Microsoft Word: Intermediate / Advanced

Microsoft Word Training Series | Level 2

Course Details

Duration: 2 days

Microsoft® Word® Versions: 2010 | 2013 | 2016 | 365 (Windows)

Delivery Methods: Instructor-led classroom (ILC) | Virtual classroom (VC) on request

Course Dates: December 13/14, 2018 | January 24/25, 2019 | View schedule Course schedule

Course Fee: $595 CDN per person + HST or BYOD (bring your own device): $545 CDN person + HST*

Note: Public scheduled dates for this course are delivered as live instructor-led classroom training.

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Course Overview

During this hands-on course, students will work with some of Word’s most powerful features including Autocorrect, Quick Parts and automatic formatting using styles. In order to save time and eliminate repetitive entry, Autocorrect and Quick Part items will be created and participants will also write their own keyboard shortcuts. Essential character and paragraph formatting concepts will be reviewed and then built into styles to speed up formatting. Images, hyperlinks, headers, footers and sections will be inserted and managed in Word documents. Students will also create and format tables and generate tables of contents. Mail merge documents will be created to generate form letters and labels for multiple contacts. Throughout this course, the instructor will include numerous tips, tricks and shortcuts.

Prerequisite: Microsoft Word: Introduction or equivalent knowledge and skills.

Custom training: This course may be delivered at your site or ours as an instructor-led or virtual classroom solution. Contact us at info@avantixlearning.ca for more information including savings for custom group training.

Related training: View all Microsoft Word courses >

INCLUDED IN THIS COURSE

  • Comprehensive course manual
  • Keyboard shortcuts quick reference
  • Sample and exercise files
  • Refreshments (for classes conducted in Avantix Learning classrooms)
  • Certificate of completion
  • Follow-up email support

Course Topics

Customizing Word Options and the Quick Access Toolbar

  • Changing key Word options
  • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar to include frequently-used buttons

Using Navigation and Selection Shortcuts

  • Navigating quickly through a document
  • Selecting characters, words, paragraphs and an entire document using keyboard shortcuts

Inserting and Manipulating Pictures

  • Inserting pictures into a document
  • Resizing an image
  • Applying formatting to an image
  • Changing wrap options for an image

Automating Repetitive Entry

  • Adding and editing custom AutoCorrect entries to quickly enter repetitive information
  • Saving repetitive entries as Quick Parts and inserting into any document to save time
  • Using other Building Blocks
  • Inserting special characters and French accents

Formatting Text Efficiently

  • Applying fonts and colors to an entire document using themes
  • Using the Font dialog box to apply other character formats
  • Converting case

Formatting Paragraphs Efficiently

  • Using best practices for paragraph spacing, alignment, indents and line spacing
  • Applying bullets and numbering to paragraphs
  • Adding emphasis by applying borders and shading to paragraphs
  • Setting, changing and deleting left, centre, right and decimal tabs.
  • Adding leaders to tabs

Inserting and Formatting Tables

  • Creating tables to format data in columns and rows
  • Formatting tables using table styles or borders and shading
  • Designating a header row
  • Inserting and deleting columns and rows
  • Changing column width and row height
  • Creating and updating formulas in tables
  • Keeping rows together
  • Saving and reusing frequently-used tables

Working with Sections

  • Understanding sections
  • Breaking links between headers and footers in different sections
  • Creating sections with different headers and footers, page numbering, margins and page orientation
  • Restarting numbering for different sections

Cleaning Up Documents

  • Quickly removing unnecessary characters in a document
  • Replacing formatting in long documents

Using Styles to Automate Formatting

  • Applying styles to paragraphs
  • Using recommended styles
  • Viewing the Styles task pane
  • Modifying styles in different ways
  • Creating and applying a new style
  • Copying styles between documents

Creating, Applying and Editing Table Styles

  • Applying built-in table styles
  • Creating a custom table style
  • Applying custom table styles to multiple tables
  • Modifying custom table styles
  • Combining paragraph styles and custom table styles

Generating Tables of Contents

  • Overview of tables of contents
  • Picking up paragraphs using specific styles in tables of contents
  • Generating a table of contents
  • Updating tables of contents
  • Formatting tables of contents

Creating Templates

  • Overview of templates
  • Understand the Normal template
  • Creating a new template
  • Saving a new template
  • Creating a new document based on a template
  • Attaching templates

Inserting Hyperlinks

  • Inserting, editing and removing hyperlinks
  • Formatting hyperlinks
  • Testing hyperlinks
  • Hyperlinking to a bookmark

Assigning Custom Keyboard Shortcuts

  • Assigning custom keyboard shortcuts to common Word commands
  • Recommendations for keyboard shortcut combinations

Generating a Mail Merge

  • Setting up a main document such as a form letter
  • Linking to a data source
  • Inserting merge fields
  • Generating a merge for letters or labels

 

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Microsoft Word: Intermediate / Advanced (Toronto course)
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