Microsoft Office Specialist (PowerPoint) - (Online Learning)

Start Date: This course has multiple entry points throughout the year Please call 0191 200 4000 or email for more information.

Duration: 12 Months

Venue: Distance Learning

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What is MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist)?
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) courses give you the opportunity to demonstrate that you have the skills needed to get the most out of Microsoft Office by earning a Microsoft Office Specialist certification in a specific Office programme. If you are just starting your IT career path or are looking to enhance your understanding of Microsoft Office applications, MOS certification can validate your core knowledge and, as an industry-recognized credential, it can also enhance your credibility.

Pass just one exam and you’ll earn an MOS certification, taking your first step toward building a career in technology—or enhancing your career in business. Learn more at

The MOS - PowerPoint pathway is for those intending to understand and demonstrate the core functionality within PowerPoint 2010. Completion of this course and the exam will confirm your proficiency creating effective, practical slideshows.

The Microsoft Digital Literacy curriculum teaches essential computing skills to those new to computing and for people interested in improving their current skills. This benefit is available to all IT Academy members.

There are three levels of Microsoft Digital Literacy:
Basic curriculum provides beginners with the first course they need to begin using a computer.
Standard curriculum features courses that cover computer basics, using the Internet and productivity programs, security and privacy, and digital lifestyles.

Advanced curriculum covers creating an email account, creating a great résumé, searching for content on the Internet, and social networking.

MOS Certification – PowerPoint (The qualification/s do not expire once achieved)


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This MOS Training course helps you prepare for Microsoft Office Specialist Exam 77-883, and build an understanding of the following topics: Core Database Concepts, Creating Database Objects, Manipulating Data, Data Storage, and Administering a Database.

This course leverages the same content as found in the Microsoft Official Academic Course (MOAC) for this exam.

The Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) is Microsoft’s technology certification exams that validate fundamental knowledge needed to begin building a career using Microsoft technologies.

This program provides an appropriate entry point to a future career in technology and assumes some hands-on experience or training but does not assume on-the-job experience.

  • Module 1: Managing the PowerPoint environment
  • Module 2: Creating a Slide Presentation
  • Module 3: Working with graphical and multimedia elements
  • Module 4: Creating charts and tables
  • Module 5: Applying transitions and animations Module 6: Collaborating on a presentation
  • Module 7: Preparing a presentation for delivery
  • Module 8: Delivering a presentation
  • A Personal On-line Tutor who will guide and support you through your studies
  • Learner view is where you can access your course site, set targets, view tutor notes and access assessments grades.

NCG On-line Course Site

You will have access to a course site which will contain all the necessary learning materials, tools, support and information required to enable you to successively complete your course.

You will be assessed by an exam.

  • Microsoft Office Specialist – Word 2010 | MOS Exam 77-881
  • Microsoft Office Specialist – Excel 2010 | MOS Exam 77-882
  • Microsoft Office Specialist – Outlook 2010 | MOS Exam 77-884
  • Microsoft Office Specialist – Access 2010 | MOS Exam 77-885
  • Microsoft Office Specialist – SharePoint 2010 | MOS Exam 77-886


Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) 2010 is a valuable credential that recognises the desktop
computing skills needed to use the full features and functionality of the Microsoft Office 2010 suite.

Microsoft Office Specialist is the primary tool companies use to validate the proficiency of their employees in the latest productivity tools and technology, helping them select job candidates based on globally recognised standards for verifying skills.

Individuals seek certification to increase their own personal sense of accomplishment and to
create advancement opportunities by establishing a leadership position in their school or department, thereby differentiating their skill sets in a competitive college admissions and job market.

No formal pre-requisites. These qualifications do however assume some hands-on experience or training but does not assume on-the-job experience.

£ 250.00

£250 – Course fees will include all tuition fees, materials, Microsoft Academy annual membership and the exam fee.

Alternatively your course can be funded by your employer, please contact our enquiries team for further details on 0191 226 6313 |


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