Master Microsoft Word - excerpts from Levels 1 and 2 + more

Learn some of the skills needed to take your skills from Basic to Intermediate level and the 77-418 exam
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Learn to create new documents, search for text, and modify the page setup.
Know how to change the view, configure documents for printing, adding and format text.
Find out about paragraph orphans, and create tables, lists, endnotes, captions, shapes and images.
Understand what quick parts are, and when you should use them.
One of the easiest underused items is the Format Painter. You will know how to use it and the Reveal Formatting pane.
You'll also know more about styles (an under-used but powerful feature), numbering and the QAT.
You'll also know what more you need to know, and how to find out about it.


  • Before beginning, you will need to know how to use a Windows computer, including a mouse.
  • It would be good if you have used Microsoft Word before, but this is not essential.
  • You should have MS Word (or Office) 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016 or 365 installed on your computer.


This course teaches some of the basic skills you need to know for Microsoft Word. They are required to undertake the Microsoft Certificate 77-418 "Microsoft Word", and will be useful if you wish to take the exam, or which to learn more about Microsoft Word.

At an intermediate level, this free course also gives you my top tips for Microsoft Word.

You will find out about how to quickly and consistently format paragraphs, including using styles.

We'll also see how to customise your Word environment, putting the things you use most at your fingertips.

We'll have a look at what Microsoft wants you to learn, and how you can learn it.

You should have Microsoft Word already installed on your computer - either 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016 or 365.

Once you have finished the course, you will know some basics for creating and some top tips for developing your Microsoft Word documents, and be eager in learning more.

Who this course is for:

  • This course is for you if you want to develop your Microsoft Word skills.
  • This course will use the latest version of Word, but is ideal for you if you use any modern version - Word 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016 or 365.
  • This course is also for you if you use an older version of Microsoft Word, but want to learn the newer versions.
  • This course is for you if you want to become certified in Microsoft Word, as we will be using the skills requirements of the Official Microsoft Exam 77-418.
  • This course will also help towards the Word 2010 exam (77-881) or Word 2007 exam (77-601).
  • This course is not for you if you want to learn Microsoft Word for Macintosh computers.

Course content

5 sections • 28 lectures • 2h 18m total length
  • Introduction
  • Welcome to Udemy
  • Introduction to Udemy


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Phillip is a Computing Consultant providing expert services in the development of computer systems and data analysis. He is a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist. He has also been certified as a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert for Business Intelligence, Microsoft Office 2010 Master, and as a Microsoft Project 2013 Specialist.

He enjoys investigating data, which allows him to maintain up to date and pro-active systems to help control and monitor day-to-day activities. He has also developed expertise and programmes to catalogue and process and control electronic data, large quantities of paper or electronic data for structured analysis and investigation.

He is one of 9 award winning Experts for Experts Exchange's 11th Annual Expert Awards and was one of Expert Exchange's top 10 experts for the first quarter of year 2015.

His interests are working with data, including Microsoft Excel, Access and SQL Server.