MS Office (Short Course)

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Learn how to get the most out of the world’s most popular workplace software suite, with our exclusive free MS Office courses.  Now open for enrolment, our Microsoft free courses cover the basics of MS Office and its applications for new and inexperienced users.  Enjoy the freedom to complete your free Microsoft Office training course in your own time, with no deadlines or time restrictions imposed.  At Oxford Home Study Centre, all free Microsoft Office courses come complete with all required study aids and learning materials. Our free courses are 100% free to take from start to finish - the perfect introduction to the functions and features of MS Office. Learn how to perform a variety of tasks using MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint - all without a penny to pay at any time.  Enrol online, or contact our admissions team for more information.

Why Study MS Office?

In most modern workplaces, familiarity with the fundamentals of MS Office is mandatory. For jobseekers, it is often a prerequisite to progress to the next stage of the recruitment process. MS Office is the most widely-used software suite for businesses worldwide.  Irrespective of size or sector, MS Office forms the backbone of most organisations’ everyday administrative operations.  A good grasp of the basics of MS Office will enable you to pass employers’ initial qualification checks when applying for jobs. If looking to climb the ladder with your current employer, boosting your MS Office acumen could improve your promotion prospects.  Business owners, entrepreneurs and senior managers could also benefit significantly from familiarity with the most important features and functions of Microsoft Office.

By the end of this Course the learner will be able to:

  • Identify the components of the Microsoft Word interface
  • Create a basic worksheet
  • Navigate the PowerPoint environment

All free online certificate courses at Oxford Home Study Centre are 100% free of charge from start to finish.  There is no enrolment fee, all study aids are provided via our online learning platform and all of our courses are self-paced for total flexibility.

Our exclusive free courses provide the perfect opportunity to expand your knowledge, develop new skills and explore new professions.  Upon completion of your free online certificate course, you will have the option of claiming one of three different types of certificates for a small fee:

  1. An official Course Completion Certificate from Oxford Home Study Centre
  2. A CPD Accredited Certificate to boost your CPD profile
  3. An Endorsed Certificate issued by the Quality Licence Scheme

Each of these certificates could prove helpful in supporting future job applications, or helping you climb the career ladder with your current employer. All certificates are 100% optional upon successful completion of your course - available to purchase with your preferred postage option.

For more information on certificate costs, head over to our pricing page or contact a member of the team at Oxford Home Study Centre anytime. 


This MS Office Short course covers the following key topics:

MS Word 2016

  • Getting Started with Word
  • Identify the Components of the Word Interface

MS Excel 2016

  • Getting Started with Microsoft Excel 2016
  • Identify the Elements of the Excel Interface

MS Power point 2016

  • Modifying the PowerPoint Environment
  • Customize the User Interface



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Course Level Short Course
Awarding Body OHSC
Study Method Online
Course Duration 20 Hours
Entry Requirements Open to All
Start Date Ongoing