Advanced Word – Multi-page & Technical Documents

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 – Multi-page & Technical Documents” 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 and editing long or technical documents, and maximising the many “writing tools”  Word has available.

  • Advanced page set-up options and how to utilize section breaks
  • Creating newspaper-style columns
  • Using bullets & numbering, sub-paragraphs and adjusting paragraph spacing
  • Utilizing Table Tools to display columns of data
  • Adding document enhancements (eg page borders, drop-capitals, watermarks)
  • Using Word writing aids (eg Custom Dictionaries, AutoCorrect, AutoFormat, Building Blocks, Word Count)
  • Inserting symbols, special characters, fractions, subscript/superscript etc
  • Inserting Footnotes and Endnotes
  • Customizing headers and footers, including page numbering
  • Importing or copying objects from other sources and displaying effectively (eg pictures, graphs from Excel, other Word files, converting text to a table)
  • Using Format Painter, Tracking and Format Marks to standardize formatting
  • Creating Tables of Contents, Citations, Bibliography etc
  • Using Track Changes
  • Utilising toolbars and shortcuts

The outcome

After the session you will be able to:-

  • Create, edit and finalise multi page or technical documents, with a consistent and standardised layout
  • Incorporate material imported from other sources
  • Know how to utilize features such as columns; paragraphs & sub-paragraphs; headers, footers and page numbering; footnotes or endnotes; special characters and symbols, tables of contents
  • Utilize Custom Dictionaries, AutoCorrect, AutoFormat and Word Count , and use Building Blocks to insert repeated text
  • Make use of toolbars