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Establish a strong computing foundation for wider employment opportunities

Computing gives the edge
  • Are you are looking for a course which teaches you advanced skills in the operation of Microsoft Office software?

Prospective Careers:

  • Computer Careers
  • Data Capturer
  • Database Administrator


Who will issue your certificate?

Once you’ve completed your study with Speciss College, you’ll be awarded the Speciss College Certificate in Advanced Computer Packages. This is the foundation for your future career!
Once you’ve completed your study with Speciss College, you’ll be awarded the Speciss College Certificate in Computer Familiarisation. This is the foundation for your future career!
Speciss College is the largest private education institution in Zimbabwe. We provide a diverse range of education and training facilities; just take a look at the menu of courses we offer, and you’ll see that we cover more than 20 different fields of study!

The College’s well-deserved reputation for quality – established over 40 years - ensures that our students have a head-start in the job market and in their academic careers.

Speciss College’s training facilities are outstanding and the teachers and lecturers perform to the highest standards.

Speciss students regularly achieve results above international and national averages.

A qualification from Speciss College will equip you with skills to succeed in today’s competitive world!

Entry requirements for this course

To join the Speciss family and learn how to use the more advanced features of Microsoft Office software, you must be proficient in the basic use of the software.

What will you learn? (the syllabus)

Here are the different Microsoft Office packages you will study in the Advanced Computer Packages course:

  • Advanced Microsoft Word
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel
  • Advanced Microsoft Access
  • Advanced Microsoft PowerPoint

What exams will you write?

Exams are held on Saturdays. They are administered online. Speciss College is one of Zimbabwe's leading test centers for ICDL, and was the first to be accredited by UK's National Computing Centre to use the automated testing software. On completion of the test, the software automatically marks your input, and your results are available immediately. Information on fees for the exams can be obtained from the Speciss College Examinations Officer or from the ICDL website.



When and where are the classes and what are the fees?

Lessons are offered at different times on different campuses, with some lessons being held during the day, and others in the evening or at weekends.

Often the same course can be studied at a variety of different times, so you can choose the one which is more convenient to you.

You’ll get your personal timetable when you register at Speciss College.


What about books and stationery?

You'll need to bring your own notebook and writing materials to your classes. For your convenience, we have a range of stationery items at the Speciss bookshops.




Similar courses you should consider at Speciss

Similar courses which you can study at Speciss College include the NCC Education Certificate, Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Computer Studies; a wide range of short courses on individual parts of the Microsoft Office software; executive secretarial course; receptionist; and City & Guilds Microcomputer Technology Parts 1 to 3.



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