Intermediate Word 365 training – Provisional Course Outline

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Intermediate Word 365 training

All Intermediate Word 365 training course outlines can be tailored to meet the needs of the individuals or organisation.

Aims of the course

This course aims to give delegates a greater understanding of Word.

Number on coursePrice per day
1 - 1 training£315 + VAT
2 - 4 people£495 + VAT
5 - 8 people£645 + VAT

Course Objectives

On completion of the course delegates will have improved on their skills in using Microsoft Word. They will be able to:

  • Format a document, using techniques such as bullets, numbering, borders, tabs, etc
  • Make effective use of tables
  • Set up a multi-column document
  • Create sections within a document
  • Work with text boxes
  • Confidently use the Mailmerge facilities, and use Word to address envelopes and labels
  • Make use of the graphic capabilities of Word, including working with images, drawings and watermarks
  • Create and format SmartArt graphics

The Intermediate Word 365 training course is of one day’s duration.

How the course is run – This instructor-led course has a hands-on approach, with plenty of opportunity for delegates to practise the new skills they learn at the computer.

Pre-requisites – Familiarity with the Windows environment, and a basic knowledge of Word.

Course Outline

Formatting techniques

  • Shortcuts for selecting word, sentence, paragraph, whole document
  • Shortcuts for moving text in a document
  • Bullets and numbering
  • Tabs
  • Indents
  • Borders
  • Mini Toolbar
  • Applying text effect options such as strikethrough, superscript, subscript and shadow
  • Character spacing
  • Drop capitals

Editing paragraphs

  • Using paragraphs borders and shading options
  • Applying widow and orphan controls to paragraphs
  • Styles
  • Modifying existing character or paragraph styles
  • Outline numbering


  • Creating a template
  • Saving a file as a template
  • Creating a new document based on a template


  • Creating sections in a document
  • Deleting section breaks in a document


  • Creating and formatting tables
  • Inserting and deleting rows and columns in a table
  • Totalling numeric entries in a table
  • Merging and splitting table cells
  • Formatting Tables

Setting up multi-column documents

  • Creating multiple column layouts and modifying column layouts
  • Inserting a column breaks
  • Deleting a column break

AutoCorrect, AutoText and Quick Parts

  • AutoCorrect
  • AutoText
  • Quick Parts


  • Creating mailing documents
  • Creating data sources
  • Inserting merge fields
  • Merging documents with data sources
  • Generating mailing labels, using an external data source
  • Envelopes and labels

Drawing and Images

  • Text boxes
  • Word Art
  • AutoShapes
  • Text wrapping options
  • Modifying image borders
  • Sending a pre-defined shape or image to the back or front
  • Grouping and ungrouping shapes and images
  • Adding a watermark to a document

SmartArt graphics

  • Creating a SmartArt graphic
  • Changing SmartArt graphic colours
  • Formatting SmartArt
  • Changing SmartArt graphic layout

Linking and embedding objects

  • Excel charts and data
  • Other objects


  • Printing odd pages only
  • Printing even pages only
  • Printing a defined section
  • Printing a defined number of pages per sheet

To request further details of any of our courses, or to make a booking, please contact us by ringing 01747 820396 or 07477 578417 or by sending an email to or filling in our contact form.

Call us to discuss your Word training requirements. We train companies in Dorset, Wiltshire, Hampshire and Somerset .

Word training Dorset locations include:

Bournemouth Poole Sherborne Shaftesbury
Gillingham Christchurch Ferndown Wimborne
Blandford Forum Dorchester Weymouth Verwood
Merley Wareham Bridport Lulworth
St Leonards

Word training Wiltshire locations include:

Salisbury Swindon Trowbridge Chippenham
Devizes Marlborough Warminster Tisbury
Melksham Westbury Corsham Amesbury
Tidworth Bradford-on-Avon Bulford Camp Porton
Calne Highworth Wootton Bassett Wroughton

Word training Hampshire locations include:

Southampton Winchester Portsmouth Basingstoke
Andover Petersfield Ringwood Havant
Gosport Farnborough Aldershot Romsey
Eastleigh Fleet Alton Fareham
Totton Hedge End Stubbington Bishop’s Waltham
Bursledon Denmead Hook Horndean

Word training Somerset locations include:

Bath Yeovil Wincanton Frome
Taunton Weston-Super-Mare Midsomer Norton Shepton Mallet
Radstock Paulton Bridgwater Burnham-on-Sea
Chard Cheddar Clevedon Crewkerne

We have also trained home-based businesses and users in some of the Dorset, Wiltshire, Somerset and Hampshire villages, so please do get in touch.

Clients who have benefitted from our Microsoft Word training include:

Excellent presentation, easy to follow and felt able to interject and ask questions

– Bee Bunce, Velcourt Ltd