Microsoft Word: Introduction

Microsoft Word: Introduction

Overview and Objectives

This one-day course is designed to help you to obtain the basic skills required to create simple documents using Microsoft Word. A delegate will learn to create, edit, format, print and review short documents such as letter, memo’s and reports.

Course Outline

This course consists of 7 modules
Module 1What is Word for Windows
Starting & Quitting Word
Understanding the Word Screen
The Quick Access Toolbar
The Ribbon
Backstage View
Dialog Boxes
Using Help
Switch Between Applications
Module 2Creating a New Document
Non-Printing Characters
Working with Multiple Documents
Switching between Documents
Saving Documents
Saving with File Properties
Recover Unsaved Documents
Password Protection
Closing/Opening a Document
Module 3Moving in a Document
Moving & Scrolling with the Keyboard
Selecting Text
Deleting Text
Undo & Redo
Cut / Copy / Paste
Editing Text
Copy from One Document to Another
Using Paste Special
Hyphenating a Document
Using QuickParts
Page Breaks
Module 4Find & Replace
Spell Check
Spell Check Options
Grammar Check
Grammar Check Options
Synonyms & Thesaurus
Proofing in Other Languages
Word Count
Module 5Formatting Characters
Highlighting Text
Changing Fonts/Sizes
Inserting Symbols/Special Characters
Insert the Date & Time
Format Painter
Hiding Text
Character Spacing
Change Case
Module 6Paragraph Alignment
Bulleted / Numbered Lists
Line Spacing
Setting Tabs
Setting Leader Tabs
Module 7Page Layout: Margins, Page Orientation, Paper Size
Inserting Page Numbers
Headers & Footers
Different Views, Printing

Microsoft Word: Introduction

Who should attend?

The course has been designed for delegates wanting to obtain basic skills in using a word processor to create, format, and print basic documents, such as letter, memo’s and reports.

Course Prerequisite

Microsoft Windows


1 Day


R1 270,00 (excl. VAT)


  • Comprehensive Manual
  • Lunch & Refreshments (not applicable to on-site training)
  • Electronic Certificate (on successful completion of the course)
  • Electronic Trainer Feedback Report
  • Electronic Delegate Feedback Questionnaire
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Microsoft Word: Introduction

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