Microsoft Word Training - Level 3

Learning Outcomes:    Ms Word Level 3 is designed for Microsoft Word users who are keen to extend their understanding and knowledge of the software beyond basic document creation so that they can create and work with features such as SmartArt, indexes, master documents interactive fields and much more.

Course Pre-Requisites: :   Microsoft Word Level 3 is designed for users who are already familiar with Word and we highly recommend that users complete MS Word level 2 prior to level 3.  It is also important for learners to have a general understanding of personal computers and the Windows operating system as the learner will be required to start applications, work with and copy files, and locate file folders.

With many tips and shortcuts to help you create stylish documents faster and with more functionality, this course will enhance your level 2 Word skills to include advanced tables, fields, table of contents importing, protecting documents, creating indexes and recording macros!

Duration: 3 hours



Smart Art

Understanding SmartArt

Inserting a SmartArt Graphic

Inserting Text

Indenting Text

Changing the SmartArt Style

Changing SmartArt Colours

Changing a SmartArt Layout

Adding More Shapes to SmartArt

Resizing SmartArt


Table of Contents

Inserting a Table of Contents

Navigating With a Table of Contents

Updating Page Numbers

Updating a Table of Contents

Customising a Table of Contents

Formatting a Table of Contents



Marking Index Entries

Creating an AutoMark File

Marking Index Entries With an

AutoMark File

Removing Marked Entries

Generating an Index

Modifying the Index Format

Updating an Index


Master Documents

Understanding Master Documents

Creating a Master Document

Creating Subdocuments

Working With Master Document Views

Inserting Subdocuments

Formatting a Master Document

Editing Subdocuments

Merging Subdocuments

Splitting Subdocuments

Deleting Subdocuments

Building a Table of Contents

Printing a Master Document

Footnotes and End notes

Inserting Footnotes

Inserting Endnotes

Locating Footnotes and Endnotes

The Footnote and Endnote Dialog Box

Changing the Number Format

Converting Footnotes and Endnotes

Deleting Footnotes and Endnotes



Creating Bookmarks

Navigating With Bookmarks

Deleting Bookmarks


Cross Referencing

Creating Cross-References

Deleting Cross-References



Using AutoCorrect

Adding AutoCorrect Entries

Using Math AutoCorrect

Understanding AutoFormat

Using AutoFormat

Using AutoFormat as You Type

Building Blocks

AutoText Versus Quick Parts

Inserting a Building Block

Creating Quick Parts

Saving Building Blocks

Inserting Quick Parts

Editing & Deleting Building Blocks


Document Proofing Features

Proofreading Your Document

Using Proofreading Marks

Disabling the Spelling and Grammar Checker

Customising the Spelling Checker

Customising the Grammar Checker

Using the Thesaurus

Setting a Different Proofing Language

Translating Selected Text

Setting the Default Language


Custom Dictionaries

Understanding Custom Dictionaries

Adding Words to the Custom Dictionary

Adding Words to the Custom Dictionary File

Deleting Words From the Custom Dictionary

Creating a Custom Dictionary

Changing the Default Custom Dictionary

Disabling and Enabling a Custom Dictionary

Removing a Custom Dictionary


Working Collaboratively

Co-Authoring Documents

Saving to OneDrive

Sharing Documents

Opening Shared Documents


Document Commenting

Inserting Comments

Working With Comments

Printing Comments


Tracking Changes

Understanding Tracking Changes

Enabling and Disabling Tracked Changes

Switching Between Simple Markup & All Markup

Using Comments in Tracked Changes

Showing and Hiding Markup

Showing Revisions Inline and in Balloons

Advanced Tracking Options

Accepting and Rejecting Changes


Comparing Documents

Understanding Document Comparisons

Selecting Documents to Compare

Accepting and Rejecting Changes

Saving the Revised Document


Protecting Documents

Understanding Document Protection

Making a Document Read Only

Working With a Read Only Document

Restricting Formatting

Working With Formatting Restrictions

Restricting Editing

Making Exceptions

Stopping Document Protection

Applying an Open Document Password

Applying a Modify Document Password


Working With PDF Documents

Understanding PDF Documents

Saving a Document as a PDF

Viewing a PDF File in Reader

Opening and Editing a PDF in Word


Understanding Fields

The Field Dialog Box

Inserting a Document Information Field

Setting Field Properties

Showing and Hiding Field Codes

Showing and Hiding Field Shading

Inserting Formula Fields

Inserting a Date and Time Field

Updating Fields Automatically When Printing

Locking and Unlocking Fields

Applying a Number Format


Interactive Fields

Understanding Interactive Fields

Inserting a FILLIN Field

Typing Field Codes Into a Document

Activating Interactive Fields

Inserting an ASK Field

Using REF to Display Bookmarks

Activating Fields Automatically


Electronic Forms

Understanding Electronic Forms in Word

Creating the Form Layout

Understanding Content Controls

Displaying the Developer Tab

Inserting Text Controls

Setting Content Control Properties

Inserting the Date Picker Control

Inserting Prompt Text

Inserting Formulas

Inserting a Combo Box Control

Inserting a Drop Down List Control

Protecting and Saving the Form

Using an Electronic Form

Editing a Protected Form



Understanding Macros in Word

Setting Macro Security

Saving a Document as Macro Enabled

Recording a Macro

Running a Macro

Assigning a Macro to the Toolbar

Assigning a Keyboard Shortcut to a Macro

Editing a Macro

Creating a MacroButton Field

Copying a Macro

Deleting a Macro

Tips for Developing Macros




training dates available for

– MS Project

– MS Visio

– Excel Level 3