On this online course you'll learn how to work effectively with documents and page layouts in Microsoft Word. We'll show you how to apply styles, and how they can be used to insert a Table of Contents. We'll also show you how to use mail merge tools and the core tools to create flow charts. We end the course covering ways to insert different types of hyperlinks and objects, and how to use content from other programs.
About the course
The course content has been put together in line with National Standards. The topics covered are relevant to the skills required to use Microsoft Word in the workplace at intermediate level.
How the course works
You’ll get 12 months’ access to our online learning system. You’ll learn by watching short video lessons covering each of the course topics. You’ll be able to download the files used in each video and then practice what you’ve been shown. Most lessons also have an exercise file that you can download and complete to reinforce what you’ve learned.
You’ll receive e-mail support from an EC-PC Tutor to answer any questions relating to the course lessons and exercises.
Learners who complete the course will receive the following e-Certificate: EC-PC Microsoft Word Intermediate User. The certificate may be used as evidence of CPD depending on the requirements of the learner’s profession.
Are there any entry requirements?
Learners should have good existing skills using Microsoft Word, eg be familiar with the majority of topics covered on our Microsoft Word Beginners Plus course.
Will I need any software installed on my PC?
Yes, you will need a PC installed with Windows 10 (other versions of Windows may work but unfortunately we cannot support them). In order to complete the practice exercises you’ll need Microsoft Word installed.
How long will it take to complete the course?
This will depend on your existing skills – the approximate duration is between 5 and 15 hours.