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Digital Technology and Computing

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Discover how to work online with the Microsoft Office 365 suite to manage documents and collaborate with others in the cloud.

Many companies are moving their internal IT systems to online services, and modern computers and devices are becoming increasing 'cloud-based', so it is becoming more important to understand the concept of cloud computing and know how to get the most out of it.

This course helps students navigate and use the popular Microsoft Office 365 cloud platform.

It explores the wide range of online productivity applications available in Office 365 including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and teaches how to collaborate and share with others.

*PLEASE NOTE - This course running is subject to receiving sufficient enrolment numbers. Newbury College reserves the right to close, cancel or postpone a course if it has not received the minimum required enrolment number by the scheduled start date. In the case of cancellation, enrolled students are notified approximately one week before the start date.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. An existing Microsoft Office 365 account (either FREE, subscription of business) would be useful however a temporary account can be provided for use on the day.


Some basic understanding of productivity suites (i.e. Microsoft Office) would be an advantage.


There are no formal qualifications attached to this course.


This is an informal short course. Students will self-assess their own achievement through their ability to carry out the skills they learn during the course.

Home Study

This is a short one-day course and no homework will be set. Students are however encouraged to continue practising the skills they learn.

Work Placement

Work placement is not included on this programme.


Students may wish to take a full Microsoft Office course in either Word or Excel or another short computing course.

Fees and Additional Costs

There are no additional costs associated with this course however some features demonstrated in the course may only be available to business or premium Microsoft Office 365 account holders.

Additional Information

97411 192001 Saturday 25/04/2020 25/04/2020 10:00 - 13:00 £32.00
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