Word – intermediate

Word – intermediate – overview

This one-day workshop is designed to build upon skills already acquired using Microsoft Word, whether participants are self-taught or have previously attended a course. It gives participants a good understanding of managing different types of paragraph indents, and managing automated numbered paragraph lists.

Full details below or download course outline.

Learning objectives

This course will help participants:

  • Create and manage the layout of paragraphs
  • Create and manage multi-level numbered paragraphs
  • Effectively insert, use and manage section breaks
  • Create and manage columns
  • Find, create and apply styles
  • Create and update a table of contents from styles
  • Work with styles to manage formatting
  • Work with sums in tables and use table headings
  • Input and edit text using AutoText
  • Work with SmartArt graphics
  • Link to other files using paste special
Pre-requisites
  • Participants need to be familiar with the ‘Word – introduction’ content before attending this course
  • Designed for Office 365, versions: 2016, 2013 and 2010
Course format

A very practical, interactive one-day session for a maximum group size of 12. Comprehensive materials provided.

Expert trainer

Alan is a highly experienced and very popular IT skills trainer. After eighteen years as an employed IT trainer and training manager he went independent in 2013, specialising in Microsoft Office courses, primarily Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and Access, although he also delivers training in other programs when required. His clients come from all sectors and include such organisations as The Economist, Hyundai, Marston Group, MediaCom, London Borough of Harrow, Paragon Customer Communications, ICP Global Creative, Bywaters, etc, etc.

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Word – intermediate – course outline

1 Managing paragraph layout

  • Controlling paragraph layouts with indents
  • Creating and managing paragraph hanging indents

2 Numbering paragraphs

  • Creating a new multi-level numbered paragraph
  • Managing existing multi-level numbered paragraphs

3 Inserting columns

  • Creating columns from existing paragraphs
  • Setting up columns
  • Managing columns

4 Document section breaks

  • Controlling document layout using section breaks
  • Managing page orientation using section breaks
  • Managing page numbering using section breaks

5 Using styles

  • Applying quick styles
  • Finding existing styles
  • Creating and saving styles
  • Modifying styles
  • Creating a table of contents from styles
  • Updating a table of contents

6 Using quick parts

  • Saving content to quick parts
  • Modifying saved quick parts
  • Inserting content using AutoText
  • Editing AutoText entries
  • Inputting text using AutoCorrect

7 Advanced table features

  • Sorting table columns
  • Running sums in tables
  • Repeating table headings at top of page
  • Importing Excel content in tables
  • Using table properties

8 Creating a mail merge

  • Creating letters, labels and emails
  • Merging addresses from external files
  • Using Outlook’s address book to merge
  • Merging to email

9 SmartArt graphic

  • Visually communicate content with SmartArt
  • Choosing a SmartArt graphic
  • Inputting into SmartArt
  • Modifying and formatting SmartArt graphics

10 Linking to other files

  • Linking to files using paste special
  • Linking an Excel chart to a document
  • Managing linked content from Word