The latest version of Microsoft Office is 2019/O365 but the earlier formats - 2016, 2013 are 2010 - are still very much to be found in offices and homes throughout the UK and abroad.  Microsoft, however, has now ceased to provide support for Office 2007, 2003 and Windows XP.  The table below displays the icons that represent the different applications available in Microsoft Office.  Click on an icon to see more details, such as course outlines and main features.


For the everyday user, each version provides all of the basics for that particular Office application but you will see the new releases add a little more functionality to its predecessor.  All course outlines can be download as a PDF file; simply click on the appropriate logo to open up a new window, read about the course and download the outlines.

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Microsoft Publisher Level 2

Microsoft Publisher training throughout the UK, including Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, York, Carlisle, Newcastle, Sheffield, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Derby, Norwich, Portsmouth, Swansea, Cardiff, Chester.  For overseas training and contracts, please call to discuss your requirements.

Microsoft Publisher Level 2 – Course Outline


About This Course

This Publisher Level 2 course builds on the skills and concepts learnt in Publisher Level 1.  Delegates will learn how to control colours and gradients, create and apply styles, work with WordArt objects and apply section page numbers and bookmarks.  They will also learn how to create and manage mail merge lists; edit Web form elements; and maintain and publish Websites created in previous editions of Publisher.  Finally, participants will learn to customise the Ribbon and Quick Access toolbar


Target Audience

This course assumes prior knowledge and use of Publisher, or similar design applications.  Delegates should have a clear understanding of the fundamentals of Publisher and Desktop Publishing concepts.  Ideally, delegates should have attended the Publisher Level 1 course.


At Course Completion

After completing this course, delegates will be able to:


  • Use styles and templates

  • Create bullets and numbered lists

  • Add lines as a design element

  • Refine spacing

  • Nudge objects

  • Breaking lines in text

  • Use hyphenation

  • Manipulate graphics

  • Wrap text around a graphic

  • Work with layers

  • Create watermarks

  • Creating and modifying links

  • Import objects


Course Content

Unit 1 - Getting Started

  • Using Styles and Templates

  • Working with Styles

  • Creating a New Style from an Existing Format

  • Creating a New Style from Scratch

  • Applying Styles

  • Modifying Styles and Updating the Publication

  • Clearing formatting

  • Designing Templates

  • Creating a Template

  • Working With Templates


Unit 2 - Enhancing the Publication

  • Working with Lists

  • Adding Standard Bullets to Lists

  • Customising Bullets

  • Accessing Other Bullet Formats

  • Creating a Numbered List

  • Removing Bullets and Numbering

  • Inserting a Symbol at the End of an Article

  • Adding Lines As a Design Element

  • Drawing a Plain Line or Arrow

  • Modifying a Line or an Arrow

  • Constraining a Line


Unit 3 - Spacing Your Publication

  • Refining Spacing

  • Adjusting Tracking

  • Adjusting Kerning

  • Adjusting Vertical Spacing

  • Nudging Objects

  • Snapping Objects to Ruler Marks, Guides and Other Objects

  • Placing Text

  • Breaking Lines

  • Modifying Hyphenation

  • Inserting Non-breaking Spaces and Hyphens


Unit 4 - Creating Special Effects

  • Manipulating Graphics

  • Wrapping Text around a Graphic

  • Creating a Custom Text Wrap

  • Layering Graphics and Text

  • Making an Object Transparent or Opaque

  • Creating Watermarks

  • Importing Objects

  • Inserting Objects Created in Other Applications

  • Modifying OLE Objects

  • Updating a Link



Course duration: one day


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