – you can join the course at any time.


How long will it take to complete the course?

The course will take approximately 4 months to complete – see the below timetables for more details.


Microsoft Excel Module
Learn 3 topics each day up until 19th October
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Microsoft Word Module
Learn 3 topics each day from 20th October – 25th November
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Microsoft Outlook Module
Learn 3 topics each day from 26th November – 21st December
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Windows, Files and Folders Module
Learn 3 topics each day from 22nd December – 15th January
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You may be eligible to apply for funding to pay for this course.

I live in Scotland, I am not working and/or I have an annual salary less than £22,000.
I live in Aberdeen, I am not working and face barriers to employment.


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