Being able to use office productivity tool and other specialized applications are key to your non-technical deliverables. To write a good report, you need to know formatting and other key features of word processing applications.
You likely use Digital Skills* on a daily basis in your current and future jobs. These skills have been classified across 5 level and 11 areas. These areas are:
- word processing
- statistical analysis
- design/ programming
- computer-assisted design
- project management
Some examples are:
word processing; Level 3: Use advanced features such as pagination, footnotes and track changes to create and edit reports and proposals.
- spreadsheet; Level 3: Use spreadsheets to test data integrity and to create budgets that incorporate formulas and macros.
- communications; Level 2: Use e-mail programs to send and receive e-mail, and attachments such as spreadsheets, reports and diagrams.
* See Government of Canada Essentiall Skills Guide for more inforation.