training needs analysis

Word Advanced

This questionnaire helps you assess your current skill level, which helps us choose the most suitable course

Please mark each question from 1 to 10. 10 meaning a complete understanding and 1 indicates no previous knowledge. The 'Ability' column is your current knowledge and the 'Need' column indicates how important a topic is to you.

If you do not know what the topic refers to then leave the Need column blank.

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  Ability Need
Are you aware of document properties and how to view, change and create your own properties?
Can you perform Searches to locate documents based on text within them or their properties?
Do you know how to Track Changes made from one version of a document to another?
Are you aware of the potential for fields within documents, how to insert them and how to update them?
Can you create, use and modify templates?
Can you control user input in templates by effectively creating forms?
Do you use Styles to apply consistent formating within a document?
Can you create and manage styles?
Can you use the Organiser to copy aspects such as styles, toolbars and macros from one template or document to another?
When working with graphics, do you know how to fix the position of a graphic and lock the anchor to prevent further movement?
Can you embed and link OLE and DDE objects?
Can you create mathematical equations within your documents?
Can you create, border and resize tables and include automatic calculations within tables?
Do you know how to create newspaper style columns within a document?
Can you create and control bullet and numbered lists?
Do you understand the potential for using macros within Word 2010 documents?
Can you record and replay basic macros?
Can you customise toolbars and menubars?
Do you know how to manage long documents using Outline and Master and Sub documents?
Can you generate Table of Contents, Index your document and include cross-references and footnotes?

Ability Total


Need Total


Each question where your NEED is greater than your ABILITY will make this course more useful to you. When these rows total over 50, the course is recommended. 0

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