Microsoft Word Introduction Course

Audience

Our Microsoft Word Introduction course is suitable for complete beginners or those with limited experience of Microsoft Word.

Prerequisites

A working knowledge of Windows is required for Word Introduction course, no experience of Microsoft word is required.

On Completion Word Introductions

At the end of this one day Word training course you will have a good working knowledge of Word basics. You will feel more confident using Word and be able to create a document from scratch. 

Understanding and using some of the built in layout and text editing functionality will enable you to produce far more striking and effective documentation in your work and home Word environments. 

You learn how to easily manipulate and format document text. We then cover creating tables, proofing documents and avoiding repetitive typing by using AutoText. 

After completing this Word Introduction Course you will be prepared to attend either or  Word Intermediate Course, or, attend our Word Core and become MOS, Microsoft Office Specialist certified. 

Duration 

This Word introduction course content is designed to be delivered in one day, we can schedule your course Monday – Saturday

Delivery styles

Group bookings, public courses, 1-2-1 sessions, bespoke tailored courses and office migrations.

Venues

This Microsoft Word Introduction course can be delivered either at our London training venue or at your offices. Contact us for details 020 7920 9500

Tailored Course Content

Course content can be customised to meet your specific requirements, we are happy to arrange for a trainer to contact you to help tailor your Microsoft Word training course.

Word Course Syllabus

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Explore the Word environment
  • Create a document
  • Edit a document
  • Format text
  • Format paragraphs
  • Create tables
  • Proof a document

Course Outline

Explore the Word Environment

  • Screen overview
  • Explore the Ribbon
  • Working with Backstage view
  • Customise the Word environment
  • Open a document
  • Navigate in a document
  • Create a Microsoft account
  • Connect to OneDrive or OneDrive for Business
  • Use Help
  • Turn on the Reading View
  • Tell me what you want to do 

Creating a Document

  • Enter text
  • Save a document
  • Viewing the document version history 
  • Creating folders
  • Preview a document
  • Modify a document in Print Preview
  • Print a document
  • Change Print Options

Editing a Document

  • Open and navigate in a document
  • Selecting text
  • Insert additional text
  • Rearranging blocks of text
  • Deleting blocks of text
  • Undo/Redo changes
  • Find and Replace text
  • Open and edit PDF documents

Formatting Text

  • Change Font Type and Size
  • Emphasise text using Font Styles and Effects
  • Text Colour and Highlighting
  • Copy formatting
  • Apply formatting to other text
  • Clear formatting
  • Find and Replace text formatting

Formatting Paragraphs

  • Change paragraph alignment
  • Use and set Tabs
  • Indent paragraphs
  • Simple Bullets and Numbering of paragraphs
  • Add borders and shading
  • Change spacing between lines and paragraphs
  • Apply Styles
  • Document Navigation Pane
  • Dragging and dropping paragraphs in the Navigation Pane

Creating Tables

  • Create a Table
  • Enter data into a Table
  • Moving around a Table
  • Selecting the different parts of the Table
  • Modify the Table structure
  • Format a Table
  • Using the Border Painter tool
  • Convert Text to Table
  • Convert Table to Text

Proofing a Document

  • Check Spelling and Grammar
  • Smart Lookup 
  • Using the Thesaurus to find alternative words
  • Using the Mini-Translator for foreign languages
  • Creating AutoText Entries
  • Editing AutoText Entries
  • Customise AutoCorrect Options
  • Using AutoComplete
Word 2019 introduction, Microsoft Word Introduction Training Course
Word 2019 introduction, Microsoft Word Introduction Training Course

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