Microsoft Publisher Training
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April 2015 Newsletter 1Microsoft Publisher training is a must for those who are already using MS Office products, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, as it uses many of the same commands.

After approximately 10 hours of study at one of our training centres in London Holborn, Notting Hill and Croydon, or from home via distance learning, you’ll be able to produce beautifully designed documents and will have an in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Publisher.

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What’s Covered In Our MS Office Publisher Course?

You’ll work through the following self-paced lessons:

Lesson 1: Becoming familiar with the Backstage view and the various types of publication, opening a publication design, creating and deleting text boxes, resizing and moving an object. Entering text and basic formatting, opening and editing a blank publication, saving, printing and closing.

Lesson 2: Navigating a multi-page publication, deleting pages, selecting objects as a group, deleting grouped objects, resizing text boxes, saving as a template. Opening a publication based on a custom template, inserting clip art, inserting text from another program, displaying boundaries.

Lesson 3: Page size, setup and layout, rulers and ruler guides, inserting a page, applying best fit to text boxes, grouping and ungrouping objects. Copying and pasting grouped objects, using print preview, knowing about advanced print options.

Lesson 4: Inserting headers and footers on master pages, serif and sans serif font styles, adjusting the spacing between characters, changing the vertical alignment of text, changing bullet style and indentation, using format painter to copy formatting. Adjusting margin sizing and spaces, creating columns and determining gutter spacing, using tables to display text, understanding proof reading symbols.

Lesson 5: Applying a design to a blank publication, layering pictures, using drawing tools, changing text wrapping, cropping pictures, opening and customising a blank publication. Adding an item to and deleting it from the Building Block library, adding an item from the Building Block library, setting up and using mail merge, deleting a business information set.

How We Train

Our Microsoft Office courses are self-paced, meaning you can work your way through them whenever you like, and in your own time.

You can study at one of our centres in London (Holborn and Notting Hill) and Croydon , or from home via distance learning.

You’ll have the support of our friendly, expert trainers at the centre who are there to help you should you have any questions, and are available via phone and email if you choose home study.

Our opening hours are really flexible – we’re open during the day, on Saturdays and during the evenings, giving you plenty of time to fit your studies around any other commitments.

Other Microsoft Courses

To stay ahead of the jobs market it’s essential that you are really familiar with Microsoft Office and that your skills are up to date.

See our full list of Microsoft Office Courses for more information.

Microsoft Office Publisher is a popular choice of elective for many of our diploma students. Why not add a nationally recognised Pitman Training Diploma to your CV?

If you’re not sure which level you’re at or you would like to find out more, just get in touch today.

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