Advanced Word – Mail Merge and Circulars

Debbie Butterfield Trainer

Debbie Butterfield

Debbie has been with Moorside Training for nine years. She has a total of 16 years’ teaching experience, including at Keighley College. She has taught all levels of ICT skills to a wide variety of age groups and taught on qualification courses such as OCR/RSA Text Processing (Business Professional) and CLAiT courses.

The course

Our “Advanced Word – Mail Merge & Circulars” training workshop, which is offered in association with Moorside Training, is a practical session giving you the opportunity to develop your skills to maximise the use of more advanced Word operations.

Is it for you?

The course is aimed at people who have a good working knowledge of Word.  You may be employed, or be looking for work, and need to improve and extend your Microsoft Word skills.  Anyone who is going to be using Word at home is also welcome.

What to expect

The workshop will aim to provide you with practical experience of creating circulars and using Mail Merge to extract names and addresses from data lists for mailings to customers etc.

  • Creating and editing a mailing list using Word or Excel
  • Creating a circular letter with a tear-off slip
  • Using Tables Tools to create a document with a form for completion
  • Merging a circular letter or other document with a mailing list
  • Merging a document for selected recipients from a mailing list
  • Preparing envelope labels from a mailing list
  • Saving and printing merged documents or labels
  • Utilising toolbars and shortcuts

The outcome

After the session you will be able to:-

  • Create letters to accepted layout conventions, with a tear-off slip
  • Use Tables Tools to create forms for completion
  • Create and edit mailing lists in Word or Excel
  • Create letters, documents and labels to be merged with a full mailing list or selected individuals
  • Prepare mailings for printing
  • Make use of toolbars