Skills for Work

We offer a menu of different courses to help you get the digital skills that employers are looking for.

Use IT Plus

If you’re trying to get a job but need to update your skills, this is the course for you.

Use IT Plus is run in tandem with Use IT and offers intermediate learning in Microsoft Office packages tailored to suit individual needs.

The programme covers:

  • Word
  • Excel
  • Powerpoint
  • Technical fundamentals

Use IT Plus will give you confidence in the workplace.  It’s the perfect preparation for the more advanced Microsoft Certificate.

This certificate has been temporarily suspended. Please contact the office for updates

Microsoft Office Specialist Certification

The next step up from Use IT Plus, and also run in tandem with the Use IT Programme, we also offer an advanced Microsoft Office course which provides advanced Microsoft certification in:

  • Word
  • Excel
  • Powerpoint

Learners need to have access to a PC or laptop at home and are required to download software to run the learning materials. There is an exam element to this course which takes place at Create Digital Skills headquarters at Castlebrae Business Centre.

Learning materials are all available to download here.


Get in touch for further information

Complete the form on our contact page 

Call: 0131 661 8888