Microsoft Word Introduction


Hands-On Course 572 – 1 Day

Course Requirements

Learners must be confident using a mouse and keyboard.

What You Will Learn

In particular you will be able to:

  • 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.

About This Course: 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 Outline
Working with Tables and Charts

  • Sort Table Data
  • Control Cell Layout
  • Perform Calculations in a Table
  • Create a Chart

Customizing Formats Using Styles and Themes

  • Create and Modify Text Styles
  • Create Custom List or Table Styles
  • Apply Document Themes

Using Images in a Document

  • Resize an Image
  • Adjust Image Appearance
  • Integrate Pictures and Text
  • Insert and Format Screenshots
  • Insert Video

Creating Custom Graphic Elements

  • Create Text Boxes and Pull Quotes
  • Draw Shapes
  • Add WordArt and Other Text Effects
  • Create Complex Illustrations with SmartArt

Inserting Content Using Quick Parts

  • Insert Building Blocks
  • Create and Modify Building Blocks
  • Insert Fields Using Quick Parts

Controlling Text Flow

  • Control Paragraph Flow
  • Insert Section Breaks
  • Insert Columns
  • Link Text Boxes to Control Text Flow

Using Templates

  • Create a Document Using a Template
  • Create a Template

Using Mail Merge

  • The Mail Merge Features
  • Merge Envelopes and Labels
  • Create a Data Source Using Word

Using Macros

  • Automate Tasks Using Macros
  • Create a Macro

Long Course Description

Getting Started with Microsoft Word (2007, 2010, 2013 2016)
Editing a Document
Formatting Text and Paragraphs
Adding Tables
Managing Lists
Inserting Graphic Objects
Controlling Page Appearance
Proofing a Document
Customizing the Word Environment