Microsoft Word 2010 Expert Course Overview


This certification course provides a complete training solution to fully prepare students to achieve Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Microsoft Office Word 2010 Expert Accreditation. This is an Expert accreditation in addition to the lower level MOS Microsoft Word 2010 Specialist accreditation which is NOT a prerequisite of the Expert exam. It is aimed at delegates usually as part of the MOS Master Certification track or those simply seeking to attain a higher level accreditation in Microsoft Word 2010.

It concentrates on getting delegates from knowledgeable to ‘exam ready’ in a 2 day course. The course is aimed at delegates who already have the raw skills to take the exam, but wish to hone those skills and practice with assistance from an experienced MOS qualified instructor, prior to taking the exam.

Please note this is the Expert level: one of two levels of exam available for Microsoft Word 2010 (Specialist and Expert). MOS exams are also available for Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access 2010

Included Are

  • 2-days Instructor Led Training using MOS Official Courseware
  • MOS Practice Exam Voucher
  • MOS Exam Voucher
  • Free Exam Re-take (where required)


This course has strict prerequisites – delegates should have already attended the relevant Levels 1, 2 and 3 courses or have equivalent knowledge. This course is NOT a fast track course for learning the exam material but a course for turning knowledge in to exam readiness.

Course Outline

During the 2 day course you will cover the following topics to prepare you for exam 77-887: Microsoft Office Word 2010 Expert. During the course, you will have the opportunity to test your knowledge and complete a full practice exam before taking the final exam at the end of day two.

Sharing and Maintaining Documents

Configure Word options

  • Changing default program, spelling, and grammar checking options

Apply protection to a document

  • Restricting editing and applying controls or restrictions to document access

Apply a template to a document

  • Modifying an existing template, creating a new template, applying a template to an existing document, and managing templates by using the Organizer

Formatting Content

Apply advanced font and paragraph attributes

  • Using character attributes and character-specific styles

Create tables and charts

  • Inserting tables by using Microsoft Excel data in tables, applying formulas or calculations on a table, modifying chart data, saving a chart as a template, and using the chart Layout tab

Construct reusable content in a document

  • Creating customised building blocks, saving a selection as a quick part, saving quick parts after a document is saved, inserting text as a quick part, and adding content to a header or footer

Link sections

  • Linking text boxes, breaking links between text boxes, and linking different sections

Tracking and Referencing Documents

Review, compare, and combine documents

  • Applying tracking, merging different versions of a document, tracking changes in a combined document, and reviewing comments in a combined document

Create a reference page

  • Adding citations, managing sources, compiling a bibliography, and applying cross references

Create a Table of Authorities in a document

  • Applying default formats, adjusting alignment, applying a tab leader modifying styles, marking citations, and using passim (short form)

Create an index in a document

  • Specifying index type, columns, and language, modifying an index, and marking index entries

Performing Mail Merge Operations

Execute Mail Merge

  • Merging rules and sending personalised email messages to multiple recipients

Create a Mail Merge by using other data sources

  • Using Microsoft Outlook, Access, Excel, or Word tables as data source for a mail merge operation

Create labels and forms

  • Preparing data and creating mailing labels, envelope forms, and label forms

Managing Macros and Forms

Apply and manipulate macros

  • Recording a macro, running a macro, and applying macro security

Apply and manipulate macro options

  • Running macros when a document is opened, running macros when a button is clicked, assigning a macro to a command button, and creating a custom macro button on the Quick Access Toolbar

Create forms

  • Using the Controls group, adding Help content to form fields, linking a form to a database, and locking a form

Manipulate forms

  • Unlocking a form, adding fields to a form, and removing fields from a form