Although OCR have withdrawn all of their Text Processing suite of qualifications, and not replacing them with anything else, we believe that the standard required for these qualifications by OCR was a good benchmark for desirable skills in today’s workplace. Therefore we are still providing the training for students to attain the standard required for the OCR qualifications.

DIP2 – OCR Level 2 Diploma Course

This course is suitable for those who wish to reach the standard required for OCR (Oxford, Cambridge and the RSA) Level 2 in Word Processing and Text Production plus 2 other modules. Once enrolled on the course we will supply you with comprehensive training materials and instructions as to how to proceed. Sets of assessment papers will also be supplied for you to complete and return for marking by a fully qualified marking co-ordinator. Your marked work is returned to you with feedback and instructions as to how to proceed.

Pre-Requisites:
You should be able to type at 35 words per minute or more and be a proficient user of Microsoft Word.

Course Content:
Select and use functions of a word processor including setting margins, line spacing, alignment and ways of emphasising text, inserting page numbers, underlining text, cut, copy and paste, setting up a table, inserting pictures and printing.

The course covers Text Production Level 2 and Word Processing Level 2 plus any 2 of the following:
Audio Transcription Level 2
Mailmege Level 2
Medical Word Processing Level 2
Business Presentations Level 2
Medical Audio Transcription Level 2

The course is available through distance learning / home study. Study time 60-80 hours. When the required standard is achieved a Keynet Certificate of successful completion will be provided.

The overall aim of the award is to meet the business document production requirements of the discerning employer and to give you the opportunity to demonstrate competence to the level demanded for OCR Level 2.

Learn at home at times to suit you. Email the course tutor or telephone 0116 232 5166 for more details.

DIP3 – OCR Level 3 Diploma Course

This course is suitable for those who wish to train to the standard required for OCR (Oxford, Cambridge and the RSA) Level 3 in Word Processing and Text Production plus 2 other modules. Once enrolled on the course we will supply you with comprehensive training materials and instructions as to how to proceed. Sets of assessment papers will also be supplied for you to complete and return for marking by a fully qualified marking co-ordinator. Your marked work is returned to you with feedback and instructions as to how to proceed.

Essential pre-requisites are:
1) A good level of English Grammar,
2) The ability to type at 50 to 55 words per minute,
3) The ability to use Microsoft Word (any version) to a high standard, including tables.

Course Content:
The aim of the course is to assess your ability to produce a variety of complex and specialist business documents involving technical terminology from handwritten and typewritten drafts, and recalled text. These will include multi-page letters, multi-page reports, two-column articles, notices for display, landscaped tables and memorandums.

You will also be required to display work to conform to directions given concerning style of presentation: line spacing, emphasis, insetting from the left-hand margin and centering over the typing line. Also:

Inserting Footnotes. Correcting unmarked spelling errors, errors of punctuation (including apostrophes) and errors of agreement. Copying part of a previously stored document to a specified location within a separate document. Paginating documents as instructed. Changing Fonts and/or Typeface. Creating tables with differing numbers of columns from information in a data sheet. Presenting information as shown in draft, or as instructed. Producing extra copies and indicating routing as instructed. When the required standard is achieved a Keynet Certificate of successful completion will be provided. 60-80 hours diploma course.

Pre-requisites
This course is suitable if you have excellent typing and word processing skills. You should have a typing speed of at least 55wpm.

This course covers Text Processing Level 3 and Word Processing Level 3 plus any 2 from the following:
Audio Transcription Level 3
Document Presentation Level 3
Legal Word Processing Level 3

Learn at home at times to suit you. Email the course tutor or telephone 0116 232 5166 for more details.

OCR/RSA Level 1 | OCR/RSA Level 2 | OCR/RSA Level 3 | DIPLOMA