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Microsoft Publisher is used to create a range of publications such as flyers, business cards, calendars and greeting cards. This introductory course will help you build the skills to create single or multipage publications. You will learn how to apply formatting to text, insert tables and graphics and draw objects to enhance the quality of your publication.

Course Price (inc GST where applicable): 
Sydney, Melbourne
2 days
You'll Learn how to: 
  • Navigate the Publisher interface, customise the workspace and get help
  • Create, print and save a new publication
  • Create a facing-pages layout, insert pages, move items between publications and work with master pages
  • Flow text between text boxes, create continuation notices and apply formatting
  • Create and modify lists, tabs and tables
  • Arrange text in text boxes, modify picture frames, adjust the stacking order of page elements and group and ungroup items
  • Draw shapes and use WordArt
  • Perform a mail merge to send your publication out to your audience
Course Content: 


Publisher 2010 Orientation


Overview Of Publisher
Using The New Pane In Backstage View
The Publisher 2010 Screen


Publisher Essentials


Creating A Business Information Set
Understanding Publication Category
Creating And Saving A Publication
Using Print Preview And Printing A Publication


Objects And Frames


Tips For Planning A Publication
The Building Blocks Of Publications
Creating A Calendar
Working With Objects And Frames
Inserting A Picture Frame
Aligning Objects And Frames
Fill Effects In Frames




Creating A Text Box
Formatting Text Colour And Alignment
Importing Text
Checking Spelling


Text Techniques


Text Columns
Using Baseline Guides
Paragraph Spacing
Linking Text Boxes
Drawing Text Boxes Accurately
Text Box Margins


Text Styles


Creating, Applying And Modifying A Style
Creating A Style By Example


Tabs And Lists


Creating Tabs
Creating Leader Tabs
Creating Bulleted Lists
Creating Numbered Lists




Creating A Table
Entering Text In A Table
Changing Font Size In Tables
Changing Row Heights And Column Widths
Applying Borders And Shading To A Table
Aligning And Indenting In Tables
Merging Cells In A Table
Applying BorderArt To Tables
Working With Cell Borders
Inserting Table Rows


Mail Merge


Creating A Data Source
Creating A Mail Merge Publication
Showing Merge Results
Sorting And Filtering Data




Creating, Copying, Moving And Formatting AutoShapes
Drawing And Formatting Lines
Ordering And Grouping Objects
Using Building Blocks




Creating And Formatting WordArt
Adjusting Shadows In WordArt
Using AutoShapes With WordArt
Creating WordArt From Existing Text
Spacing WordArt


Stationery And Page Orientation


Portrait And Landscape
Setting Up Envelopes, Labels And Folded Cards


Layout And Page Techniques


Working With Grid Guides
Inserting And Deleting Pages
Working With Headers, Footers And Margins
Creating And Using A Template


This course will enable you to produce professional flyers, newsletters, fax covers and other communication material needed to promote your business.

The Learning Process: 

Preparing to learn
Prior to commencing the training, we provide pre-course material that encourages learners to reflect on and align their learning outcomes with the course content.

After the course
TP3's online Resource Centre provides access to additional tools and resources to help you consolidate and continue your learning. We also provide post-course telephone support whenever you require it. For more details visit

Customising this course: 

TP3 can provide a range of consulting services to better meet your business needs, including closed courses for your organisation, customised course material relevant to your industry and requirements, individual or group coaching and blended learning solutions.

Booking Information: 
Call 1300 658 388 to book this course, or book and pay online below.
Course Dates: 

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