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Documents

The Documents module covers the main concepts and skills needed for common word processing tasks, such as creating, formatting, and finishing letters and other everyday documents.

With so many job roles now using essential ICT skills, workers need to demonstrate their ability to use word processing applications to produce workplace documents effectively. This module covers the knowledge and skills needed to create clearly presented, well-structured documents.

This module is suitable for a wide range of candidates who want to be able to work with documents effectively using a range of word processing applications.

Develop the skills needed to create complex documents that are attractive and easy to read.

Module overview

CategorySkill set
Using the application
  • Working with documents
  • Enhancing productivity
Document creation
  • Enter text
  • Select, edit
Formatting
  • Text
  • Paragraphs
  • Styles
Objects
  • Table creation
  • Table formatting
  • Graphical objects
Mail merge
  • Preparation
  • Outputs
Prepare outputs
  • Setup
  • Check and print

Main learning outcomes

Successful candidates will be able to use word processing applications to create, edit, and output everyday documents. After passing this module, candidates will feel confident enhancing their documents with text formatting and by inserting common features such as tables or images. They will be able to:

  • understand the key concepts of word processing
  • identify the different file formats and how to save them
  • recognise good practice applying formatting options
  • understand the different elements, objects, and data that can be added to a document
  • know how to finalise a document and prepare it for printing
  • prepare and create documents using mail merge
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