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Updated on: 10-05-2023

Word Intermediate/Advanced - Headers, Footers, Sections and Table of Contents - Online

Topics covered

Headers, Footers and Sections in Word

  • Creating Headers and Footers
  • Adding page numbers
  • Inserting page breaks
  • Inserting section breaks
  • Managing headers, footers and page numbering across section and page breaks

Headers and footers are useful for including material that you want to appear on every page of a document such as your name, the title of the document, or page numbers.

Insert a page break when you want to move to the beginning of the next page in your document.  Using a page break will also ensure that the space between pages remains intact, whatever changes you make.

Section breaks are used to divide the document into sections. Once section breaks are inserted, you can format each section separately.

Table of Contents in Word

  • Apply Styles
  • Generating a Table of Contents
  • Editing a Table of Contents
  • Formatting a Table of Contents

Styles allow you to easily apply consistent formatting to documents, as well as to quickly change existing formatting. 

Using a table of contents in your document makes it easier for the reader to navigate. You can generate a table of contents in Word from the style headings used in your document.

Online training will be delivered via MS Teams. You will receive joining instructions before your selected session.

At the end of the session all delegates will:

On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Manage Headers and Footers
  • Work with long documents and sections in Word
  • Insert a Table of Contents


About the course

Course Code MLCSU-TR0045
Intended Audience Regular users of Word or those who have completed Word Introduction topics
Delivery Method Online
Required Experience / Training Comfortable with the content of the Word Introduction topics Quiet room with access to MS Teams and headset or headphones
Duration of Training 1 hour