# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Word Processing Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Word Processing (6626/18 weeks) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:6626
Duration:18 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:9–12

Students develop intermediate to advanced level word processing skills using a variety of software functions, including graphics, desktop publishing, and telecommunications. Students gain competence integrating other applications such as database and spreadsheet into word processing activities. Classroom experiences also provide for skill development in communication. The cooperative education method is available for this course. Students combine classroom instruction and supervised on-the-job training in an approved position with continuing supervision throughout the school year.
Recommended prerequisite(s): Keyboarding course(s) or teacher-approved demonstration and documentation of touch keyboarding skills

This course will be eliminated effective with the 2019-2020 school year. The essential competencies are included in Digital Applications (6611/6617).

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
    • Journalism and Broadcasting
    • Printing Technology
  • Business Management and Administration
    • Administrative Support
    • General Management
  • Information Technology
    • Information Support and Services

Available Credentials

Upon completion of the course

18-week courses may qualify for state-board approved industry certification assessments based on a case-by-case approval from the state CTE Cluster specialist.

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.