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Word Processing: Tables and Form Design Using Word [3 hours]

Event Description

There are plans to host further instances of this course during the rest of this academic year. The course can be offered for your unit/area if there are 6 or more delegates. Materials at

Microsoft Word can be used to create forms for completion on a computer that allow users to enter text or select options without altering the structure of the form. This course looks at some of the tools available in Word which can be used to create forms, including text, checkbox and drop-down list fields. Participants will also learn how to create tables in Word and how tables can be used in the layout of forms. Along with the basics of creating forms, the course will cover how to add instructional text to form fields, how to protect the form and how to export data from forms to a spreadsheet file.

Aims/Aimed at

Staff who are experienced at using Word to edit and format documents and wish to learn how to create tables and data capture forms using Word. The course may also benefit those intending to take the ICDL Advanced module in Word Processing.


Previous attendance at Word 1: Essentials or equivalent experience of using Word to format documents and create basic tables.

Booking Information

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Course Contact Details

Name: IT Training and Assessment Unit
Telephone: 6189
New Course: No
Course Type(s): Word Processing - Continuing Professional Development
Staff Categories: All Staff
Keywords: Tables, Forms, Form Layout, Export Data from forms, ECDL Advanced