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Microsoft Word Advanced Training Course

Microsoft Word Training Courses

This one-day Microsoft Word Advanced training course covers the advanced functions and features of Microsoft Word.  Delegates will learn how to create, save, use, and edit templates, as well as how to attach a template to an existing  document. They will learn how to create styles, apply styles to existing text, modify existing styles, delete styles, and save style sets.


This course package includes free Training Needs Analysis (TNA) for Microsoft Word  using Gmetrix testing software to assess training  requirements. For more details, see our TNA page or call us 0161 408 0435


The course looks at tracking changes to a document, navigating through tracked changes, accepting and rejecting changes, and showing and hiding markup.  Delegates will learn to insert, edit, delete, hide, show, and navigate comments. They will also learn to work with multiple documents, comparing and combining documents, recovering unsaved files, restricting document editing and password protecting documents.


Mail merge is a useful tool that allows you to personalise bulk mailings. Delegates will learn how to start the Mail Merge wizard, select a starting document, select recipients for the merge, create and preview a mail merge document and complete the mail merge.


Delegates will learn to add tables of contents and idexies to documents along with other references such as footnotes, citations and bibliographies , captions and cross references. Finally, delegates will learn to record a macro, write a macro using the Visual Basic Editor, edit a macro, and run macros to automate repetative tasks.


Versions: 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013


Course Type: In- House, Instructor led.


Duration: 1 day


Certificate: Certificate of completion


Course Content


Module 1: Creating Templates
Creating a Template
Saving a Template
Using a Template
Editing a Template
Attaching a Template to a Document


Module 2: Working with Styles
Creating Styles
Applying Styles to Text
Modifying Styles
Deleting Styles
Saving Style Sets


Module 3: Commenting Documents
Inserting Comments
Editing and Replying to Comments
Deleting Comments
Navigating Through Comments
Showing and Hiding Comments


Module 4: Reviewing Documents
Tracking Changes
Navigating Through Tracked Changes
Accepting and Rejecting Changes
Showing and Hiding Markup


Module 5: Configuring Reviewer Settings
Changing Your User Name and Initials
Modifying Track Changes Options
Locking Track Changes On
Using the Reviewing Pane


Module 6: Working with Multiple Documents
Working with Versions
Comparing Documents
Combining Documents
Recovering Unsaved Files
Restricting Editing
Password Protecting Documents



Module 7: Performing a Mail Merge
Starting the Wizard
Choosing a Document
Selecting a Starting Document
Selecting Recipients
Creating Your Document
Previewing Your Document
Completing the Merge


Module 8: Creating Outlines
Using Outline View
Creating an Outline
Expanding and Collapsing Headings
Promoting and Demoting Headings
Moving Headings


Module 9: Creating a Table of Contents
Marking Headings
Inserting a Pre-Built Table of Contents
Inserting a Custom Table of Contents
Updating a Table of Contents
Removing a Table of Contents


Module 10: Creating an Index
Marking Index Entries
Inserting an Index
Updating an Index
Customizing the Index with Styles
Removing an Index


Module 11: Creating References in a Document
Inserting Footnotes and Endnotes
Inserting Captions
Inserting Bookmarks
Creating Cross-References
Inserting Citations
Inserting a Bibliography


Module 12: Using Macros
Recording a Macro
Writing a Macro using the Visual Basic Editor
Editing a Macro
Running a Macro


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