Short Programme in Fundamentals of Microsoft Office (FOMO)

Part-Time | ICESA Non-Credit Provider Programme

Students completing the Short Programme in Fundamentals of Microsoft Office will be equipped with knowledge skills to effectively use the Microsoft electronic office. This programme will allow the student to upskill with the fundamental features of Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint to effectively enhance their capabilities in the work environment.

Build your career with a qualification from ICESA

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Entrance Requirements

  • English at Grade 10/NQF level 2 or equivalent
  • Mathematical Literacy at Grade 10/NQF level 2 or equivalent
  • Minimum of 16 Years old

Expected time on the course

The programme duration is 42 Hours and the tuition is Face to Face on Saturdays from 08h00 to 12h00

Course Content and Modules

Part 1

Microsoft Windows (Level 1)

The following outcomes will be achieved in this programme:

  • Creating documents in Windows
  • Organising Files and Folders
  • Communicating
  • Creating and efficient work environment
  • Using Windows Media Player
  • Formatting
  • Browsing/Searching the Internet

Part 2

Microsoft Word (Level 1)

  • Creating a new document
  • Help, Saving a document,
  • Printing the document
  • Editing documents
  • Formatting features
  • Proof reading
  • Adding Tables
  • Inserting graphics
  • Page Setup

Part 3

Microsoft Excel (Level 1)

  • An overview of Excel
  • Modifying a spreadsheet
  • Calculations / Formulas
  • Developing and Formatting a worksheet
  • Developing a Workbook
  • Printing
  • Layout

Part 4

Microsoft Powerpoint (Level 1)

  • Creating a custom designed template
  • Adding charts and shapes
  • Adding transitions
  • Creating an Internet presentation
  • Collaborating in PowerPoint
  • Setting Passwords
  • Delivering a presentation

Study Guides and Course Material

All lists of prescribed textbooks will be provided by your nearest ICESA City Campus. Students will receive a copy of the academic study guides for this programme. All textbooks and other material are excluded from the tuition fees

Careers that would suit you best

Students can be employed in the following career fields:

  • Office Administrator
  • Secretary
  • Personal Assistant
  • Help Desk Support Administrator

Understanding your qualification

On successful completion of the programme, you will receive an ICESA Short Programme Certificate in Fundamentals of Microsoft Office.


How much will it cost you?

Full Settlement
R 4 950
R 550
R 1 485
Installment (3 Months)
R 1 341
Full Settlement
R 4 950
Cash Price
R 550
R 1 485
Installment (3 Months)
R 1 341

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