Microsoft Word VBA Macro Programming - Introduction

The only Word VBA programming course on the web. Why learn Excel VBA, if you plan to automate Microsoft Word?

Average: 5 (2 votes)
12141 learners
10 hours
1 quizzes
10 lessons
What you'll learn
  • The knowledge required to start confidently writing VBA macros which automate procedures in Word and which will enhance your own profile as a Word developer.
  • You will learn to overcome the limitations of the Macro Recorder by writing your own code.
  • You will become familiar with the Visual Basic Editor.
  • You will learn how to work with the Word Object model.
  • You will learn the basics of event programming.
  • You will learn how to create user interfaces for your Word macro solutions.
  • You will learn how to validate user input.
  • You will learn how to debug your Word programming code.
  • You will learn how to make your macros more robust by implementing error handling.
  • The course is aimed at users of Microsoft Word 2016, 2013, 2010 or 2007, running on Windows XP, Windows 7 or Windows 8.
  • Users will need a good working knowledge of Microsoft Word itself.
Additional information

There are many online training courses on Excel VBA; but this is the only Word VBA course dedicated specifically to using VBA macro programming to automate Microsoft Word.


" This course helped me develop my own macros, and start grasping more complex coding principles. Thank you! "

The Word VBA video tutorials in this course are designed to give you all the ammunition you'll need to start creating your own custom macros to automate Microsoft Word tasks and operations.

Microsoft VBA (Visual Basic for applications) allows you to control Microsoft Office programmatically. You can write macros which perform repetitive tasks saving your organisation, or your clients, time and money.

Word users learn VBA macro programming for a number of reasons: some people are looking to enhance their career prospects; some are looking to save themselves time; others are aiming to save their company money and increase productivity.

  • Perhaps you are an advanced Microsoft Word user looking to venture beyond the use of the macro recorder.
  • Perhaps you are a Microsoft Office specialist looking to enhance your skills portfolio and make yourself truly indispensable in the workplace.
  • Perhaps you have already learned how to automate Microsoft Excel using VBA and you are now looking to do the same with Microsoft Word.

Whatever your reasons for wanting to learn to write Word VBA macros, this course will equip you with everything you need to get started and feel confident about writing your own Word VBA code.



" I had no previous training on Word VBA coding but had used Word VBA code to create a complex Userform & document; primarily by copying and pasting from example code found on the internet - this was very time consuming and I found it almost impossible to customise and debug my code because I didn't really understand how the code worked. This course has broken down the concepts of code and syntax and shown me how to create useful and efficient interactions between the various code parts of my project - I can now see much better ways of structuring and coding my Userform & document and will be rewriting the majority of it... "

Microsoft Word VBA Macro Programming - Introduction


MS word isn't something new or strange to computer literates. As simple as we find it, despite all we think we know about it, MS word proves to possess some advanced functions which probably might not have been used or implemented by users. Here is a quiz on the advanced MS word.