Desktop Publishing – Follow on

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Desktop Publishing – Follow on

Course Details

This is a course for anyone who wishes to develop proficiency in the software Microsoft Publisher, along with a sound understanding of page layout and the ability to respond to a design brief.

 By the end of the course, the learner will be able to:

• Use appropriate techniques to handle and organise and save files.
• Set up and use master page/template according to a design brief.
• Set up page layout grids/guides.
• Use most tools and techniques appropriately.
• Import and manipulate text and image file(s).
• Amend publication content using proof correction symbols.
• Produce professional publications/documents.
• Prepare a publication for press.

The teaching is tutor led in well equipped rooms with explanations, demonstrations, lectures, question and answer and discussion.  Each learner has the use of a computer.  The software used for this course will be Windows 7, Microsoft Office 2010 and Microsoft Publisher 2010.

The work will be assessed by the tutor on a regular basis from which feedback will be given to help improve skills. 

Information & Support

Learners can progress to:-
 ITQ – OCR Level 1


Please bring along writing materials, notebook/A4 file.

Experienced and competent staff at our adult learning centres can help you decide on your course and progression options. If you feel you would benefit from more in depth careers advice please contact: The National Careers Service - Call 0800 100 900 Lines are open 8am to 10pm, 7 days a week or https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk.
Practical help and advice is also provided to assist students with any kind of disability or individual need, including people for whom English is not their first language. Please contact our centre staff to discuss your needs prior to starting your course.

Course fees & Duration

Course costs are as follows:

5 week course £45

 

Available dates and locations

Code Location Date Day Time Contact
SPL1DPS1RR Brockenhurst College - Main Site Please contact us to register your interest for the next available start date. Various 01590 679457

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any age restrictions (young/old)?

Students need to be 19 years old or over.

There is no upper age limit.

Can I start the course part way through?

For some courses, this may be possible.  Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk to confirm.

What do you define as a 'beginner'?

Beginner is someone who has little or no knowledge of the subject area.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

What do you define as 'intermediate'?

Intermediate is for those who have completed a beginners course with us or have some knowledge of the subject but would like to learn more.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

What do you define as 'advanced'?

Advanced for those who have completed an intermediate course with us or are proficient in the subject.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

What should I take with me on the day?

Please see ‘Information & Support’ within each individual course information page.

If you require further details please email leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk

How much does the course cost?

The cost of each course will be displayed on each individual course information page.

If you require further details please email leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk

Can I pay for the course in instalments?

Each course needs to be paid in full before the start of the course.

Are there any concessions available?

Reduced fees may apply for those on specific benefits.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for more details.