Microsoft Office Specialist (Word) - (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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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-recognised credential, it can also enhance your credibility.

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

The MOS – Word pathway is for those intending to understand and demonstrate the core functionality within Word 2010.

The core-level Microsoft Office Word 2010 user will be able to navigate Microsoft Office Word 2010 software at the feature and functional level. You will want to be familiar with and know how to use at least 80 percent of the features and capabilities of Microsoft Office Word 2010.

The core-level learner want to be able to use Microsoft Office Word 2010 to create and edit professional-looking documents for a variety of purposes and situations. Users would include people from a wide variety of job roles from almost all areas of professional, student, and personal life.

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.

MOS Certification – Word (The qualification/s do not expire however will be retired once new versions are released)


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This MOS Training course helps you prepare for Microsoft Office Specialist Exam 77-881, and build an understanding of Microsoft Word 2010.

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. Course Outline

  • Module 1: Sharing and Maintaining Documents
  • Module 2: Formatting Content
  • Module 3: Applying Page Layout and Reusable Content
  • Module 4: Including Illustrations and Graphics in a Document
  • Module 5: Proofreading documents Module 6: Applying References and Hyperlinks
  • Module 7: Performing Mail Merge Operations
  • 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 – Excel 2010 | MOS Exam 77-882
  • Microsoft Office Specialist – PowerPoint 2010 | MOS Exam 77-883
  • 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.

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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