Word Processing Techniques (8975)

About this level

Intermediate Level: Assesses your skills in producing business documents. Teachers, professionals and candidates aiming to work as word processor operators are ideal candidates.
Intermediate Certificate in Word Processing Techniques  (8975-23)
Last registration date:On-going
Intermediate Certificate in Word Processing Techniques
Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation frameworkAccreditation No:L/101/1626
Qualification type – categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessmentType:VRQ
Credits – a measure of the size of the qualificationCredits:Data unavailable
Guided Learning Hours – the average contact time a centre would typically commitGuided Learning Hours:Data unavailable
Last certification date – the last date that a certificate can be issuedLast certification date:On-going

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What's involved in delivering this course?

To deliver these qualifications you will need suitably qualified staff to carry out training and assessment.

You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

To offer these qualifications it is advised that you are able use industry standard software facilities with flexibility for varied hardware and software specifications.

Particularly at higher levels the hardware, software, and print facilities should be of high standard in order to facilitate candidates producing work to a professional level.

To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents sections.

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What's involved in studying this course?

The qualifications cover the most commonly used conventions in industry standard word processing software, the checklist of concepts covered can be found in the qualification handbook and examination guides.

During the a course you will be assessed in a variety of methods, including through practical exercises. The final assessment is by a City & Guilds set exam in time conditions. Please refer to the examination guide for additional details on assessments, sample papers, mark schemes and examiner recommendations.

The appropriateness of a level to meet your needs will depend on your familiarity with word processing software, for those with little or no experience, the Essential level would be appropriate. Tutors should be consulted for further advice.

What careers can this lead to?
A range of careers are open to you on completing the qualifications. Administrative roles, office manger roles, and general business related functions are all possible career alternatives.