MOS: Microsoft Word 2013 Expert Part 2

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  • Overview
  • Entry Requirements
  • Principal Areas of Study
  • Assessment & Award
  • Career/Academic Progression
  • Resources & Supports

This MOS-Microsoft Word Expert 2013 course will provide the skills, knowledge and competence required to work effectively and provide valuable support at an advanced level.  In today’s competitive economic climate, having qualifications that validate one’s skills are essential to “set yourself apart when applying for a JOB”. Completing the MOS Expert certification not only increase one’s marketability but also validates an employee’s skills and experience to a potential employer.

The Word 2013 Expert exam 2 is the final part for the two part exam. This exam assesses learners advanced understanding of the Microsoft Word 2013 environment.

Skills Measured

  • Manage and share documents
  • Design advanced documents
  • Create advanced references
  • Create custom Word elements

The requirements for entry is as follows:

This course is ideal for computer users or learners who have completed ECDL or equivalent qualification.  If you wish to have further infomation, please contact a course advisor: 01) 8309677 or email:

 This MOS Word Expert measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below. Microsoft Certification can take you from the start of your career to its pinnacle. Certification can increase your visibility, differentiate you from your peers, and bring you recognition for your knowledge and skills. 

The MOS programme truly demonstrates employee competency and provides a significant edge in relation to job skills. In addition, the programme contributes to the overall level of organisational effectiveness. 

Module Units

Unit 1: Diving Into Document Creation

  • Creating a First Document
  • Creating a Blank File
  • Creating a File from a Template
  • Opening an Existing File
  • Saving and File Formats
  • Compatibility with Previous Versions of Word
  • Navigation and Selection Tips and Tricks
  • Choosing the Right Word View for the Task at Hand
  • Printing a Document
  • Summary

Unit 2: Getting Smart with Text: Building Blocks, Quick Parts, Actions (Tags), and More

  • Using Quick Parts and Building Blocks
  • Using AutoComplete with AutoText Gallery Entries
  • Clearing Building Block Formatting
  • Building Blocks: Need to Know
  • Using Building Blocks with the AutoText Field
  • Inserting a Cover Page
  • Understanding Actions
  • Inserting Objects and Files
  • Inserting Text from Files
  • Pasting, Dragging, and Dropping Content into a Document
  • Printing Envelopes and Labels Automatically
  • Printing an Envelope
  • Creating Labels
  • Summary

Unit 3: Managing Document Security, Comments, and Tracked Changes

  • Protection Types
  • Comments and Tracked Changes
  • Accepting and Rejecting Changes
  • Combining Collaborative Documents
  • Comparing Documents
  • Combining Documents That Contain Tracked Changes
  • Summary

Unit 4: Macros: Recording, Editing, and Using Them

  • Displaying Macro Tools and Creating a Macro
  • Managing Macros
  • Understanding More about Macro Security
  • Macro Storage
  • Automatic Macros
  • Visual Basic for Applications: Quick and Dirty Answers
  • Summary

Unit 5: Saving Time with Templates, Themes, and Master Documents

  • Creating Your Own Templates
  • Using the Organizer
  • Modifying Templates
  • Working More Effectively with Themes
  • Building on an Existing Foundation with Master Documents
  • Creating a Master Document
  • Working with Master Documents
  • Summary

Unit 6: Enhancing Navigation with Bookmarks, Hyperlinks, and Cross-References

  • Enhancing Documents with Reference Features
  • Working with Bookmarks
  • Hyperlinks
  • Inserting Cross-References
  • Summary

Unit 7: Identifying the Contents and Terms in Your Document: TOCs, Captions, and Indexing

  • Automating Table of Contents Creation
  • Working with TOC Styles
  • Manually Creating a Table of Contents
  • Updating or Deleting a Table of Contents
  • Converting a Table of Contents into Text
  • The TOC Field Code
  • Captions and Tables of Captioned Items
  • Indexing a Document
  • Marking Index Entries
  • Compiling and Inserting an Index
  • Creating Multiple Indexes
  • Summary

Unit 8: Documenting Your Sources

  • Footnotes and Endnotes Basics
  • Working with Footnote and Endnote Styling
  • Separators and Continuation
  • Making a Bibliography
  • Identifying the Sources for Your Bibliography
  • Editing Citations
  • Compiling the Citations into a Bibliography
  • Understanding a Table of Authorities
  • Creating Citations for a Table of Authorities
  • Inserting the Table of Authorities
  • Summary

Unit 9: Data Documents and Mail Merge

  • Making Documents Work for You
  • Previewing the Mail Merge Process
  • Data Considerations
  • Reviewing Data File Formats
  • Choosing the Data Document Type
  • Attaching a Data Source
  • Assembling a Merge Document
  • Mail Merge Pane/Wizard
  • Summary

Unit 10: Reviewing a Document with Language Tools

  • Improving Document Content and Consistency
  • Choosing a Language
  • Checking Spelling and Grammar
  • Finding Definitions
  • Choosing a Better Word with the Thesaurus
  • Using the Research Pane
  • Translating Text
  • Taking a Word Count
  • Summary

Unit 11: Word Options and Settings

  • Opening Word Options
  • General
  • Display (and Printing)
  • Proofing
  • Save
  • Language
  • Advanced
  • Customize Ribbon
  • Quick Access Toolbar
  • Add-Ins
  • Trust Center
  • Summary

Unit 12: Creating Custom Forms

  • Forms Basics
  • Creating a Fill-In Form Using Legacy Tools
  • Using Content Controls
  • Importing a Word Form into InfoPath
  • Summary

The Word 2013 Expert exam 2 is the final part for the two part exam. This exam assesses learners advanced understanding of the Microsoft Word 2013 environment.  Learners who are successful in both part 1 and 2 will be awarded the MOS Mocrosoft Word Expert certificate.

Skills measured
This exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below. The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area in the exam. The higher the percentage, the more questions you are likely to see on that content area in the exam.

Please note that the questions may test on, but will not be limited to, the topics described in the bulleted text.

Manage and share documents (25–30%)

  • Manage multiple documents
  • Modify existing templates, merge multiple documents, manage versions of documents, copy styles from template to template, use the style organiser, copy macros from document to document, link to external data, move building blocks between documents
  • Manage document changes
  • Track changes, manage comments, use mark-up options, resolve multi-document style conflicts, display all changes

Design advanced documents (25–30%)

  • Apply advanced ordering and grouping
  • Create outlines, promote sections in outlines, create master documents, insert sub-documents, link document elements

Create advanced references (25–30%)

  • Create and manage indexes
  • Create indexes, update indexes, mark index entries, use index auto-mark files
  • Create and manage reference tables
  • Create a table of contents, create a table of figures, format a table of contents, update a table of authorities, set advanced reference options (captions, footnotes, citations)

Create custom Word elements (20–25%)

  • Prepare a document for internationalisation and accessibility
  • Configure language options in documents, add alt-text to document elements, create documents for use with accessibility tools, manage multiple options for +Body and +Heading fonts, utilise global content standards, modify tab order in document elements and objects

On successful completion of Part 1 (Exam 77- 425) and Part 2 (Exam 77- 426)
 Microsoft Office Specialist 2013 Word Expert Certificate

This MOS Expert Training course will provide the advanced skills required and the opportunity to earn a valuable qualificaton that will play an essential role in preparing IT professionals for the evolving IT environment.   It will enable learners to progress in their JOB or to secure employment and provide the skills to continue with further training and development.

Microsoft Office Specialist certification gives you the tools to build a brighter future.

  • Achieve an industry-recognized Qualification
  • Gain the computing skills that employers are looking for
  • Differentiate yourself from other applicants
  • Gain valuable experience and confidence
  • Increase your earning potential
  • Prepare yourself for a successful future

Some of the roles users might take on include, but are not limited to:

Clerical  /  Legal Personnel Office Professionals/ Administrators  Consultants   
Help Desk Personnel Instructors/Trainers   Product Developers
Sales Executives / Managers / Students Writers Marketing Personnel



Expert Instructor-Led Training using only the IT industry’s finest instructors. This elearning course provides a personal learning experience that gives you all the benefit of hands-on training with the flexibility of doing it around your schedule 24/7.  Unlike a live class, you can study at your own pace.

Interactive Exercises
The courseware includes real world, interactive exercises that always focus on real world scenarios and skill-set development. 

The course is structured to enable learners to retain and recall the knowledge by teaching learners using interactive exercises.  Features such as actionable analytics and study planner help in keeping students focused.

Practice Test Sets 
Course include full length practice test sets designed to test your knowledge under real exam conditions. Each course has a number of test sets consisting of hundreds of items to ensure you are 100% prepared before taking your certification exam.

Exercises, Quizzes & Flashcards
Exercises, quizzes and flashcards prepare you for your exams differently and more effectively than the traditional exam preps on the market. You will have practice quizzes, flashcards and exercises after each module to ensure you are confident on the topic you have completed before proceeding. This will allow you to gauge your effectiveness before moving to the next module in your course.