Word Long Documents

Do you produce long documents that require tables of contents or figures or numbered headings?

Do you need to produce high quality and appropriately formatted work more efficiently? Then getting to grips with Word's document production features in this workshop is the answer.

Key content

  • Efficient navigation around your document
  • Reviewing page and section breaks
  • Reviewing page numbering conventions
  • Reviewing the way to use, create and modify styles
  • Saving a customized style set
  • Customising multilevel heading numbering options
  • Creating supporting tables of contents, figures etc.
  • Using captions to automate numbering of figures, tables, diagrams
  • Inserting footnotes and endnotes
  • Using reviewing tools to compare and combine changed documents
  • Working with master and sub documents effectively


  • Format, navigate and organize your long documents efficiently


For University of Auckland and UniServices staff, please access the following Online learning courses to ensure you meet the minimum competency requirements for this workshop:

  • Headers, Footers, Page Numbering, and Layout in Word 2016
  • Using the Navigation Pane and Creating Lists in Word 2016
  • Advanced Table Customization in Word 2016
  • Using Illustrations, Styles, and Themes in Word 2016
  • Maintaining, Protecting, and Reviewing Documents in Word 2016

In addition, you may like to complete the following recommended online courses:

  • Creating and Formatting Tables in Word 2016
  • References, Proofing, Mail Merges, and Forms in Word 2016
  • Formatting Text in Word 2016

Suitable for

This is an intermediate level workshop which is suitable for those who have completed the prerequisites or who are competent with the topics covered. Before registering for this workshop, it is your responsibility to ensure that you are competent with the topics covered in the prerequisite workshop, specifically:

  • Formatting documents using Quick Styles
  • Page and section breaks in a document
  • Using headers, footers and page numbering


PC and Mac computers are available on a first come, first served basis. If you require a Mac, please contact us so that we can make the necessary arrangements. Word 2016 is used. Also suitable for 2013 users.


Free for University of Auckland and UniServices staff


If you are University of Auckland staff, please visit Career Tools to view workshop availability and register on a session.

All others, please see our Registration page for more information.

Please be aware that a Cancellation policy applies to these workshop sessions. 

Dates, times and venues for scheduled workshops 2019

Monday 6 May 2019, 1-4pm (FULL)
Room 305, Level 3, 49 Symonds Street, Auckland

Thursday 22 August 2019, 1-4pm
Room 305, Level 3, 49 Symonds Street, Auckland

Wednesday 20 November 2019, 9am-12pm
Room 305, Level 3, 49 Symonds Street, Auckland

Other resources

  • Online Learning - access online learning from anywhere at anytime. 
  • Online Learning Place - register for a space in our Online Learning Place room to complete your online learning without distractions, in your own time and at your own pace.