Microsoft Office Essentials Certificate

Learn how to get the most out of Microsoft Office with our online training course and tutor support. Developed by Microsoft experts, the Microsoft Office Essentials package will teach you the fundamentals of Word, Excel and Outlook and the features available.


  • Learn how to sort and filter data in Excel
  • The ability to format Excel spreadsheets
  • Learn how to create a task, note and contact in Outlook
  • The knowledge to apply formatting features to improve the look of a document in Word
  • The ability to perform a mail merge to create personalised letters in Word


  • Once you complete Certificate in Microsoft Office Essentials, you could further your studies with our Certificate in Business Administration course
  • Potential career outcomes include: Accounts Clerk, Receptionist, Personal Assistant
  • This course is specifically designed for job seekers or school leavers who desire an administration position, employers wishing to improve the efficiency of the workplace

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Full Payment Option

Price (AUD) $459.00

Payment Plan Option

Price (AUD):

Deposit $229.50 plus 2 Monthly repayments of $137.70 due on:



Course Details & Delivery


Online with The Career Academy, with tutor support via email and phone


  • Learn at your pace but expect to take 24-30 hours

Course Price

  • $459.00 (AUD)

Payment plan available


Upon successful completion of this Microsoft Office Essentials course, you will be awarded a Certficate of Achievement

Microsoft Office Essentials Certificate - Course Guide.pdf

Units of Study

  1. Essential Skills in Microsoft Excel (getting started)
  2. Processing data using formulas and functions
  3. Adding content to your spreadsheet
  4. Sorting and filtering data
  5. Formatting Excel spreadsheets
  6. Mastering Microsoft Word (introduction and the file tab)
  7. Basic formatting and the home tab
  8. Inserting content with the insert tab
  9. Design and page layout
  10. References and review
  11. Navigate your way around Microsoft Outlook
  12. Manage tasks
  13. Organise your time with the Calendar and setup appointments
  14. Manage your contacts
  15. Create and send messages
  16. Create your information with folders


There is an assignment to download for each of the three components. Simply follow the instructions provided in the document and once completed, submit your assessment for marking

About the course developers

Daniel Hunt & Ngaire Newland have over 20 years’ experience in developing and delivering practical, industry-focused accounting courses.

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