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Update concerning COVID-19 – Distance Learning (home study) courses are still available. Find out more about distance learning at Pitman Training

Word Expert

This training course in Microsoft Word will propel your Word skills forward to an advanced level. Over several lessons, you’ll become confident in a range of Word’s more sophisticated features. 

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Is this for you?

Perfect for anyone working in an office environment as a Secretary, PA, EA, VA, Admin Assistant etc. This course is designed for those that have already taken our Microsoft Word course, or already have a good working knowledge of the Word programme, and wish to push their skills onto an expert level and use some of the more advanced features.

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 22 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date

Flexible

Study Type

In centre, online, or a combination

Training Type

course

Duration

22 hours

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About this course

For those who have a good grounding in Microsoft Word, this course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to use MS Word at an expert level.

This training in Microsoft Word will propel your Word skills forward to an advanced level.

Over several lessons, you’ll become confident in a range of Word’s more sophisticated features and learn how to use it to its full potential.

Benefits at a glance:

  • Learn how to use this popular word processing program to an advanced level
  • The flexibility and value of a self-study course designed to enable you to work at your own pace
  • The opportunity to gain the widely recognised Pitman Training Certificate

To continue your training, we'd urge you to look at our other Microsoft Office courses, or our Microsoft Office Plus Diploma.

There are ten lessons in the Word Expert course, here is an example of the lesson plan: -

Lesson One: Carrying out a mail merge using the mail merge wizard, merging an existing letter with an existing data source, creating a new letter and data source, removing, adding, renaming and moving fields in a new data source, adding new records to a data source, inserting merge fields using address block and greeting line, match fields, inserting merge fields using more items, excluding a recipient from the merge, using mail merge to create envelopes and address labels.

Lesson Two: Performing a mail merge using an Excel data source, sorting records, inserting merge fields using the mailings tab, merging the current record, working with a word table data source, customising columns in an office address list, carrying out a simple and advanced filter, previewing and merging using the mailings tab.

Lesson Three: Creating, formatting and modifying a table of contents, viewing a table of contents in web layout view, creating a table of contents using customised styles, creating and modifying an index with sub-entries, creating a cross-reference in an index, inserting a bookmark, using a bookmark to create an index entry, viewing, using and deleting.

Lesson Four: Inserting and updating footnotes and endnotes, viewing, browsing and managing notes, removing a hyperlink, inserting a caption, working with automatic captions, inserting a cross reference, recording a macro, running a macro, assigning a macro to a keyboard shortcut, assigning a macro to the Quick Access Toolbar, modifying a button, editing a macro, deleting a macro.

Lesson Five: Creating a new source and insert a citation, inserting a placeholder, inserting a bibliography, editing a source, modifying a bibliography, managing sources, creating a new caption label, inserting and modifying a Table of Figures, marking a citation in a legal document, marking multiple occurrences of a citation, inserting and modifying a Table of Authorities, deleting a customised caption label, deleting citations from a master list

Lesson Six: Using outline view, promoting and demoting outline items, moving outline items up or down, expanding and collapsing outline items, working with master documents and subdocuments, collapsing and expanding subdocuments, opening subdocuments, locking subdocuments, removing a subdocument from a master document

Lesson Seven: Inserting content controls in a form, inserting form fields, creating a drop-down list, creating a date format, using calculations in a form, protecting a form, entering information into a form, applying built in styles using the Quick Style Gallery, using the Style inspector, modifying an existing style, creating a new style and add to the Style Gallery, manage styles, clearing formats, finding and replacing styles

Lesson Eight: Enabling and disabling change tracking, reviewing a document using track changes, accepting or rejecting changes, inserting, viewing and navigating comments, editing and deleting comments, using the reviewing pane, viewing balloon options, reviewing tracked changes, selecting options for mark-up, comparing and combining

Lesson Nine: Viewing documents for hidden or personal information, viewing document properties, changing document properties, viewing document properties, marking a document as final, encrypting a document, password protecting documents to open and modify, removing a password, restricting editing changes in a document, adding a digital signature

Lesson Ten: Saving as a web page, using web layout view, applying a page colour, inserting and using a hyperlink, inserting a SmartArt diagram, modifying a SmartArt diagram, inserting a chart, modifying a chart

Aims and Objectives

Through studying our Microsoft Word Expert course you can also be confident that you’ll possess the top skills being sought by employers. What’s more, you will also be in a position to take the City & Guilds Word Processing Techniques Advanced exam, as well as the Microsoft Office Specialist test (MOS) and ECDL Advanced (Word Processing) exam.

Pre-Requisites

Prior to starting this course we'd advise undertaking the Word course, or having proven existing experience of the Microsoft Word programme.

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 

 

Self-Funded: 

  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

 

 

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

 

Funding & Grants:

There may be the opportunity to apply for funded grants that can help towards the cost of training. These include the Skills Development Scotland ITAs and the ReAct programme in Wales. All schemes will have different terms and conditions that will need to be met in order to qualify for a grant and these are managed by each individual centre.

We’d recommend you speak to a Course Advisor in your local centre to find out whether they are registered to offer any such schemes and discuss your requirements further.

 

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

 

 

Career Path

Advanced Microsoft Word skills are useful in a number of roles, especially those looking to progress their administration skills to gain promotion to roles such as PA, Executive Assistant or Office Manager for example. 

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