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Take Your Skills to the Next Level with Professional Microsoft Word Training

Creating professional documents is a snap when your team has deep knowledge of Word features.  Choose from three standard course levels or if you have specific topics in mind for your training, create your own course agenda with our Build-Your-Own-Course program.

Training takes place at your office – in your meeting room, on the dates that work best for your team.  We can also bring in laptops for the course.

1 day of training at your office, reference manuals and 30 days of technical support

If you’re completely new to Microsoft Word, or you struggle to do anything more than the most basic of word processing tasks, this course will give you the skills you need to quickly and confidently create great documents. You will learn how to create professionally-formatted letters, reports and more.

Course Prerequisites: Knowledge of Windows basics and ability to use keyboard and mouse.

What you will learn:

  • Editing Text
  • Move and Copy Text
  • Fonts and Attributes
  • Paragraph Options
  • Bullets and Numbered Lists
  • Page Setup
  • Views and Zoom
  • Spell Check
  • Save, Open, Close and New
  • Print and Print Preview

Full Course Outline

1 day of training at your office, reference manuals and 30 days of technical support

Eliminate hours of frustration by demystifying Word’s document layout features. This course will teach you to work with longer documents that include multiple types of formatting, headers/footers and more. You will also learn how to create tables and fill/format them efficiently.

Course Prerequisites: understanding of Word Level 1 topics.

What you will learn:

  • Section Breaks
  • Headers and Footers
  • Tables
  • Open and Edit PDFs
  • AutoCorrect
  • Quick Parts
  • Inserting Symbols
  • The Format Painter
  • Inserting Dates
  • The Thesaurus
  • Customize the Quick Access Toolbar and the Ribbon
  • Drop Caps

Full Course Outline

1 day of training at your office, reference manuals and 30 days of technical support

Whether you’re working on a five-page flyer or a 500-page manual, this course will give you the skills to quickly and easily format your work.You will learn how to create forms, create templates and work with graphics, as well as using references such as creating a table of contents and more.

Course Prerequisites: understanding of Word Level 1 and Level 2 topics.

What you will learn:

  • Styles
  • Themes
  • Drawing Tools
  • Creating an Index
  • Footnotes & Endnotes
  • Graphics
  • Bookmarks
  • Cross-referencing
  • Table of Contents
  • Tracking Changes and Combining Documents
  • Templates
  • Forms

Full Course Outline

1 day of training at your office, reference manuals and 30 days of technical support

Have specific needs, or just want a more personalized experience? Simply send us your list of topics or we can work with you to create a full-day course. Mix‑and‑match beginner, intermediate and advanced topics to ensure every person gains valuable knowledge.

Every “build your own course” includes customized reference manuals with your selected topics.

Does Your Team Need Word Training?

Learn from the professionals in instructor‑led training

While it’s true that most people already ‘know’ Word, most have limited knowledge beyond the basic editing tools. Many people struggle with the program, trying to make it work the way they want, or they can’t quite figure out why something is not working.   This often leads to frustration and a lot of wasted time!

Empower your team to effortlessly take control of their documents by understanding  how Word “thinks” and learning some of the time-saving tools the program has to offer.

Most Word users are underutilizing the program due to lack of knowledge, resulting in wasted time and frustration.

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At Gump Training, our instructors are all career professionals with extensive corporate training experience. We pride ourselves on having the best instructors in the industry and our loyal clients are proof that our training solutions work. That's why we’re still here after 30 years.

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Get Started With Our Training Assessment

Ensure you choose the right course for your team by using our free MS Word training assessment. This fillable form will show you what each person already knows in MS Word and the features they would like to learn more about. We can evaluate the results and work with you to select the right standard course level, or build the right custom course for your team. All at no charge.

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Frequently Asked Questions

A private meeting room with enough space for each person attending and a TV or Projector for the Instructor to use. Some classes also require connection to the internet.
The ideal class size is up to 10 people. We can teach as many as 15, but more than that is simply too many people to provide enough personal attention. Also, as the class size increases, the amount of material that can be covered decreases. We cover topics at the pace of the group – we never leave anyone behind.
Yes! This is essential. To be successful, the training session must be hands-on, with no computer sharing. If you do not have enough (or any) computers available for training, we can bring in laptops for a fee of $ 50 /ea.
Yes. Our “build your own” course program is an entirely new approach to customized training. Simply send us your list of topics or choose from our ‘Master List’ and we will work with you to create a full‑day course that matches your team’s exact needs. Each “build your own” course also includes custom reference manuals tailored to your specific curriculum.
Yes. We offer discounts for groups of 6 or more and for multiple training days. Please contact us for details.
No, we do not have training facilities. Training takes place at your office, in your company meeting room.
We do not have a training center location. Our Instructors travel to you to teach your team at your office – anywhere in the GTA and most places in Southern Ontario.
Yes. We are a corporate training company. We provide training to both private and public sector organizations.
Since we bring the training to you, we do not have pre-set dates. The dates are completely up to you.  
Most standard courses are a full day in length, from 9am to 4pm (6 hours of training). For custom training, the course length is up to you; however, our minimum rate is a full day. If you are looking for courses that are less than a full day, we can run multiple classes in a single day – e.g. two half-day classes, or three two-hour classes, etc.

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