Intermediate Microsoft Word



About This Course

Students in this Intermediate Word training class should already be able to create, edit, and print Word  documents on Windows. In this Word  class, students will learn advanced formatting, use Word  drawing tools, create and manage tables, and work with column layouts.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for students who have basic skills with Microsoft Word who want to learn intermediate-level skills.

At Course Completion

  • Learn to use Word 2016's advanced editing tools.
  • Learn to work with images, including placing and sizing images, wrapping text around images, and using borders and effects.
  • Learn to adjust page orientation and layout.
  • Learn to work with columns.
  • Learn to work with page and section breaks.
  • Learn about document views, using the navigation pane, and viewing multiple windows.

 Module 1: Advanced Formatting

This module explains how to work with formatting features in Microsoft Word.


  • Shading and Borders
  • Exercise: Using Shading and Borders
  • Setting Line and Paragraph Spacing
  • Changing Styles
  • Exercise: Changing Styles
  • Paragraph Marks and Other Formatting Symbols
  • Exercise: Using Formatting Symbols

Module 2: Working with Tables

This module explains how to work with tables.


  • Inserting a Table.
  • Exercise: Insert a Table.
  • Table Styles
  • Exercise: Adding Styles to a Table
  • Formatting a Table
  • Exercise: Formatting a Table

Module 3: Working with Images

This module explains how work with images in Microsoft Word.


  • Inserting Images
  • Exercise: Insert an Image into a Microsoft Word Document
  • Placing and Sizing Images
  • Exercise: Place and Size an Image in a Microsoft Word Document
  • Wrapping Text around an Image
  • Exercise: Wrapping Test around an Image
  • Adjusting Images
  • Exercise: Adjusting Images in Microsoft Word
  • Borders and Effects
  • Exercise: Adding Borders and Effects to Images in Microsoft Word

Module 4: Page Layout

This module explains how to work with page layout options in Microsoft Word.


  • Orientation and Paper Size
  • Working with Columns
  • Exercise: Changing the Page Setup
  • Advanced Formatting
  • Working with Fields
  • Page and Section Brakes
  • Exercise: Adding Page and Section Breaks

Module 5: Working with Illustrations

This module explains how to work with illustrations in Microsoft Word.


  • Adding and Editing Charts
  • Exercise: Working with Charts
  • Working with Clip Art
  • Exercise: Working with Clip Art
  • Using Shapes
  • Exercise: Adding Shapes
  • Working with SmartArt
  • Exercise: Working with SmartArt
  • Creating Captions
  • Using Building Blocks
  • Exercise: Inserting a Building Block in Your Document

Module 6: Viewing Your Documents

This module explains how to use various features to view your documents in Microsoft Word.


  • Document Views
  • Using the Navigation Pane
  • Multiple Windows
  • Exercise: Working with Multiple Windows