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Microsoft Word 2010 Certification Training

Gain the edge you need in today’s competitive job market. Microsoft Word Certification can help you land a job or advance in your current position. It can help you earn more, too. Students who complete Microsoft Office Specialist training earn about 12% more than employees who aren’t certified. In this program, you'll prepare for certification, as you discover how to create, format, and secure professional and creative documents using Microsoft Word 2010. You'll learn about creating and customizing documents, formatting content, working with illustrations, organizing content, modifying tables, and sharing and securing documents.

This program is Microsoft Approved Courseware and can help you prepare to earn Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification. MOS certification is the globally recognized standard for validating expertise with the Microsoft Office 2010 Suite. If you wish to prepare for Microsoft Certification Exam 77-881: MOS: Microsoft Office Word 2010 or Microsoft Certification Exam 77-887: MOS: Microsoft Office Word 2010 Expert, this course will help you build the skills and knowledge you need. Upon registering you are given six months to complete this program.

6 Months / 95 Course Hrs
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Microsoft Word 2010 Certification Training

Learning Method

Instructor-led Self-Paced: Study at your own schedule

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Microsoft Word 2010 Certification Training Details + Objective

Course Code: GES823

You Will Learn
  • Know how to create and customize documents
  • Learn to format content and control pagination
  • Become skilled in formatting illustrations, graphics, text, and text boxes
  • Understand how to use Quick Parts to organize content, modify tables, and merge documents
  • Know how to insert, modify, and delete comments
  • Learn to share and secure documents
  • Apply, create, remove and modify Styles on text, shapes, and pictures
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 95 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Prepare to earn Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification
  • Master a program that is widely used in most academic and professional settings
  • Gain confidence in your technology-using abilities
  • Learn how to create and share content in a useful, effective way
Microsoft Word 2010 Certification Training Outline
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Beginning Microsoft Word

Begin the course by learning the basics of Microsoft Word. Understand how to format text, pictures, and use your various tools.

Beginning Microsoft Word Part II

Continue this section of the course by learning about picture tools, shapes, and SmartArt. Create business stationery to practice your skills.

Intermediate Microsoft Word

Make a newsletter, use building blocks and templates, and create a mail merge.

Intermediate Microsoft Word Part II

Use advanced mail merge and understand troubleshooting techniques. Create a web page, understand how Word’s functions can be used with online capabilities.

Advanced Microsoft Word

Utilize advanced table functions, use quick tables and quick styles for tables. Understand how to create styles.

Advanced Microsoft Word Part II

Learn how to control headers and footers. Use references, create online forms, master proofing tools and track changes, create and use Macros.

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Microsoft Word 2010 Certification Training Instructors
Clair Dickinson 

Clair Dickinson has a B.S. in secondary English education from Eastern Michigan University. She currently works as an online course facilitator in a lab setting, working with students taking courses towards their high school diplomas. She also completed her Graduate Certificate in Educational Media and Technology through Eastern Michigan University Online, doing all of the work online. She earned the Microsoft Office 2010 Master certification by passing the tests for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook 2010. In addition, she has Microsoft Word 2003 Expert level certification. She has used every version of Office since 1995 and still enjoys finding new ways to use the software. In her spare time, Clair writes short crime stories and chases after her young son.

Elizabeth Ann Nofs 

Elizabeth Ann Nofs is the designer and developer of the Computer Mama guides. Her research on how men and women approach computer learning provided the foundation for the Comma Method of training, as well as The Computer Mama Show, a pilot produced with WFUM/TV28 (PBS), Flint, Michigan. She’s the author of 44 books, including: The Computer Mama Guide to Computers (2001), The Comma Method of Computer Training (2003), The Comma Teachers Edition (2003), The Complete Computer Guide (2005), and the Complete Computer Guides for Microsoft Office 2007 and Office 2010 (MOS) certification training. Elizabeth received her B.A. degree in biology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Microsoft Word 2010 Certification Training Requirements / Prerequisites

To enroll in the Microsoft Word 2010 program, you should have basic computer skills and should be comfortable using an Internet browser and selecting commands from a menu or toolbar. You should be able to manage files, including saving, updating, and backing up files. This program is for you if you're an office worker, manager, entrepreneur, or other professional who wants to start using advanced Microsoft Word skills immediately. This program is also suitable for you if you're looking to learn about this software and expand your job possibilities.

This program can only be taken on a PC. It is not compatible with a Mac. It is compatible with the Windows XP and later operating systems and IE 7 and later browsers. You need a high-speed Internet connection and e-mail account. You should also have Microsoft Word 2010 already installed. It is recommended that you use the latest version of Internet Explorer in place of other Web browsers. Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Acrobat Reader are required for this program.

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All materials for this program are available online. The following textbooks are available to download throughout the lessons:

  • Beginning Guide to Microsoft Word 2010
  • Intermediate Guide to Microsoft Word 2010
  • Advanced Guide to Microsoft Word 2010
Microsoft Word 2010 Certification Training Frequently Asked Questions
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Can I use a Mac?

No, you must access this program from a PC or IBM-compatible computer.

Can I get financial assistance?

ed2go courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses.

What happens when I complete the program?

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.

How long does it take to complete a program?

Upon registering you are given six months to complete this program

Who will be my instructor?

Each student is paired up with a facilitator for one-on-one interaction. The facilitator will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our facilitators are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach.

Can I register for programs if I am an international student?

Yes, because ed2go programs are online you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.

When can I start the program?

Our programs are all open enrollment. You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready. Please note: Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.

Am I guaranteed a job?

ed2go programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don't provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

Do I have to buy additional materials?

You must have the Microsoft Word 2010 software already installed on your computer before taking this program. This course cannot be completed with the Microsoft Word 2010 Starter, which comes free on new PCs. This course requires the full retail version of Word 2010. Otherwise, all the materials you’ll need are included, and their cost will be covered in your tuition. Ed2go will ship all materials ground service upon enrollment.

What if I don't have enough time to complete my program within the time frame provided?

The time allotted to complete your program has been calculated based on the number of hours for each program, so don't worry too much about not completing in time. If, after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee will be charged for an extension.

How can I get more information about the program?

If you have questions that are not answered on our website, please feel free to contact us via LIVE chat (click the button toward the top of the page). If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please feel free to send us a question using the "Contact Us" form to the right. You may also call us at (855) 534-3690. We will answer your questions promptly.

What software or hardware do I need in order to take online programs and what are the system requirements?

In order to take our online programs, you must have access to a computer and the Internet (high-speed Internet access is recommended). You can access the program contents from any Web-enabled computer. You will need the following Microsoft products already installed on your computer in order to take this program: Word 2010, full retail version. Hardware requirements:

  • IBM-compatible (PC) computer
  • Processor: 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64)
  • RAM: 1 GB of system memory MINIMUM
  • Hard Drive: 40 GB with at least 15 GB of available space
  • Video: Support for DirectX 9 graphics with WDDM Driver
  • 128 MB of graphics memory
  • DVD-ROM drive
  • Audio output
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Adobe Flash Player
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