Student ICT training
Improve your ICT skills by booking a place on one of our classroom-based courses or using our online free online training software. Find out how to apply Word features to make your essays look more professional, learn tips to perfect your PowerPoint presentation skills, and create charts with your Excel spreadsheets.
Classroom-based ICT courses
Our ICT courses, at different levels of proficiency, are open to all University students free of charge. View our course titles and book your place by logging in to the Advantage system and clicking on Events.
Learn new skills at your own convenience, and at your own pace, with our free Online software training courses. Once you have set up your account you can use our online training on and off campus, and your progress will be tracked as you work through the modules so that you can continue where you left off.
Our workbooks combine learning material with task-based practical exercises. They can be useful to a tutor working with a class or group, or to an individual working alone at a PC.
Some tasks in the workbooks use prepared practice files, and these are also available for downloading to accompany particular workbooks. Popular titles include Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Access.
Quick Reference Guides
A selection of brief Quick Reference Guides giving an overview of shortcut keys and toolbar buttons for both PC and Mac users, covering Microsoft Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and FrontPage and a selection of other popular applications, Dreamweaver, Visio, Photoshop, Fireworks and Flash.