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Training - IT Skills


The IT Skills team within IT Services provide a full programme of IT related workshops and training courses available free of charge to all staff and students at BU throughout the year.

Professional IT qualifications are available through Microsoft MOS and ECDL test centres.

IT Training Workshops

The IT Skills team provide a programme of training courses and bookable 1 to 1 support which include the following applications:

Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Access
Microsoft Word
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft OneNote

SPSS Statistics

Adobe Photoshop

We have recently expanded our range of SPSS provision to a full programme of 9 workshops, from initial data entry through to complex statistical analysis using SPSS. View the workshop contents for more details.

Adobe Photoshop workshops are new to the 2015 programme. They are invaluable for both staff and students who need to manipulate digital images and photographs, produce marketing materials or deliver presentations.

All workshops are tailored to suit learners across all areas of study and take place at both the Lansdowne campus and Talbot campus.

A complete list of IT Workshops available can be found on myBU under the IT Skills Development community and are available to view and book online.

Professional Qualifications

Demonstrate that you have the skills needed to get the most out of Office applications and your computer by earning a certification in a specific Office program or area of ICT.

IT Services is an approved test centre for the following IT qualifications:  

Microsoft Office Specialist, Office Expert and Office Master qualifications

European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) qualification

1 to 1 Application Support

The IT Skills team also offer bookable 1 to 1 tutorials to help support the above applications and your BU curriculum.

If you are having trouble formatting your thesis in word, creating a fantastic presentation, using functions in Excel or having difficulty entering & analysing your data in SPSS, why not contact the IT Skills team?

To arrange an appointment or ask for advice, please send an email to stating what support is required and your availabilty.

Available to: Staff,Students

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For further information please email the IT Skills team