Here at The IT Training Surgery, we know that making time for learning new skills to improve your performance can be a challenge. We have developed a series of  Microsoft Word half-day courses so that your teams can learn what they need in half-day bursts.

Courses can be run online using video communication software e.g. Zoom or at your premises on your computers.

Choose from the following:

Styles and Templates

By the end of the course, you will able to create a template for those documents you regularly create, include, and amend styles so that the formatting takes care of itself.

In particular, you will be able to:

  • Create, modify and use Heading Styles
  • Set up a standard document template to include standard text and Heading Styles
  • Use keyboard shortcuts to speed things up
  • Use and create Building Blocks for standard blocks of text
  • Create a template to include all standard items, including Styles and a Table of Contents.

Tables and Mail Merge

By the end of the course, you will able to send a letter to many recipients.

In particular, you will be able to:

  • Use keyboard shortcuts to speed up common tasks
  • AutoCorrect those regular spelling mistakes
  • Use AutoText (Quick Parts) to add blocks of frequently typed text
  • Create and modify tables
  • Applying borders and shading to tables
  • Use Table Styles
  • Understand the Mail Merge process
  • Create the data source (the list you will write to)
  • Create the data document (the document you are sending)
  • Complete the merge

Introduction to Microsoft Word

By the end of the course, you will able to produce a basic letter and report.

In particular, you will be able to:

  • Familiarisation with the layout of Word, use the Ribbon and tailor the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Create a New document
  • Enter and edit text
  • Save a document to a folder, OneDrive for Business or a site
  • Open existing documents
  • Print Preview/Printing
  • Move around within a document
  • Insert additional text
  • Select text (mouse, keyboard)
  • Format text – attributes bold, italics, underlining, fonts and size
  • Apply text alignment
  • Use the Undo/Redo buttons
  • Apply page layout option, margins, and orientation
  • Insert headers and footers
  • Create Bullets and Numbering

To book any of these Microsoft Word Half Day courses for your organisation call us on 020 8203 1774

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