Midas Group

Advanced ECDL

Advanced modules certify skills that enable you to become a ‘power user’ and perform advanced actions in four of the most commonly used applications.


Advanced Word Processing:
Advanced WordProcessing Advanced Word Processing – use the advanced features of word processing applications to enhance your work, improve productivity, and save time. Ideal for busy people who have to produce documents, leaflets, newsletters report and perform mail merge to a high standard.  On completion, users will be able to use all of the following features with proficiency:v  Apply advanced text, paragraph, column and table formatting. Convert text to a table and vice versa.

  • Work with referencing features like footnotes, endnotes and captions.
  • Create tables of contents, indexes and cross-references
  • Enhance productivity by using fields, forms and templates
  • Apply advanced mail merge techniques and work with automation features like macros
  • Use linking and embedding features to integrate data
  • Collaborate on and review documents.
  • Work with master documents and subdocuments.
  • Apply document security features
  • Work with watermarks, sections, and headers and footers in a document

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Advanced Spreadsheets:
Advanced Spreadsheets Advanced Spreadsheets – bring your spreadsheet skills to an expert level. The topics covered will allow you to produce worksheets for problem solving, goal setting, linking with other data from another worksheet or database, and automate routines to make you more productive. Perfect for any job roles that require advanced calculations. On completion, users will be able to use all of the following features with proficiency:v  Apply advanced formatting options such as conditional formatting and customised number formatting.

  • Use functions such as those associated with logical, statistical, financial and mathematical operations
  • Create charts and apply advanced chart formatting features
  • Work with tables and lists to analyse, filter and sort data.
  • Create and use scenarios Validate and audit spreadsheet data
  • Enhance productivity by working with named cell ranges, macros and templates
  • Use linking, embedding and importing features to integrate data
  • Collaborate on and review spreadsheets.
  • Apply spreadsheet security features

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Advanced Databases:
Advanced Databases Advanced Database – use the advanced tools available in database applications to manage, organise, and report structured information.  Perfect for the user who need to be able to filter and query quickly, and analyse large amounts of data at a glance.  At the end of the course learners will be capable of:v  Understanding key concepts of database development and usage

  • Create a relational database using advanced table creation features and complex relationships between tables Design and use queries to create a table, update, delete and append data.
  • Refine queries using wildcards, parameters and calculations
  • Use controls and subforms to enhance forms and improve functionality
  • Create report controls to perform calculations.
  • Create subreports and enhance report presentation
  • Enhance productivity by working with macros and use linking and importing features to integrate

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Advanced Presentations:
Advanced Presentation –a vital tool for anyone who wishes to create effective, high-impact presentations using advanced features of presentation software.  On completion of this module the learner will be able to:

  • Understand target audience and venue considerations in presentation planning
  • Create and modify templates and format slide backgrounds
  • Enhance a presentation using built-in drawing and image tools
  • Apply advanced chart formatting features and create and edit diagrams
  • Insert movies and sound and apply built-in animation features
  • Use linking, embedding, importing and exporting features to integrate data
  • Work with custom slide shows, apply slide show settings, and control a slide show

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ECDL advanced is available for Microsoft Office 2010 and 2013.  Please ring 046 924 9618 for more details.