Getting started with Word styles and templates for Mac (Oct 22)

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    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:

    • What styles and templates are and the benefits of using them
    • How to work faster and create more effective documents for your clients
    • How to easily navigate long documents
    • Becoming confident in formatting documents for clients.

    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).



    Your Instructor


    Hilary and Andrew
    Hilary and Andrew

    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 technology.
    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.


    Course Curriculum


      Introduction
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      Module A2: Quiz and exercises
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      Module A5: Final quiz for Part A
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      Module B3: Quiz and exercises
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      Part B: Find out more
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      Answers to Module B3 quiz
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      Module C3: Character styles and using the style and formatting guides
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      Module C4: Quiz and exercise
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      Part C: Find out more
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      Feedback
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    Frequently Asked Questions


    When does the course start and finish?
    The course starts on 26 October 2022 and runs for 3 weeks, with new material released each week. Once the course is finished, you have lifelong access to the materials.
    How long do I have access to the course?
    How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
    What if I am unhappy with the course?
    We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

    This course is closed for enrollment.