CPD -Microsoft Word Core Specialist Training Course Outline

Audience: Successful candidates for the Microsoft Office Word Core Specialist Training Course will have a fundamental understanding of the Word environment and the ability to complete tasks independently. You will demonstrate the correct application of the principle features of Word by creating and editing 2- to 3-page documents for a variety of purposes and situations. Document examples include professional-looking reports, multi-column newsletters, résumés, and business correspondence.

This course is designed for CPD as well studying to become MOS accredited

Course Duration: 2 day 

CDP Points: 14

Course Types: Group bookings, public courses, 1-2-1 sessions, bespoke tailored courses and Saturday club.

Course Location: This Microsoft Word Specialist Level 1 training course can be delivered either at our London training venue or at your offices. 

Tailored Course Content: Course content can be customised to meet your specific requirements, with scheduled dates to suit you.

Module 1.1: Create a Document

  • Create a blank document
  • Create a blank document using a template
  • Open a PDF in Word for editing
  • Insert text from a file or external source

Module 1.2: Navigate Through a Document

  • Search for text
  • Insert hyperlinks
  • Create bookmarks
  • Move to a specific location or object in a document

Module 1.3: Format a Document

  • Modify page setup
  • Apply document themes
  • Apply document style sets
  • Insert headers and footers
  • Insert page numbers
  • Format page background elements

Module 1.4  Customize Options and Views for Documents

  • Change document views
  • Customise views by using zoom settings
  • Customise the Quick Access toolbar 
  • Split the window
  • Add document properties
  • Show or hide formatting symbols

Module 1.5: Print and Save Documents

  • Modify print settings
  • Save documents in alternative file formats
  • Print all or part of a document
  • Inspect a document for hidden properties or personal information
  • Inspect a document for accessibility issues
  • Inspect a document for compatibility issues

Module 2.1: Insert Text and Paragraphs

  • Find and replace text
  • Cut, copy and paste text
  • Replace text by using AutoCorrect 
  • Insert special characters

Module 2.2: Format Text and Paragraphs

  • Apply font formatting
  • Apply formatting by using Format Painter
  • Set line and paragraph spacing and indentation
  • Clear formatting
  • Apply a text highlight colour to text selections
  • Apply built-in styles to text
  • Change text to WordArt

Module 2.3: Order and Group Text and Paragraphs

  • Format text in multiple columns
  • Insert page, section, or column breaks
  • Change page setup options for a section

Module 3.1: Create and Manage Tables 

  • Convert text to tables
  • Convert tables to text
  • Create a table by specifying rows and columns
  • Apply table styles

Module 3.2: Modify a Table

  • Sort table data
  • Configure cell margins and spacing
  • Merge and split cells
  • Resize tables, rows, and columns
  • Split tables
  • Configure a repeating row header

Module 3.3: Create and Modify a List Filter records

  • Create a numbered or bulleted list
  • Change bullet characters or number formats for a list level
  • Define a custom bullet character or number format
  • Increase or decrease list levels
  • Restart or continue list numbering
  • Set starting number value

Module 4.1: Create and Manage Reference Markers

  • Insert footnotes and endnotes
  • Modify footnote and endnote properties
  • Create bibliography citation sources
  • Modify bibliography citation sources
  • Insert citations for bibliographies
  • Insert figure and table captions
  • Modify caption properties

Module 4.2: Create and Manage Simple References

  • Insert a standard table of contents 
  • Update a table of contents
  • Insert a cover page

Module 5.1: Insert Graphic Elements

  • Insert shapes
  • Insert pictures
  • Insert a screen shot or screen clipping
  • Insert text boxes

Module 5.2: Format Graphic Elements

  • Apply artistic effects
  • Apply picture effects
  • Remove picture backgrounds
  • Format objects
  • Apply a picture style
  • Wrap text around objects
  • Position objects
  • Add alternative text to objects for accessibility

Module 5.3: Insert and Format SmartArt Graphics

  • Create a SmartArt graphic
  • Format a SmartArt graphic
  • Modify SmartArt graphic content
, CPD – Microsoft Word Core Specialist Training Course Outline
, CPD – Microsoft Word Core Specialist Training Course Outline