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Microsoft Office Specialist in Word - Foundation (MOS 1/3)


MOS – Microsoft Office Specialist certification

MOS is an IT industry recognised certification created by Microsoft to cover all the programs in its Microsoft Office Suite. Gaining the MOS certification demonstrates that you have the skills needed to get the most out of the chosen Microsoft application.


Microsoft Office Specialist Word – Foundation (MOS 1/3)

Brief Outline

Not only could this session contribute to your training and preparation for the MOS exam for Word 2010, but it can also be a stand-alone Word session teaching you the fundamentals of the program.

In this session you will learn foundational skills to help you start to get the most out of Word and give you a solid basis for learning more should you want or need to in the future.

Learning Outcomes

  • Selecting zoom options

  • switching windows; opening a document in a new window

  • Sending documents via email

  • changing file types; creating PDF documents

  • Save As options

  • Applying character attributes; applying styles; using Format Painter

  • Applying indents (first line, hanging)

  • Line spacing, paragraph spacing

  • Applying bullets; selecting a symbol format; defining a picture to be used as a bullet; using AutoFormat; promoting or demoting bullet levels

  • Setting margins, non-breaking spaces, hyphenation and columns; working with breaks; forcing a page break; inserting a section break (continuous, next page, next odd, next even); inserting a blank page into a document

  • Using a theme to apply formatting; customising a theme

  • Formatting a document’s background; setting a coloured background; adding a watermark; placing page borders

  • Inserting and formatting page numbers; inserting the current date and time; inserting a built-in header or footer; adding content to a header or footer (custom dialogue box, manual entry); deleting a header or footer; changing margins; applying a different first page attribute

  • Organising ClipArt, captions, artistic effects, compressing pictures, corrections, modifying the shape, reset, picture styles, arranging options, size

  • Grammar and style options


There are no pre-requisites for this session; it is suitable for people new to Word 2016. Please contact Staff Development if you have any questions about suitability or the MOS certification.

Thursday, February 28, 2019
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Room CD113, Academy House, Colindeep Lane
  Utilising Technology & University Systems  
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Staff Development

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