Become confident in formatting documents for clients
If you’re currently making manual changes to styles and formatting all the way through your documents, you might be taking longer than you need to get editing jobs done.
Has your uncertainty about using styles and templates been holding you back? If you’ve been reluctant to take on editing of long and complex documents, this course is for you!
As an editor, you want to do the best job you can for your clients – becoming confident in styles and templates in MS Word can help you to achieve that. Styles and templates are powerful tools that can help you to work more efficiently and effectively, and give you the confidence to work with long and complex documents. Mastering these features of Word, which can be quite tricky, can open up new opportunities for you and add value to the work you do for your clients.
What will I learn?
Getting started with Word styles and templates covers:
Scroll down to see the full curriculum.
When does it start and how long does it take?
The course starts on 26 October 2022 and runs over 3 weeks, taking about 1–1.5 hours each week to complete. You then have lifetime access to the course, so you can dip back in to the materials at any time. There is also a discussion group where you can ask questions and chat about your progress on the course.
What does it cost?
The early bird price, available from 19 October, is US$129 (+tax); from 22 October the course will be on sale for the full cost, US$169. Members of ACES, AFEPI, CIEP and IPEd are eligible for a 25% discount on the price. To find the discount code, go to 'Member benefits' (ACES), 'Members' Area' > 'Member benefits and discounts' (AFEPI), Training > Promoted courses (CIEP) or 'Resources for editors > Member discounts' (IPEd).
Hi, I'm Hilary. I have been a technical editor since 1999, and a trainer
since 2005. I am passionate about helping fellow editors to save time
and improve the quality of their work by becoming confident with
For this course I'm delighted to be working with a fellow editor, Andrew Macrae, who is a long-time user of Word on a Mac.