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Browse our IT Skills workshops by category
Workshops by category
Browse our IT skills workshops by category.
Become familiar with the concepts required to design an initial database to collect and record data, query your information and to easily output some simple reports.
This course looks at the design of relational databases and use of the related data in queries and reports and ways to make your database more user friendly.
This is the all important first session which covers the foundational topics.
This session is a must for Academics, Researchers, and Professional staff who need to use interactive PDF forms on websites or via email.
Editor training provides an introduction to Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) and how to begin to use it to create and maintain web content.
Learn how to save time with your data entry, improve your efficiency and produce a more readable and professional output.
Learn how you can present your data to others in a graphical format.
Excel Data Analysis
Learn to use options in Excel to summarise and analyse lists of data including subtotals, simple PivotTables, statistical functions and Excel’s powerful Analysis Tools.
Build on the spreadsheet skills you have already gained and learn additional skills for dealing with larger sheets and more complex workbooks.
Excel Formulae and Functions
An opportunity to expand your calculation repertoire with advanced formula techniques and functions that deal with a variety of spreadsheet data.
Learn how to use the built in power of Excel by using visual basic macros to automate routine activities.
Excel Pivot Tables
Learn to create a PivotTable to summarise data and streamline the process of formatting and printing the results.
Excel PowerPivot and Power Query
Learn to utilise the features of PowerPivot and Query to summarise large amounts of data and streamline the process of presenting the results.
Adobe InDesign offers tools for Professional Desktop Publishing.
Take InDesign to the next level from the introductory course.
Learn advanced features such as InDesign interactive forms.
InDesign Digital Publishing
Learn to create electronic publications (EPUB) for page readers such as Kindle and iPad.
NVivo Core Skills
This introductory course will cover the principles behind this software package, and teach the basics of setting-up and working in an NVivo project.
Quick and easy overview of the upgrade changes and highlights in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
A workshop introducing all the functions of Outlook.
This intermediate course covers setting up and organising the more advanced features of the Email and Calendar modules.
Outlook Increased Productivity
Understand features and practices in Outlook, that can improve your efficiency, making you more productive and giving you more time to get your work done.
A full-day workshop using the industry standard photo editing application Adobe Photoshop for modifying and editing images.
Learn advanced techniques to get more out of Photoshop.
Microsoft PowerPoint has been the leading digital presentation tool for 24 years. Learn all the steps to create your own presentations.
Learn some more features of PowerPoint to get the most of your presentations and make them work for you.
Keep that project on track and ensure there are no surprises or overlooked tasks.
SharePoint Level 1 - End User
Learn the essentials of Microsoft SharePoint 2010 to work together and collaborate.
SharePoint Level 2 - Contributor
Learn how to alter and add pages that include images and video, create new content and views and manage documents and meetings.
SharePoint Level 3 - Site Owner
Manage access to your SharePoint site, customise your navigation to suit, expand your site with subsites and customise forms.
SPSS Core Skills
This workshop will teach participants how to successfully set-up SPSS data files and also run some basic analyses.
Visio makes it easier than ever to create and share professional, versatile diagrams and flowcharts that simplify complex information.
This course tackles important word processing features such as styles, indented and numbered paragraphs, document navigation with headers, footers and page numbering.
Word Charts and Graphics
Create charts in Word or link existing Excel charts so that they will update automatically. Make use of Word's powerful formatting tools for graphics you insert to give them added impact.
Understand how to use and modify Styles to quickly apply consistent formatting to your entire document.
Word Tabs and Tables
Learn the time saving features of tables and tabs to help you keep everything lined up and hassle free.
Word Mail Merge and Labels
Automate those repetitive tasks and large mail outs. Personalize your standard letters and learn how to save time by using mail merge efficiently.
Word Long Documents
Format, navigate and organise your long documents efficiently.
Word Thesis Formatting
This workshop looks specifically at the tools needed to format a thesis or dissertation.
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