Who is the course for?

  • Professionals who want to learn about the Microsoft Publisher.
  • People who have an interest in the basics and features of the Publisher.

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, from all academic backgrounds.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.


  • At the end of the course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful.
  • Before sitting for your final exam you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a mock exam.


  • After you have successfully passed the test, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. You can however also obtain a Course Completion Certificate following the course completion without sitting for the test. Certificates can be obtained either in hardcopy at a cost of £39 or in PDF format at a cost of £24.

Why choose us?

  • Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials;
  • Tutorial videos/materials from the industry leading experts;
  • Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform;
  • Efficient exam systems for the assessment and instant result;
  • The UK & internationally recognised accredited qualification;
  • Access to course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere anytime;
  • The benefit of applying for NUS Extra Discount Card;
  • 24/7 student support via email.

Career Path:

The Microsoft Publisher for Beginners course is a useful qualification to possess and would be beneficial for professions like the following positions:

  • Administrative Assistant
  • PA
  • Secretary
  • Administrator
  • Office Manager.


Module One: Getting Started

  • Workshop Objectives

Module Two: Opening Publisher

  • Opening Publisher
  • Opening Recent and Other Files
  • Creating a New Publication Using a Template
  • Creating a New Blank Publication

Module Three: Working with the Interface

  • Understanding the Interface
  • About Your Account and Feedback
  • Editing Your Business Information
  • Saving Files
  • Using the Pages Pane
  • Closing Files vs. Closing Publisher

Module Four: Your First Publication

  • Adding Pictures
  • Adding Text
  • Adding Hyperlinks
  • Adding Page Parts
  • Adding Business Information
  • Adding a New Page

Module Five: Working with Pictures

  • Adding More Than One Picture at a Time
  • Inserting a Picture Placeholder
  • Swapping Pictures
  • An Introduction to the Picture Tools Tab
  • Adding a Picture Caption
  • Resizing, Moving, and Deleting a Picture

Module Six: Basic Editing Tasks

  • Selecting, Editing, and Deleting Text
  • Using Cut, Copy, and Paste
  • Using the Office Clipboard
  • Using Undo and Redo
  • Finding and Replacing Text

Module Seven: Formatting Fonts

  • Changing Font Face and Size
  • Changing Font Color
  • Adding Font Enhancements
  • Using the Font Dialog
  • Clearing Formatting

Module Eight: Formatting Paragraphs

  • Changing Spacing
  • Setting the Alignment
  • Indenting Text
  • Adding Bullets and Numbering
  • Using the Paragraph Dialog
  • Applying Styles

Module Nine: Working with Objects

  • Drawing Shapes
  • An Introduction to the Drawing Tools Tab
  • Using Shape Fill and Outline
  • Aligning and Distributing Objects
  • Inserting Tables
  • Linking Text Boxes

Module Ten: Working with Pages

  • Using Color and Font Schemes
  • Choosing a Background
  • Changing the Page Setup
  • Working with the Header & Footer Options
  • Moving, Renaming, and Deleting Pages

Module Eleven: Publishing Your Work

  • Checking Your Spelling
  • Printing or Previewing Your Publication
  • Sharing Your Publication
  • Saving for Photo Printing or a Commercial Printer

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise
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Last updated June 7, 2018
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