Microsoft Word Introduction

Duration: 1 Day

Course Overview

This 1 day instructor led training course provides delegates with a solid grounding in Microsoft Word. Delegates will be introduced to the concepts of word processing and gain an appreciation of the main features of Word and what it has to offer.

How can I attend my course?

On-line from
your chosen location

At our dedicated
training facility

On-site at
your premises

Target Audience

This course has been created for delegates wanting to obtain basic skills in using a word processor to create, format, and print simple documents, such as letters or memos.

Users requiring a good solid foundation and understanding of word processing will benefit greatly from this course.


• Understand word processing concepts
• Enter, select, move around and modify text
• Create documents from scratch
• Align and format text
• Insert paragraph formatting, borders and bullet points
• Insert simple tables
• Format pages by setting margins and inserting headers and footer
• Use the proofreading tools
• Choose required printing options
• Understand simple file management.

Course Content


• Starting Word
• Understanding the Screen
• Giving Commands
• Using Shortcuts
• Create a New Document
• Open a Document
• Preview and Print
• Save and Close
• Using Help

Getting Started

• Enter and delete Text
• Select and Replace Text
• Navigating a Document
• Viewing a Document

Working with & Editing Text

• Spelling, Grammar and Thesaurus
• Finding Replacing Text
• Inserting Symbols
• Copying and Moving Text
• Undo, Redo, and Repeat

Formatting Characters and Paragraphs

• Font Type, Size and Colour
• Font Styles and Effects
• Creating Bulleted and Numbered Lists
• Changing Paragraph Alignment
• Adding Paragraph Borders and Shading
• Changing Line Spacing
• Copying Formatting
• Setting Tab Stops
• Working with Indents

Formatting the Page

• Adjusting Margins
• Page Orientation and Size
• Using Page Breaks
• Working with the Page Background
• Using Headers and Footers
• Borders and Shading

Working with Tables

• Creating tables
• Working with table content
• Changing the table structure

More Topics

• Converting to Word
• Viewing Document Properties
• Find a file
• Recovering Documents
• Managing Versions


Before taking this course, you should be familiar with personal computers, using a keyboard, a mouse and a basic knowledge of using Windows.

You will receive a full set of course notes
and all supporting materials for your course.

Hard Copy Delivered to your premises or Downloaded to a chosen device.

To book this course please call 
+44 (0) 1444 410296 or email