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Course duration

(we will customise to your learning requirements and timeframe)

Target audience

This course is designed for those who need to create and edit complex documents in Microsoft Word. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to work with long documents using section breaks and different headers and footers, use advanced table functions, record and edit macros and create your own templates.

Download the PDF Course Outline.

Course Objectives

At the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Create, modify and apply styles to ensure consistency throughout documents and allow for production of an accurate Table of Contents and Index
  • Use Mail Merge techniques to produce bulk mailouts for such things as advertising flyers, invitations, tax invoices etc
  • Use Advanced Table functions to draw complex tables. Also use tables to perform simple calculations such as totals
  • Use Section breaks to specify parts of a document that have different page orientation, columns, or headers and footers.
  • Use and insert AutoText
  • Create and modify templates using FILL-IN fields
  • Create and run time saving Macros which will automate repetitive tasks such as speeding up editing and formatting
  • Insert and format Clipart images and use WordArt to enhance the appearance of your document


  • Create, apply and modify styles using the dialog box
  • Create and update a Table of Contents

Mail Merge

  • Use the six step process to create form letters, mailing labels, envelopes, directories and e-mail messages.
  • Add and customise merge fields

Working with Tables

  • Identify the elements of a Table
  • Create a Table
  • Apply Borders and Shading
  • Automatically Format a Table
  • Create an Advanced table
  • Understand Nested Tables
  • Use the AutoSum feature

Section Breaks and Headers and Footers

  • Use Section Breaks in Word
  • Change Page Formatting in different Sections
  • Use and edit Headers and Footers
  • Use Different First Page Headers and Footers
  • Use Odd and Even Headers and Footers


  • Display the AutoText toolbar
  • Create an AutoText entry
  • Inserting an AutoText entry

Create and Modify Templates

  • Create and save a new template
  • Insert Fill-in fields into a template

Create and Use Macros

  • Record, save and run Macros
  • Assigning Macros to the toolbar

Working with Graphics

  • Use the Drawing Toolbar
  • Insert WordArt
  • Insert ClipArt and images
  • Format ClipArt and images
  • Insert a Watermark

Other Word Training Courses

Word Introduction
Word Intermediate

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