Microsoft Word Introduction

Course Description

Our Microsoft Word Introduction course is part of a 3-level study program. This course aims to give participants an introduction to the use of Microsoft Word to create everyday documents required either at work or at home. Participants will create documents using various features including text manipulation and enhancement, creating and using tabs and tables, embellishing documents with pictures and creating multiple documents through merging and printing documents.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of Microsoft Word Introduction you should be able to:


Microsoft Word Introduction assumes little or no knowledge of the software. However, it would be beneficial to have a general understanding of personal computers and the Windows operating system.

Course Duration

The Microsoft Word Introduction course is run over one-day but can be customised to suit your needs.

Course Overview

  • Creating documents in Word
  • Using Save As
  • Insert Dates
  • Document Proofing
  • Check Spelling and Grammar
  • Open an existing document
  • Navigating with the Keyboard
  • Page Zooming
  • Using Paragraph Markers
  • Counting Words
  • Viewing Multiple Pages
  • Splitting the Screen
  • Opening a New Window
  • Changing Document Views
  • Understanding Read Mode
  • Using Resume Reading
  • Techniques for Selecting Text
  • Selecting Text using the Mouse or Keyboard
  • Editing Text in Insert or Overtype Mode
  • Delete Text
  • Using Undo and Redo
  • Use Find and Replace
  • Cut, Copy and Paste Techniques
  • Using the Clipboard
  • Apply Font Formatting
  • Working with Live Preview
  • Changing Fonts and Size
  • Use Bold, Italics and Underline formats
  • Change Text Colour
  • Use Format Painter
  • Paragraph formatting and alignment
  • Change Text Alignment
  • Adjust Line and Paragraph Spacing
  • Use Bullet and Numbered Lists
  • Create a Multilevel List
  • Apply Borders and Shading
  • Use Indents and Spacing
  • Adjust Page Margins
  • Set Custom Margins
  • Change Page Orientation and Sizing
  • Insert and Remove Page Breaks
  • Insert, format and remove Page Numbers
  • Using Default Tabs
  • Set Tabs on the Ruler
  • Create a Table
  • Insert and delete rows and columns
  • Change column width and row height
  • Apply Borders and Shading
  • Insert an Online Picture
  • Select and move Pictures
  • Insert a picture from file
  • Resize, change and crop a picture
  • Apply Text Wrapping Styles
  • Cropping a Picture
  • Create a recipient list
  • Create the Starting Document
  • Insert Mail Merge fields
  • Previewing the Merged Documents
  • Complete the merge
  • Previewing your Document
  • Quick Printing
  • Specify a range of pages
  • The Four Pillars of Great Design
  • Perfect Page Layouts
  • Make it Readable
  • Pictures Tell a Story
  • The Tips and Traps of Writing

Course Includes

Skills Analysis


We come to you

Hands-on training

Email Support

Real-world examples

Course Pricing

Pricing as of 1st July 2019. All prices are exempt of GST. All prices are PER SESSION, not per person.

Number of participants Investment (per day)
1-on-1 Training $500.00
2-3 participants $650.00
4-6 participants $800.00
7-8 participants $950.00
9-10 participants $1,200.00

Above costs are for training conducted within the Sydney region and is subject to travel fees dependent on location. Pricing provides a guide only and will be confirmed at time of booking enquiry.

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