Are you frustrated when using Word with all its quirks ? It seems to have a mind of its own especially when using indents and automatic numbering!

Fast Track offers our Word Beyond the Basics course which helps with these issues … a full packed programme in one day – see below for the course outline

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All versions of Microsoft Word are supported

  • Word 2003
  • Word 2007
  • Word 2010
  • Word 2013
  • Word 2016

Word Beyond the Basics

Target Audience

Aimed at regular users of Word, this one day event will look at a wide range of features, functions and tricks to help you formulate reports incorporating lots of formatting features to be more productive and save time – Word seems to have a mind of its own … we show you all the tips and tricks to overcome your frustrations with using this popular product

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The Content

Document Formatting

  • Margins & Orientation
  • Setting manual indentation
  • Using automatic single level bullets and numbering
  • Using automatic multi-level bullets and numbering
  • Setting paragraph spacing

Using Styles

  • Setting up Styles for quick paragraph formatting
  • Assigning Styles to shortcut keys
  • Generating Tables of Contents from Styles

Page Formatting

  • Page Breaks
  • Using Section Breaks
  • Page Numbering

Headers & Footers

Setting up Cover Pages

Using Watermarks


  • Alternative ways of creating a Table
  • Using the Table Design Tools
  • Inserting/Deleting Columns and Rows
  • Adjusting Column Widths & Row Heights
  • Fitting Tables to the Page
  • Formatting Options
  • Using the Table Gallery
  • Merging and Splitting Cells
  • Repeating Table Headings
  • Importing an Excel Worksheet or data range
  • Formatting imported tables
  • Advanced Table Features

Using SmartArt

Adding Charts

  • Importing Charts from Excel
  • Creating Charts within Word Report
  • Using Links

Using Templates

  • Using Styles in Templates

Using QuickParts and Building Blocks

Using Autotext & Autocorrect

Editing Techniques

  • Quick selection techniques
  • Moving around a document
  • The Page Views
  • Using the Document Map

Revision Tracking

  • The Options
  • The Views
  • Moving through changes
  • Accepting / Rejecting changes
  • Reviewing the document
  • Using Comments
  • Comparing versions

Adding Objects & Images

  • Using the Drawing Tools
  • The Picture Design Tools

Using Mail Merge & Labels

Delegate Pre-Requisites

No delegate pre-requisites essential.  However, it would be beneficial if the delegate has experience of using Word due to the high level of content for this course

Course Duration

This is a One Day Course

Course Details

Courses commence at 9:30 a.m. through to 4:30 p.m.

A laptop computer is provided for each delegate attending on this packed programme to try out the tips and techniques demonstrated

All delegates will receive comprehensive Training Courseware to refer to during the course, together with a Course Attendance Certificate