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Course Information


This course will provide you with the essential Word knowledge and skills necessary for business today. These include basic Word skills, such as creating, editing, and formatting documents; inserting simple tables and creating lists; and utilising a range of techniques for improving the appearance and accuracy of document content.

In particular you will learn:

  • Work with tables and charts
  • Customise formats using styles and themes
  • Use images in a document
  • Create custom graphic elements
  • Insert content using Quick Parts
  • Control text flow
  • Use templates
  • Use mail merge
  • Use macros


Students must be confident using a mouse and keyboard and have Microsoft Word Introduction level skills. 


  • Customising Microsoft Word
  • Setting the User Name
  • Setting the Default Opening and Saving Folder
  • The Importance of Proofing
  • Spell Checking a Document
  • Adding Words to the Built-In Custom Dictionary
  • Removing a Word from the Spell Checking Dictionary
  • Printing Options
  • Selecting a Printer
  • Selecting What to Print
  • Setting the Number of Copies to Print
  • Setting the Pages per Sheet
  • Previewing and Printing a Document
  • What Is Compatibility Mode?
  • Using the Convert Button
  • Line Spacing Formatting Options
  • Using the Widow/Orphan Control
  • Using ‘Keep Lines Together’
  • Using the 'Keep With Next' Option
  • Using ‘Page Break Before’
  • Applying and Modifying Multilevel List Formatting
  • Compatibility Mode & Picture Editing
  • Screen Shot of Complete Application Window
  • Clipping Screen Shots
  • Screen Shots Using the Keyboard
  • Picture Tools
  • Removing a Background
  • Picture Corrections
  • Picture Colour
  • Picture Artistic Effects
  • Compressing Pictures
  • Resetting Pictures
  • Picture Styles
  • Picture Borders
  • Cropping a Picture
  • What Are Section Breaks?
  • Inserting 'Next Page' Section Breaks
  • Inserting 'Odd Page' Section Breaks
  • Changing the Section Break Type
  • Deleting Section Breaks
  • Changing Page Orientation within Sections
  • Changing Margins within Sections
  • Applying Different Headers and Footers to Each Section within a Document
  • Applying Different Headers and Footers to the First Page
  • Applying Different Headers and Footers to Odd and Even Pages
  • Adding a Pre-Defined Watermark
  • Adding a Custom Text Watermark
  • Removing a Watermark
  • Modifying a Text Watermark
  • Adding a Picture Watermark
  • Table Styles
  • Merging Cells within a Table
  • Splitting Cells within a Table
  • Modifying Cell Alignment
  • Modifying Cell Margins
  • Modifying Text Direction within Cells
  • Repeating the Table Heading Row for Multi-Page Tables
  • Controlling Row Breaking Across Pages
  • Performing a Single Column Sort
  • Multilevel Sorting
  • Converting Delimited Text to a Table
  • Converting a Table to Text
  • What Are Styles?
  • Applying Styles
  • Types of Styles
  • Creating a Paragraph Style
  • Creating a Character Style
  • Modifying a Style
  • Enabling Automatic Style Updating
  • Deleting a Style
  • Applying 'In Line' Picture Text Wrapping
  • Applying 'Square' Wrapping Picture Formatting
  • Applying 'Tight' Picture Wrapping
  • Applying 'Behind Text' Picture Wrapping
  • Applying 'In Front of Text' Picture Wrapping
  • Applying Wrapping to an AutoShape
  • Applying Wrapping Formatting to a Chart
  • Applying Wrapping Formatting to aPhotograph
  • Applying Wrapping Formatting to a Diagram
  • Text Wrapping Options within Microsoft Word Tables
  • Applying Column Formatting to an Entire Document
  • Applying Column Formatting to Just ‘Selected Text’
  • Changing Number of Columns within a Column Layout
  • Changing Column Widths and Spacing
  • Using Pre-Set Column Formatting
  • Inserting and Removing Lines between Columns
  • Inserting Column Breaks
  • Deleting Column Breaks
  • Creating, Modifying and Deleting an Autocorrect Entry
  • Creating and Inserting Building Block Items
  • Modifying a Building Block Item
  • Deleting a Building Block Item
  • Smart Ways of Using the 'Find and Replace' Facility
  • Advanced Find and Replace Options Using Font Formatting
  • Advanced Find and Replace Options Using Paragraph Formatting
  • Advanced Find and Replace Options Using Paragraph Marks
  • Advanced Find and Replace Options Using Page Breaks
  • 'Paste Special' Options Using Formatted and Unformatted Text
  • Manually Adding a Caption to a Picture or Table
  • Removing Captions
  • Changing the Caption Number Formatting
  • Inserting Footnotes
  • Editing and Formatting Footnotes
  • Inserting Endnotes
  • Editing and Formatting Endnotes
  • Converting Footnotes to Endnotes
  • Converting Endnotes to Footnotes
  • Adding a Bookmark
  • Creating a Page Cross-Reference to a Bookmark
  • Creating a Cross-Reference to a Numbered Item
  • Deleting Cross-References
  • Deleting a Bookmark
Public Dates & Prices

There are currently no public dates for this course. This course can be run as a private course either at one of our training centers or at your offices. To get pricing for this use our quote wizard to generate a customised quote or call us on 0118 324 3000 to discuss your requirements.

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  • Noel was an excellent tutor. He did check all of the group was able to keep up and if there were any problems or questions of the attendants, he was always willing to help.

    Marianne Seager-Wincanton
  • This was a really good training, nicely paced, very useful and well presented. Thank you, Stuart!

    Joris Latinne-Oracle