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Microsoft Word Training

Word Basic

Do you need to know the basics of Microsoft Word? We’ll teach you shortcuts and quicker ways of working from the outset. If you need to create stunning documents which are beautifully formatted, with tables and using heading styles to quickly make an impact, this is an ideal course for you! We take the stress out of working with Word.

  • Days of training: One
  • Pre-requisites: This is fine for beginners or those wanting to learn quicker ways to work
Course Content

Getting started 

You will be able to move confidently around the document and master some simple but effective shortcuts saving you hours!

Editing text 

How to select text, how to undo, re-do, find and replace words, images and other useful objects.

Formatting Text 

Changing the appearance of fonts and manipulating paragraphs.

Tables 

Making tables to keep things tidy the easy way and make your work look great.

Page layout 

How to set things up at the top and bottom of pages once for the whole document and master automatic page numbering.

Graphics 

Making documents look stunning with photographs and images. We’ll cover cropping pictures and changing borders and effects.

Styles and Outline 

Work with Styles like a pro! You’ll do things once the way you want it then be able to re-use that style in every document saving hours of your time.

Proof, Printing and exporting 

You’ll learn the way to check your work in moments and simple tips to insert stock paragraphs you normally re-type every time. Once it’s right, you can help save the planet by printing it correctly first time, you’ll get it done in one shot.


Word Intermediate

If you’ve mastered the basics, but need to improve your productivity and do things faster by using Styles and Outlines, sign up for this course use your newly mastered skills on all your documents!

This course is all about making your documents look great, fast. You’ll learn how to share documents and work collaboratively, using the team’s ideas and choosing which to keep. At the end of this course you’ll know how to create a mail merged document, which can be addressed individually to thousands of recipients. Take the drudgery out of work and learn how to fly through your tasks in half the time! 

  • Days of training: One
  • Pre-requisites: You should know your way around the keyboard and have covered the basics
Course Content

Styles and Outlines 

You’ll learn more about formatting, styles and how to use Outlines to move sections of your document around without cutting & pasting. Less mistakes, more speed.

Table formatting 

You’ll progress to effortless production of great looking tables to keep your text in line.

Illustrations 

You can use beautiful diagrams and SmartArt to creatively display ideas and concepts.

Advanced document formatting

Once you understand how to use sections, you’ll be able to format different parts of the document individually which speeds up your work. Master the use of columns and see how you can use Word’s inbuilt design features to make professional looking reports and other publications effortlessly.

Document sharing 

Do you use Tracking Changes? You can work on documents as a team with your colleagues so you all use one document with multiple reviewers. Everyone gets to work together to create your masterpiece! Learn how to work with your team on a document, tracking changes made by individuals and choosing which to accept or reject. Need to know how to compare and combine similar documents? You will learn it in this lesson.

Mail Merge 

Everything you need to know to create mail merge letters, label sheets and envelopes. Find out how to create or use your data list and create merge codes so every letter is addressed individually.

 


Word Advanced

Do you need to create large, extensive documents? You’ll learn how to create tables of content and this course will save hours for those who need to utilise the more advanced features of Word. The session will teach you the skills to create forms with drop down boxes and other interactive features, as well as showing you how to customise the program to suit the way you work. Imagine having all the buttons you want at your fingertips! Macros are covered so that you will learn how to record actions you repeat frequently.

Give us a day and we’ll give you back a month!

  • Days of training: One
  • Pre-requisites: This course is for those who create large reports or thesis want to save time.
Course Content

Document interactivity 

Learn how to make forms with drop down choices and text boxes for free typed answers. Make your document informative by inserting objects and charts.

Document references 

Vital topic for those who need to create large documents. Quickly make tables of content so page numbers can be generated for your headings. You’ll cover creating Indexes, bibliographies and footnotes, formatting amazing looking documents in minutes.

Working efficiently 

Many people don’t know that you can do this… you’ll be one of the privileged few who understands how to put your favourite buttons where you need them to work faster. You’ll construct Building Blocks to create re-useable pieces of content and pull in other documents into one Master Document.

Macros and VBA fundamentals 

Macros can sound scary but with our help it’s a doddle! You’ll learn how to record keystrokes when doing actions you repeat so that you can save time next time you want to do the same thing. You’ll learn how to put those macros onto buttons so it’s a simple click to run the process again.

VBA programming 

Practise makes perfect! You’ll have a basic understanding of how to handle errors and get your documents and forms working perfectly at the touch of a button.