Intermediate Microsoft Word

Who is this course for?

This course is for you if you are able to create and modify standard documents in Microsoft Word, but would like to expand your current knowledge creating or modifying more complex documents using Microsoft Word’s inbuilt tools.

What are the benefits

At the end of this course you will have a good understanding of how to create and manipulate tables and newspaper columns, insert and manipulate graphics and be able to utilize Word’s inbuilt features to ensure consistency in text and layout, by using Styles and Templates.

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Course Duration

1 Day

Course Content

Styles and Document Themes

  • Use document themes
  • Apply styles to text and paragraphs
  • Create a quick style
  • Create a paragraph style
  • Apply custom styles
  • Modify, rename, update and delete styles


  • Use installed and online templates
  • Generate new templates
  • Modify templates
  • Apply a different template to a document

Text Flow

  • Control paragraph flow
  • Understand sections and section breaks
  • Insert next page and continuous breaks

Columns and Tables

  • Create multiple columns and mid page columns
  • Specify column sets and balance column text
  • Insert and delete column breaks
  • Create and add data to tables
  • Insert and delete columns and rows
  • Merge and split cells
  • Control cell layout
  • Add and modify border styles and shade
  • Use pre-set table styles
  • Sort table data
  • Perform and update calculations
  • Repeat header rows
  • Convert tables from text and text to tables

AutoText and Quick Parts

  • Create, save and use AutoText/li>
  • Edit and delete AutoText entries /li>
  • Create template specific AutoText /li>
  • Insert content use quick parts/li>
  • Create, modify and delete quick parts /li>
  • Insert fields as quick parts

Images and Pictures

  • Insert, move, resize and delete images
  • Adjust the image’s appearance
  • Integrate pictures and text
  • Insert and format screenshots


  • Insert, move, resize and change shapes
  • Apply shape styles
  • Add text and images to shapes
  • Create flow diagrams

Text Boxes

  • Insert, draw, move and resize text boxes
  • Use preformatted text boxes
  • Add WordArt and other special effects
  • Control text flow with linked text boxes

Create Complex Illustrations with SmartArt

  • Create and modify simple and complex SmartArt diagrams
  • Create hierarchy diagrams
  • Control the text flow around the SmartArt diagram

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