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Mail Merge using Word 2013

The Mail Merge Using Word 2013 training course  is available at the Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness Pitman Training Centres or via Online Distance Learning through our Pitman Campus.

This course focuses on a key feature of Microsoft Word 2013, Mail Merge. Ensuring that your business correspondence looks professional and presentable is essential in today’s competitive marketplace. If you can show an employer that you have all the skills required to confidently run their mailshots, you will be sure to impress.

Course Duration: 6 Hours

CPD Points: 6

Microsoft Word

Lesson One: you will look at how to use the Mail Merge Wizard, how to mail merge with existing letter and data sources and how to create new ones. You will look at how to add and amend fields within the data source including adding new records. Next you will look at the merge fields within the letter and how to insert, add and amend these.

Lesson Two: in this lesson you will carry out a mail merge using an excel data source and also a word data source. You will learn how to sort, amend and merge the records and finally you will look at filtering, previewing and merging using the mailings tab.

This course is designed for anyone working as an Admin Assistant, Secretary, Office Manager or PA who needs to quickly learn how to send out personalised mailshots.

It is also a great course if you just need to learn how to do this essential admin task in the latest version of Microsoft Word 2013.

This course is designed to teach you how to effectively and confidently process a mail merge within Microsoft Word 2013.

On completion of this short course, you will be ideally placed to prepare for the OCR Level 2 Text Processing (Business Professional) Mail merge examination.

Knowledge of Word 2013

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This fund provides Levy Paying Companies an opportunity to up-skill or re-skill Employees and in turn, support economic growth.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • You must be a Levy Paying Employer
  • The Company must be based or operate in Scotland, wholly or partially
  • Employees must reside in Scotland

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A funded training opportunity is now available to those facing redundancy or those who have been made redundant from March 2020 onward.

The National Transition Training Fund aims to tackle the rise in unemployment caused by Covid-19 by offering short sharp training opportunities for people to learn in-demand skills.

If you are currently under threat of redundancy, or have been made redundant at any time from the 1st March 2020 and are aged 25 or over, you can access an industry recognised qualification to help you gain employment.

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