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1-Day Microsoft Word Tips & Techniques Course

Course Overview

This course is created, owned, and trained by its original creator,  Mr. Alaster Leong, and co-trained by Ms. Ow Yeong Yin Leng. Learn from the original creator.

You may be wondering how to:

  • Set all new documents paragraph alignment to Justify instead of Left align?
  • Get rid of those extra spaces for all your new documents whenever you press the Enter key?
  • Insert signature block into the document instead of typing the whole signature block yourself?
  • Have different headers and footers in one document?
  • Have different page orientation in one document?
  • Select text vertically instead of horizontally?
  • Integrate other Microsoft Office document, such as Excel Spreadsheet, in your Word document to print them as one document?
  • Turn off an annoying feature?
  • Bypass three dialog boxes with a keyboard and many more?

Despite various alternatives available out there, Microsoft Word remains one of the most popular word processors.  A popular tool like this should be easy to master, right? Unfortunately, the answer is NO – there are some quirky things that Microsoft Word does frustrate people daily. 

Most of us don’t have time to discover all the ins and outs of the software we use on a daily basis and there are other things that you want Microsoft Word to do that seem impossible to those who aren’t well acquainted with the program’s intricacies. Countless hours can quickly swirl down the drain if you get stuck trying to figure out how to describe the problem so you can search for an answer. Well, all you need is just a few tricks to make a big difference. 

This course will also cover techniques on mail merge, an important tool to reduce errors,  enhance efficiency in document creation and email communication.

Learn how to take advantage of an obscure option that can save you from headaches and quality time wastage.

Upon completion of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Make general settings as default for all new documents
  • Create automation without having to record macro
  • Speed up selection on text, paragraph, images, etc.
  • Customise the dictionary
  • Format tips and tricks
  • Re-position and wrap images and tables within paragraph
  • Insert sections to have different headers & footers, and different page orientations
  • Integrate with other Microsoft Office document into Word document
  • Apply useful tips and techniques to increase work efficiency

This course is for:

  • Anyone who requires to do documentation such as quotation, proposal, papers, mass mailing, letters, etc.
  • Frequent Microsoft Word users such as administrator, business owner, sales and marketing, finance, customer service, educators, students etc

This is a hands-on practical course. Trainer will walk through the topic step-by-step. Learners will be provided with exercise files on every topic to effectively apply what have been taught. A short Q & A session will be available after each topic.

  • Intermediate Microsoft Word skills or active Microsoft Word user
  • A Windows operating system laptop with Microsoft Word version 2010 or higher or Office 365 installed  (personal laptop is preferred as some company laptops may have security restrictions).
  • Laptop power adaptor and a USB mouse.

Course Information


SGD 420.00 (Nett)

Absentees will be charged the full course fees


9:00am to 5:00pm (07 hours)


Classroom @ Hotel

(Venue may be subject to changes)


03 May 2024
24 Jul 2024
11 Sep 2024
16 Oct 2024
06 Nov 2024

Why Learn With Us?

This course is created, owned and trained by Mr. Alaster Leong. Learn from the original creator of this course.

Alaster has been training adult learners in IT in both the private and public sectors since 1986. Alaster’s career before training centred around IT for over 12 years, as he held various roles within software development. He has earned himself a Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification and he is an existing Trainer approved by People’s Association (PA). He was also a former Associate Trainer with the Civil Service College.

He specialises on training Microsoft Applications and Adobe Photoshop. Based on his vast experience and keeping abreast with the emerging trends, tools and technologies with the IT industry, especially software, he has extensively involved in developing several course outlines and course materials and conducting training to equip learners with skills in-demand or likely to be most important in the jobs of the future work.

Alaster constantly explore innovative and effective ways in imparting knowledge and engaging his learners at the same time. He also focuses his training on providing practical solutions to real-life problems, especially Excel. He is more than willing to help overcome various problems faced by his learners that arise in their workplace in applying their newly-acquired knowledge and skills any time after the course. He is well-known for his dedication, commitment and passion to training that makes him well-liked and appreciated by his learners.

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