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Delivering the MS Word training courses you require, generic Introductory, Intermediate or Advanced course, or designing a bespoke course that fits your organisation like a glove, Spotlight Training always has the aim of delivering exactly what’s right for you.

Prices from £500 per day

You let Spotlight Training know:

  • The version of MS Word required for training
  • The level: Introduction, Intermediate or Advanced or…
  • The topics required to create your own tailored course
  • The length of the course

Resources for topics & TNA available below

Spotlight delivers the following:

  • Hands-on practical training
  • Training at location of your choice
  • Training manual for each delegate
  • Training laptops supplied at no extra cost
  • Focused training at tremendous value

MS Word - Full Day

Description: This course provides a thorough grounding as to how to use but also understand how MS Word works.

Objectives: This courses is designed to enable a delegate to be be able to create, edit and modify documents, by the end of the course you should be able to use:

  • Apply formatting to charaters
  • Apply formatting to paragraphs
  • Be able to apply page formatting
  • Be able to edit text
  • Be able to print

The following topics will be covered:

Overview

  • Understanding the interface
  • How to use the Quick Access Toolbar
  • How to use the backstage view

Creating A New Document

  • How to insert and format text
  • How to use Save and Save as
  • Checking Spelling And Grammar

Getting Help

  • Understanding How Help Works
  • Other Sources Of Help

Working With A Document

  • Navigating With The Keyboard and mouse
  • Page Zooming

Working With Text and Paragraphs

  • Techniques For Selecting and format Text
  • How to edit text
  • Using Undo and Redo
  • Using Find and Replace
  • Techniques For Selecting and format

Page Layout

  • Changing and customising Page Margins
  • Inserting Page Breaks
  • Inserting Page Numbers

Tables

  • Understanding Tables
  • Creating and editing Tables
  • Formatting Tables

Printing

  • Understanding Printing
  • Previewing Your Document
  • Printing The Current Page
  • Specifying A Range of Pages
  • Specifying The Number Of Copies

Description: This course builds on the Introduction course, enabling delegates to create documents with features such as Tables and Headers and Footers, allows content to be re-used utilising Building Blocks, how to quickly format documents robustly applying formatting using styles.

Objectives: This courses aims to enable delegates to:

  • Use advanced formatting such as Tables and Tabs
  • Be able to use Styles and Themes
  • Be able to insert Headers and Footers
  • Be able to create Section Breaks
  • Be able to create and utilise Templates

Course Content: The following topics will be covered:

  • Setting Word Options
  • Navigation Pane
  • Formatting Techniques
  • Tabs
  • Lists
  • Tables
  • Building Blocks
  • Styles
  • Themes
  • Templates
  • Section Breaks
  • Headers And Footers

Description: This course follows on from the Intermediate course and delves deeper into the creation of Word documents

Objectives: By the end of the course delegates should be able:

  • Format a page using sections
  • Save document to the PDF format
  • Insert and format SmartArt and Text boxes
  • Insert and format fields
  • Implement and use Track Changes
  • Use some of the advanced features of Mail Merging

Course Content: The following topics will be covered:

  • Page Techniques
  • Saving To PDF
  • Mail Merge Techniques
  • Text Boxes
  • SmartArt
  • Building Blocks
  • Bookmarks
  • Table Of Contents
  • Indexing
  • Fields
  • Interactive Fields
  • Master Documents
  • Tracking Changes
  • Protecting Documents

Description: This course goes into the depths of MS Word and will teach how MS Word is meant to be used. Even experienced MS Word users can struggle with the formatting of a docunment. The aim of this course is to explain how MS Word has been set up to work and how to take advantage of the many tools available and to get MS Word singing for you.

Objectives: By the end of the course the delegate should:

  • An understanding of how Styles work in Word
  • How to apply and modify syles
  • How to set up a multi-level numbering attached to Heading Styles
  • How to set up an automated Table of Contents
  • How to use Themes
  • How to use Sections
  • How to use Headers and Footers

Course Content: The following topics will be covered:

Themes

  • How to apply
  • How to change
  • How to create

Styles

  • What are they?
  • How to Apply Styles
  • How to modify
  • Style Sets
  • Applying and modifying Heading Styles
  • How to apply and edit Multilevel Numbering

Table of Contents

  • How to insert
  • How to edit

Sections

  • How to insert Section Breaks
  • Changing the orientation of a section

Headers and Footers

  • How to create using building blocks
  • How to create manually
  • How to create multiple Headers and Footers using Section Breaks

MS Word- Half Day

Description: This course is a brief introduction to MS Word which will get someone up and running with MS Word.

Objectives: By the end of the course the delegate will have a familiarity with MS Word and be able to:

  • Apply formatting to charaters
  • Apply formatting to paragraphs
  • Be able to apply page formatting
  • Be able to edit and cut, copy and paste text
  • Be able to print

The following topics will be covered:

Overview

Font Formatting

Paragraph Formatting

  • Alignment
  • Bullets
  • Numbering

Page Layout

Cut, Copy and Paste

Intro to Tables

Printing

Description: This course is designed to cover some of the new features in MS Word (Version 2007 onwards). The application was completely rewritten with that new features such as Style Sets were introduced making it more modular to use, also more formatting options were added included more professional looking graphical objects within the new SmartArt feature.

Objectives: By the end of the course the delegate should:

  • An understanding of how Styles work in Word
  • How to apply and modify Themes
  • How to insert and edit SmartArt Objects
  • To have an understanding of Building Blocks work

The following topics will be covered:

Building Blocks

  • What are they?
  • How to insert Quick Parts
  • How to create
  • How to delete

Themes

  • How to apply
  • How to change
  • How to create

Styles

  • What are they?
  • How to apply
  • How to modify
  • Style Sets

SmartArt

  • How to insert
  • How to edit & format

Description: This course goes through how to use different fields within MS Word. Fields have a variety of uses and are mainly used to display information either from within the document or computer you are using. There are useful because once updated they will display the latest information automatically and are therefore used in areas within a document that might change such as Table of Contents, Header and Footers and Cross references.

Objectives: By the end of the course the delegate should know:

  • How to Insert and update Table of Contents
  • How to insert Cross references
  • How to create and configure Footnotes and Endnotes
  • How to set up Header and Footers to insert various fields – Date, Time and Page numbers

Course Contents: The following topics will be covered:

Table of Contents

  • How to Insert and Update
  • How to format the TOC styles

Cross References

  • Defining the different types of cross references
  • How to format
  • How to Update

Footnotes

  • How to Insert, Format and Update
  • How to move Footnotes to Endnotes

Bibliography

  • Setting up the database
  • How to Insert, Format and Update

Headers and Footers

  • How to edit, format and update
  • Header and Footer options
  • Inserting fields within Headers and Footers
  • Using sections

Description: This course is goes through how to create and use the Mail Merge utility in depth in MS Word.

Objectives: By the end of the course the delegate should know:

  • When and how to use Mail Merge
  • The different types of Mail Merge
  • How to access and use the source document
  • How to merge the document to a variety of outputs

Course Contents: The following topics will be covered:

Merge Types

  • Letters
  • Documents
  • Labels

Source File

  • Word
  • Outlook
  • Excel

Recipients

  • Choosing
  • Sorting
  • Filtering

Merging

  • Checking & Preview document
  • New Document
  • To Printer
  • E-mail

Merge Fields

  • Filtering Recipients
  • Prompting for Information
  • Setting IF Rules

Using Templates

Description: This course goes into the depths of MS Word and will cover how MS Word is meant to be used. Even experienced MS Word users can struggle with the formatting of a docunment. The aim of this course is to explain how MS Word has been set up to work and how to take advantage of the many tools available tand to get MS Word singing for you.

Objectives: By the end of the course the delegate should:

  • An understanding of how Styles work in Word
  • How to apply and modify syles
  • How to set up a multi-level numbering attached to Heading Styles
  • How to set up an automated Table of Contents
  • How to use Themes
  • How to use Sections

Course Contents: The following topics will be covered:

Themes

  • How to apply
  • How to change
  • How to create

Styles

  • What are they
  • How to apply
  • How to modify

Headings

  • How to apply
  • Using the Navigator Bar
  • How to Demote and Promote

Outline Numbering

  • How to apply

Table of Contents

  • How to insert

Sections

  • An introduction

Description: This course is goes through how to create MS Word Templates. MS Word has been designed so that for different document types templates can be easily created so that the user does not have to re-create the document or copy it from the original. Organizations using templates gain consistent content and/or formatting leading to a more coherent image and brand making it look more professional.

Objectives: By the end of the course the delegate should know:

  • When and how to use Templates
  • How to use styles in Templates
  • How to restrict content and formatting in Templates
  • Create Forms

Course Contents: The following topics will be covered:

Using Tempates

  • When and how to use Templates
  • Where to locate templates
  • Letter Templates
  • Proposal Templates
  • Using Styles

Forms

  • Inserting Form objects
  • Restricting Formatting
  • Restricting Editing
  • Protecting Templates
  • Editing the Quick Styles Gallery

Description: This course is designed to enable a MS Word user to firstly understand and then to edit another person’s Word document. If this is something you have tried this already hopefully this course is ‘preaching to the converted’.

Objectives: By the end of the course the delegate should:

  • Have an understanding of how documents are formatted
  • To be able to check how a document has been formatted
  • To be able to understand the differece between Style Vs Direct Formatting
  • To be able to use and clear formatting and use the Styles Pane

Course Contents: The following topics will be covered:

Overview of Word Formatting

  • Direct Formatting Vs Styles
  • How to remove direct formatting
  • Using the Styles Margin
  • Examining the formatting of a document
  • Viewing non-printing formatting

Making full use of the Styles Pane

  • How to clear formatting
  • Applying styles
  • Modyfying Styles

Other Useful Word Options

Description: This course is designed to cover one of the most useful features in MS Word – Tables. Tables have a rich assortment of formatting options, however as with most things – the more things you can do the bigger potential risk of something going wrong. By the end of the course you should be very comfortable creating, editing and formatting Tables that are robust, flexible and formatted as you want them to be.

Objectives: By the end of the course the delegate should:

  • Have an understanding of how to insert formatted Tables
  • How to format a Table to break across a page where you want
  • Inserting Table captions, repeating headers etc…,
  • How to create and use Table Style
  • How to create nested Tables

Course Contents: The following topics will be covered:

Creating & controlling Tables

  • AutoFit to Content, Window, Exact Fit
  • Breaking row across pages
  • Using Paragraph formatting with Tables
  • Repeating Headers
  • Splitting Tables

Formatting

  • Borders
  • Splitting cells

Styles

  • Applying Table Styles
  • Modifying Styles
  • Creating new Styles

Nested Tables

  • When to use
  • How to insert

Description: This course goes into the depths of MS Word and will cover how MS Word is meant to be used. Even experienced MS Word users can struggle with the formatting of a docunment. The aim of this course is to explain how MS Word has been set up to work and how to take advantage of the many tools available tand to get MS Word singing for you.

Objectives: By the end of the course the delegate should:

  • An understanding of how Styles work in Word
  • How to apply and modify syles
  • How to set up a multi-level numbering attached to Heading Styles
  • How to set up an automated Table of Contents
  • How to use Themes
  • How to use Sections

Course Contents: The following topics will be covered:

Themes

  • How to apply
  • How to change
  • How to create

Styles

  • What are they
  • How to apply
  • How to modify

Headings

  • How to apply
  • Using the Navigator Bar
  • How to Demote and Promote

Outline Numbering

  • How to apply

Table of Contents

  • How to insert

Sections

  • An introduction