Microsoft Word - Introduction

Course Objectives

This course covers the essentials of creating, formatting and printing of documents for new users of Microsoft Word.

Course Content

Working With Word

  • Word Processing concepts
  • The word environment
  • Understanding the Ribbon and Quick Access Toolbar
  • The BackStage Area

Working With Documents

  • Creating, opening, saving and closing documents
  • Document proofing

Document Editing

  • Moving within the text of the document
  • Text selection methods
  • Text editing
  • Cutting, copying, pasting and deleting text
  • Copying text from one document to another

Data Presentation Options

  • Character and Paragraph formatting
  • Working with tabs
  • Creating tables
  • Page formatting
  • Inserting header, footers & page numbers

 Error Correction Tools

  • The Undo, redo and repeat tools
  • Proofing the document using spell checking and grammar checking tools

Document Output

  • View options
  • Print preview
  • Printing the document

Course Outcomes

Upon completion of this course participants will be competent in creating Word documents and using basic editing and formatting.


One day: 9am to 4pm

Virtual option available



$410 GST free per person


  • Experienced facilitator
  • Interactive, practical and hands on learning
  • Comprehensive take-home training and reference manual
  • Post-course Help Desk support
  • Certificate of Attendance for participants
  • Morning & afternoon refreshments
  • Delicious cafe lunch
  • Post course follow up


Enjoy Real People, Real Conversations, Real Results 


Course Pre-requisites

A familiarity with the computer keyboard and Windows is desirable.

Suggested Next Course: Word Intermediate

This course allows experienced users of Microsoft Word to extend their knowledge in this powerful word processing application.

Certification Options: Microsoft Office Specialist

Microsoft Core Certification in Word.




8 June 2020 (One day)
22 July 2020 (One day)
17 August 2020 (One day)
9 September 2020 (One day)
15 October 2020 (One day)
18 November 2020 (One day)
7 December 2020 (One day)