Training: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) – Word Associate



Demonstrate that you have the skills needed to get the most out of Word by earning the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS): Word Associate Certification. This certification demonstrates competency in the correct application of the principle features of Word by creating and editing documents for a variety of purposes and situations. This course will prepare you to take the MO-100: Microsoft Word 365 / 2019 exam.

Participant profiles

  • Anyone in need to master the main functions offered by Word software
  • Anyone who want to be certified Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS): Word Associate


  • Manage documents
  • Insert and format text, paragraphs, and sections
  • Manage tables and lists
  • Create and manage references
  • Insert and format graphic elements
  • Manage document collaboration


  • No prerequisites

Course content

Module 1: Manage documents

  • Navigate within documents
    • Search for text
    • Link to locations within documents
    • Move to specific locations and objects in documents
    • Show and hide formatting symbols and hidden text
  • Format documents
    • Set up document pages
    • Apply style sets
    • Insert and modify headers and footers
    • Configure page background elements
  • Save and share documents
    • Save documents in alternative file formats
    • Modify basic document properties
    • Modify print settings
    • Share documents electronically
  • Inspect documents for issues
    • Locate and remove hidden properties and personal information
    • Locate and correct accessibility issues
    • Locate and correct compatibility issues

Module 2: Insert and format text, paragraphs, and sections

  • Insert text and paragraphs
    • Find and replace text
    • Insert symbols and special characters
  • Format text and paragraphs
    • Apply text effects
    • Apply formatting by using Format Painter
    • Set line and paragraph spacing and indentation
    • Apply built-in styles to text
    • Clear formatting
  • Create and configure document sections
    • Format text in multiple columns
    • Insert page, section, and column breaks
    • Change page setup options for a section

Module 3: Manage tables and lists

  • Create tables
    • Convert text to tables
    • Convert tables to text
    • Create tables by specifying rows and columns
  • Modify tables
    • Sort table data
    • Configure cell margins and spacing
    • Merge and split cells
    • Resize tables, rows, and columns
    • Split tables
    • Configure a repeating row header
  • Create and modify lists
    • Format paragraphs as numbered and bulleted lists
    • Change bullet characters and number formats
    • Define custom bullet characters and number formats
    • Increase and decrease list levels
    • Restart and continue list numbering
    • Set starting number values

Module 4: Create and manage references

  • Create and manage reference elements
    • Insert footnotes and endnotes
    • Modify footnote and endnote properties
    • Create and modify bibliography citation sources
    • Insert citations for bibliographies
  • Create and manage reference tables
    • Insert tables of contents
    • Customize tables of contents
    • Insert bibliographies

Module 5: Insert and format graphic elements

  • Insert illustrations and text boxes
    • Insert shapes
    • Insert pictures
    • Insert 3D models
    • Insert SmartArt graphics
    • Insert screenshots and screen clippings
    • Insert text boxes
  • Format illustrations and text boxes
    • Apply artistic effects
    • Apply picture effects and picture styles
    • Remove picture backgrounds
    • Format graphic elements
    • Format SmartArt graphics
    • Format 3D models
  • Add text to graphic elements
    • Add and modify text in text boxes
    • Add and modify text in shapes
    • Add and modify SmartArt graphic content
  • Modify graphic elements
    • Position objects
    • Wrap text around objects
    • Add alternative text to objects for accessibility

Module 6: Manage document collaboration

  • Add and manage comments
    • Add comments
    • Review and reply to comments
    • Resolve comments
    • Delete comments
  • Manage change tracking
    • Track changes
    • Review tracked changes
    • Accept and reject tracked changes
    • Lock and unlock change tracking


  • Digital courseware included

Lab / Exercises

  • Practical exercises will be given during and at the end of each module


  • This course prepares you to the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS): Word Associate Certification. If you wish to take this exam, please contact our secretariat who will let you know the cost of the exam and will take care of all the necessary administrative procedures for you

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Prix de l'inscription
CHF 1'200.-

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