Microsoft Word training
at your office.

Learn from professionals in instructor‑led training.

Our comprehensive one-day courses in Word are delivered by our highly experienced instructors throughout Southern Ontario and the GTA. Choose from three standard courses, or build your own course to meet your specific needs.

Microsoft Word training at your office.

Learn from professionals in instructor‑led training.

We travel to you.

Training delivered right to your office on a day that works best for your team.

Hands-on experience.

Professional instruction, lots of practise time, and solutions for your Word concerns.

No computers? No problem.

If you're short on computers, we will gladly supply a laptop for each person.

Everything you need to succeed.

We provide a free assessment to determine the right course content for your team.

Our comprehensive one-day courses in Word are delivered by our highly experienced instructors throughout Southern Ontario and the GTA. Choose from three standard courses, or build your own course to meet your specific needs.


Standard Word Courses

1 day of training, reference manuals and 30 days of technical support: $ 250 / person

Minimum charge of 3 people. Discounts available for groups of 6 or more.

Level 1

Getting Started

All the skills you need to tame that text, once and for all.

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Level 2

Document Layout & Tables

Learn to create beautifully formatted documents by understanding "sections" and the tables feature.

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Level 3

Advanced Techniques

Take your Word skills to the next level with the ability to handle large documents, create forms, templates and more.

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Build your own custom course.

Have specific needs, or just want a more personalized experience? Simply send us your list of topics or we can work with you to create a full-day course. Mix‑and‑match beginner, intermediate and advanced topics to ensure every person gains valuable knowledge.

Every "build your own course" includes a customized reference manual featuring your topics, and the same 30 days of technical support as our standard offerings.

    $ 275 / person

Minimum charge of 4 people. Discounts for groups of 6 or more.

$ 275 / person. Minimum charge of 4 people. Discounts for groups of 6 or more.

Level 1: Getting Started

1 day of training, reference manuals and 30 days of technical support: $ 250 / person (discounts available)

If you’re completely new to Microsoft Word, or you struggle to do anything more than the most basic of word processing tasks, this course will give you the skills you need to quickly and confidently create great documents. You will learn how to create professionally-formatted letters, reports and more.

Course Prerequisites: Knowledge of Windows basics and ability to use keyboard and mouse.

  

  • Editing Text

  • Moving The Cursor (Short Cuts)
  • Adding And Deleting Text
  • Replacing Text
  • Selecting Text (Short Cuts)
  • Selecting Vertical Blocks Of Text
  • Using Undo And Redo
  • Changing Views And Zoom
  • Using Read Mode
  • Move And Copy Text

  • Drag & Drop
  • Paragraph Move
  • Clipboard Cut, Copy, & Paste
  • Move And Copy Text Between Documents
  • Fonts & Attributes

  • Changing Case: UPPER, lower, Mixed
  • Changing Type Styles For Some Or All Of A Document
  • Sizing Text
  • Setting Default Font
  • Bold, Italic, All Underlining Options
  • Superscript And Subscript
  • Hidden Text
  • Paragraph Options

  • Left, Centre, Right, & Justify
  • Line Spacing
  • Indents: First Line, Both Sides, Hanging
  • Setting Tabs
  • . . . . . . . Dot Leader Tabs
  • Using The Ruler For Tabs And Indents (Short Cuts)
  • Bullets & Numbered Lists

  • Left Margin Bullets
  • Indented Bullets
  • Numbered Lists
  • Multi-Level Numbered Lists
  • Outline Numbering (Legal)
  • Page Setup

  • Margins
  • Paper Size
  • Paper Orientation
  • Paper Trays
  • Page Breaks, Manual And Automatic
  • Views & Zoom

  • Document Views
  • Zooming Options
  • Spell Check

  • Checking All Or Part Of A Document
  • Adding Words To The Custom Dictionary
  • AutoCorrecting Words
  • Save, Open, Close, And New

  • Saving Documents
  • Saving as a Template
  • Creating PDF files
  • Open Where You Left Off
  • Print & Print Preview

  • Printing Options
  • Number Of Copies, Pages, Etc.
  • Preview Options

Level 2: Document Layout & Tables

1 day of training, reference manuals and 30 days of technical support: $ 250 / person (discounts available)

Eliminate hours of frustration by demystifying Word’s document layout features. This course will teach you to work with longer documents that include multiple types of formatting, headers/footers and more. You will also learn how to create tables and fill/format them efficiently.

Course Prerequisites: understanding of Word Level 1 topics.

  

  • Section Breaks

  • The Importance of Section Breaks
  • Defining Document Sections
  • Formatting Document Sections
  • Inserting Section Breaks
  • Changing the Layout of a Section
  • Removing Section Breaks
  • Navigating Sections
  • Changing the Type of Section Break
  • Continuous Section Breaks
  • Protecting a Section
  • Page Setup Summary
  • Headers and Footers

  • Header/Footer Toolbar
  • Creating and Editing
  • Page Numbering Options
  • Inserting Dates / Page Numbering
  • Different Odd and Even
  • Different First Page
  • Numbering the Second Page as Page 1
  • Setting Where They Print
  • Headers and Footers and Section Breaks

  • Changing Headers/Footers in a Section
  • Insert Number of Section Pages
  • Vertical Alignment
  • Tables

  • Inserting or Drawing a Table
  • Table Navigation
  • Selecting Cells - Short Cuts
  • Inserting & Deleting Columns/Rows
  • Row Height & Column Width
  • Cell Margins & Column Spacing
  • Moving Columns and Rows
  • Cell and Table Alignment
  • Merging & Splitting Cells
  • Merging & Splitting a Table
  • Repeating Headings
  • Borders, Shading & Gridlines
  • Table Styles
  • Text Direction
  • Sorting
  • Adding Formulas
  • Converting Text to a Table or a Table to Text
  • Open & Edit PDFs (2013/2016)

  • Convert PDF
  • Save as PDF
  • AutoCorrect

  • AutoCorrect Options
  • Storing Symbols & Graphics
  • Storing Abbreviations
  • Quick Parts

  • Creating & Inserting Building Blocks
  • Using the Organizer
  • Other Topics

  • Inserting Symbols
  • Format Painter to Copy Text
  • Inserting Dates
  • Using the Thesaurus
  • Customize Quick Access Toolbar
  • Customize Ribbon (2010/2013/2016)
  • Drop Caps

Level 3: Advanced Techniques

1 day of training, reference manuals and 30 days of technical support: $ 250 / person (discounts available)

Whether you’re working on a five-page flyer or a 500-page manual, this course will give you the skills to quickly and easily format your work.

You will learn how to create forms, create templates and work with graphics, as well as using references such as creating a table of contents and more.

Course Prerequisites: understanding of Word Level 1 and Level 2 topics.

  

  • Styles

  • Why Use Styles / Style Types
  • Applying Styles to Text
  • The "Normal" Style
  • Applying "Style Sets" to a Document
  • Creating Styles / Modifying Styles
  • The Apply Styles Task Pane
  • Style Options
  • Clearing a Style from Text
  • Deleting Styles
  • The Styles Pane & Organizer
  • Formatting without Styles
  • Themes

  • Selecting Themes
  • Modifying Themes
  • Creating your own Themes
  • Drawing Tools

  • Adding Lines, Squares, Circles, AutoShapes, etc.
  • Moving/Sizing/Adding Text
  • Formatting Shapes
  • Using WordArt
  • Creating an Index

  • Marking Entries
  • Creating the Index
  • Using Footnotes & Endnotes

  • Graphics

  • Inserting Pictures & ClipArt
  • Moving, Sizing and Rotating
  • Text Wrapping Options
  • Cropping Graphics
  • Colour Corrections
  • Adding Borders
  • Adding Graphics to AutoCorrect
  • The Format Picture Toolbar
  • Positioning Pictures w/Text
  • Bookmarks

  • Inserting Bookmarks
  • Jumping to Bookmarks
  • Displaying Bookmarks
  • Cross-referencing (“see page x”)

  • Using Bookmarks, Heading or Captions
  • Inserting References
  • Updating References as the document changes
  • Table of Contents

  • Quick Tables
  • The Table of Contents Dialog Box
  • Using your own Styles
  • Modifying Table of Contents Styles 
  • Updating a Table of Contents
  • Tracking Changes & Combining Documents

  • Comparing Documents
  • How Changes are Shown
  • Accepting or Rejecting Changes
  • Change the Display of Revisions
  • Track Changes Options
  • Track Changes in a Single Document
  • Combining Multiple Revised Documents into One Document
  • Templates

  • Creating & Using Templates
  • Setting the File Location for Your Templates
  • Protecting Template Sections
  • Forms

  • Designing a Form
  • Plain Text and Rich Text Fields
  • Combo Boxes and Drop-Down Lists
  • Legacy Form Fields
  • Performing Calculations
  • Check Box Fields
  • Date Picker Fields
  • Building Block Gallery Fields/QuickParts
  • Protecting a Document
  • Grouping the Document
  • Using the Form