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Word: Introduction (Level 1)

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Who should attend?

This course is for users who wish to improve their understanding of Microsoft Word so that they can produce professional documents, letters, reports and newsletters.


Delegates should have a good level of PC and windows skills, but do not need prior experience with Word

Course Objectives

The course provides an overview of the core features within Microsoft Word, making it ideal for those with little or no experience of using this product. It is also suitable for self-taught users, who often do not know how to use the time saving features built in to Word - these time-saving features are covered in detail throughout the course.

Training Locations

Our open classroom courses are held in Merseyside where we have state of the art training facilities. We also provide in-house training solutions at any office location in the UK or Europe. We frequently deliver training in Liverpool, Wirral, Blackpool, Manchester, London, Chester, Warrington, Leeds, Cardiff, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Bristol, Sheffield, Glasgow, Leatherhead and Aberdeen as well as in European countries such as France, Switzerland, Germany, Sweden, Norway and Ireland.

Software Versions

We offer training solutions for all versions of Word - 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016.

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Course Duration

Duration: 1 Day

Timings: 9:30 - 16:30

Getting started with Word

  • Overview of Word
  • Overview of the Word Ribbon and Views
  • Customising the Quick Access Toolbar

File Management

  • Creating New Documents
  • Saving Documents
  • Opening Documents

Editing a Document

  • Shortcuts for Selecting Text and Paragraphs
  • Extending Selection of Text
  • Deleting and Adding Text
  • Spellchecker and Grammar
  • Undo/Redo Commands
  • Page Breaks

Text Formatting

  • Formatting Text i.e. Fonts, Attributes and Colours
  • Live Preview
  • Format Painter
  • Changing the Case
  • Inserting Equations
  • Inserting Symbols

Paragraph Formatting

  • Formatting Paragraphs with Borders and Shading
  • Bullets and Numbers
  • Alignments
  • Indents
  • Tabs
  • Line Spacing

AutoText and AutoCorrect

  • Add Text to the Autotext Gallery
  • Enter Text Using Autotext
  • Add Text to the Autocorrect Gallery
  • Enter Text Using Autocorrect


  • Using Existing Templates
  • Creating New Templates
  • Editing Templates


  • Print Preview
  • Headers and Footers
  • Page Setup
  • Printing


  • Creating Tables
  • Customising Tables
  • Adding Rows and Columns
  • Formatting Table
  • Table Design


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