This course is solely designed for those students who have already received conditional offers to study an Access course at Fircroft but want an IT refresher before they get started.

This is a one-day non-residential IT course which will be taking place at the college with 6 hours of tutor delivery.

Dates and Times 

7th September 2020 - 9:00 am - 4:20pm 


11th September 2020 - 9:00 am - 4:20pm 


12th October 2020 - 9:00 - 4:40 PM 


Level  Level 1
Learning Outcomes

You will cover the following:

Microsoft Word

  • Saving documents
  • key features
  • Formatting and structure of docs,
  • Academic uses of Word

Microsoft Teams

  • Navigating Teams
  • the student perspective
  • chat
  • files
  • notepad
  • uploading work
  • accessing online delivery


  • Creating PowerPoints
  • Design
  • Saving docs
  • Key features
  • Formatting
  • Structure of docs
  • Academic uses of PowerPoint for presentations

One drive

  • Creating your own one drive and using its features
Progression You will be able to progress onto your chosen Access course with a better understanding of IT.