Word 2016 Level 2



COURSE TIMES: 9:00am - 4:30pm

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After you master the basics of using Microsoft® Word 2016 such as creating, editing, and saving documents; navigating through a document; and printing, you're ready to move on to tackling the more advanced features. These features enable you to create complex and professional documents with a consistent look and feel. They also enable you to automate tedious tasks such as preparing a letter to send to every customer of your organization.

Creating professional-looking documents can help you give your organization a competitive edge. Implementing time-saving features such as document templates and automated mailings helps your organization reduce expenses. Mastering these techniques will make you a valued employee in your organization.


This course is designed for students who wish to use Microsoft Word to create and modify complex documents and use tools that allow them to customize those documents. To ensure your success in this course, you should have end-user skills with any current version of Windows®, including:

  • Being able to start programs
  • Switch between programs
  • Locate saved files
  • Close programs
  • Access websites using a web browser.

In addition, you should be able to:
  • Navigate and perform common tasks in Word, such as opening, viewing, editing, and saving documents.
  • Formatting text and paragraphs.
  • Format the overall appearance of a page.
  • Create lists and tables.


*Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware or lunch, required in your registration. Please refer to your Enrollment Sales Order or Invoice for the additional cost. If you have any questions, please contact us (learn@vtec.org or 207-775-0244). Course is subject to minimum enrollment. If minimum is not met this class may run as a LDL / Virtual class.


Lesson 1: Organizing Content Using Tables and Charts
Sort Table Data
Control Cell Layout
Perform Calculations in a Table
Create a Chart
Add an Excel Table to a Word Document (Optional)

Lesson 2: Customizing Formats Using Styles and Themes
Create and Modify Text Styles
Create Custom List or Table Styles
Apply Document Themes

Lesson 3: Inserting Content Using Quick Parts
Insert Building Blocks
Create and Modify Building Blocks
Insert Fields Using Quick Parts

Lesson 4: Using Templates to Automate Document Formatting
Create a Document Using a Template
Create and Modify a Template
Manage Templates with the Template Organizer

Lesson 5: Controlling the Flow of a Document
Control Paragraph Flow
Insert Section Breaks
Insert Columns
Link Text Boxes to Control Text Flow

Lesson 6: Simplifying and Managing Long Documents
Insert Blank and Cover Pages
Insert an Index
Insert a Table of Contents
Insert an Ancillary Table
Manage Outlines
Create a Master Document