Gain an Industry Recognised Qualification

Receive a Free CV Review From Resume Hub

Receive Unlimited Tutor Support From Industry Experts

Certificate in Google Docs

Detailed Course Curriculum
The Introduction to Google Drive and Docs module is an introductory course that teaches learners the basic skills and knowledge needed to use Google Drive and Docs effectively. The course covers the main features of Google Drive and Docs, including creating, editing, and formatting documents, as well as working with images and tables. Participants will also learn how to collaborate on documents with others in real-time, as well as how to use Google Drive to share and manage files securely. Overall, this module provides a solid foundation for using Google Drive and Docs for personal or professional purposes.
In this module, students will be introduced to the fundamental features of Google Docs and how to perform common tasks in the application. The module will focus on creating and formatting text in a Google Docs document. Students will be shown how to add and format text using various formatting tools and features such as fonts, styles, headings, and colors. They will also learn how to add hyperlinks, create bulleted and numbered lists, use indents and tabs to structure their content, and insert headers, footers, and page breaks to make their documents more professional-looking. By the end of the module, students will be able to create well-formatted documents using Google Docs.
The Advanced Google Docs module goes beyond the basic functionalities of Google Docs and provides participants with a more in-depth understanding of its advanced features. The module covers topics such as working with tables, including creating and formatting tables, adding and deleting rows and columns, and merging cells. Participants will also learn how to insert and format images, text boxes, and shapes to enhance the visual appeal of their documents. Additionally, the module will teach participants how to use the Explore tool and add-ons to improve the functionality of their documents. Finally, participants will learn how to apply and customize text styles and add more fonts to their documents.
The Collaborating module is an important aspect of the course, as it teaches learners how to collaborate effectively with others on Google Drive files. The module will cover sharing and collaborating on files, which includes setting permission levels and sharing files with specific individuals or groups. It will also teach users how to add and reply to comments, which is a valuable feature for giving and receiving feedback from collaborators. Additionally, the module will cover using suggestion mode to track changes made by collaborators, version history, emailing a document as an attachment, changing ownership of a document, and using the activity dashboard to see changes and updates made to a document.
The Google Docs Extras module is a comprehensive resource that covers a wide range of additional features and functions that can be useful for users who want to get more out of Google Docs. In this module, students will discover how to work with Google Docs on mobile devices, even when they are offline. They will also learn how to use voice typing to create documents quickly and easily, as well as how to translate documents into different languages. Other features covered in the module include Smart Compose, custom substitutions, the shortcut, adding citations, adjusting margins, keyboard shortcuts, and creating a table of contents. By learning how to use these advanced features, users can improve their productivity and efficiency when working with Google Docs.
The Google Docs Assessment module is the final module in the Google Docs section of this course. It aims to test the students knowledge and proficiency in using Google Docs, covering the topics discussed in the previous modules, such as creating and formatting documents, working with images, tables, and add-ons, collaborating with others, and using advanced features such as voice typing and Smart Compose. The quiz provides an opportunity for students to demonstrate their understanding of Google Docs.
The Introduction to Google Sheets module is a comprehensive course that provides learners with a foundational understanding of Google Sheets. The module starts by introducing students to the Google Sheets interface and covers basic spreadsheet creation, editing, and formatting tasks. Participants will learn how to modify columns, rows, and cells, as well as how to format cells using different types of data, such as text, numbers, and dates. Additionally, students will explore how to work with multiple sheets, including how to create, rename, and organize them within a single workbook.
The Common Spreadsheet Tasks module teaches students the necessary skills for creating, analyzing, and manipulating data in Google Sheets. Starting with basic calculations, participants will learn how to create and edit formulas using functions like SUM, AVERAGE, MAX, and MIN. The module also covers sorting and filtering data to analyze information effectively and managing data using the cut, copy, and paste functions. Additionally, participants will learn how to freeze rows and columns to keep them visible while scrolling, apply conditional formatting to highlight important data, and work with data validation to ensure the accuracy of data entry.
The modules covers topics that will help students expand their knowledge and proficiency in Google Sheets. Participants will learn about new features in Google Sheets, such as the Explore feature, which allows users to gain insights and perform analysis of their data with just a few clicks. The module will also cover effective use of number formats, including conditional formatting, custom number formats, and currency formats. Participants will also learn how to install add-ons to enhance the functionality of Google Sheets, such as add-ons for data analysis, data visualization, and project management. The module will provide practical examples and exercises to help students apply their skills in real-world scenarios.
This module consists of a quiz that covers various topics related to Google Sheets, including creating and formatting spreadsheets, working with formulas and functions, manipulating data, and using advanced features such as add-ons. The quiz will test the students’ ability to apply their knowledge and skills to solve real-world problems, and will provide them with feedback on their performance.
The Google Slides module is designed to provide learners with a thorough understanding of the Google Slides interface, tools, and functionality. It covers a wide range of topics, from the basics of creating and formatting slides to more advanced features such as voice type speaker notes and inserting charts from Google Sheets. By the end of the module, students will have gained the knowledge and skills needed to create professional-quality presentations using Google Slides.
The Google Slides Assessment module aims to test the knowledge and skills that learners have acquired throughout the course. The quiz will cover various topics related to Google Slides, including slide design, animations, collaboration, and presentation delivery. The assessment is designed to help learners evaluate their understanding of Google Slides and identify areas where they may need to improve.

What Our Students Say

Daniel K.
Certificate in Google Ads
Read More

I've just got my first Google Ads client!!

I’ve just got my first google ads client!! I’m really happy and would like to thank you guys for your help in teaching me the ins and outs of Google Ads! I loved the module on setting up your own agency. My goal is to grow mine and get more clients nowl!
Samantha M.
Certificate in Xero
Read More

Thank you Imogen

I absolutely loved this course! Its simple structure made it easy to follow, and I want to give a special shoutout to Imogen, the fantastic tutor. She was incredibly helpful and always there whenever I got stuck.
Alex B.
Certificate in Facebook Ads
Read More

I now run my own Facebook Ads

As a business owner I knew I had to run facebook ads if I wanted to grow but I didn’t know where to start. A friend recommended the facebook ads course here and it has been a game changer. It walked me though setting up various types of campaigns step by step and everything I learnt I now apply to my business. Also thanks to Richard for the help throughout the course!
Steven V.
Certificate in SEO
Read More

I have a really great understanding of SEO

I can't express enough how grateful I am for the SEO course at the Online Business Academy. It provided with a really good, overall understanding of SEO principles and techniques. The tutors were also incredibly supportive and there whenever I needed help.
Darrel S.
Certificate in Accounting
Read More

Very friendly and helpful stuff

Loved this course! It was straightforward and the staff were exceptional. I can't find any complaints, had a great learning experience and got to brush up on my accounting knowledge.
Amanda B.
Advanced Certificate in Xero
Read More

This course exceeded my expectations

This course was absolutely fantastic! It far exceeded my expectations in terms of quality and content. The material was presented in a clear and concise manner, making it easy to understand and apply. I was impressed by the depth of knowledge covered and the practical exercises provided, which helped solidify my understanding.
Jennifer L.
Certificate in Marketing
Read More

I recommend this to other e-comm store owners

I highly recommend the marketing course for e-commerce entrepreneurs at the Online Business Academy. The course focused on the unique challenges faced by e-comm sellers, providing valuable insights and strategies. Enrolling in this course has been a great investment so far.

Meet Your Expert Tutors

Your tutors will be here to help whenever you get stuck and need some help

Ronnie L.

Ronnie is an experienced and knowledgeable tutor specializing in Business courses. With a degree in accounting from De La Salle University, Ronnie brings practical examples and real-world insights to his teaching. Currently pursuing an MBA at the University of Queensland, he remains committed to continuous learning and staying up-to-date with the latest industry trends. Ronnie's exceptional communication skills and emphasis on practical application empower students to grasp complex business concepts and apply them in real-world scenarios.

Denise B.

Denise, a dedicated part-time tutor at the Online Business Academy, specializes in teaching Microsoft Office and Google Docs. As a stay-at-home mom, she brings practical experience and a nurturing approach to her role. Denise's expertise in these productivity tools allows her to effectively guide students in mastering their features and functionalities. Beyond teaching, she finds joy in cooking and spending quality time with her family. Her passion for cooking fuels her creativity in the kitchen, while engaging in family activities reinforces her nurturing nature and brings balance to her life.

Imogen H.

Imogen is a former Payroll Specialist with three years of experience, specializing in Xero and QuickBooks. With a deep understanding of payroll processes, regulations, and industry best practices, Imogen is dedicated to sharing her expertise as a payroll tutor. Her extensive knowledge of Xero and QuickBooks allows her to provide comprehensive training and support to students, equipping them with the skills needed to effectively manage payroll using these popular accounting software platforms.

Why Choose the Online Business Academy?

Industry Leader

Education Experts

World-class Learning Platform

Student Focused

Student Focused

Superior Support

Real Outcomes

Not sure if this is the right course for you?

This course comes with a 10-day money-back guarantee. This means you can cancel at any time within the 10 days and get a full-refund, no questions asked.

Frequently Asked Questions

There are no entry requirements or pre-requisites to enrol into this course. You can enrol online directly by clicking on “Enrol Now” and follow the prompts. Alternatively, you can enrol over the phone with our friendly student advisors. Give them a call on (02) 8006 0556 or email them at

This course takes approximately 15 – 17 hours, and you’ll have lifetime access to this course. Study in your own time, at your own pace. Most of The Online Business Academy courses are designed so that you do one module a week. But if life gets busy you can take longer and even apply for a course extension if you need more time.

Upon the completion of this course, you can obtain a job as a Administrator, Office Clerk or Receptionist. These jobs in Australia earn approximately $55,000 per year but can be as high as $64,236 per year. (Payscale)

Contact a friendly student advisor on (02) 8006 0556 to find out about potential career outcomes and see where our courses can take you. Employers also constantly approach The Online Business Academy looking for students and employers also advertise jobs in the Career Centre (available once you enrol). You’ll also receive a FREE CV review.

This qualification is Internationally recognised. Our qualifications are highly sought after by employers around the world and accredited by global industry bodies such as ICOES.

Your course will be delivered through our online learning platform. You can access our online learning platform from any web browser 24/7 so you can work whenever and wherever you want. You can also interact with your tutors and other students within the learning environment.

Online learning allows you to make the best use of your time and puts all the resources you need at your fingertips. There are no set course start dates, you can start whenever you are ready. Your tutors and student services will check in on your progress and help you every step of the way

Absolutely! You’ve got an 10-day cooling off period (or trial period) at the start of your course. Take that time to look through all your learning material and get a feel for online learning. If you decide the course isn’t for you within the trial period, you’ll get a full money back guarantee.

Or speak to a student advisor.
Call (02) 8006 0556.
Copyright © 2023 Online Business Academy Pty Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

Get a Free Course Guide

Enter your details below to recieve a free course guide and a consultation With an Education Advisor.

By downloading the Course Guide, you agree to our Privacy Policy and receiving email and other forms of communication from us. You can opt- out at any time. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.