Great Shelford, Cambridge / Online
1 day course
£250.00 (ex. VAT)

This is our 1 day Microsoft Word training course designed for users who have a good basic knowledge of Word but need to work more efficiently at formatting and presenting long documents. This is perfect for those who need to craft professional-looking long reports in Microsoft Word.

Throughout the day you will learn how to manage long documents more easily with the use of styles and indexes, as well as create templates and forms with drop-down fields This is a course with many tips and tricks aimed to help you work faster and more efficiently.

By the end of this course you’ll be comfortable with formatting and managing longer documents as well as creating them quickly from scratch.

Course Outline

Formatting Refresher

  • Paragraph and Page Formatting Tips
  • Understanding Sections
  • Text Flow Options
  • Text Flow Options – (Widows/Orphans/Keep Lines Together)

Styles and Themes

  • Cover Pages
  • Using Heading Styles
  • Create & edit styles
  • Managing styles
  • Heading Numbering
  • Themes
  • The Navigation Pane

Working with Indexes and References

  • Create & Modify a Table of Contents
  • Create & Modify a Table of Figures


  • Create a template
  • Managing Templates
  • Automating Templates with Fill-in fields
  • Create a Form using dropdown fields and check boxes

More References (if time)

  • Create & Modify an Index
  • Create a Citation and Bibliography
  • Footnotes
  • Cross-References

Document Properties and Protection (if time)

  • File Properties
  • Document Inspector
  • Protect Documents
  • Version History

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Public Course Dates

This course is taught at our training centre in Cambridge.  Check our current available dates for this course below and register your place. Please note that payment is not made by the booking form below – Instead, you will be sent an invoice with instructions on how to pay and confirm your place shortly afterwards.

Company Group Training

We also provide group training for companies on dates that work for them. This can be done via our training centre, on-site or virtually. Please submit your details here for more information.

Online Training

This course is also taught virtually. To enquire about virtual remote training please submit your details here.

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