Word 2016 for the workplace (advanced)

Course Dates: 11/06/20 - 25/06/20
Time: 10:30 - 16:30
Location: Online

This course will develop all the skills you need to perform your work to a high level and give you the confidence in creating long, consistently formatted, well-presented documents such as reports and performing the tasks most commonly associated with Word 2016 in the office. Such tasks some of the more advanced features, including creating master documents, referencing, working with templates, styles, advanced tables, forms, linking and embedding, editing mail merge documents, creating macros and using automatic formatting.

This course is FREE if one of the following applies:

a) You are employed and earn less than £20,962. You need to have lived in the UK or EU for the last 3 years and be a citizen of the UK or a country within the EU. You may also be eligible for this funding in other circumstances. When you come for assessment or enrolment, bring a pay slip dated within 3 months of the course start date, or a current employment contract that shows your gross salary. OR

b) You are either on Jobseekers' Allowance or Employment & Support Allowance. Please bring proof of income to your assessment or enrolment. OR

c) You receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit), earn less than £338 a month (individual claims) or £541 a month (household claims) and are doing the course to become employed or move into more sustainable employment.

Call 020 7831 7831 for more information.

This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.


What is the course about?

This course is about gaining the necessary skills and confidence in Word 2016 to create a well-written and well-presented document and is aimed at people working in an office or for people who have the relevant experience and would like to gain the skills needed to perform the more complex/higher level commands used in word processing. It will concentrate on creating/editing medium to long sized documents such as letters and reports by introducing some of the advanced features of the program.

What will we cover?

• Applying advanced text, paragraph, column and table formatting including converting text to a table and vice versa.
• Working with referencing features like footnotes, endnotes and captions and creating tables of contents, indexes and cross references.
• Enhancing productivity by using fields, forms and templates.
• Applying advanced mail merge techniques and working with automation features like macros.
• Using linking and embedding features to integrate data.
• Collaborative editing of documents.
• Working with master documents and subdocuments.
• Applying document security features.
• Working with watermarks, sections and headers and footers in a document.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

• Produce professional looking, well-presented longer documents
• Use the more advanced functions when applying text, paragraph, column and table formatting to a Word document.
• Add references to text, tables, images and object within a document allowing clarity and easy of reading.
• Create forms using the legacy tools to embed fields that will ensure that the correct date is entered.
• Create standard template documents for those everyday tasks
• Set rules and apply them to a mail merge document which will allow the filtering of data before the mail merge is completed.
• work with automation features like macros to speed up those everyday mundane task.
• Integrate charts, tables and documents by linking and embedding them to a to report.
• Collaborate on and review documents.
• Work with master documents and subdocuments
• Apply document security features.
• Protect a document by setting passwords to prevent unauthorised access.
• Include watermark feature to differentiate between a draft, confidential or private document, sections and headers and footers in a document.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

This course follows on from the Word Intermediate for the workplace course. Therefore you should either have completed the Word Intermediate course or have equivalent knowledge. Please check the course outline for Word Intermediate course to see if you have the skills and experience required to join this course.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

This will be a practical hands-on course. You will have your own computer and you will be encouraged to practice as much as possible. Tasks in the classroom will mirror those you are likely to perform in the workplace. An interactive whiteboard will help make demonstrations easy to understand. It will be a relaxed learning environment and step by step learning will help you become more skilled. You will have lots of opportunities to ask questions and address areas you need help in.

This course will be delivered online, and will involve tutor presentation and class discussion. Student preparation and homework outside class times is strongly encouraged. To fully participate in this online class you will need:
- An email address
- A reliable internet connection
- A computer/laptop/tablet with a fully updated browser (preferably google chrome). Your device will need a microphone, and preferably a camera.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

There are no additional costs for doing this course. You should bring a pen to take your own notes and a USB Flash Drive. You may sit the ECDL Word level 3 exam but will need to pay for the BCS registration, test and a proportion of the cost for an invigilator. An online sample test is also available at a small cost if you wish to check you are ready to take the exam . Please ask your tutor for more information if you are interested I taking the exam.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

There are many courses you can do at the same time or after this course. Some of these include
• Creating and delivering the perfect presentation with PowerPoint 2016 (intermediate)
• Creating and delivering the perfect presentation with PowerPoint 2016 (advanced)
• Excel 2016 Essentials
• Excel 2016 for the Workplace – intermediate or advanced
• Access 2016: Essentials
• Outlook 2016 for the workplace: managing your emails, tasks and priorities (intermediate)
•Outlook 2016 for the workplace: integrating Outlook, Excel and Word (advanced)
• IT skills for the office: intermediate
• How to be an administrator: the essentials
•How to be an administrator: time management skills
•How to be an administrator: the paperless office
• ECDL Level, 2 or 3 (with a qualification) - an assessment is required for these courses

Your tutor will advise you on the best courses for you. For courses with an exam, you will need to complete a pre-course assessment. Call 0207 492 2511 to make an appointment or for further information on any of our courses.


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Tutor Biographies
Aurica Jalba

Aurica Jalba has been lecturing for over 5 years MS Office at City Lit and providing Bloomberg training to undergraduate and MBA students at the University of East London (UEL). Aurica developed her teaching passion during her studies at university and strongly believes that education is for everyone and she is passionate about long-life learning. Her main priority is to treat everyone inclusive and support in the classroom and outside the classroom. She is well known for her patience, dedication, and clarity in teaching. She has developed some courses at City Lit, bespoke training for an Indian Delegation, and providing training for companies as a freelancer. From September 2019 she has been appointed as a Coordinator for the Business and Technology department. Aurica holds a Diploma in Ecology, BSs Economics, MS Finance and Risk, is an Associate to the Chartered Banker Institute (CBI) and BMC (Bloomberg Market Concepts) among others. In 2016, she was awarded the 3rd Place Winner leading a team at the UK University Trading challenge in trading. In 2015 she was involved in a research project about the feasibility of a 1mln pounds investment in Ghana.

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.

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Course Code: CWP06

Thu, day, 11 Jun - 25 Jun '20

Duration: 3 sessions (over 3 weeks)

Full fee: £159.00
Senior fee: £127.00
Concession: £80.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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