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Word Introduction 2013 / 2010 / 2007

Duration 1 day

Designed for

Those who have little or no previous knowledge of using a computerised word processing software program and are intending to use Microsoft Word in order to produce documents


Delegates should have used a mouse and have a working knowledge of Microsoft Windows

A pre-course questionnaire is available for delegates to confirm their existing knowledge before attending this programme

Course Aims

This course will provide delegates with the skills required in order to produce, edit, print and enhance appearance of documents. Delegates will learn quick ‘tips and tricks’ and also practice the use of key features and their benefits in different situations. By the end of the course, delegates will also be aware of the intricacies of when, and how to use tabs and/or indents which are commonly the most confusing aspect of getting to grips with Word in the initial stages

Course content

  • The Word Environment
  • Moving around a document using a mouse or keyboard
  • Enhancing Text
  • Inserting/deleting Page Breaks
  • Opening/Saving/Closing Documents
  • Different Views
  • Selecting Text with the Mouse or Keyboard
  • Formatting Characters and Paragraphs
  • Using Format Painter
  • Deleting/Inserting Text
  • Undo and Redo
  • Changing Case
  • Text Alignment
  • Line Spacing
  • Borders
  • Tabs including Leaders
  • Inserting Symbols
  • Using the Highlighter
  • Automatic Numbering and Bullets
  • Spelling/Thesaurus/Grammar Checking
  • Cut/copy/paste
  • Zoom Magnification
  • Inserting Automatic Dates
  • Headers and Footers
  • Automatic Page Numbering
  • Page Setup Options including changing Margins and Orientation
  • Printing Options
  • Tips & Tricks

Content will alter slightly depending on version being used