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APPLICATIONS TRAINING

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// What we do

Our training courses in Software Applications products are primarily intended for non-technical end users, with a few higher-level courses for specialists and IT staff. We provide training in all Microsoft Office products from introductory to advanced level.

 

These popular courses are modularised in such a way that you can choose either to follow the standard format of introductory, intermediate and advanced level courses or to commission specific courses based on modules that you need.

 

Download a full list of all training courses available.

// Microsoft Office courses

Overview: Our training in Microsoft Word is in modular form, so that you can select specific modules for groups of users who do not require full course.

 

The approximate time to teach each module is included with details of the content. Accordingly you will be able to gauge fairly accurately the training time required for your specific needs.

 

The full course comprises approximately three training days:

 

  • The first day is an introductory course aimed at first-time users
  • The second and third days are intended for experienced users wishing to attain intermediate or advanced proficiency levels.

 

Overview: Our training in Microsoft Excel is in modular form, so that you are able to select specific modules for groups of users who do not require full course.

 

The approximate time to teach each module is included with details of the content. Accordingly you will be able to gauge fairly accurately the training time required for your specific needs.

 

The full course comprises approximately three training days:

 

  • The first day is an introductory course aimed at first-time users
  • The second and third days are intended for experienced users wishing to attain intermediate or advanced proficiency levels

 

Overview: This Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) training course is designed to give a good working knowledge of using Visual Basic with Microsoft Excel.

 

The VBA content of the training course can be applied to other Microsoft Applications.

 

Delegates should have attended the Advanced Excel Course and have a good understanding of Excel functions and templates.

 

Overview: Our Microsoft Access training comprises three courses lasting approximately four days in all:

 

  • The one-day introductory course for first-time users of Access, covers database concepts, forms, queries and reports
  • The one-day intermediate course considers database maintenance & security and higher level forms, queries & reporting functions
  • The two-day advanced course cover functions, relationship, graphs, macros, and command bars.

 

All delegates must be confident computer users with Word and Excel experience.

 

Overview: This two-day course is intended for Microsoft Access users who wish to develop personal applications with the help of Visual Basic.

 

Delegates must be proficient in the use of Access. Previous programming experience is not necessary although some experience of the use of macros and events within Access will be an advantage.

 

Overview: Our Microsoft PowerPoint training comprises two courses lasting approximately one day each:

 

  • The introductory course, for first-time users of PowerPoint, covers all the skills required to create presentations using existing templates and including imported images and spreadsheets
  • The advanced course covers issues such as customisation, graphs & charts and using PowerPoint on the internet.

 

All delegates must be confident in using a keyboard, Windows and a mouse.

 

Overview: Our Microsoft Outlook training comprises two courses lasting approximately half a day each:

 

  • The introductory course, for first-time users of Outlook, covers E-mail, the Contact list and Appointments
  • The advanced course covers E-mail management, contact list management and sharing Outlook folders

 

All delegates must be confident in using a keyboard, Windows and a mouse. First time users may attend both courses on the same day if appropriate.

 

Overview: Microsoft Visio enables you to create a variety of different diagrams and drawings - from organizational charts and flowcharts, web site maps and network drawing to office plans, calendars and timelines.

 

Our Introduction to Visio course assumes no prior knowledge of the program and gives users a good basic familiarity with the program interface, showing them how to use the drawing tools to create shapes, how to manipulate shapes and assign them attributes. By the end of the training, users will be confident in using Visio to create basic diagrams and drawings.

 

// Web Design courses

Overview: Learn how to build FrontPage Web Sites from the ground up. This course will teach you everything from the basics of Web page creation all the way up to the more advanced features.

 

Overview: Our one-day introduction to Adobe Dreamweaver is for new or prospective web designers wishing to create websites with the help of this leading professional software. After completing this course, students will be able to create websites that include frame-based pages, tables, graphics, and links.

 

Participants should have a basic understanding of an operating system: for example, how to launch an application, create and save files and copy files from CDs and other media.

 

This course does not include the design of images for the internet. Delegates wishing to design such images may be interested in our Photoshop course below.

 

Overview: Adobe Acrobat is a unique suite of applications (Acrobat 6 Professional, Acrobat Reader, Acrobat Distiller, Acrobat Catalog) which enables the creation of portable document format (PDF) files.

 

Once converted to PDF, documents can be viewed by anyone who downloads the freely available Acrobat Reader with all their original layout, pagination and graphic content intact. Because of their extremely compact file size, PDF documents constitute an ideal way of distributing documents over the web, via email or on CD-ROM.

 

Adobe Acrobat PDFs are also increasingly being used as a highly efficient method of delivering publications to prepress agencies.

 

Suitable for users completely new to Adobe products.

 

Overview: This introduction to Photoshop enables delegates to:

 

  • Scan, re-touch, and optimise images for print or the web
  • Work effectively and flexibly with layer masks in the production of montage and image manipulation
  • Use filters and layer effects both as tools and effects
  • Export from Photoshop using the most appropriate file format for the job in hand

 

// Desktop Publishing courses

Overview: Adobe Illustrator has become an industry-standard and is used for producing print, multimedia and on-line graphics. It can be used to create such elements as illustrations, drawings, maps, logos, advertisements, multimedia and web navigation graphics.

 

Drawings created in illustrator are commonly exported to desktop publishing programs such as QuarkXPress or PageMaker to form part of a larger publication. - Users with experience of using software like CorelDraw or Macromedia Freehand will find many familiar tools and techniques.

 

Overview: Quark XPress is used by just about every graphic designer on the planet. It is a precision tool used for the page layout aspect of electronic publishing.

 

Powerful yet user-friendly, Quark can be used for putting together anything from a promotional flier to a film poster or magazine. Quark XPress Passport is a special edition of the software which includes features for multi-language publishing.

 

Our Introduction to QuarkXPress covers essential Quark XPress concepts, tools and techniques.

 

Suitable for users completely new to Quark Xpress.

 

Overview: For this 1 day course, topics include adding text to a publication, adding graphics, formatting and wrapping text, importing, connecting text frames, aligning objects, using backgrounds, creating tables, using styles, formatting frames, and using the Design Gallery.

 

// Project Management courses

Overview: Our Microsoft Project training comprises two courses:

 

  • The introductory course is a one day session for delegates who are new to Microsoft Project or new to project management
  • The advanced course is a two day session for experienced project managers, enabling them to produce more detailed plans and allow fine control over the time and costs associated with the Project. to show by means of examples and exercises how these additional skills give the user greater control and flexibility in managing Projects

 

All delegates must be confident in using a keyboard, Windows and a mouse.

 

// Business Applications
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Overview: Our SAP training provides complete modular courses covering 7 areas:

 

  • Human Resources
  • Financial Accounting & Controlling
  • Sales & Distribution
  • Materials Management
  • Plant Maintenance
  • Real Estate
  • Business Warehouse

 

Each modules contains separate sub-modules which can be customised to provide the training that best suits company's needs.