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Microsoft Office – Publisher 2016


Course Outline and Topics

Course Overview

Microsoft Office – Publisher 2016 is an online professional development course that will introduce you to the publishing tools and features of Microsoft Publisher 2016.  Throughout this course you will learn how to work with Publisher to create a range of documents and make the best use out of the latest features. You will learn to create publications using a template or from scratch, add text and images to a publication and create various layouts.

Businesses need to operate at the cutting edge of technology to remain competitive. It’s just as important for employees to be knowledgeable in the software that enhances business success.

If you want a career in business, you’ll want to be proficient in the Microsoft Office Publisher 2016. This software is used by almost every company world-wide. The skills you acquire are transferrable, enhance your ability to communicate and collaborate effectively, increase your productivity and simplify business tasks.

Course Structure

Unit - Produce complex desktop published documents Using Publisher 2016

  • Use safe work practices
  • Ergonomic requirements
  • Work safely
  • Reduce, reuse, recycle
  • Confirm layout
  • Identify organisational requirements
  • Document design
  • Enhance readability
  • Typography
  • Choosing fonts
  • Display text
  • Backstage view
  • Colour scheme
  • Ribbon
  • Drawing tools
  • Set up master pages
  • Set up templates
  • Creating templates
  • Adding information
  • Building blocks
  • Layout guides
  • Master page elements
  • Creating a new publication
  • Scratch area
  • Using page design
  • Inserting pages
  • Inserting text boxes
  • AutoFit
  • Zoom features
  • Modify spacing
  • Bulleted and numbered lists
  • Creating a list
  • Importing text
  • Inserting clip art
  • Wrapping text and images
  • BorderArt
  • WordArt
  • Applying backgrounds
  • Drop Cap
  • Shapes
  • Adding tables
  • Borders
  • Working with objects
  • Creating text columns
  • Design checker
  • Types of binding
  • Review document
  • Save document


Written assignments and exercises, including short-answer questions, reports/essays and projects. There are no examinations or due dates for assessment.

Payment Information

Certificate Course


  • Professional development that is widely recognised and respected;
  • Improve your employment opportunities;
  • Study online, anywhere via our elearning system;
  • High-quality professional development programs written by industry experts;
  • No entry requirements;
  • All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
  • Unlimited tutor support;
  • Easy to understand course content;
  • 12 months’ access. Free extensions may be available upon application.
  • Certificate of Attainment/Completion issued for your CV (hard copy provided); and
  • Course may be tax deductible; see your tax advisor.
  • Includes 12 months access
  • Full up-front payment only