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This is a great course for anyone working as an Admin Assistant, Secretary, Office Manager or PA who needs to quickly learn how to send out personalized mailshots. It’s 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.

About this course

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’ll be sure to impress!

In just 6 hours of detailed learning you will be able to confidently run a mail merge using either Excel or Word data sources. You’ll find out how to update and amend your data, organise merge fields and run your mail merge while also learning tips and tricks of the programmes functions which are invaluable in the workplace!

This mail merge course has two lessons:  –

Lesson One: you’ll 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’ll look at how to add and amend fields within the data source including adding new records. Next you’ll look at the merge fields within the letter and how to insert, add and amend these.

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

Aims and Objectives

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’ll be ideally placed to prepare for the OCR Level 2 Text Processing (Business Professional) Mail merge examination.


Before starting this course it would be preferable for you to have a working knowledge of Microsoft Word 2013 to really maximise your learning experience.

Career Path

After this course you could look towards a rewarding career in office administration roles such as Secretary, Medical Secretary, Legal Secretary or Senior Secretarial positions. After this you might choose to progress further to PA/EA type positions where you’re providing high level personal support to Business Directors.

Date: On-Demand

Duration: 1 day

FEE: N 42,000

Please note that this event is by prior reservation only; all reservations are subject to confirmation by Firstlincoln Technologies. For more information please call 0806 693 8330, 0908 166 9518, or e-mail or visit to either download a reservation form or fill an online reservation form. Workshop Materials and software will be made available to confirmed participants ahead of the workshop.

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