Key Skills Provision
KEY SKILLS: MICROSOFT OFFICE SPECIALIST, LEVEL 3
AS students are all encouraged to gain experience and qualifications in the Key Skill of Information Communications Technology. The Microsoft Office Specialist programme ensures students develop essential transferable skills that help to improve their learning and performance in education, training, work and life in general. The Microsoft Office Specialist programme is offered to all Year 13 students.
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) is a comprehensive, performance-based Certification Programme to validate desktop computer skills using Microsoft Office 2010.
Recognised globally, as the #1 credential to validate knowledge and skills, relating to the Microsoft Office systems.
Different modules can be completed in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.
Microsoft Certification will increase a pupil’s productivity, improve their job readiness and increase their employability capacity.
This year, in Loreto, all pupils in Year 13 will be aiming to successfully complete their MOS Word and PowerPoint certification.
Loreto Grammar Receives Microsoft Office Outstanding Centre of Excellence Award
Receiving the MOS Outstanding Centre of Excellence Award from Mr Billy Breen, Country Manager, Prodigy Learning on behalf of Loreto Grammar School, Omagh is Miss Clare McElduff, Key Stage 4 and Post 16 Co-ordinator for ICT. The Outstanding Centre of Excellence Award is in recognition of the number of students participating in the programme. 172 certificates have been awarded to Loreto students over the past year with 110 Year 13 pupils obtaining MOS certificates in either Microsoft Word or PowerPoint.