Microsoft Word - Advanced

Course Duration: 2 Days

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for those with a sound working knowledge of Word who wish to progress to the most complicated functions and features or the application.


A working knowledge of Word is required with the following pre-requisites:
  • Able to create and format sections
  • Able to format Table
  • Able to apply Styles
  • Able to create a template
  • Able to Insert Comments
  • Able to perform Track Changes
  • Password protecting documents
  • Able to use Mail Merge Wizard


At the end of this course, you will be able to perform the most advanced functions, including creating table of contents and indexes and producing documents regarding other documents. You will learn how to work with extremely large documents and work with master documents.

Key Contents

Unit 1: Changing Your Styles

  • Changing style set
  • Changing color scheme
  • Changing font scheme
  • Making changes permanent

Unit 2: Doing More with Styles

  • Creating styles from existing text
  • Creating styles using the Task Pane
  • Modifying the Quick Style Gallery
  • Using Style Inspector
  • Managing Style

Unit 3: Creating Outlines

  • Using Outline View
  • Creating an Outline
  • Expanding and Collapsing Headings
  • Promoting and Demoting Headings
  • Moving headings

Unit 4: Creating Table of Contents

  • Marking headings
  • Inserting a Pre-Built Table of Contents
  • Inserting Custom Table of Contents
  • Updating a Table of Contents
  • Removing a Table of Contents

Unit 5: Creating an Index

  • Marking Index Entries
  • Inserting index
  • Updating index
  • Customizing index with Styles
  • Removing index

Unit 6: Creating References in a Document

  • Inserting footnotes and endnotes
  • Inserting captions
  • Inserting bookmarks
  • Creating cross-references
  • Inserting citations
  • Inserting a Bibliography

Unit 7: Creating a Bibliography

  • Inserting citations
  • Managing sources
  • Choosing Style
  • Inserting a Bibliography
  • Updating Bibliography

Unit 8: Creating References to Other Documents

  • Linking to another document
  • Creating and working with a Master Document
  • Creating and working with Subdocuments
  • Manging Subdocuments

Unit 9: Blogging with Word

  • Creating a Blog post
  • Using Blogging Tools
  • Configuring a Blog Account
  • Publishing a Blog Post

Unit 10: Embedding Objects in a Word Document

  • Adding Text from a File
  • Creating a New Object
  • Creating an Object from File
  • Linking Objects to a Word document

Unit 11: Using Building Blocks and Quick Parts

  • Inserting Quick Parts
  • Using the Building Blocks Organizer
  • Saving Quick Parts