Key Applications (IC3 GS5 Exam 2)

(IC3-GS5-Exam-2) / ISBN : 9781616918774

This course includes
Mentoring (Add-on)

Gain hands-on experience to pass the IC3 certification exam with the Key Applications (IC3 GS5 Exam 2) course and lab. The lab provides a hands-on learning experience in a safe and online environment. This IC3 exam guide completely covers IC3 GS5 Key Applications exam objectives and includes topics such as exploring common application features in Microsoft Access, using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access, collaborating with others when working in Microsoft Office, and so on.

Here's what you will get

IC3 Global Standard 5 (GS5) is the newest addition to the IC3 Digital Literacy program. Like its predecessors, the GS5 certification is comprised of three exams: Computing Fundamentals, Living Online, and Key Applications. The Key Applications exam covers the most common features of the world's best spreadsheet, word processing, and presentation applications. IC3 GS5 now includes app culture elements that will help the examinees understand how to obtain and maximize the use of some of today's most popular applications.


7+ Lessons | 32+ Exercises | 37+ Quizzes | 33+ Flashcards | 33+ Glossary of terms


40+ Pre Assessment Questions | 2+ Full Length Tests | 40+ Post Assessment Questions | 80+ Practice Test Questions

Here's what you will learn

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  • Creating New Empty Documents with Microsoft Office
  • The Basics of Using Microsoft Office Applications
  • The Basics of Formatting Your Microsoft Office Files
  • Working with Multimedia Files in Microsoft Office
  • Summary

  • Configuring the Layout of Your Documents
  • Organizing the Data in Your Documents
  • Summary

  • Navigating among Worksheets, Workbooks, and Cells
  • Changing the Alignment and the Positioning of Cells
  • Changing the Size of Cells
  • Formatting How Cells Are Displayed
  • Adding and Removing Rows and Columns
  • Merging or Unmerging Cells
  • Using Number Formats in Microsoft Excel Workbooks
  • Sorting and Filtering Data
  • Using Common Formulas and Functions
  • Adding Charts and Graphs
  • Summary

  • Adding and Removing Slides When Creating Presentations
  • Changing the Order of Your Slides
  • Changing the Design and the Background of Your Presentations
  • Adding and Formatting the Text in Your Presentations
  • Changing the Layout of Your Slides
  • Adding Shapes and Pictures to Your Slides
  • Adding Tables to Your Presentations
  • Formatting the Tables in Your Presentations
  • Adding Charts to Your Presentations
  • Adding Video and Other Multimedia Files to Your Presentations
  • Adding Animations to Your Presentation
  • Setting Transitions between Slides and Viewing Your Presentations
  • Summary

  • Adding, Modifying, and Removing Data in a Microsoft Access Database
  • Using Search in a Microsoft Access Database
  • Using Stored Queries in a Microsoft Access Database
  • Running Predefined Reports in a Microsoft Access Database
  • Creating Simple Reports in a Microsoft Access Database
  • Creating Simple Forms in a Microsoft Access Database
  • Summary

  • Adding Comments to Your Microsoft Office Files
  • Reviewing the Comments That Were Added to a Document
  • Tracking Changes in a Microsoft Word Document
  • Reviewing Changes in a Microsoft Word Document
  • Sharing Your Work Files Using Email
  • Storing Documents Using Network Attached Storage Solutions
  • Storing Documents Using Cloud Storage Solutions
  • Summary

Hands-on LAB Activities (Performance Labs)

  • Creating a blank database in MS Access
  • Starting and closing Microsoft Office applications
  • Creating a document using a template
  • Saving a Document
  • Copying and pasting data in MS Word
  • Changing orientation and setting page size in MS Word
  • Printing a document in MS Word
  • Selecting non-adjacent cells in MS Excel
  • Dragging and dropping data in MS PowerPoint
  • Checking spelling and grammar in MS Word
  • Undoing and redoing the changes
  • Using the Cut and Paste Functions
  • Changing the Text to Bold
  • Sorting data in MS Excel 2016
  • Hiding column in MS Excel 2016
  • Zooming in the Document
  • Adjusting pictures in MS PowerPoint

  • Changing margins in MS Word
  • Changing text alignment
  • Enabling the ruler in MS Word
  • Breaking Content into Columns
  • Increasing the Line Spacing
  • Formatting the text in MS Word
  • Creating lists in MS Word
  • Inserting a Table
  • Inserting Rows and Columns
  • Sorting a list
  • Inserting Page Numbers

  • Navigating between cells in MS Excel
  • Jumping to a specific cell in MS Excel
  • Searching a specific value in MS Excel
  • Changing alignment and orientation of cells
  • Changing the formatting of cells
  • Adding and removing rows and columns
  • Merging and unmerging cells in MS Excel sheet
  • Sorting data using color codes in MS Excel
  • Filtering data in MS Excel 2016
  • Using mathematical operators in MS Excel
  • Using relative and absolute references
  • Using the Average function in MS Excel 2016
  • Using the SUM function in MS Excel 2016
  • Inserting a chart in MS Excel 2016

  • Adding and removing slides
  • Applying themes in MS PowerPoint 2016
  • Adding and formatting text in a presentation
  • Inserting and formatting shapes in MS PowerPoint 2016
  • Formatting tables in MS PowerPoint
  • Inserting a picture and an object into a MS PowerPoint presentation
  • Inserting a video in MS PowerPoint 2016
  • Applying animation on images in MS PowerPoint 2016
  • Applying transition on the slide in MS PowerPoint 2016

  • Adding, modifying, and removing data in a MS Access database
  • Using Search in a Microsoft Access Database
  • Running a predefined report in MS Access database
  • Creating a form for a table in Microsoft Access Database

  • Enabling track changes in MS Word
  • Attaching files to an email in MS Outlook

Exam FAQs

No official prerequisites.

USD 35.50

Multiple choice, performance-based, and knowledge-based

The exam contains 45 questions.

50 minutes


  • There is no annual limit on the number of attempts on the same exam.
  • A two-day waiting period will be imposed for each subsequent exam retake.
  • If a candidate achieves a passing score on an IC3 exam, the candidate may take it again.
  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on an exam the first time, the candidate must wait 24 hours before retaking the exam.
  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the second time, the candidate must wait 2 days (48 hours) before retaking the exam a third time.

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