To gain a CPD Accredited Certificate at Microsoft Word Diploma – this certificate is recognised internationally.

To gain fundamental knowledge of Microsoft Word at an Advanced level

Diploma Format

The training is delivered online, using a virtual tutor. The virtual tutor instructs, corrects and provides examples, to simulate having a personal IT trainer. This is a very effective and up to date method of delivering interactive online training.

Diploma Content

Beginner Module

  • Opening a document and moving the insertion point
  • The text made easy, entering text and displaying the non-printing characters
  • Managing paragraphs
  • Selecting, copying, moving, deleting text, undoing, redoing, repeating an action, saving and zooming, and creating a new document
  • Applying a quick style from the gallery, a theme
  • Character colour, case, font and size
  • Paragraph indents, alignment, spacing, line spacing, borders and shading, moving, copying text
  • Customised Numbered and bulleted lists
  • Page layout, page breaks, headers and footers, page numbering, setting, managing and leader line tab stop
  • Different levels in a list, list styles
  • Line breaks, hanging indents, non-breaking space or hyphen
  • Finding, copying and replacing text/formatting
  • Checking spelling and grammar and synonyms
  • Creating, using and managing an AutoText


  • Create, fill, move around tables
  • Select, insert, delete rows and columns
  • Table styles
  • Perfect and exploit tables
  • Merge or split cells
  • Convert text to a table, table to text
  • Calculate in a table
  • Use drawing objects and pictures to brighten up your text
  • Size, rotate, adjust, move, copy a drawing object
  • Insert, manage, position, wrap a picture
  • Charts; Diagrams
  • Add impact with pictures, charts and diagrams
  • Achieve maximum effect with shapes, text boxes, pictures etc.
  • Format drawing object
  • Format text in an object/WordArt
  • Insert objects from other applications
  • Insert document, cover page, blank page, special characters
  • Hyphenation
  • Character spacing and position
  • Create, manage a custom dictionary
  • AutoCorrect settings
  • Statistics and document properties
  • Create, protect, use a form
  • Work, move around long documents
  • Views and windows
  • Use different headers and footers
  • Manage automatic page breaks
  • Manage footnotes, endnotes
  • Hierarchy of titles
  • Outline view
  • Table of contents

Advanced Module

  • Captions and table of illustrations
  • Bookmarks; Cross references; Hyperlinks
  • Text in columns; Index
  • Citations and bibliography
  • Create envelopes, address labels
  • Mail merge: associating document and recipients
  • Insert, run mail merge
  • Edit, add, sort, delete recipients
  • Select the records to print
  • Conditional text in a mail merge
  • Print labels via the mail merge
  • Fields for variable data
  • Create, modify, delete styles
  • Use the Styles pane
  • Display formatting details

Create, modify attractive, coherent documents faster, with themes and templates.

  • Create, customise a theme
  • Create, modify, delete a template
  • Change template attached to a document
  • Copy styles to other files
  • Set up, manage application preferences
  • Digital signatures
  • Macros
  • Versions and recovery of files
  • Blog posts

Transfer, export – PDF, XPS, text, web page, e-mail

  • Manage tracked changes; Comments
  • Merge, compare, protect documents
  • Protect a document with a password
  • Convert Word documents
  • Tips on methodology approaches to teamwork
  • The SharePoint site
  • Sharing a document over the internet.

Dates and Duration

Please email, telephone or register online to arrange a convenient date and induction.

We do recommend you have your assessment within three months so you may be certificated early. You can extend the course in the event you cannot complete the course within three months. You have the program for one year which is useful for future reference.

Course Requirements

There are no requirements as it can start from the beginner level.


  • CPD Accredited Diploma – Microsoft Word 
  • CPD Certificate will enhance your CV and job prospects
  • Ideal preparation for the job market or interviews
  • Confidence in working with Word
  • Ability to work quickly because of this knowledge
  • Flexible as training can be at home or at our academy or a mix
  • User-friendly system to make you professionally effective with this software
  • Access to the training program for one year.


On successful completion, you will gain CPD Accredited Microsoft Word Diploma.