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Word Intermediate

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Duration: 1 Day

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 utilizing a range of techniques for improving the appearance and accuracy of document content.

What you will learn

In particular you will learn:

  • Work with tables and charts
  • Customize 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

Course Requirements:

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

Course Outline

Customising Word
  • Customising Microsoft Word
  • Setting the User Name
  • Setting the Default Opening and Saving Folder
Proofing and Printing within Word
  • 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
Word Compatibility Mode
  • What Is Compatibility Mode?
  • Using the Convert Button
Advanced Paragraph Formatting In Word
  • 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
Advanced Picture Manipulation in Word
  • 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
Word and Sections
  • 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
Headers, Footers and 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
Watermarks and Word
  • Adding a Pre-Defined Watermark
  • Adding a Custom Text Watermark
  • Removing a Watermark
  • Modifying a Text Watermark
  • Adding a Picture Watermark
Advanced Table Manipulation within Word
  • 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
Manipulating Styles in Word
  • 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
Text Wrapping and Pictures
  • 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
Using Columns within Word
  • 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
Autocorrect in Word
  • Creating, Modifying and Deleting an Autocorrect Entry
Building Blocks
  • Creating and Inserting Building Block Items
  • Modifying a Building Block Item
  • Deleting a Building Block Item
Advanced Find and Replace Features
  • 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
Using Paste Special
  • 'Paste Special' Options Using Formatted and Unformatted Text
Using Captions within Word
  • Manually Adding a Caption to a Picture or Table
  • Removing Captions
  • Changing the Caption Number Formatting
Word Footnotes and Endnotes
  • Inserting Footnotes
  • Editing and Formatting Footnotes
  • Inserting Endnotes
  • Editing and Formatting Endnotes
  • Converting Footnotes to Endnotes
  • Converting Endnotes to Footnotes
Word Bookmarks and Cross-References
  • 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

Whats included in this course?

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    Course Manual
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    Experienced Trainers
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    Certificate of Attendance
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    Unlimited Post Course Support

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  • I thoroughly enjoyed this course but do feel that the duration should be extended in order to allow more time to cover all of the topics. Noel was a fantastic trainer, happy to answer any questions and very good at explaining how to do something, thank you.

    Laura Chesters