Griffith College Logo

Microsoft Word - Advanced

Microsoft Word - Advanced


This Advanced course is the next step in exploring what Microsoft Word has to offer. It will cover the automating of some document processes by using Macros and Fields.

This course is for Microsoft Word users who want to use Word to its full potential.  If you have attended or understand the concepts covered at introductory and intermediate level, this advanced course would be your next step. Its main focus is to introduce users to more specialist areas of Word’s functionality.

The course is designed to introduce tools, which lend themselves to longer and more technical documents such as company reports. The course also covers the automating of some document processes by using Macros and Fields.  

Course details
Word Templates
  • Creating Documents from Templates
  • Creating and Modifying Template
  • Switching Templates
  • Inserting Fields
  • Toggling between Field Codes and Results
  • Updating Field Codes
  • Useful Fields
  • The Fill-in Field
  • The Formula Field
Using Forms
  • Creating a Form
  • Filling in a Form
  • Paragraph and Character Styles
  • Applying Styles
  • Modifying Styles
  • Creating Your Own Styles
  • Applying Styles as You Type
  • The Organizer
  • The Style Gallery
Sharing Documents
  • Highlighting Text
  • Adding Comments
  • Tracking Changes
  • Versioning
Working with Long Documents
  • Working in Outline View
  • Creating a Table of Contents
  • Creating an Index
  • Bookmarks and Cross-References
  • Footnotes and Endnotes
  • Auto Summarise
Locating and Managing Documents
  • Searching by Filename and Drive
  • Searching with Advanced Search Criteria
  • Fine-Tuning Searches
  • Wildcards
Advanced Merging
  • Mail Merge
  • Working with the Data Source
  • Using External Data
  • Sorting and Selecting Records
  • Creating Labels
Working with Macros
  • What is a Macro?
  • Planning, Recording and Running a Macro
  • Editing a macro
  • Assigning a Macro to a Toolbar, a Menu and a Shortcut Key
  • Copying a Macro
  • Deleting and Renaming a Macro
Equation Editor
  • Working with the Equation Editor

Course Contacts

If you have any questions please get in touch with us at [email protected] or 01 415 0429.


This course is available as customised training please contact [email protected] for further information about this option.

How to Apply

How to apply

Directly to Griffith College Short Courses Department


Study mode: Part time

Fee: Available upon request


Ready to take the next step?