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Master the most popular Word Processing tool, Microsoft Word. Microsoft Word 2010, Word 2013, Word 2016, Word 2019

What you will learn

You will learn how to take full advantage of Microsoft Word

Various techniques to create dynamic layouts

Format documents effectively using Microsoft Word Styles

Create and Manage Table Layouts

Perform Mail Merges to create Mailing Labels and Form Letters

Manage Templates

Begin with the basics of creating Microsoft Word documents

Preparing documents for printing and exporting

Control page formatting and flow with sections and page breaks

Work with Tab Stops to Align Content Properly

Build and Deliver Word Forms

Track and Accept/Reject Changes to a Document

Master Microsoft Word from Beginner to Advanced

Page and Section Breaks

Create Print and Dynamic Electronic Automated Forms

Track and accept/reject changes to your documents

Tab Stops and their Alignments

Taught by Certified Microsoft Office Word 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 & 2016 Specialist and Expert with over 18 years of Word training


This Microsoft Word training course aims to provide new users with the essential skills needed to create, edit and print professional looking documents using text, tables, lists and pictures as well as covering simple mail merge. Particular emphasis is placed on developing accurate and well-designed documents.

The course begins by showing you how to navigate around Microsoft Word. It then quickly gets you to create a new document before moving onto features such as text manipulation and enhancement, creating and using tabs and tables, embellishing documents with clip art and pictures, creating multiple documents through merging and printing documents.

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • work with the basic features of Word
  • create a new document
  • work with a document
  • display documents using various views
  • select and work with text in a document
  • use a range of font formatting techniques
  • format paragraphs
  • work effectively with features that affect the page layout of your document
  • create and modify tabs and tables
  • insert and work with clip art and pictures
  • use the Mail Merge Wizard to perform mail merges
  • print a document
  • find the information you need in Help
  • create high quality document designs and layouts.


Getting started with Word

  • Starting Word
  • Understanding the start screen
  • Creating a new blank document
  • The word screen
  • How Microsoft Word works
  • Using the ribbon
  • Showing and collapsing the ribbon
  • Understanding the backstage view
  • Accessing the backstage view
  • Using shortcut menus
  • Understanding dialog boxes
  • Launching dialog boxes
  • Understanding the quick access toolbar
  • Adding commands to the QAT
  • Understanding the status bar
  • Exiting safely from Word

Your first document

  • Creating documents in word
  • Typing text
  • The save as place
  • The save as dialog box
  • Saving a new document on your computer
  • Typing numbers
  • Inserting a date
  • Document proofing
  • Checking spelling and grammar
  • Making basic changes
  • Saving an existing document
  • Printing a document
  • Safely closing a document

Working with a document

  • The open place
  • The open dialog box
  • Opening an existing document
  • Navigating with the keyboard
  • Scrolling through a document
  • Page zooming
  • Viewing the ruler
  • Showing paragraph marks
  • Counting words

Viewing documents

  • Viewing multiple pages
  • Splitting the window
  • Opening a new window
  • Understanding document views
  • Changing document views
  • Understanding read mode
  • Viewing a document in read mode
  • Using resume reading

Working with text

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  • Techniques for selecting text
  • Selecting text using the mouse
  • Selecting text using the keyboard
  • Editing text in insert mode
  • Editing text in overtype mode
  • Deleting text
  • Using undo
  • Using redo
  • Understanding find and replace
  • Finding words
  • Replacing words
  • Using go to
  • Understanding cutting and copying
  • Cutting and pasting
  • Copying and pasting
  • Drag and drop cutting
  • Drag and drop copying
  • Using the clipboard task pane

Text appearance

  • Understanding font formatting
  • Understanding font formatting tools
  • Working with live preview
  • Changing fonts
  • Changing font size
  • Increasing and decreasing font size
  • Making text bold
  • Italicising text
  • Underlining text
  • Highlighting text
  • Changing text colour
  • Using the format painter
  • Using the font dialog box
  • Clearing font formatting

Working with paragraphs

  • Understanding paragraph formatting
  • Understanding text alignment
  • Changing text alignments
  • Changing line spacing
  • Changing paragraph spacing
  • Indenting paragraphs
  • Outdenting paragraphs
  • Starting a bulleted list
  • Adding bullets to existing paragraphs
  • Removing existing bullets
  • Starting a numbered list
  • Numbering existing paragraphs
  • Removing existing numbers
  • Shading paragraphs
  • Applying borders to paragraphs
  • Using the paragraph dialog box

Working with pages

  • Changing page margins
  • Setting custom margins
  • Changing page orientation
  • Changing paper sizing
  • Setting custom paper sizes
  • Inserting page breaks
  • Removing page breaks
  • Inserting page numbers
  • Formatting page numbers
  • Removing page numbers

Tabs and tables

  • Using default tabs
  • Setting tabs on the ruler
  • Modifying tabs on the ruler
  • Setting tabs in the tabs dialog box
  • Setting tab leaders
  • Setting bar tabs
  • Setting mixed tabs
  • Removing tabs
  • Understanding tables
  • Creating a table
  • Adding data to a table
  • Selecting in tables using the ribbon
  • Selecting in tables using the mouse
  • Inserting columns and rows
  • Deleting columns and rows
  • Changing column widths
  • Changing row heights
  • Autofitting columns
  • Shading cells
  • Modifying borders
  • Adding custom borders
  • Choosing a table style

Clip Art and pictures

  • Understanding clip art and pictures
  • Inserting clip art
  • Selecting clip art
  • Applying text wrapping styles
  • Positioning clip art
  • Resizing clip art
  • Applying picture styles to clip art
  • Resetting clip art
  • Deleting clip art
  • Inserting a picture
  • Inserting an online picture
  • Resizing a picture
  • Changing the picture
  • Cropping a picture

Printing your documents

  • Understanding printing
  • Previewing your document
  • Quick printing
  • Selecting a printer
  • Printing the current page
  • Specifying a range of pages
  • Specifying the number of copies

Getting help

  • Understanding how help works
  • Accessing the help window
  • Navigating the help window
  • Using the office website
  • Googling help
  • Printing a help topic

A guide to brilliant documents

  • The four pillars of great design
  • Perfect page layouts
  • Make it readable
  • Pictures tell a story
  • The tips and traps of writing




Home (Menu)

Home – Clipboard list
Home – Font list
Home – Paragraph list
Home – Styles & Editing lists

Insert (Menu)

Insert – Pages List
Insert – Table List
Insert – illustrations List
Insert – links list
Insert – Header & Footer List
Insert – Text List
Insert – Symbol list

Design (Menu)

Design – Document Formatting List
Design – Page Background List

Layout (Menu)

Layout – Paragraph List
Layout – Page Setup List

Review & View (Menus)

Review & View (LISTS)

End of the course

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