ECDL® Certification
Word Processing

How to create, collaborate on, track and secure highly-formatted word processed documents.


Become more confident, efficient and effective in using a word processing application.

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Be able to create large, complex word processed documents with footnotes, endnotes and cross-references.

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Collaborate with others in creating and updating documents, and track changes through multiple versions.

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Understand various security features and be able to restrict document access to authorised users only.

What you will learn

Increase your productivity and enhance your professionalism by learning how to use the advanced features of word processing applications for the creation, production, review, and distribution of documents.


Apply advanced text, paragraph, column and table formatting. Convert text to a table and vice versa.


Work with referencing features like footnotes, endnotes and captions. Create tables of contents, indexes and cross-references.


Enhance productivity by using fields, forms and templates.


Apply advanced mail merge techniques and work with automation features like macros.


Use linking and embedding features to integrate data.


Collaborate on and review documents. Work with master documents and subdocuments. Apply document security features.


Work with watermarks, sections, and headers and footers in a document.

Who we work with.
What we offer.

Online programme delivery, learner administration, training content development, online testing and certification, telephone and online support, membership, event and project management, and digital marketing and brand promotion – these are among the services provided by ICS Skills. Here are a few of the clients we serve:

ECDL Ireland Ltd. trading as ICS Skills. Registered in Dublin, Ireland No. 265078. ICS Skills is a Registered Charity in Ireland No. CHY 12259