Microsoft Word: Intermediate / Advanced

Microsoft Word Training Series | Level 2

Course Details

Duration: 2 days

Microsoft® Word® Versions: 2010 | 2013 | 2016 | 2019 | 365 (Windows)

Delivery Methods: Instructor-led classroom (ILC) | Instructor-led Virtual classroom (ILVC)

Course Dates: September 10/11, 2020 (Instructor-led virtual classroom) | View schedule Course schedule

Course Fee: $495 CDN person person (virtual), $545 CDN per person (bring your own device) or $595 CDN per person + HST (Avantix Learning provides device)*

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.

Note: Public scheduled courses are delivered as live instructor-led classroom training or virtual classroom training (as indicated). Bring your own device rates apply to live classroom courses.

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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.

Location and timing: Public scheduled courses are held in downtown Toronto and run from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (Eastern Standard Time).

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 important Word settings
  • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar with custom buttons

Using Navigation and Selection Shortcuts

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

Inserting and Manipulating Images

  • Inserting images into a Word document
  • Resizing an image proportionally
  • Applying different types of formatting to an image
  • Changing an image from inline to floating and vice versa

Inserting Reusable Text Snippets and Images Automatically

  • Adding and editing custom AutoCorrect entries to quickly enter repetitive text and / or images such as logos
  • Saving text or images as Quick Parts and inserting into other documents when needed
  • Editing and deleting Quick Parts
  • Saving Quick Parts

Applying Character Formats

  • Using themes to apply fonts and colors to an entire document
  • Applying advanced character formats
  • Changing case
  • Inserting trademarks, accents and other special characters

Formatting Paragraphs Efficiently

  • Using best practices for paragraph spacing, alignment, indents and line spacing
  • Applying different types of bullets and numbering to paragraphs
  • Setting, changing and deleting various types of tabs
  • Adding tab leaders

Inserting Lines and Boxes Using Borders

  • Inserting border lines
  • Applying border boxes with or without shading
  • Editing border and fill colors
  • Removing borders
  • Benefits of borders vs drawing lines and boxes

Inserting and Formatting Tables

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

Working with Sections

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

Cleaning Up Documents

  • Finding and removing unnecessary characters in a document
  • Finding and changing formatting

Using Styles to Automate Formatting

  • Applying paragraph styles to format a document quickly
  • Using recommended styles
  • Viewing the Styles task pane
  • Modifying styles in different ways to reformat a document
  • Creating new styles
  • 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

  • Understanding tables of contents
  • Picking up headings in tables of contents
  • Generating a table of contents
  • Editing and updating tables of contents
  • Formatting tables of contents

Creating Templates

  • Overview of templates
  • Editing the Normal template
  • Creating and saving custom templates
  • Creating a new document based on a template
  • Attaching templates

Inserting Hyperlinks

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

Assigning Custom Keyboard Shortcuts

  • Assigning custom keyboard shortcuts in Microsoft Word
  • Recommendations for keyboard shortcut combinations

Generating a Mail Merge

  • Setting up a main document such as a form letter or labels
  • Linking to different data sources
  • Inserting merge fields in the main document
  • Generating a mail merge for letters or labels

 

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Microsoft Word: Intermediate / Advanced (Toronto course)
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