Desktop Publishing – Introduction

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Desktop Publishing – Introduction

Leisure Courses Location: Multiple locations
Type: Part Time Day
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Course Details

This is a course for anyone who requires an introduction into desktop publishing using Microsoft Publisher.

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

• Use basic file handling techniques
• Set up a standard page layout and text properties
• Use basic tools and techniques appropriately
• Import and place text and image files
• Manipulate text and images to balance page
• Manage publications and print composite publications

The class 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.  

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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

.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 Cost

Course costs are as follows:

3 week course £96


Available dates and locations

Code Location Date Day Time Contact
LNMT2571AU New Milton - Fusee House 20/11/2017 to 04/12/2018 Monday 09:30 to 12:30 01590 625222
LNMT2571SP New Milton - Fusee House 14/03/2018 to 28/03/2018 Wednesday 09:30 to 12:30 01590 625222

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