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L1 Office Skills Certificate Level 1 Richmond at Richmond Adult Community College

Course description

This course is a Level 1 course and aims to provide skills in using word processing software and spreadsheet software to produce a professional document that is based around relevant workplace skills. You will cover using IT tools safely, securely as well as efficiently and effectively. This course develops the IT skills needed to move into administration, office or secretarial work.

Course content

The Course covers the following modules • Word • Excel, (formulae , functions, producing charts and graphs to analyse data) • Using the Internet (research skills and communication) The modules are taught so that you gain knowledge of ‘best practice’ and are able to evaluate the use of IT so that your work practices are efficient. The methods of teaching are • Classroom based with work related material • Group work and Pair work • One to One support and careers advice • Project work Class assignments

Entry requirements

Literacy levels should ideally be at Entry level 3 - Level 1 to cope with instructions and producing documents You will need to be familiar with the save , print, cut and paste and copy functions Ideally you will have already completed a basic course using Office software or have had some experience of using IT in the office or at home to complete personal administration tasks.


This qualification is gained by producing a portfolio which is produced from class based exercises with ongoing feedback provided by the tutor. The final portfolio is then reviewed by an external moderator to verify the qualification

Further information This course may not be set up yet but it will be available in 2012

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Richmond Adult Community College directly.

Last updated date: 14 July 2017
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