What is Microsoft Word for beginners about?

This session introduces the basic functionality of Microsoft Word and its ability to produce professional documentation. This will enable the learner to quickly and efficiently create, edit and acquire important formatting techniques vital for ease of use and organisation of document content. The course content has been designed to lead you through all the tasks you are most likely to perform in Microsoft Word.

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What are the prerequisites?

  • Computer/Laptop
  • Email for notifications and communication
  • Internet connection
  • PDF viewer (e.g ADOBE Acrobat)
  • Microsoft Word for notes
  • A web browser

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Unit 1 - Getting started

1.1 Identifying the components of the Word interface

1.2 Customising the quick access bar

1.3 Creating a new Word document

1.4 Opening and displaying a document in different views

1.5 Saving a Word document

1.6 Print preview and printing a document

1.7 Accessing help in Word

Unit 2 - Editing a document

2.1 Selecting text in Word

2.2 Cut, copy and paste

2.3 Undo and redo commands

2.4 Find and replace text

Unit 3 - Formatting text and paragraphs

3.1 Applying different font options to text

3.2 Setting borders in a document

3.3 Highlighting text

3.4 Add shading to a document

3.5 Using format painter to format text

3.6 Creating bulleted and numbered lists

3.7 Applying styles

3.8 Adjusting spacing options in a document

3.9 Adjusting the paragraph alignment of text

Unit 5 - Inserting Graphic Objects

5.1 Inserting symbols and special characters

5.2 Inserting graphics

Unit 6 - Controlling page appearance

6.1 Adding a watermark and page colour to a document

6.2 Adding headers and footers

6.3 Controlling page layout

Unit 4 - Adding tables

4.1 Inserting tables

4.2 Formatting a table

It takes between 4 days and 2 weeks, depending on your speed.

only $1 + 36c

(the 36c is the administration fee)


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