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(inc GST)
$ 385
Duration:1 day
Level 3
321 Pitt St
Sydney NSW 2000
Participants:Max 10
Length:9:00 to 16:30
Break Times:
10:30 (15mins)
12:30 (1hr)
14:45 (15mins)
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311 Office upgrade student evaluations
Location: Level 2
80 Mount St
North Sydney
NSW 2060
Break Times:
10:30 (15mins)
12:30 (1hr)
14:45 (15mins)
Duration: 1 day Participants: Max 10
Course Length: 9:00 to 16:30 Price:
(inc GST)
$ 385
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Office Upgrade 2003 to 2010 Course

Course Overview

This course is designed for people with have recently upgraded from 2003 to Office 2010 and require an overview of the new features that are available in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

As a result of this course students will gain understanding of the features that are new to Office 2010 and where to locate features that may have been moved within the program. It is the perfect course to see a snapshot of the improvements made to Office 2010.

Course Prerequisites

Solid understanding of previous versions of Microsoft Office

Course Inclusions

FREE Course Re-sit

8 months

When you book a public course at Raisng the Bar we offer you a FREE course re-sit for up to 8 months from the scheduled course date.

FREE Email Support

12 months

Free email support for up to 12 months from the scheduled course date.

Small Class Sizes

10 students

All of our courses are capped at a maximum of 10 students to maximise your learning experience.

Classroom Training

All of our courses are face to face, hands on, classroom based training delievered by .

Course Manual

With each course we provide you with a comprehensive course manual for you to practice post course.

Computer Lab

No need to bring your own laptop. Our training courses are conducted in fully equipped computer labs with free Wi-Fi.

Course Certificate

Every student receives a certificate of completion at the end of course to recognise your new skills.

Virtual Course Dates (via Zoom)

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Public Course Dates

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If you have 3 or more people interested in this course, call us today to discuss group training - 1300 937 782.

Course Outline


Microsoft 2010 - The User Interface

  • Starting Word 2010

The Ribbon

  • The Home Tab
  • Customisable Ribbon Tabs
  • Benefits of the Ribbon
  • Dialog Box Launchers
  • Screen Tips
  • Using the Ribbon
  • Opening and Closing Backstage view

The Options Dialog Box

  • The Options Dialog Box
  • Customising the Ribbon
  • Removing a Group

The Mini Toolbar

Live Preview

Paste Preview

  • The Mini Toolbar
  • Using the Galleries and Live Preview
  • Using Paste Preview

Print Options

  • Print Preview

Saving Files

  • Inter Conversion of Access Databases in Different Formats
  • Easy Identification of Macro-Enabled Files
  • The Compatibility Checker Feature
  • The PDF and XPS File Formats


Microsoft Word 2010 Interface

The Navigation Pane

  • The Navigation Pane
  • The Find Tool
  • Advanced Find

Text Improvements

  • Text Styles
  • The Themes Command
  • New Text Effects
  • Font Styles and Typography
  • Changing Font Formats
  • Creating a Quick Style
  • Applying the New Style

SmartArt Graphics

  • Inserting WordArt
  • Adding SmartArt
  • Applying a Theme


  • The Remove Background Tool
  • Crop and Compress Options
  • Inserting a Screenshot
  • The Screenshot Tool
  • The Crop Tool
  • The Compress Tool

Compare Reviewed Documents

  • The Tri-Pane Review Panel
  • Comparing Documents


Microsoft Excel 2010 Interface

Working With Tables

  • Excel Template Enhancements
  • Creating a Table
  • Filter Data in a Table
  • Adding a Filter to an Existing Filter
  • Removing the Filter

The Enhanced Formula Bar

  • New Function Categories
  • The Formula AutoComplete Feature
  • Applying a Range Name
  • Renaming Ranges
  • Creating a Calculation

Enhanced Conditional Formatting Options

  • Conditional Formatting Types
  • Previewing Conditional Formatting
  • Applying Conditional Formatting across worksheets
  • Use Conditional Formats to Highlight Trends


  • Chart Data
  • Chart Templates
  • Enhanced Charting Tools
  • Creating a Chart
  • Modifying Chart Axes Labels
  • Changing the Chart Type
  • Changing the Chart Style
  • Updating the Chart Title
  • Saving the Chart as a Template


  • Types of Sparklines
  • Markers
  • Creating a Sparkline

PivotTables and PivotCharts

  • PowerPivot
  • Calculation in PivotTables
  • Enhanced PivotCharts
  • Slicers
  • Creating a PivotTable and PivotChart
  • Filtering the PivotTable Data
  • Formatting the PivotChart
  • Inserting a Slicer into the PivotTable


Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Interface

Themes and Styles

  • Themes
  • Create a Custom Theme Colour and Font
  • Creating a Custom Colour Scheme

Picture Effects

  • Applying Picture Styles and Effects
  • Apply a Picture Style
  • Apply a Picture Effect
  • Create a Photo Album

Animation and Transition Effects


  • Apply a Text Animation
  • Previewing Animations
  • The Animation Painter
  • Apply and Preview Transitions


  • The Video Options Ribbon Group
  • Adding Videos to Presentations
  • Editing a Video
  • Preview and Trim the Video

Sections in a Presentation

  • Creating Sections in a Presentation
  • Reordering Sections


Microsoft Outlook 2010 Interface

  • Creating a Basic Message
  • Replying to a Message

Quick Steps

  • Flagging Mail Messages
  • Displaying the Follow-Up folder
  • Creating Priority Folders and Quick Steps

The Conversation View

  • The Ignore Command
  • Organise email by Conversations

Instant Search Feature

  • Searching in Outlook
  • Advanced Find

Sharing Calendar Information

  • The To-Do Bar
  • The Schedule View
  • Schedule a Meeting
  • Send a Calendar via E-mail

Sharing Contact Information

  • Creating the Contact Information
  • Formatting the Appearance of a Business Card
  • Creating a Personal Signature
  • Sending a Business Card

Student Comments

  • Office Upgrade training course
    - Jan
  • Office Upgrade Training Course
    More time in explaining MS excel and particularly outlook. Not enough time to ask questions even though instructor explained to us after the scheduled time frame
    - Umasankar
  • Office Upgrade Training Course
    Everything is great
    - Raymond
  • Office Upgrade Training Course
    I thought that Craig did an excellent job of balancing the very short time frame available to him, and the varying information needs and skill levels of the participants
    - Linda
  • Office Upgrade Training Course
    Excellent standard
    - Peter
  • Office Upgrade Training Course
    Craig was a fantastic trainer! It was an incredibly useful session and you made everything understandable.
    - Claire
  • Office Upgrade Training Course
    That is a bit too rush and too brief. More opportunities to practice would be better. No chance to introduce excel at all.
    - Susan
  • Office Upgrade Training Course
    All the tips were really useful. I considered myself fairly proficient in word and excel, but the tips I got showed me a number of ways to do things better. It was also very useful seeing the different btw 2003 and 2010, as I’m sure we`ll get question
    - Anthony
  • Office Upgrade Training Course
    Libby has been fantastic. Great trainer. Many thanks
    - Emma
  • Office Upgrade Training Course
    - Helen
  • Office Upgrade Training Course
    Very professional trainer, interesting course
    - Mei

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