Microsoft Word

Courses available in Microsoft Word


This course in Microsoft Word aims to provide users with a solid foundation of the essential skills needed to create, modify, format, save and print simple documents using best practice techniques for efficiency.


Intended Audience

Although this is a beginners level course it is suitable for a wide range of participants including beginners, those transitioning from earlier versions of Word, self-taught users who are looking to fill in knowledge gaps and those looking to either return to the workforce or those exploring new employment opportunities.


Prerequisites

It is expected that participants will be familiar with using the basic functions of a computer such as navigating the Windows environment, operating a mouse and keyboard, navigating folders and copying and pasting objects. If you don't already have these skills taking a course in Computer Basics first would be recommended.


Delivery Style

Training is delivered as instructor-led computer-based training in a computer lab to individuals or small groups. Participants will have dedicated access to a modern computer with a large monitor and access to various assistive technologies such as sit stand desks, microdesks and a range of input devices to ensure comfort. Course materials are based on real world examples in a New Zealand context


Learning Outcomes

On completion of this training participants should be able to:

  • Work with the basic features of Word
  • Create, save, print and retrieve documents
  • Navigate text within a document
  • Select text within a document using a mouse and keyboard
  • Manipulate document text
  • Use a range of font formatting techniques
  • Use paragraph formatting techniques
  • Use the spelling, grammar and thesaurus features of Word
  • Create and modify tabs
  • Work effectively with page layout features
  • Display documents using various views
  • Find information using the Help feature of Word

Go beyond the basics of Word in this intermediate level course where the knowledge and skills acquired will provide you with the essential skills needed to create professional business documents using best practice techniques for efficiency.


Intended Audience

Suitable for people already using Microsoft Word who want to learn some of the more advanced functionality of this application.


Prerequisites

It is expected that participants will be familiar with using the basic functions of a computer such as navigating the Windows environment, navigating folders and copying and pasting objects. Additionally you should be confident operating a mouse and keyboard and have either completed Microsoft Word Level 1 or have equivalent knowledge. If you don't already have these skills taking a course in Computer Basics and Word Level 1 first would be recommended.


Delivery Style

Training is delivered as instructor-led computer-based training in a computer lab to individuals or small groups. Participants will have dedicated access to a modern computer with a large monitor and access to various assistive technologies such as sit stand desks, microdesks and a range of input devices to ensure comfort. Course materials are based on real world examples in a New Zealand context


Learning Outcomes

On completion of this training participants should be able to:

  • Create and use document themes
  • Insert and modify headers, footers and columns
  • Insert and work with pictures, photos and graphics
  • Apply watermarks and text highlighting
  • Create and modify Infographics
  • Create charts and apply a range of modifications
  • Organise content using tables
  • Use the autocorrect features of Word
  • Use the developer tools to create forms and apply a range of formatting techniques
  • Use mail merge techniques to create letters, envelopes and labels
  • Use templates to automate document formatting
  • Insert and organise content using quick parts

This course aims to provide users with the essential skills required to proficiently use the advanced features of Microsoft Word for creating and formatting complex professional documents.


Intended Audience

This advanced level course in Microsoft Word is suitable for participants who need to create and manage professional documents for a variety of specialised purposes.


Prerequisites

It is expected that participants will be familiar with using the basic functions of a computer such as navigating the Windows environment, navigating folders and copying and pasting objects. Additionally you should be confident operating a mouse and keyboard and have either completed Microsoft Word Level 1 or have recent experience using the majority of the features at this level and knowledge of the features in Microsoft Word Level 2 would be an advantage. If you don't already have these skills taking a course in Computer Basics and Word Level 1 first would be recommended.


Delivery Style

Training is delivered as instructor-led computer-based training in a computer lab to individuals or small groups. Participants will have dedicated access to a modern computer with a large monitor and access to various assistive technologies such as sit stand desks, microdesks and a range of input devices to ensure comfort. Course materials are based on real world examples in a New Zealand context


Learning Outcomes

On completion of this training participants should be able to:

  • Customise formats using styles
  • Create and work with tables of contents and indexes in long documents
  • Work with section breaks
  • Insert and modify footnotes and endnotes
  • Create and manage bookmarks and references
  • Insert and manage a table of figures
  • Work with the comments feature
  • Apply a range of multilevel lists
  • Work with the tracking changes feature
  • Create and manage hyperlinks
  • Create and work with master documents
  • Create and manage a range of document protection types
  • Create and work with macros

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