Advanced Word Processing

Advanced Word Processing

This module is a high-level certification programme through which candidates can demonstrate their ability to use the advanced features of word processing applications to enhance their work, improve productivity and save time.

Syllabus

The Syllabus sets out the specific knowledge and skills that make up this module, as informed by input from subject matter experts from a wide range of computer societies and organisations.

Download the Advanced Word Processing Module Syllabus (PDF)


On completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  • Apply advanced text, paragraph, column and table formatting. Maintain a consistent design through the use of character and paragraph styles.
  • Work with referencing features like footnotes, endnotes and captions. Manage citations and bibliography using a chosen citation style. Create tables of contents, indexes and cross-references.
  • Enhance productivity by using fields, forms and templates.
  • Apply advanced mail merge techniques and work with automation features like macros.
  • Use linking and embedding features to integrate data.
  • Collaborate on and review documents locally or online. Apply document security features.
  • Work with watermarks, sections, and headers and footers in a document. Use a thesaurus and manage spell check settings.

What are the benefits of this module?

  • Allows users to become more confident, efficient and effective in using a word processing application.
  • Proves mastery of the application.
  • Enables users to produce and manage large, complex word processing outputs.
  • Improves user’s productivity and saves time.
  • Developed with input from computer users, subject matter experts and practising computer professionals from all over the world. This process ensures the relevance and range of module content.

Syllabus Overview

CATEGORY SKILL SET
Formatting • Text
• Paragraphs
• Styles
• Columns
• Tables
Referencing
  • Captions, Footnotes and Endnotes
  • Citations and Bibliography
  • Reference Tables and Indexes
  • Bookmarks and Cross-References
Enhancing Productivity
  • Using Fields
  • Forms, Templates
  • Mail Merge
  • Linking, Embedding
  • Automation
Collaborative Editing
  • Tracking and Reviewing
  • Security
Preparing Outputs
  • Sections
  • Documents Setup
  • Spelling, Thesaurus