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Word 2010 Intermediate

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Event outline

The Microsoft Word 2010 Intermediate course aims to enhance existing Microsoft Word skills by covering more specific documentation creation aspects such as working with multiple documents, formatting in tables, tab, lists, merging, section breaks, templates, and working with pictures and illustrations.

Key Topics

Setting Word Options

  • Understanding Word Options
  • Personalising Word
  • Setting Display Options
  • Understanding File Locations
  • Setting File Locations
  • Understanding Save Options
  • Setting Save Options

Navigation Pane

  • Navigating Documents
  • Viewing Headings
  • Editing Headings
  • Adding Headings
  • Moving Headings

Multiple Documents

  • Opening Multiple Documents
  • Switching Between Open Documents
  • Arranging All
  • Viewing Side By Side
  • Synchronised Scrolling
  • Resetting The Window Position

Formatting Techniques

  • Applying First Line Indents
  • Applying Hanging Indents
  • Applying Right Indents
  • Understanding Pagination
  • Controlling Widows And Orphans
  • Keeping Paragraphs Together
  • Keeping Lines Together
  • Inserting A Page Break
  • Applying Hyphenation To Text
  • Hiding Text
  • Inserting A Drop Cap


  • Using Default Tabs
  • Setting Tabs On The Ruler
  • Modifying Tabs On The Ruler
  • Setting Tabs In The Tabs Dialog Box
  • Setting Tab Leaders
  • Setting Bar Tabs
  • Setting Mixed Tabs
  • Removing Tabs


  • Understanding Lists
  • Applying Bullets
  • Defining A Bullet
  • Modifying A Bullet
  • Applying Numbering
  • Defining A Number Format
  • Renumbering A List
  • Understanding Multilevel Lists
  • Applying A Multilevel List
  • Promoting And Demoting List Items
  • Defining A Multilevel List
  • Creating A Multilevel List Style
  • Modifying A Multilevel List Style

Table Features

  • Creating A Table From Text
  • Aligning Data In Cells
  • Inserting Formulas Into A Table
  • Updating Formulas In A Table
  • Sorting Table Data
  • Merging Table Cells
  • Splitting Table Cells
  • Displaying Table Gridlines
  • Understanding Table Properties
  • Aligning Tables
  • Changing The Direction Of Text
  • Repeating Heading Rows
  • Converting A Table To Text

Building Blocks

  • Understanding Building Blocks
  • Inserting A Building Block
  • Creating Building Blocks
  • Saving Building Blocks
  • Inserting Quick Parts
  • Editing Building Blocks
  • Deleting Building Blocks
  • Saving Building Blocks To A Template
  • AutoText Versus Quick Parts


  • Understanding Styles
  • Applying Paragraph Styles
  • Applying Character Styles
  • Creating A Quick Style
  • Creating A Paragraph Style
  • Creating A Character Style
  • Applying Custom Styles


  • Understanding Themes
  • Applying A Theme
  • Modifying Theme Colours
  • Modifying Theme Fonts
  • Saving A Custom Theme
  • Downloading And Installing A Theme
  • Applying A Theme To A Template
  • Resetting A Theme


  • Understanding Templates
  • Using A Sample Template
  • Downloading An Online Template
  • Creating A Template
  • Modifying A Template
  • Using A Custom Template
  • Attaching A Template To A Document
  • Copying Styles Between Templates
  • Creating A Template From A Template

Section Breaks

  • Understanding Section Breaks
  • Inserting A Next Page Break
  • Inserting A Continuous Section Break
  • Inserting An Even Page Section Break
  • Inserting An Odd Page Section Break

Headers And Footers

  • Understanding Headers And Footers
  • Inserting Headers And Footers
  • Inserting A Blank Header
  • Inserting A Blank Footer
  • Switching Between Headers And Footers
  • Editing Headers And Footers
  • Inserting Page Numbering
  • Inserting Date Information
  • Inserting Document Information
  • Formatting Header And Footer Text

Mail Merging

  • Understanding Mail Merging
  • Understanding Mail Merge Terminology
  • The Mail Merge Wizard Process
  • Selecting The Starting Document
  • Selecting A Recipient List
  • Inserting Merge Fields
  • Previewing The Merged Documents
  • Completing The Merge


  • Understanding Pictures
  • Inserting A Picture
  • Changing The Picture
  • Removing A Picture Background
  • Correcting Pictures
  • Applying Artistic Effects
  • Changing Picture Styles
  • Changing Picture Effects
  • Repositioning Pictures
  • The Picture Format Short Cut
  • Menu
  • Changing The Picture Layout

Drawing And Illustrating

  • Understanding Illustrations
  • Inserting Clip Art
  • Modifying Clip Art
  • Inserting Shapes
  • Modifying Shapes
  • Inserting Text Into A Shape
  • Custom Text Wrapping
  • Finding And Selecting Shapes
  • Using A Canvas
  • Inserting Screen Shots
  • Inserting A Screen Clip
  • Understanding SmartArt
  • Creating A SmartArt Image
  • Adding Text To SmartArt
  • Changing The SmartArt Style
  • Changing Colours In A SmartArt Image
  • Changing A SmartArt Layout
  • Adding More Shapes To SmartArt
  • Resizing SmartArt


  • Understanding WordArt
  • Applying WordArt
  • Positioning WordArt
  • Editing WordArt Text
  • Formatting WordArt Text
  • Applying Text Effects
  • Deleting WordArt

Skills Gained

At the completion of this course you should be able to:

  • Modify Word options
  • Work with the Navigation pane
  • Work with multiple documents
  • Use a range of formatting techniques to position text and paragraphs
  • Create and work with various types of tabs
  • Define and modify lists
  • Use table features to improve the layout and format of tables
  • Create and use building blocks
  • Create and apply styles
  • Create and work effectively with themes
  • Create and use templates
  • Learn how to work with section breaks
  • Insert headers and footers into a document
  • Use the Mail Merge Wizard to perform mail merges
  • Insert and work with pictures, illustrations and WordArt in a Word document

Target Audience

Microsoft Word 2010 Intermediate is designed for Microsoft Word users who are keen to extend their understanding and knowledge of the software beyond basic document creation.


This course assumes a basic understanding of Microsoft Word 2010 and the creation of simple documents. It would be beneficial to have a general understanding of personal computers and the Windows operating system environment.

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Provider information

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