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Digital Skills

Microsoft Word - Advanced

Course details

CPD Points





Half day (09:00-13:00)

Course Overview

This half-day course is designed to assist those wishing to build upon their knowledge of Microsoft Word.

Course Content

Heading Styles

  • Modify existing styles
  • Customise heading styles
  • Apply styles to text
  • Create a Table of Contents

Document Layout

  • Use standard templates
  • Create own templates
  • Use sections to format documents
  • Understand Next Page and Continuous section breaks
  • Design bespoke headers and footers
  • Create cover pages
  • Create footnotes and endnotes
  • Adding Hyperlinks
  • Adding cross reference

Using Mail Merge

  • Creating form letters
  • Working with data sources
  • Creating mailing labels

Managing Document Revision

  • Using track changes
  • Comparing document

Working with Forms

  • Creating forms
  • Modifying forms
  • Protecting and printing forms

Working With Columns

  • Converting text to columns
  • Adjusting column width
  • Adding lines between
  • Working with continuous section breaks
  • Removing columns

Working With Paragraphs

  • Automatic paragraphs
  • Sub-paragraph numbering

Course Benefits

This course will provide you with a sound advanced level of knowledge of Microsoft Word and is the third of our Microsoft Word series, the others being Word - Beginners and Word - Intermediate.


While there are no formal entry requirements for this course, ideally you will have completed the ‘Intermediate’ module or have a good working knowledge of Word to begin with.

Next Steps

If you would like to book a place on this course please click on the ‘Book Course’ button to the right of this page and login or register for a user account to complete your booking(s). Any queries please do not hesitate to contact us via [email protected] or call us on 01481 224570.

If no date is scheduled for this course at the present time please click on the ‘Register Interest’ button and login or register for a user account so that we can add you to our course interest register. This register allows us to contact our tutors and finalise dates for a course as soon as we have a few people who have expressed their interest, so the more delegates who register their interest, the sooner we can schedule a particular course.

Course Tutor

  • Lucy Mallett

    Lucy Mallett has been delivering management and soft skills training for over 15 years. Recently gaining her Level 5 Diploma in Management Coaching and Mentoring and Level 5 Certificate in Leadership and Management from the Chartered Managers Institute; these areas, and in particular behaviour and communication, is of great interest. This aids the development of course content that is relevant and up to date. Lucy has been with Guernsey College of Further Education, part of The Guernsey Institute for over 10 years and during that that time has gained her Level 5 Certificate in Education, Qualified Teacher Status and is an active part of the ONE thing observation team.

    Outside of teaching personal development programmes Lucy delivers on CMI, CIPD, OCR Office Administration and is the BCS Test Centre Manager for Guernsey College of Further Education. Through these roles Lucy is also an assessor and lead IV and their can bring personal experience and tips and techniques to this course.

Upcoming Courses

Some courses we run are scheduled based on demand. Please ensure you register your interest to ensure we know which courses you would like to attend.