Microsoft Word - Advanced

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Have some experience with Microsoft Word and want to improve your skills, or need a refresher? This online course will help you learn advanced Word techniques.

In 22 engaging lessons you will learn how to create and update a Table of Contents, Mail Merge to labels, envelopes, form letters and emails, work with captions and footnotes, track changes and much more.

Whether you use Word for work, study or leisure, these tutorials will help you transform that blank page into a professional looking document!

Video tutorials are recorded for Microsoft 365 (previously known as Office 365), Word 2019, 2016 and 2013 for PC.

If you haven’t used Word before, try our Basic course. And if you'd like to know everything - from beginner to advanced lessons, why not take the Word Basic and Advanced course?

Want to be a more efficient Word user? Start learning 99 of the best Word shortcuts for PC and Mac.

Once enrolled, our friendly support team and tutors are here to help with any course related inquiries.


Skill level: Intermediate
Certificate: Yes
Lessons: 22
Accredited by: CPD
Pre-requisites: Microsoft Word - Basic
Versions supported: 2013, 2016, 2019, 2021, 365
Video duration: 1h 38m
Estimated study time: 11h for all materials

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Table of Contents

Learn to create an automated Table of Contents.


Update the Table of Contents

Learn how to update the Table of Contents when changes are a made to a document.


Mark Entry for Table of Contents

Learn to create an advanced level TOC using “Mark Entry”.



Learn to place footnotes and endnotes which link to the document text.


Citations and Bibliography

Learn to cite your sources for a college paper or report.


Using Captions

Learn to create and link captions to images and text.


Create an Index

Create an Index organized by topic or keyword.


Create and Apply a Style

Learn to format text and then capture it inside the Style Gallery for future use.


Rename, Modify and Remove Styles

After mastering styles, keep the Style Gallery tidy by editing or removing styles.


Reveal Formatting

Learn to use the Reveal Formatting pane to look beyond surface formatting.


Selection Tool and Format Pane

Learn to use this tool when working with graphics and styles.


Envelopes and Labels

Learn how to quickly produce a printed envelope or label for postal mail.


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Mail Merge to Labels

Auto-populate a sheet of labels with text pulled from a list.


Mail Merge to Envelopes

Merge mailing lists to print directly onto envelopes.


Mail Merge to Form Letters

Auto-populate a form letter with various text pulled from a list.


Mail Merge to Emails

Merge Outlook Contact lists into emails so each recipient gets a personal email.


Mail Merge Tips from Experience

Learn tips for label margins and email merges.



Learn how to spellcheck, find a better word, or count the total words in a document.


Language and Translation

Translate an existing document or set the Word program to use a different language.


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Learn to place notes in the margins of a document and control those notes.


Track Changes

Track changes will show which person made which changes in a document.


Compare Documents

Comparing documents takes two versions of a document and compares for changes.

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