About this Course

Tech Type Essentials
Course Code DWD13L2
Duration 1 Day
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In this course you will create more complex documents that include lists, tables, charts, graphics, and newsletter layouts. You will also merge data into documents to personalise correspondence and address envelopes and labels.

After completing the first course in this series, Microsoft Word 2013 Level 1, you are now able to perform the basic tasks to create a variety of documents. This course will show you how you can work more efficiently by automating some tasks and providing methods to maintain consistency between documents.

Target Audience:

This course was designed for delegates who can create and modify standard business documents in Microsoft Word 2013, and who need to learn how to use Microsoft Word 2013 to create or modify complex business documents as well as customised Word efficiency tools.


  • Delegates should be able to use Microsoft Word 2013 to create, edit, format, save, and print basic business documents that contain text, basic tables, and simple graphics
  • Delegates can obtain this level of skill by taking the following courses:

Delegates will learn how to

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Customise tables and charts
  • Customise formatting with styles and themes
  • Modify pictures in a document
  • Create customised graphic elements
  • Insert content using Quick Parts
  • Control text flow
  • Use templates to automate document creation
  • Perform mail merges
  • Use macros to automate common tasks


Lesson 1: Working with Tables and Charts

  • Topic 1A: Sort Table Data
  • Topic 1B: Control Cell Layout
  • Topic 1C: Perform Calculations in a Table
  • Topic 1D: Create a Chart

Lesson 2: Customising Formats Using Styles and Themes

  • Topic 2A: Create and Modify Text Styles
  • Topic 2B: Create Custom List or Table Styles
  • Topic 2C: Apply Document Themes

Lesson 3: Using Images in a Document

  • Topic 3A: Resize an Image
  • Topic 3B: Adjust Image Appearance
  • Topic 3C: Integrate Pictures and Text
  • Topic 3D: Insert and Format Screenshots
  • Topic 3E: Insert Video

Lesson 4: Creating Custom Graphic Elements

  • Topic 4A: Create Text Boxes and Pull Quotes
  • Topic 4B: Draw Shapes
  • Topic 4C: Add WordArt and Other Text Effects
  • Topic 4D: Create Complex Illustrations with SmartArt

Lesson 5: Inserting Content Using Quick Parts

  • Topic 5A: Insert Building Blocks
  • Topic 5B: Create and Modify Building Blocks
  • Topic 5C: Insert Fields Using Quick Parts

Lesson 6: Controlling Text Flow

  • Topic 6A: Control Paragraph Flow
  • Topic 6B: Insert Section Breaks
  • Topic 6C: Insert Columns
  • Topic 6D: Link Text Boxes to Control Text Flow

Lesson 7: Using Templates

  • Topic 7A: Create a Document Using a Template
  • Topic 7B: Create a Template

Lesson 8: Using Mail Merge

  • Topic 8A: The Mail Merge Features
  • Topic 8B: Merge Envelopes and Labels
  • Topic 8C: Create a Data Source Using Word

Lesson 9: Using Macros

  • Topic 9A: Automate Tasks Using Macros
  • Topic 9B: Create a Macro

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