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Software Level 1 Certificate

Certificate Number 901031

Courses in this certificate are delivered through structured format, online or blended delivery. For a comparison of delivery modes for these classes, visit, click on Ways of Learning, and follow the self-paced links for the Green Bay credit classes.

Certificate Completers will be able to

. Keyboard at 20 wpm using proper technique.
. Use the Windows operating system.
. Create and revise database.
. Create and revise word processing documents.
. Create and revise electronic presentations.
. Create and revise spreadsheets.

Completers will be able to apply credits toward the following programs:

. 101066, Administrative Professional
. 311061, Office Professional


Many of the courses are in several programs or may be used as electives. Completion of each Introductory Office 2010 course assists in preparing you for the Microsoft Office Specialist exam at the Specialist level for that particular software.


Catalog No. Description Credits

10-106-145 Keyboarding
10-103-141 Micro: Access-Intro
10-103-131 Micro: Excel-Intro
10-103-151 Micro: PowerPoint-Intro
10-103-111 Micro: Windows/Computer Basics
10-103-121 Micro: Word-Intro

Certificate Total

Course Descriptions

10-106-145 Keyboarding...keyboarding at a personal productivity level, correct posture, touch typing on the alpha-numeric keyboard using an interactive software package running on a microcomputer. No experience required.

10-103-141 Micro: Access-Intro...creating/modifying database tables, compacting a database, managing records, defining table relationships, creating queries, calculations, and aggregate functions, sorting, and using form/report wizards. Windows experience improves success; consider 10-103-111, Windows/Computer Basics.

10-103-131 Micro: Excel-Intro...creating a worksheet, enhancing worksheet appearance, moving and copying data, using formulas and functions, creating charts and using clip art. Windows experience improves success; consider 10-103-111, Windows/Computer Basics.

10-103-151 Micro: PowerPoint-Intro...presentation skills using: graphics, diagrams, design themes, sounds, animations, slide transitions, and integration with other software. Windows experience improves success; consider 10-103-111, Windows/Computer Basics. (Corequisite: 10-103-121, Micro: Word-Intro)

10-103-111 Micro: Windows/Computer Basics...Windows desktop elements, help features, folder and file management (create, delete, move, find file), and Search strategies. Blackboard, internet, and e-mail usage.

10-103-121 Micro: Word-Intro...word processing basics including creating, revising, formatting, printing; sections, tabs, multiple-page numbering; manipulating text; creating headers/footers; creating/formatting tables, graphics; and merging documents. Windows experience improves success; consider 10-103-111, Windows/Computer Basics.

For more information, please contact: The Business & Information Technology Department,(920) 498-5435 or (800) 422-NWTC, extension 5435,or contact Enrollment Services at 888-385-NWTC.