Digital Literacy MicroDiploma

Credential: MicroDiploma

MicroDiplomas are intended
for students who want to
upgrade their skills or get
a comprehensive education in
a new subject.

Learn software programs commonly used in offices worldwide with this digital literacy program focussing on Microsoft Word and Outlook. Become proficient in Microsoft Word, designed for writing and creating professional documents and used by almost everyone who uses a computer daily. With Microsoft Outlook, you will learn the most common business and personal email programs found in offices and organizations everywhere. Perfect for students who wish to upgrade their existing skills.

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About This Program

Microsoft’s signature email platform, Outlook, is commonly used in offices worldwide. This program teaches the most popular functions of Outlook; ones used daily in an office environment. Students learn to operate the program’s file management system and how to edit text, format and print files received as part of incoming mail.

What will you learn:

  • Setting up new email accounts
  • Assigning categories to tag, label and group messages
  • Use tracking options for messages
  • Set up automatic replies

Knowledge of the world’s most widely used word-processing platform is essential for securing a position in a business setting. Whether you are using Windows or Macintosh computers, this course teaches you to format and manipulate Word documents through practical, hands-on training. You will gain the skills you need to navigate this program quickly and confidently.

What will you learn:

  • Inserting page numbers, reusable building blocks and hyperlinks
  • How to use researcher and clipboard
  • Using field documents
  • Recording, saving, editing and running macro automated tasks

Program Objectives:

This MicroDiploma is made for students who want to upgrade their existing skill set to look for work in an office or organizational setting. By learning the intricacies of two of Microsoft’s most popular programs, you will make yourself a more marketable commodity on the job market. The credits earned from this MicroDiploma may be used towards many of our other Diploma programs.


All MicroDiploma courses have different grading systems. For most, it is a combination of homework, assignments, quizzes and exams. Some course grading is 100% based on assignments or exams. An example of the breakdown is listed below.

  • Homework and Lab Assignments – 40%
  • Review Quizzes – 30%
    These will test your comprehension of course materials following each section of the course.
  • Knowledge Assessments – 30%
    An overall assessment of the course material, may consist of one or more exams.

This MicroDiploma is part of:

Average Duration

5 weeks at 20 hours per week.


All courses are taught in English.

Global Applications

Apply your new knowledge and skills around the World.

Learning Platform Included

Learning platform is included with no extra cost.

Transfer Credits

Module credits you have completed can be put towards a MicroDiploma. Earn MicroDiploma credits to put towards a Diploma.

Learning Platform

Microsoft Office 365: In Practice Using McGraw Hill SIMnet

Offering a fresh approach to teaching today's students Microsoft Office skills by clearly introducing skills in logical order: Topic, Instruction and Practice or TIP. This TIP approach builds a foundation for success, helping students apply what they learn through transferable skills that allow students to grasp critical thinking beyond the textbook assignments. The text seamlessly integrates with SIMnet, McGraw-Hill Education's learning and assessment solution, which houses content to help students practice and master computing concepts and Microsoft Office skills. In Practice auto-graded projects allow students to practice their skills in a live Office application, and upon completion receive immediate feedback and insights. The integration of the In Practice textbook series with SIMnet, helps meet the diverse needs of students and accommodate individual learning styles.

Build Job-ready Skills To Succeed Globally

Take advantage of an increasing job market inside and outside your country.


Job Postings

₹2.6 LPA

Average salary

Job Opportunities

Executive Assistant
Administrative Assistant
Executive Secretary
Office Coordinator
Office Assistant
3.4 LPA
2.6 LPA
5.8 LPA
2.3 LPA
2.0 LPA


These statistics are from
from February, 2023 and may not represent
current employment numbers.


Job Postings

₱ 205,488*

Average salary

Job Opportunities

Executive Assistant
Administrative Assistant
Executive Secretary
Office Coordinator
Office Assistant
366,609 Piso
205,488 Piso
429,353 Piso
187,164 Piso
179,352 Piso


These statistics are from
from February, 2023 and may not represent
current employment numbers.


Job Postings

42,900 CAD*

Average salary

Job Opportunities

Executive Assistant
Administrative Assistant
Executive Secretary
Office Coordinator
Office Assistant
$84,660 CAD
$42,900 CAD
$46,847 CAD
$55,590 CAD
$37,000 CAD


These statistics are from
from February, 2023 and may not represent
current employment numbers.

Skills You Will Gain

  • Word Processing

  • Writing

  • Email Configuration

  • Editing

  • Office Skills

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Digital Literacy MicroDiploma


All Taxes and Fees Included

Exclusive Benefits of a Canada North College MicroDiploma

Affordability: Compared to other Canadian online and in-person colleges, we offer the same high-quality education at lower prices.

Top Learning Materials: We use the best textbooks and learning platforms available, written and recognized by industry experts.

Industry-experienced Instructors: Our faculty members come from the course industry and are up to date on the latest trends and techniques.

World-Class Skills: Canadian post-secondary education is recognized the world over for its excellence in preparing students to enter the global job market.

Cost Effective: Because we are online, there is no need to obtain a student visa or incur the financial or emotional costs associated with relocating to Canada for your studies.

Career-Focused Knowledge: Graduate prepared to enter the job market that corresponds to your field of study and ready to meet employer needs.


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Online learning is accessible. Students only need a space to work with a connection to the internet. Anyone can turn their home into a classroom with Online Learning!

Online learning costs less. NeoCanada doesn’t have classrooms, so we can charge less for the exact same learning materials that are used in Canadian Colleges and Universities. Students also save money because they don’t have to pay for transportation between the classroom and their residences.

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Canada is known for its educational excellence. This is why Canada is one of the top education destinations in the world, with over 620,000 international students enrolled.

Canadian education is recognized and highly valued around the world; employers know that it’s an accomplishment to receive a credential from a Canadian Institution.

Graduates from Canadian post-secondary institutions have higher employability rates, making them more competitive in the job market both domestically and globally.

Diplomas focus on a distinct discipline and are intended to give students a practical education to develop greater knowledge. Graduates of Diploma Programs have proven themselves to be capable individuals and are highly valuable to employers.

  • Diplomas are comprised of 4-7 MicroDiplomas

MicroDiplomas are a section of a Diploma. They are intended for students who want to upgrade their skills or get a comprehensive education in a new subject.

  • MicroDiplomas are comprised of 2-4 courses.

Modules provide students with knowledge of a single subject and are an excellent way for students to try out online education and learn something new.

You get all the benefits of a Canadian education without the travel, lodging, or time spent away from home that traditional in-person Canadian schools incur on foreign learners. You can remain in your country with your friends, family, and support networks without interrupting your current job or lifestyle. 

NeoCanada provides educational services designed to assist students in improving their qualifications and credentials for potential immigration to Canada. Our courses are designed to educate and equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to find employment once you arrive in Canada, but we do not guarantee any specific immigration outcomes.

NeoCanada is not an immigration consulting firm or an immigration service provider. We do not provide legal advice, immigration advice, or assistance in the immigration application process. Our services are solely focused on education and skill enhancement.

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