Course Overview

Would you like to improve your Word skills? Come along to this fabulous Word course - it’s packed full of Word Tricks & Tips!

You’ll discover some amazing features that will allow you to fly through setting up your business spreadsheets, such as budgeting and preparing your financial statements effectively!

Who is this course aimed at?

This course is intended for those who are already using Word and would like to expand their knowledge and be able to work super efficiently with Word.

What does the course offer me?

You’ll gain the skills and practical knowledge to use Word more effectively, to get your work done faster and will less hassle. These are skills for life.

What do I take away?

Practical experience with the different features we cover in Word and the tips and hints we go through in the class.

Course Outline

Each delegate receives a complete set of high quality notes already printed.

1 - Managing lists

  • Sort a list
  • Renumber a list
  • Customize lists

2 - Customising Tables & Charts

  • Sort table data
  • Control cell layout
  • Perform calculations in a table
  • Create charts

3 - Customizing Formatting with Styles & Themes

  • Create or modify a text style
  • Create a custom list or table style
  • Apply default and customized document themes

4 - Modifying Pictures

  • Resize a picture
  • Adjust picture appearance settings
  • Wrap text around a picture

5 - Creating Customized Graphic Elements

  • Create text boxes and pull quotes
  • Draw shapes
  • Add WordArt and other special effects to text
  • Create complex illustrations with SmartArt

6 - Inserting Content Using Quick Parts

  • Insert building blocks
  • Create building blocks
  • Modify building blocks
  • Insert fields using quick parts

7 - Controlling Text Flow

  • Control paragraph flow
  • Insert section breaks
  • Insert Columns
  • Link text boxes to control text flow

8 - Using Templates to Automate Document Creation

  • Create a document based on a template
  • Create a template

9 - Automating Mail Merges

  • Perform a mail merge
  • Mail merge envelopes and labels
  • Using Word to create a data source

10 - Using Macros to Automate Tasks

  • Perform a task automatically using a macro
  • Create a macro

Throughout the course we will cover the jargon and correct terms, so you can use them efficiently, as we discuss your individual questions.


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Class Size

To give you the best learning outcome, we try to limit classes as follows:

  • Min: 4
  • Max: 12

When a class is too large, we split it into two smaller classes. This maximizes your learning, with your co-workers and colleagues.


We make the general assumption that you’ll provide your own computer, laptop etc.

If you need to use one of our computers, please mention it when you book, as there is a nominal extra charge.

We supply everything else, including high quality printed materials.


This is a one day course. Delivered either on your site or at an off-site location.

Typically, we start at about 09:30 and work through the day until finished.

Adequate time is allowed for breaks, lunch, questions and individual tuition.

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We have a wide range of ready-made courses. However, if you need something extra, we are happy to devise a course that meets your needs, contact us today.