Microsoft Publisher Introduction

BSBITU309 Produce desktop published documents – Nationally Recognised & Accredited Training

Publisher – Course Outline (PDF printable version)

General Information

Duration: 2 Half Days, 7 hours
Cost: $445 GST‐Exempt, Includes training manual
Prerequisite: Experience with Microsoft Windows and use of a mouse.
Objectives: To provide a thorough understanding of the comprehensive concepts and skills that will enable the current attributes participant to effectively use Publisher.
Methodology: Group and individual instruction, hands on practical exercises, visual aids, comprehensive course documentation.
Competency Assessment: This will be issued to trainees upon completion of training session.
Expected Outcome: By the end of the course the participant should be able to use the following functions and features of Publisher.

Course Content

Getting Started with Publisher:
• Starting Publisher
• Quick Publications
• Existing Publications
• New Publications

Creating a New Publication:
• Layout Guides
• Master Pages
• Rulers and Ruler Guides
• Automatic Page Numbering
• Using the Zoom Feature
• Columns
• Headers and Footers
• Working with Pages

Using Frames:
• Drawing Frames
• Deleting Frames
• Moving and Sizing Frames
• Formatting Frames

Using Text Boxes:
• Adding Text
• Deleting Text
• Editing Text
• Applying Character Formatting
• Changing Text Box Properties
• Creating Columns within Text Boxes
• Importing Text
• Linking Text Boxes
• Using Indents and Tabs

Using Picture Frames:
• Creating a Picture Frame
• Inserting a Picture
• Sizing, Cropping and Recolouring Pictures
• Wrapping Text Around a Picture

Using Table Frames:
• Editing Tables

Using WordArt Frames:
• Creating WordArt
• Editing WordArt
• Using Objects
• Drawing an Object Using the Drawing Tools
• Inserting Design Gallery Objects
• Aligning and Distributing Objects
• Grouping Objects
• Stacking Objects