Microsoft Word: Intermediate / Advanced

Microsoft Word Training Series | Level 2

Course Details

Duration: 2 days (9 am – 4 pm)

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

Delivery Methods (Instructor-led): Live classroom (LC) | Virtual classroom (VC)

Course Dates: May 18/19, 2021 (Virtual classroom) | View schedule Course schedule

Course Fee: $495 CDN per person (Virtual classroom), $545 CDN per person (Bring your own device for live classroom courses) or $595 CDN per person + HST (Avantix Learning provides device for live classroom courses)*

Timing: Public scheduled courses run from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (Eastern Time).

Virtual classroom courses: Our instructor-led virtual classroom courses are delivered in a virtual classroom environment. Students will be sent a virtual classroom invitation prior to the course.

Live classroom courses: Our instructor-led live classroom (in-person) courses are held in downtown Toronto at the Toronto Star Building, 1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801. Some courses are also held at an alternate downtown Toronto location.

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.

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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 online in virtual classroom format or in downtown Toronto and run from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (Eastern 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

Saving Time Using Navigation and Selection Shortcuts

  • Navigating quickly through a document using keyboard shortcuts
  • Quickly selecting characters, words, paragraphs or an entire document using a mouse or keyboard shortcuts

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

Saving and Reusing Repetitive Images and Text

  • 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 Themes and Character Formatting

  • Applying themes to change fonts and colors throughout a document
  • Using advanced character formats such as double underline, superscript, subscript and extended spacing
  • 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

Applying Custom Bullets and Numbering

  • Applying custom bullets to paragraphs
  • Applying numbering
  • Restarting or continuing numbering
  • Controlling the spacing between bulleted and numbered paragraphs

Inserting Lines and Boxes

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

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 paragraphs
  • Applying character styles to characters or words
  • Using built-in heading styles
  • Viewing the Styles task pane
  • Modifying styles in different ways to reformat a document
  • Creating new styles
  • Copying styles between documents

Applying Multilevel List Numbering

  • Using multilevel list or outline numbering to number documents automatically
  • Linking styles to numbering levels
  • Changing multi-level list numbering
  • Using chapter or section numbering

Creating, Applying and Editing Table Styles

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

Inserting Tables of Contents

  • Understanding tables of contents
  • Creating a table of contents using heading styles
  • Editing and updating tables of contents
  • Formatting tables of contents

Inserting Links or Hyperlinks

  • Inserting links or hyperlinks
  • Editing hyperlinks
  • Removing hyperlinks

Creating Templates

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

Creating Custom Keyboard Shortcuts

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

Tracking Changes

  • Turning Track Changes off and on
  • Controlling the display of tracked changes
  • Accepting or rejecting changes

Generating a Mail Merge for Bulk Mailings

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

*Prices subject to change.

Our instructor-led courses are delivered in virtual classroom format or at our downtown Toronto location at 1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801 (Toronto Star Building), Toronto, Ontario, Canada (some live classroom courses may also be delivered at an alternate downtown Toronto location). Contact us at info@avantixlearning.ca if you'd like to arrange custom training on a date that's convenient for you.

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Upcoming Training
Course
Microsoft Word: Intermediate / Advanced (Online in virtual classroom format or in Toronto)
Location
Avantix Learning, 1 Yonge Street, Sutie 1801 (Toronto Star Building),Toronto, Ontario, Canada,
Next course starts
May 18, 2021
Next course ends
May 19, 2021

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