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Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Word 2016 Expert Online Course



Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Word 2016 Expert Online Course


The MOS Word 2016 Expert Online Course is designed for both students who are interested in enhancing their existing knowledge of the Word 2016 application and for experienced Word 2016 users who wish to undertake a refresher course.

The course follows the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Expert syllabus, and more, and is the ideal study guide for those wishing to gain the industry-recognised MOS Expert certification.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, and Word in particular, is increasingly important in today’s competitive business environment and, whether you are currently employed or a job seeker, Microsoft Office Specialist Expert certification proves to employers and prospective employers alike that you have the necessary advanced expertise to become an important member of their team.

The MOS Word 2016 Expert course focuses on the more advanced features of the Word 2016 application, including the customisation of themes and style sets, and is presented in a modern, multimedia, online format, with the constant support and guidance of your designated course tutor, who is always there for you every step of the way.

The course contains valuable tips on preparing for the MOS examination and includes free access to the GMetrix range of exam practice questions, which have the same format as the MOS Expert exam itself.




The MOS Word 2016 Expert Course Includes the Following Units:

Unit 1: Managing Document Options & Settings

The following topics are covered:

  • Introduction;
  • Managing Documents & Templates;
  • Preparing Documents for Review;
  • Managing Document Changes;
  • Lesson Review & Quiz;
  • Assignment 1 – Document Options & Settings Exercises.
Unit 2: Designing Advanced Documents

The following topics are covered:

  • Introduction;
  • Advanced Editing & Formatting;
  • Advanced Page Setup;
  • Advanced Formatting;
  • Creating Styles;
  • Lesson Review & Quiz;
  • Assignment 2 – Advanced Document Exercises.
Unit 3: Creating Advanced References

The following topics are covered:

  • Introduction;
  • Creating & Managing Indexes;
  • Creating & Managing Reference Tables;
  • Managing Fields;
  • Mail-Merge Operations (1);
  • Mail-Merge Operations (2);
  • Lesson Review & Quiz;
  • Assignment 3 – Advanced References Exercises.
Unit 4: Creating Custom Word Elements

The following topics are covered:

  • Introduction;
  • Creating & Modifying Building Blocks & Macros;
  • Creating & Modifying Content Controls;
  • Creating Custom Style Sets & Templates;
  • Preparing a Document for Internationalisation & Accessibility;
  • Lesson Review & Quiz;
  • Assignment 4 – Custom Element Exercises;
  • The MOS Examination.

Key Information



Course Format

Self-study Time

Delivery Time



Approximately 80 Hours (Self-Study)

1-2 Working Days (Email)


GMetrix Test Prep Software

The course also comes with GMetrix exam preparation software. The GMetrix Skills Management System provides everything you need to prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification.

Overview of Test features:

  • Practice tests map to the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam objectives.
  • All tests are in-application or performance-based simulations to provide the best assessment of real-world experience.
  • All tests have both a testing and a training mode providing step-by-step help on each question.
  • Progress at own pace, save test to resume later, return to skipped questions.
  • Detailed, printable score report highlighting areas requiring further review.

Please Note: You will need a version of Microsoft Office to be able to use the GMetrix software package.



Students should have completed the Word 2016 Essentials Course, or covered all of the subjects taught within the Word Essentials syllabus.

Please Note: The course covers the use of Microsoft Word 2016, which is a PC version of the software. It will be possible to view the course materials using an Apple Mac, although the information within the course will be specific to the PC version of Microsoft Office which will differ from Mac versions.


Course Duration & Online Support

You can start this course at any time, and you would be registered for a one-year period. You also have access to a personal tutor who can be contacted by email. Your tutor is available to assist with any queries and to mark your assignments.

As the course is self-study, you can complete it as quickly as you like. Support extensions are available if students do not complete the course within the one-year period.



You will be assessed on assignments which are detailed in the course materials. These assignments will require you to create work on, create and edit word document files. Your work can be sent back to your course tutor by email.


MOS Office 2016 Certification

On successful completion of this course students will receive our Word 2016 Expert Certificate of Completion, with feedback from your tutor, and can apply for the Microsoft Office Specialist Word 2016 Expert 77-726 Exam.

Examinations must be sat at a registered Certiport Testing Centre. You should choose the Program, Version and Exam before adding your location for a list of suitable exam centres.

Exam vouchers (Valid for 12 Months) can be purchased for £90.00. We usually advise buying a voucher when you are ready to sit your test, although you can add this to your order when you purchase your course.

Please Note: Exam Centres will usually charge an additional proctoring fee (Approximately £15.00) for sitting exams.


who can I contact for more information?



Call Chris Dolman on 01482 211714




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