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Microsoft Word 2013 Advanced Short Course

Microsoft Word 2013 is a word-processing program designed to help you create professional-quality documents. There are plenty of features that the upper-level users of Microsoft Word 2013 can make use of thanks to this course. These 12 modules take users on a trip through the ins and outs of many special tools available to Word 2013 users. 

What does the Microsoft Word 2013 Advanced Course include?
  • A comprehensive training manual
  • Exercise files
  • Case studies
  • Skill sharpener exercises
  • Assessments
The course is delivered via self paced flexible distance learning which means we provide you with everything you need to study the course via our online training system and there is no classroom attendance required. Students are able to work through the short course at their own pace. Covered in this course are: Creating a Bibliography, Creating References to Other Documents, Creating XML Forms, Blogging with Word, Configuring Reviewer Settings, Working with Sections, Using Building Blocks and Quick Parts, Changing Your Styles, Doing More with Styles, Working with SmartArt, Working with Equations and Advanced Macro Tasks. 


At the completion of this course you should be able to:

  • Create and work with SmartArt
  • Create and work with tables of contents and indexes in long documents
  • Create and work with master documents
  • Insert and edit footnotes and endnotes
  • Create, use and delete bookmarks and cross references
  • Use AutoCorrect to automatically correct words and phrases
  • Create and use building blocks  use a range of document proofing features
  • Use the features of Word to work collaboratively with others
  • Understand and use the tracking feature in Word
  • Compare multiple versions of the same document
  • Create and remove protection for your document
  • Understand, insert and work with fields in a document
  • Create and work with electronic forms in Word
  • Create and work with macros

This course assumes an intermediate understanding of Microsoft Word and the creation of documents. It would be beneficial to have a general understanding of personal computers and the Windows operating system environment.

Course Information

  • Learning Outcomes

    Creating a Bibliography - Bibliographies are key to many professionally created documents. This module gives students a look at how to: insert citations, manage sources, choose a citation style, insert a bibliography, and update a bibliography.

    Creating References to Other Documents - Students will learn in this module about: linking to another document, creating and working with a master document, creating and working with subdocuments, and how to manage subdocuments.
    Creating XML Forms - Forms are very handy for use in several types of documents and creating them in Word 2013 is easy. Students will get a good grasp on XML forms in this module while looking at how to: create a form, insert controls, modify control properties, group controls, protect forms, and how to distribute forms.
    Blogging with Word - Blogs get more popular every day as a medium for distributing your message to the world. This module provides students with tips on how to: create a blog post, use blogging tools, configure a blog account, and publish a blog post.
    Embedding Objects in a Word Document - This module allows you to make use of Word’s ability to create cohesive documents with files from other applications. Covered in this module is how to: add text from a file, create a new object, create an object from a file, and how to link objects to a Word document.
    Working with Sections -  This module looks at how to: insert section breaks, customise page setup for each section, navigate through sections, and delete sections.
    Using Building Blocks and Quick Parts - Quick Parts offer lots of pre-made content that can be quickly and easily inserted into a document. In this module students are given a look at how to: insert Quick Parts, use the Building Blocks Organiser, and save Quick Parts.
    Changing Your Styles - Styles are vital for ease of use in documents that require similar formatting. Teach your students in this module how to: change a style set, change a colour scheme, change a font scheme, and make those changes permanent.
    Doing More with Styles - Here is presented how to: create new styles from existing text, create new styles using the Task pane, modify the Quick Style gallery, use the Style Inspector, and manage your styles.
    Working with SmartArt - This module will show students how to: add SmartArt, add text, add photos, move and resize SmartArt, and delete SmartArt.
    Working with Equations - Equations can add another dimension to any document and is a useful feature of Word 2013. This module looks at how to: insert built-in equations, modify equations, create a custom equation, and save an equation to the gallery.
    Advanced Macro Tasks - Macros save time and effort in the creation of a document and are very useful for repetitive tasks. This module gives insight into how to: copy a macro from a template, assign a macro to a keystroke, assign a macro to the Quick Access toolbar, and how to choose a macro name.
  • Pricing

    Microsoft Online Short Courses 

    Course Price -  $195 Microsoft Word 2013 Advanced

    Payment Options - Invoice. Direct Deposit, Visa MasterCard and American Express.

    Please note that Visa & MasterCard attract a 1.5% surcharge & American Express attracts a 2.5% surcharge

    Multiple courses can be enrolled into.

  • Assessments

    You work through the Training Manual at your own pace and complete the quizzes when you are ready. This allows you to progress through the course at a pace that suits your needs. You have 12 months in which to submit your assessments for marking.

  • Requirements

    Students engage in and complete their short course training via our TBST Learning Management System - LMS 

    Our online Learning Management System - LMS - provides students with a more streamlined method of working through their courses by allowing students to login and access all current course files in the one universal location. The LMS has been designed so that students can work through course units in chronological order. Students will always have access to the most up-to-date course content and all updates to course content will be distributed to all students immediately via the LMS.

    The LMS includes:
    • TBST Administration Documents
    • A comprehensive training manual
    • Exercise files
    • Case studies
    • Skill sharpener exercises
    • Assessments
    Students are able to work through the short course at their own pace.


  • Prerequisites

    This course assumes an intermediate understanding of Microsoft Word and the creation of documents. It would be beneficial to have a general understanding of personal computers and the Windows operating system environment.

    • Basic Microsoft Office skills
    • Access to the Microsoft Office 2013 suite of programs (either PC or Macintosh).
    • A basic calculator and stationery
    • PC or Mac – minimum system requirements & loaded with current versions of: Quicktime, Adobe Reader & access to the internet & email programs.
    • Please read and understand the TBST Student Handbook
    • Please read and understand the Policies and Procedures contained in the TBST Student Handbook


  • Recommended follow up / prior courses

    Microsoft Excel 2013 Short Courses

    Excel 2013 Foundation
    Excel 2013 Intermediate
    Microsoft Word 2013 Short Courses
    Word 2013 Foundation
    Word 2013 Intermediate
    Word 2013 Advanced
    Microsoft Excel 2016 Short Courses
    Excel 2016 Foundation
    Excel 2016 Intermediate
    Microsoft Word 2016 Short Courses
    Word 2016 Foundation
    Word 2016 Intermediate
    Word 2016 Advanced
    MYOB Training Courses
    MYOB Fundamentals
    MYOB Payroll
    MYOB Advanced

  • Units of Study

    Module 1: Creating a Bibliography
    Inserting Citations
    Managing Sources
    Choosing a Style
    Inserting a Bibliography
    Updating a Bibliography
    Module 2: Creating References to Other Documents
    Linking to Another Document
    Creating and Working with a Master Document
    Creating and Working with Subdocuments
    Managing Subdocuments
    Module 3: Creating XML Forms
    Creating a Form
    Inserting Controls
    Modifying Control Properties
    Grouping Controls
    Protecting a Form
    Distributing a Form
    Module 4: Blogging with Word
    Creating a Blog Post
    Using Blogging Tools
    Configuring a Blog Account
    Publishing a Blog Post
    Module 5: Embedding Objects in a Word Document
    Adding Text from a File
    Creating a New Object
    Creating an Object from a File
    Linking Objects to a Word Document
    Module 6: Working with Sections
    Inserting Section Breaks
    Customising Page Setup for Each Section
    Navigating Through Sections
    Deleting Sections
    Module 7: Using Building Blocks and Quick Parts
    Inserting Quick Parts
    Using the Building Blocks Organiser
    Saving Quick Parts
    Module 8: Changing Your Styles
    Changing Your Style Set
    Changing Your Colour Scheme
    Changing Your Font Scheme
    Making Changes Permanent
    Module 9: Doing More with Styles
    Creating Styles from Existing Text
    Creating Styles Using the Task Pane
    Modifying the Quick Style Gallery
    Using the Style Inspector
    Managing Styles
    Module 10: Working with SmartArt
    Adding SmartArt
    Adding Text
    Adding Photos
    Moving and Resizing SmartArt
    Deleting SmartArt
    Module 11: Working with Equations
    Inserting Built-In Equations
    Modifying Equations
    Creating a Custom Equation
    Saving an Equation to the Gallery
    Module 12: Advanced Macro Tasks
    Copying a Macro from a Template
    Assigning a Macro to a Keystroke
    Assigning a Macro to the Quick Access Toolbar
    About Macro Names

  • Course Commencement

    Course enrolments can commence at any time after the enrolment process is completed.

    This course is a self paced distance learning training course. Students have 12 months to complete the training. Students work through the workbook, practice the material learnt and then complete the assessments.
    Due to the flexibility there is a lower drop out rate thus saving students time and money invested in their desired outcomes. In addition, flexible adult learning encourages students to continue the course at their own pace without restrictions as to when and how they complete the course. Therefore, students are able to continue their life roles and incorporate their study into time slots that suit their lifestyles. This also allows those that are working either as an employee, subcontractor or owner/operator to continue to earn money or charge for billable hours, which further serve to reduce the ʻrealʼ course costs. Students have 12 months in which to complete all of their assessments.


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