Course Information

Overview

This course will provide you with the essential Word knowledge and skills necessary for business today. These include basic Word skills, such as creating, editing, and formatting documents; inserting simple tables and creating lists; and utilizing a range of techniques for improving the appearance and accuracy of document content.

Course requirements

Learners must be confident using a mouse and keyboard.

What will you learn:

  • Identify the various parts of the Word interface, create a new Word document, enter text into a document, save a document, preview and print a document, and search Help.
  • Navigate through a document to find and select text, change selected text, and find and replace text.
  • Apply character formatting to text, align paragraphs using tab stops, display text as list items, apply text styles, control paragraph layout, apply borders and shading to paragraphs, and manage formatting in documents.
  • Insert a table into a document, modify the structure of a table, format a table, and convert text to a table.
  • Sort a list, renumber a list, and customize a list.
  • Insert symbols and special characters, and add images to a document.
  • Apply page borders and colours, apply a watermark, add a header and footer to a document, and control page layout.
  • Check spelling and grammar and use other proofing tools.
  • Customize the Word interface and use extra options for saving.

Outline

  • Starting Microsoft Word
  • The Microsoft Word Opening Screen
  • To Create a New Blank Document
  • The Levels of Command Organisation
  • The File Tab
  • Ribbon Tabs
  • Groups
  • Dialog Box Launcher
  • Using the Default Microsoft Word Document
  • Saving Microsoft Word Documents
  • Opening and Closing Documents
  • Save As
  • Creating a New, Blank Document Using a Keyboard Shortcut
  • Using Help within Microsoft Word
  • Alt Key Help
  • Closing Microsoft Word
  • Creating New Documents Using Different Templates
  • Using Online Templates
  • Select, Then Format
  • Selecting Text
  • Inserting, Deleting, Undo and Redo
  • Insert and Overtype Mode
  • Copying Text within a Document
  • Moving (Cutting) Text within a Document
  • Pinning
  • Recently Open Documents
  • Viewing a Document Where You Left Off
  • What Is Text Formatting?
  • Font Type
  • Font Size
  • Decrease and Increase Font Size Icons
  • Font Size Keyboard Shortcut
  • Bold, Italic and Underline
  • Subscript and Superscript
  • Case Changing
  • Highlighting
  • Font Colour
  • Copying Text Formatting
  • Removing Formatting
  • Using Zoom
  • Inserting Special Characters and Symbols
  • Paragraph Marks
  • Soft Paragraph (Line Break) Marks
  • Recommended Techniques for Aligning and Indenting Text
  • Aligning Text
  • Indenting Paragraphs
  • Applying Single or Double Line Spacing,within Paragraphs
  • Applying Spacing Above or Below Paragraphs
  • Using Paragraph Spacing Rather Than Using the Return Key
  • Applying Bullets to a List
  • Applying Numbering a List
  • Modifying Bullet and Numbering Formatting
  • Removing Bullet or Numbering Formatting
  • Using Borders and Shading
  • Adding a Border
  • Modifying Borders
  • Adding Shading
  • Modifying Your Shading
  • Applying Borders to Selected Text
  • Tab Stops
  • Displaying the Ruler
  • Setting and Removing Tabs Using the Ruler
  • Viewing Tab Marks Using the Show/Hide Icon
  • What Are Styles?
  • Applying Styles
  • Applying a Theme Colour
  • Apply a Customised Font
  • What Is Page Formatting?
  • Page Orientation and Paper Size
  • Changing the Page Size
  • Page Margins
  • Inserting Page Breaks
  • Deleting Page Breaks
  • Use Page Breaks Rather Than Repeatedly Pressing the Return Key
  • Headers and Footers
  • Easy Header and Footer Creation
  • Page Numbering
  • Header and Footer Fields
  • Editing Text within a Header or Footer
  • Cover Pages
  • Applying Automatic Hyphenation
  • Switching between Word Views
  • Using the Zoom Tool
  • Navigating Through Documents
  • Using Tables
  • Inserting a Table
  • Navigating within a Table
  • Selecting and Editing Text within a Table
  • Selecting Cells, Rows, Columns or the Entire Table
  • Inserting and Deleting Rows and Columns
  • Modifying Column Width or Row Height
  • Modifying the Table Width
  • Modifying Table Styles
  • Types of Illustrations That You Can Insert within Word 2016
  • Inserting Pictures
  • Inserting Online Pictures
  • Inserting Shapes
  • Inserting SmartArt
  • Inserting a Chart
  • Modifying the Chart Type
  • Modifying the Chart Style
  • Modifying the Chart Data
  • Inserting a Screenshot
  • Selecting, Resizing and Deleting Illustrations
  • Copying or Moving Graphics
  • Using Find and Replace
  • Finding Text
  • Replacing Text
  • Multitasking With Word
  • Switching between Open Documents
  • Tiling or Cascading Documents on Your Screen
  • Comparing Documents Side By Side
  • Copying or Moving Selected Items between Documents
  • What Is Mail Merging?
  • Starting the Mail Merge Wizard
  • Creating a Mailing List to Be Used within a Mail Merge
  • Merging a Mailing List to Produce Labels
Dates and Prices

There are currently no public dates for this course. This course can be run as a private course either at one of our training centers or at your offices. To get pricing for this use our quote wizard to generate a customised quote or call us on 0118 324 3000 to discuss your requirements.

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Testimonials

  • Noel was an excellent tutor. He did check all of the group was able to keep up and if there were any problems or questions of the attendants, he was always willing to help.

    Marianne Seager-Wincanton
  • This was a really good training, nicely paced, very useful and well presented. Thank you, Stuart!

    Joris Latinne-Oracle