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Learn to use Microsoft Word with our Microsoft Office courses in Sydney.

In this Microsoft Word training course in Sydney, you will learn to produce and share professional documents. Confidently layout publications, tables, pictures and other graphics, or create indexes and mail merges. Take advantage of advanced features like forms and fields, track changes, protect documents and write macros to automate your documents.

This course aims to enhance existing skills by covering more specific documentation creation aspects such as working with multiple documents, styles, headers and footers, table techniques, tabs, lists, merging, section breaks, templates and more.

This Microsoft Word course will build upon your knowledge established in our Level 1 Course. This course takes you beyond the beginner and into more advanced operations and functions of the program. Strengthen your knowledge of the basics and continue to build your Word skillset with our Level 2 Word course in Sydney.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Create and work with new documents and page sizes
  • Cut and copy information within and between documents
  • Use a range of font formatting techniques
  • Insert and work with pictures in a Word document
  • Use the Mail Merge Wizard to perform mail merges

Ideal for

This course is designed for those who have completed the Level 1 Course or similar. Students should be familiar with the basic functions of a computer operating system including using a mouse and keyboard, copying and pasting, creating folders, opening files, saving files and know how to navigate a web browser.

This beginners Word course is designed for:

  • This course is for absolute beginners who never used MS Word before
  • Those who learned basic skills in Word earlier in life and need a refresher in document creation
  • Those looking to add some basic necessary skills in preparation to apply for a job

Course Outcomes

View Multiple Documents

  • Open multiple documents and switch between them
  • View documents side by side
  • Use synchronised scrolling

Columns

  • Understand and create newspaper style columns
  • Edit column widths and spacing
  • Insert column breaks

Formatting Techniques

  • Apply various indents using multiple techniques
  • Understand and control Word’s pagination
  • Insert and remove page breaks
  • Understand return types and insert hard and soft returns
  • Remove returns
  • Apply formats such as hide text and drop cap
  • Troubleshoot using reveal formatting

Understand Word Options

  • Personalise Word by setting save and display options
  • Understand save options and set file locations

Work with a Document

  • Understand, view and insert document properties
  • Delete document property data

Styles and Style Techniques

  • Understand styles
  • Apply paragraph and character styles
  • Create and apply a custom style
  • Update styles using various methods
  • Understand the style dialogue box
  • Import and export styles between documents

Themes

  • Understand themes
  • Apply and modify a theme
  • Create a custom theme
  • Apply a theme to a template
  • Reset a theme

Templates

  • Understand templates
  • Use an in-built template
  • Download an online template
  • Create and edit a custom template
  • Use a custom template to create a new document
  • Attach a template to an existing document
  • Copy styles between templates
  • Create a template from a template
  • Tips for developing templates

Section Breaks

  • Understand section breaks
  • Understand and use different section break types
  • Insert a section break to easily structure portrait and landscape pages in a document

Headers and Footers

  • Understand headers and footers
  • Insert headers and footers using various techniques
  • Navigate and edit headers and footers
  • Insert page numbers and date information in headers and footers
  • Understand headers and footers in long documents
  • Insert first page headers and footers
  • Insert different odd and even pages
  • Create and manage headers and footers in a sectioned document

Mail Merge

  • Understand mail merge
  • Create, customise and save a recipient list
  • Create a mail merge document
  • Perform a mail merge combining a mail merge document and fields from a recipient list
  • Use rules such as if then else and fill in to customise your merge result
  • Preview and complete the merge
  • Merge to labels
  • Run a saved merge

Create and Enhance Shapes

  • Understand shapes
  • Draw, resize, move, align, rotate, group, arrange and delete shapes
  • Apply colour, gradient, outline, shadow and bevel effects to shapes
  • Understand and use the drawing canvas

Text Boxes

  • Understand text boxes
  • Draw pre-formed and custom text boxes
  • Type into a text box
  • Position and resize a text box
  • Apply effects to text boxes and change text direction
  • Link text boxes

Table Features

  • Convert text to a table
  • Insert and update formulas in a table
  • Sort table data
  • Merge and split table cells
  • Align data in cells and align tables
  • Understand table properties
  • Change the direction of text
  • Use the long table tool - repeat header rows
  • Convert a table to text

Enhancing Pictures

  • Edit a picture by changing its brightness, contrast, sharpness and colour
  • Remove a picture background
  • Apply shadows, bevels and artistic effects
  • Apply picture styles to frame your images
  • Use the format picture pane
  • Crop pictures
  • Change the picture layout

Additional Information

  • Comprehensive notes are provided for the course are provided in PDF format. Hard copies of the notes are available for a $25 fee.
  • This class is taught in a Windows and Macintosh environment. We have available 8 Windows and 6 Macintosh computers. We do not reserve computers for students so arrive slightly early if using a certain type of machine is important to you.

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$299 Limited GST free / $224 / $239.20 / $269.10

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