Preparation for MOS Word Certification
September 25, 2023 to October 30, 2023 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Registration must be approved by OTS. This is an intense course and is designed for students who have completed the Basic Computer Skills series. Students must have strong computer knowledge and familiarity with Microsoft Word. This course will assist students in preparing for the Microsoft Office Specialist Word certification exam. At the end of this course individuals will have a fundamental understanding of the Word environment and the ability to complete tasks independently. They will know and demonstrate the correct application of the principal features of Word. Students will be able to create and edit 2-3 page documents for a variety of purposes and situations, such as professional-looking reports, multi-column newsletters, resumes, and business correspondence. The virtual version of this class will require a PC, Mac, or Chromebook computer and an Internet capability of at least 600kbps.
This class will meet three times a week for six weeks and will require approximately 6 hours a week of outside class time for assignments and directed self-study for the duration of the class. The MOS exam requires a great deal of preparation and is not given in class. However, all students who successfully complete the class will receive assistance in scheduling and taking the Microsoft Office Specialist Word exam.