On-site Microsoft Publisher Training Courses

If you or your team are looking for on-site Microsoft Publisher training courses in Sussex, Kent, Surrey and London, we can help. We offer an Essential & Advanced  MS Publisher training course for version 2016, although we can cater for older versions such as 2010, & 2013.  We would love to help you at your offices to ensure your staff are fully utilising Microsoft Publisher to improve productivity.

The Microsoft Publisher courses listed below are our structured 1 day sessions and include basic and advanced training. We also offer bespoke/custom IT training for MS Publisher in Sussex, Kent, Surrey and London that will revolutionise the way your employees operate.  Please call us on 01892 665 353 to talk through your business requirements or email us.

On this 1 day Introduction to MS Publisher course, you will look at how to create a publication from scratch or use one of the hundreds of business and personal designs available in Publisher. Microsoft Publisher is an easy to use, flexible program for creating newsletters, brochures, business cards, postcards, flyers, among others for print, email, and the Web.

Time is available for practice exercises and to build skill during this day.

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Introducing Publisher

  • What is Microsoft Publisher?
  • The Screen Setup
  • Displaying Publisher Documents

Creating a Publication

  • Creating a Publication from a Template
  • Saving a Publication
  • Colour & Font Schemes
  • Business Information Sets

Working with Text Boxes & Tables

  • Inserting and Manipulating Text Boxes
  • Fonts & Other Text Effects
  • Alignment
  • Bullet Points and Numbering
  • Moving, Copying & Deleting Text Boxes
  • Linking Text Boxes
  • Importing Text
  • Spell Checker/Search & Replace


  • Inserting and working with a Table
  • Setting tabs in a table
  • Table Formats
  • Working with Excel worksheets in a Publication

Pictures & Shapes

  • Inserting & working with Pictures
  • Moving, resizing, cropping & rotating pictures
  • Watermarking Pictures
  • Pictures Styles & Shapes
  • Captioning & Compressing Pictures


  • Working with Shapes
  • Inserting & Formatting a Shape
  • Grouping, Aligning, Distributing & Stacking Shapes
  • Setting Transparency

Working with Guides

  • Using Grid Guides to lay out a Publication
  • Using Ruler Guides to line up objects in a Publication
  • Working with the Screen Rulers
  • Baseline Guides
  • Viewing the Size & Position of an Object
  • Changing the Units of Measure

Pages & Master Pages

  • Inserting & Deleting Standard Pages
  • Understanding Master Pages
  • Creating a Two Page Spread
  • Headers, Footers and Page Numbers
  • Setting the Page Margins
  • Setting a Printable Background

Creating a Newsletter & Poster

  • Step by Step guide to creating a Newsletter & Poster

Finalising your Publication

  • Printing your Publication
  • Using the Design Checker
  • Printing your Publication Commercially
  • Colour Modes
  • Creating a Bleeds for Commercial printing

Publisher & Mail Merge

  • Looking at Publisher’s Powerful Mail Merge capabilities
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