Great Shelford, Cambridge / Online
1 day course
£230.00 (ex. VAT)

This is our 1 day introductory Microsoft Word training course aimed at beginners who are new to creating Word documents. If you haven’t used Microsoft Word before or have found yourself getting lost with all the different options available then this course will get you up to scratch and creating documents in no time. 

Throughout this course our qualified trainers will show you the basics such as setting up a new document, formatting paragraphs, changing layouts and using all the proofing tools available. You’ll also be taught the shortcuts and tricks to get you writing faster.

By the end of the course you’ll be able to create, edit, save and print simple documents easily.

Course Outline

The Screen Explained

Create a Document

  • Create a new document
  • Select text
  • Save documents
  • Print Preview
  • Print documents
  • Close documents
  • Quick location keys
  • GoTo a specific element

Edit a Document

  • Insert new text
  • Click & Type
  • Overtype
  • Delete blocks of text
  • Undo, Redo & Repeat

Format characters

  • Bold & italic
  • Underline options
  • Character effects
  • Text Effects
  • Fonts & Font size
  • Format Painter
  • Insert symbols

View the Document

  • Changing Views
  • Show/Hide White Space

Moving & Copying Text

  • Cut & Paste
  • Copy & Paste
  • Multiple Copy & Paste
  • Smart Tag – Paste Options
  • Drag & Drop

Page Layout Options

  • Set margins
  • Page breaks
  • Landscape/Portrait
  • Align text vertically
  • Insert date & time

Format Paragraphs

  • Alignment options
  • Left/right/centre/decimal
  • tabs
  • Dot leader tabs
  • Indents (Left, Right, First Line)
  • Hanging paragraphs
  • Line spacing
  • Paragraph spacing
  • Bullets & Numbering
  • Multi-level Numbering
  • Paragraph borders & shading

Proofing Tools

  • Spell/Grammar checking/Thesaurus
  • Translation Task Pane
  • Find & replace
  • AutoCorrect
  • QuickParts

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Public Course Dates

This course is taught at our training centre in Cambridge.  Check our current available dates for this course below and register your place. Please note that payment is not made by the booking form below – Instead, you will be sent an invoice with instructions on how to pay and confirm your place shortly afterwards.

Company Group Training

We also provide group training for companies on dates that work for them. This can be done via our training centre, on-site or virtually. Please submit your details here for more information.

Online Training

This course is also taught virtually. To enquire about virtual remote training please submit your details here.

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