ICDL Excel - Evening

Get Industry recognised certification from the British Computer Society demonstrating competence in Spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel.  This unit can also be credited as part of the internationally recognised ICDL qualification, (International Certificate of Digital Literacy) and carries credit points from the SCQF

This is a hybrid course taking place on Monday evenings.

Learners will benefit from the flexibility of Hybrid Learning, over the 10 week course, classes will run using a combination of online delivery and on-campus delivery (Falkirk and Alloa). Hybrid Learning will give the Learner a more varied and personalised approach in the way they learn, allowing Learners to plan their time management needs associated with the mix of on-campus and remote learning.

This module allows candidates to understand the concept of spreadsheets and to demonstrate an ability to use a spreadsheet to produce accurate work outputs.

Important Information for all non UK nationals

The College has a requirement to complete a residency check on all non-UK nationals for tuition fee purposes. When you book and pay for your course online, please be aware that you will be contacted by a member of our Student Administration team and asked to provide documents i.e. a copy of your passport; proof of your settlement status and EU share code.

Following assessment of evidence, if you do not meet the criteria for ‘home fee status’, you will contacted and advised of any additional fee required.

If you require further information please contact residency@forthvalley.ac.uk

EU Nationals

If you are currently living in the UK then you should have already applied for the EU Settlement Scheme which will allow you to continue living in the UK. 

From 1st January 2021, if you are a national of a country outwith the UK it is most likely you will need a visa to study in the UK.  You can check if you require a visa by visiting the UK Government’s website here.  If you require a student visa, further information can be obtained at the following link.

For the latest information about EU nationals studying in the EU, you should visit the UK Government’s website.

On completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  • Work with spreadsheets and save them in different file formats, locally or in the cloud.
  • Use available help resources, shortcuts and the go to tool to enhance productivity
  • Enter data into cells and use good practice in creating lists. Select, sort and copy, move and delete data.
  • Edit rows and columns in a worksheet. Copy, move, delete and appropriately rename worksheets.
  • Create mathematical and logical formulas using standard spreadsheet functions. Use good practice in formula creation and recognize error values in formulas
  • Format numbers and text content in a spreadsheet and use available auto format/table styles.
  • Choose suitable charts, and create and format charts to communicate information meaningfully and professionally
  • Adjust spreadsheet page settings and check and correct spreadsheet content before printing.

Basic understanding of computer use, and using Microsoft office.

Course places are only secured after payment/funding has been arranged. 

As per the College Tuition Fees and Refund Policy, tuition fees are non-refundable except under exceptional circumstances.

 

Student Paying

Fees of less than £150 must be paid in full. Payment by instalment is available, provided the course fee is greater than £150.

Instalments must be paid via direct debit over a 4-month period and an initial 30% deposit is required in order to secure your place. You will not be able to apply online if paying by direct debit, you must contact Evening Admissions by email at - eveninginfo@forthvalley.ac.uk

 

Employer Paying

If your employer is paying for your tuition fees, an Employers Agreement form or letter from your employer must be submitted prior to or on enrolment. You can access the Employer Agreement form here and this should be returned to evening admissions -eveninginfo@forthvalley.ac.uk

Refunds will only be given if the course is cancelled or significantly altered by the College. Please refer to our Tuition Fee and Withdrawal procedure for further information.

 

Fee waiver

Some students may be eligible for a tuition fee waiver if in receipt of certain types of benefits. Fee waiver evidence must be submitted either before or on enrolment. Refer to our Tuition and Fee Waiver Policy for further information.

You will not be able to apply online if using fee waiver, you must contact Evening Admissions by emailing eveninginfo@forthvalley.ac.uk

 

ITA funding

This course is eligible for ITA funding. You may be eligible if you are:

  • Aged 16 or over
  • Not in education or involved in any other SDS funded programme
  • Unemployed and looking to get back into work
  • Employed and earning less than £22,000 per year
  • Resident in Scotland

If you wish to use ITA funding towards the cost of this course, you must first apply for the ITA funding through the My World of Work website. ITA funding will cover up to £200 of course fees.

You will not be able to enrol for your course online if using ITA funding. Once you’ve applied for funding, you will receive a confirmation email from SDS and the college with instructions on how to book your course.

Location

Alloa Campus

Attendance

Evening

Start date

16 January 2023

End date

24 April 2023

Start time

18:30

End time

20.50

SCQF Level

Level 5

Cost per person

£115.00