Microsoft Word 2013 Level 3

You will have the skills to perform a mail merge, insert SmartArt items, manipulate graphic elements in a Word document, configure document references, and use forms to integrate data into the document.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Mail Merge form letters with address lists

  • Create diagrams and shapes

  • Format documents with sections and columns

  • Define a TOC, Bibilography, and insert reference tables

  • Track changes and share documents

  • Create a form and insert charts

  • Record a basic macro and customize the Quick Access Toolbar

Course Outline

Unit 1: Mail Merge

  • Topic A: Form Letters

  • Topic B: Data sources for the recipient list

  • Topic C: Mailing labels and envelopes

Unit 2: Illustrations

  • Topic A: Creating diagrams

  • Topic B: Working with Shapes

  • Topic C: Formatting text graphically

Unit 3: Advanced Document Formatting

  • Topic A: Creating and formatting sections

  • Topic B: Working with columns

  • Topic C: Document Design

Unit 4: Document References

  • Topic A: Tables of contents and captions

  • Topic B: Indexes, bibliographies, and footnotes

Unit 5: Document Sharing

  • Topic A: Document Properties

  • Topic B: Tracking changes

  • Topic C: Finalizing documents

Unit 6: Document Interactivity

  • Topic A: Creating forms

  • Topic B: Inserting objects and charts

  • Topic C: Web Pages

Unit 7: Working in Word Efficiently

  • Topic A: Customizing the ribbon

  • Topic B: Macros


This course is designed for persons who are able to create and modify Word documents in Microsoft Word 2013, but need to know how to create or modify documents using graphic features and internal references to aid readers in navigating their documents. It also aims to assist persons preparing for the Microsoft Office Specialist exams for Microsoft Word 2013.

Students should be able to use Microsoft Word 2013 to create and format documents, navigate the Office 2013 ribbon, set and modify word 2013 product options, and save as a word 2013 template.