Course Description

Microsoft Word Level 3 teaches students how to use a variety of intermediate and advanced features to create and format business documents such as online forms, personalized mailings, or cites reference sources.

Students will learn about automating tasks using merge features, referencing sources used in a document, organizing information by sorting and outlining, protecting documents, and collaborating on documents with others.

Course Details


  • Registrations within 24 hours of course start time must be made by phone (403-220-2866).

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Course Content

Course Level Learning Outcomes

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

  • Use advanced design elements by incorporating styles and templates
  • Search for complex information and control text flow
  • Manage documents by using comments, tracking changes and importing and linking external content
  • Combine, restrict, protect, and mark documents as final
  • Use productivity tools, hidden tabs, forms, and content controls
  • Incorporate building blocks and work with macros
  • Work with advanced references such as indexes and tables of contents
  • Perform mail merge

Topics of Instruction

  • Prepare Documents for Review
  • Manage Multiple documents
  • Removing document metadata
  • Marking as final
  • Manage Track changes and Markup Options
  • Protecting a document with a password
  • Creating custom field formats, custom styles, and Custom Style Sets and Templates
  • Setting advanced layout options, advanced space options, and advanced character attributes
  • Linking textboxes
  • Manage Forms, Fields, and Mail Merge Operations

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Required Tools

  • Online and in class students need access to Microsoft Word 2016 outside lab/class time to work on assignments, projects, or other course work. This software may be downloaded from Microsoft.



It is strongly recommended that students attend every class. It is the responsibility of the student to communicate potential absenteeism to the instructor.

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  • Students must be familiar with the personal computer, keyboard and mouse.
  • Students must have Microsoft Windows skills and knowledge, and be able to perform the following tasks:
    • start and run Windows
    • use the taskbar, Start button and Help feature
    • use Minimize, Maximize, Restore Down/Up and Close
    • use the left and right mouse buttons appropriately
    • understand file management techniques
    • navigate between files, folders, or drives

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Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)


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8:30AM to 4:30PM
Sep 25, 2019 to Sep 30, 2019
Schedule and Location
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $575.00
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Microsoft Word 2016 Expert Certification Guide
Edition: 2016
Publisher: CCI Learning
ISBN:  #3261-1

For print copy:  Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

For e-book: Visit CCI Learning 

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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