Pitman Training

Office 2010…Fast! Modules 1-3

Course Outline

In three modules of Microsoft Office 2010 training, this course takes you through the new interfaces and features of Word, Excel and PowerPoint 2010; taking your existing skills and bringing them right up to date with the very latest version of Microsoft Office.

This fast version of Microsoft Office 2010 training breaks down the learning process into quick and easily digestible chunks, complete in only six hours. Module one covers Microsoft Word 2010 and includes topics such as SmartArt. Module two takes you through the very latest Excel 2010 features including the new opening screen, data analysis with sparklines and other features such as the pivot table slicer. Module three focuses on PowerPoint 2010 and its exciting new features; transitions, animation and editing video.

Our flexible MS Office training also allows you to work at your own pace; you’ll also be given a workbook, which will stay with you as a handy reference guide once you have concluded your training. Of course, you’ll then have the power of the Pitman Training name on your CV.

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Through studying this course, you will be able to confidently find your way around the Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint 2010 programs.

This course has been designed for those who want to quickly learn the new interface and features of Word, Excel and PowerPoint 2010.

Prior to starting this course you will need experience of using Word, Excel and PowerPoint 2007.

There are three lessons in this Microsoft Office 2010 Fast! course: -

Module One: The Microsoft Office 2010 interface,  minimise/expand the ribbon, text effects , navigation pane – using find, image editing, remove a background, SmartArt – using pictures, paste preview, backstage view, create a new group on the ribbon, delete a group.

Module Two: The Excel 2010 opening screen,  Backstage view, recover unsaved documents customize the ribbon, data analysis with sparklines, new features in conditional formatting, the pivot table slicer, managing versions.

Module Three: The PowerPoint 2010 opening screen, transitions, animation effects, enhancing photos, editing videos, bookmarking a video, trimming a video, converting text and photos into SmartArt graphics, using sections, different ways to save a presentation.

This course will take around 6 hours to complete.

Our Microsoft Office Fast! course is part of our distance learning range – which can be accessed online via our distance learning portal. 

This means that you have the flexibility to study our Microsoft Office Fast! course:

  • In centre, with our friendly course advisors available for support and guidance as and when you need it.
  • At home or from work – with support via email or telephone during working hours.
  • On a blended mix – in-centre for the modules you need help with, at home or from work for those you are gliding through.

Once you’ve decided to go ahead, all you’ll need to do is contact your nearest Pitman Training centre that offers and supports our distance learning platform, and they will arrange for you to have an induction to show you around the system and talk you through how our online training works. After this, you can learn in your own time and at your own speed, but with the knowledge you have support at hand if required. 

To find your nearest centre that offers and supports our online Microsoft Office Fast training, click here.




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