Manage long documents in Word - Part 1 - Essentials

Course Description


Course Overview

This course will show you how to use essential time saving features when creating a long document such as a report or thesis. You will save time by  making use of using heading styles and creating a table of contents which is quick to create and update. The course will help you to put together a professional looking document which is well structured and easy to navigate.


Unfortunately there are no further dates scheduled at present.

When workshop dates are available they will be released and advertised here on the course description.

What can I expect to cover?

During the course you will learn how to use styles to make your document consistent and to create an automatic table of contents. You will find out how to navigate around your document quickly. You will use the Navigation Pane to structure your document.

What will I get out of this course?

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Know why and how to use heading styles
  • Change the appearance of heading styles
  • Move around your document quickly using the Navigation Pane
  • Create an automatic table of contents
  • Save time when working with a long document
Who is it for?

All staff.

Participant preparation needed?


Additional Information

We also offer a follow on course: Manage long documents in Word - Part 2 - Additional Features

What prior experience do I need?

You should be familiar with using Word to format text and paragraphs. If you do not have this experience please book onto a Guided IT Learning Session before attending this course.

Formal assessment



Hazel Guyler (IT Services)

Delegate places

Maximum 11 delegates
Minimum 5 delegates

How to make
your reservation

Please complete the appropriate On-line Booking Form submitting to Organisational Development.  Booking Conditions apply.

Registration closes 48 hours prior to the event.


About the workshop content:
Contact Hazel Guyler (IT Services) email: tel: (0116) 229-7959

About the workshop arrangements:
Contact Organsiational Development email: / tel: (0116) 252 5680 / 252-5118 / 223-1257.

For Office Use Only

Course Code: SDCCT018

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 (1.30pm - 3.30pm)

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How to Book
To make a request to attend a training and development workshop, please complete a Booking Form.  Please note Booking Conditions apply. 

Additional requirements
If you have any access or additional requirements, please contact Staff Development Contact Us.  

About Us

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Staff contact list

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Organisational Development,
Division of Human Resources,
University of Leicester,
Room 004, ground floor, Astley Clarke Building,
University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH





0116 252 5021