Microsoft Word 2003: Level 2


TCCIT Solutions provides high quality, affordably priced, training classes in Microsoft Word. With experienced instructors and a convenient midtown NYC location, we offer Microsoft Word courses for the corporate community. TCCIT Solutions offers group classes and private tutoring to beginner and more advanced corporate clients in Microsoft Word. We offer onsite training or classes at our facility on 34th Street and Madison in New York City.


Students who finished the first of the three Microsoft Word 2003 courses taught at The Career Center will have gained the skills they need to create a wide range of standardized business documents. Their next step will be to improve their proficiency. This Level 2 course was designed for persons who need to learn how to create or modify complex business documents as well as customize Word efficiency tools. Students will learn to automate the way Word works and improve the quality of their documents by enhancing them with customized elements. They will add components such as customized lists, tables, charts and graphics to their work. They will also create personalized Word efficiency tools and add complexity to Word documents.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Manage data in lists.
  • Customize tables and charts.
  • Customize formatting.
  • Work with custom styles.
  • Modify pictures in a document.
  • Create customized graphic elements.
  • Control text flow.
  • Automate common tasks.
  • Automate document creation.
  • Perform mail merges.


To register for this course students must either take, or have the equivalent working knowledge of, the following course(s):

Students should be able to use Word to create, edit, format, save, and print basic business documents that contain text, basic tables, and simple graphics taught in:

Next Course:

The Career Center Course Curriculum for Microsoft Word 2003 Level 2:

Lesson 1: Managing Lists

  • Topic 1A: Sort a List
  • Topic 1B: Restart a List
  • Topic 1C: Create an Outline Numbered List
  • Topic 1D: Customize List Appearance

Lesson 2: Customizing Tables and Charts

  • Topic 2A: Sort a Table
  • Topic 2B: Modify Table Structure
  • Topic 2C: Merge or Split Cells
  • Topic 2D: Position Text in a Table Cell
  • Topic 2E: Apply Borders and Shading
  • Topic 2F: Perform Calculations in a Table
  • Topic 2G: Create a Chart from a Word Table
  • Topic 2H: Modify a Chart

Lesson 3: Customizing Formatting

  • Topic 3A: Modify Character Spacing
  • Topic 3B: Add Text Effects
  • Topic 3C: Control Paragraph Flow

Lesson 4: Working with Custom Styles

  • Topic 4A: Create a Character or Paragraph Style
  • Topic 4B: Modify an Existing Style
  • Topic 4C: Create a List Style
  • Topic 4D: Create a Table Style

Lesson 5: Modifying Pictures

  • Topic 5A: Set Picture Contrast or Brightness
  • Topic 5B: Crop a Picture
  • Topic 5C: Wrap Text Around a Picture

Lesson 6: Creating Customized Graphic Elements

  • Topic 6A: Draw Shapes and Lines
  • Topic 6B: Insert WordArt
  • Topic 6C: Insert Text Boxes
  • Topic 6D: Create Diagrams

Lesson 7: Controlling Text Flow

  • Topic 7A: Insert Section Breaks
  • Topic 7B: Insert Columns
  • Topic 7C: Link Text Boxes

Lesson 8: Automating Common Tasks

  • Topic 8A: Run a Macro
  • Topic 8B: Create a Macro
  • Topic 8C: Modify a Macro
  • Topic 8D: Customize Toolbars and Buttons
  • Topic 8E: Add Menu Items

Lesson 9: Automating Document Creation

  • Topic 9A: Create a Document Based on a Template
  • Topic 9B: Create a Document by Using a Wizard
  • Topic 9C: Create or Modify a Template
  • Topic 9D: Change the Default Template Location
  • Topic 9E: Insert a MacroButton Field in a Template

Lesson 10: Performing Mail Merges

  • Topic 10A: The Mail Merge Process
  • Topic 10B: Perform a Merge on Existing Documents
  • Topic 10C: Merge Envelopes and Labels
  • Topic 10D: Use Word to Create a Data Source


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