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Google Office Suite Essentials

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What you'll learn

This short courses are for people who have used Microsoft Office applications and wish to learn about the equivalent Google Office Suite packages. You will look at Google Docs, Sheets, the Calendar and Google Drive.

Entry requirements

This course is for those who have achieved an Entry level certificate or already have some computers skills and want to improve their knowledge of Google Office Suite. You will also need to have a minimum of Entry 3 in English or ESOL.

To join a course you need to undertake an assessment. A tutor will check your current skills and advise you appropriately.

To access these courses you must be a Hackney resident and aged 19+. Priority will be given to those who are unemployed and in receipt of income-based benefits. Limited spaces are available for those who are employed.

To participate in this live online course you will need a computer with a microphone and camera, earphones/headphones/speakers, an Internet connection, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel & PowerPoint 2007 onwards) and a Gmail account. You can work with any browser but the classes work best with Chrome.

This online course is taught using Google Meet

What does this mean for me?

Our courses are normally taught in person. To keep people safe during the coronavirus pandemic, we're doing all our teaching online instead.

You'll need a computer or smartphone with a good internet connection.

Your tutor will send you detailed instructions before lessons start.

New to video calls? See our guide

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Who provides this course?

Hackney Council

Hackney Council's Adult Learning team works with Hackney residents to provide lifelong learning, improve skills and reduce unemployment. We work with experienced tutors, training providers, partners and community groups in a range of subjects to provide residents with the best learning opportunities in the borough.

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