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
Getting Started with Word

  • Identify the Components of the Word Interface
  • Create a Word Document
  • Help

Editing a Document

  • Navigate and Select Text
  • Modify Text
  • Find and Replace Text

Formatting Text and Paragraphs

  • Apply Character Formatting
  • Align Text Using Tabs
  • Display Text as List Items
  • Control Paragraph Layout
  • Apply Borders and Shading
  • Apply Styles
  • Manage Formatting

Adding Tables

  • Insert a Table
  • Modify a Table
  • Format a Table
  • Convert Text to a Table

Managing Lists

  • Sort a List
  • Renumber a List
  • Customize a List

Inserting Graphic Objects

  • Insert Symbols and Special Characters
  • Add Images to a Document

Controlling Page Appearance

  • Apply a Page Border and Color
  • Add a Watermark
  • Add Headers and Footers
  • Control Page Layout

Proofing a Document

  • Check Spelling and Grammar
  • Other Proofing Tools

Customizing the Word Environment

  • Customize the Word Interface
  • Additional Save Options

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