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Microsoft Word Introductory Course

Online Course for Word Beginners

Duration 12 Months Access
Start Date Anytime - Instant Access
Delivery Online Course
Version 365 or 2016

Use Microsoft Word the way it is intended

Learn to navigate in Word and produce professional business documents with our online Word Introductory course or through a customised group training session.

Designed for beginners, the course gives new Word users a thorough grounding in creating and working with documents as well as formatting, tables and more.

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  • Online Learning

  • 6 CPD hours per course

  • Certificate of completion

  • Instant access, start NOW!

Word Introductory Online Learning


Microsoft 365 or 2016 Version

Pdf manual and resources

Follow along with the sample exercises provided

Instant Access to Course

$75 RRP $99

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Word Introductory Course Details

This hands-on beginner’s course aims to give the learner a sound grounding in the use of Microsoft Word  to create everyday documents required either at work or at home. Particular emphasis is placed on developing accurate and well-designed documents. The course begins by showing the learner how to navigate around Microsoft Word . It then quickly gets the learner to create a new document before moving onto features such as text manipulation and enhancement, creating and using tabs and tables, embellishing documents with clip art and pictures, creating multiple documents through merging and printing documents.

At the completion of this course you should be able to:

•                     create a new document

•                     work with a document

•                     display documents using various views

•                     select and work with text in a document

•                     cut and copy information within and between documents

•                     use a range of font formatting techniques

•                     format paragraphs

•                     work effectively with features that affect the page layout of your document

•                     work with tabs

•                     create and modify tables

•                     insert and work with pictures in a Word document

•                     use the Mail Merge Wizard to perform mail merges

•                     print a document

•                     obtain help for Excel whenever you need it

•                     create high quality document designs and layouts

Your First Document

  • Creating Documents in Word
  • Typing Text
  • The Save As Place
  • The Save As Dialog Box
  • Saving a New Document on Your Computer
  • Typing Numbers
  • Inserting a Date
  • Document Proofing
  • Checking Spelling and Grammar
  • Making Basic Changes
  • Saving an Existing Document
  • Printing a Document
  • Safely Closing a Document
  • Challenge Exercise
  • Challenge Exercise Data

Working With a Document

  • The Open Place
  • The Open Dialog Box
  • Opening an Existing Document
  • Navigating With the Keyboard
  • Scrolling Through a Document
  • Page Zooming
  • Viewing the Ruler
  • Showing Paragraph Marks
  • Counting Words
  • Challenge Exercise
  • Challenge Exercise Sample

Viewing Documents

  • Viewing Multiple Pages
  • Splitting the Window
  • Opening a New Window
  • Understanding Document Views
  • Changing Document Views
  • Understanding Read Mode
  • Viewing a Document in Read Mode
  • Viewing Gridlines
  • Challenge Exercise
  • Challenge Exercise Sample

Working With Text

  • Techniques for Selecting Text
  • Selecting Text Using the Mouse
  • Selecting Text Using the Keyboard
  • Editing Text in Insert Mode
  • Editing Text in Overtype Mode
  • Deleting Text
  • Using Undo
  • Using Redo
  • Understanding Find and Replace
  • Finding Words
  • Replacing Words
  • Using Go To
  • Challenge Exercise
  • Challenge Exercise Sample

Cutting and Copying

  • Understanding Cutting and Copying
  • Cutting and Pasting
  • Copying and Pasting
  • Drag and Drop Cutting
  • Drag and Drop Copying
  • Using the Clipboard Task Pane
  • Challenge Exercise
  • Challenge Exercise Sample

Text Appearance

  • Understanding Font Formatting
  • Understanding Font Formatting Tools
  • Working With Live Preview
  • Changing Fonts
  • Changing Font Size
  • Increasing and Decreasing Font Size
  • Making Text Bold
  • Italicising Text
  • Underlining Text
  • Highlighting Text
  • Changing Case
  • Changing Text Colour
  • Using the Format Painter
  • Using the Font Dialog Box
  • Clearing Font Formatting
  • Challenge Exercise
  • Challenge Exercise Sample

Working With Paragraphs

  • Understanding Paragraph Formatting
  • Understanding Text Alignment
  • Changing Text Alignments
  • Changing Line Spacing
  • Changing Paragraph Spacing
  • Indenting Paragraphs
  • Outdenting Paragraphs
  • Starting a Bulleted List
  • Adding Bullets to Existing Paragraphs
  • Removing Existing Bullets
  • Starting a Numbered List
  • Numbering Existing Paragraphs
  • Creating a Multilevel List
  • Removing Existing Numbers
  • Borders and Shading Dialog Box
  • Shading Paragraphs
  • Applying Borders to Paragraphs
  • The Paragraph Dialog Box Indents and Spacing
  • The Paragraph Dialog Box Line and Page Breaks
  • Using the Paragraph Dialog Box
  • Challenge Exercise
  • Challenge Exercise Data

Working With Pages

  • Changing Page Margins
  • Setting Custom Margins
  • Changing Page Orientation
  • Changing Paper Sizing
  • Setting Custom Paper Sizes
  • Inserting Page Breaks
  • Removing Page Breaks
  • Inserting Page Numbers
  • Formatting Page Numbers
  • Removing Page Numbers
  • Challenge Exercise
  • Challenge Exercise Sample


  • Using Default Tabs
  • Setting Tabs on the Ruler
  • Modifying Tabs on the Ruler
  • Setting Tabs in the Tabs Dialog Box
  • Setting Tab Leaders
  • Setting Bar Tabs
  • Setting Mixed Tabs
  • Removing Tabs
  • Challenge Exercise
  • Challenge Exercise Data


  • Understanding Tables
  • Creating a Table
  • Adding Data to a Table
  • Selecting in Tables Using the Ribbon
  • Selecting in Tables Using the Mouse
  • Inserting Columns and Rows
  • Deleting Columns and Rows
  • Changing Column Widths
  • Changing Row Heights
  • Autofitting Columns
  • Shading Cells
  • Modifying Borders
  • Adding Custom Borders
  • Choosing a Table Style
  • Challenge Exercise
  • Challenge Exercise Data


  • Understanding Pictures
  • Understanding Online Pictures
  • Inserting a Picture
  • Inserting an Online Picture
  • Selecting Pictures
  • Positioning Pictures
  • Applying Text Wrapping Styles
  • Resizing a Picture
  • Applying Picture Styles to Pictures
  • Resetting Pictures
  • Changing the Picture
  • Cropping a Picture
  • Deleting Pictures
  • Challenge Exercise
  • Challenge Exercise Sample

Performing a Mail Merge

  • Understanding Mail Merge
  • Understanding the Mail Merge Process
  • Creating a Recipient List
  • Creating the Starting Document
  • Starting the Mail Merge Wizard
  • Selecting a Recipient List
  • Inserting Mail Merge Fields
  • Previewing the Merged Documents
  • Completing the Merge
  • Challenge Exercise
  • Challenge Exercise Data

Printing Your Documents

  • Understanding Printing
  • Previewing Your Document
  • Quick Printing
  • Selecting a Printer
  • Printing the Current Page
  • Specifying a Range of Pages
  • Specifying the Number of Copies
  • Challenge Exercise
  • Challenge Exercise Sample

Getting Help

  • Understanding How Help Works
  • Using Tell Me
  • Accessing the Help Window
  • Navigating the Help Window
  • Using Google to Get Help
  • Challenge Exercise
  • Challenge Exercise Sample

A Guide to Brilliant Documents

  • The Four Pillars of Great Design
  • Perfect Page Layouts
  • Make It Readable
  • Pictures Tell a Story
  • The Tips and Traps of Writing
  • Challenge Exercise
  • Challenge Exercise Workspace


  • Digital Certificate of Completion
  • 6 Hours CPD
  • Short online assessment to test your knowledge is included on the Student Learning platform.
  • Certificate of Completion is available after the online quiz as a printable PDF and includes a QR code to verify authenticity.

Certificate shown are for illustration purpose only.

Most students complete the online course in around 6 hours. You will have 12 months access to the tutorials. Study online at a pace that suits your personal situation.

  • Online access to learning tutorials
  • Course presentation videos
  • Electronic pdf learner guide
  • Activity sheets and calculation templates

The course content is accessed via our online student portal with additional learning materials also available. Please note due to copyright the digital training manuals cannot be printed. Hard copies can be ordered when enrolling in your course.

Instructor-demonstrated video tutorials

Pause, rewind and re-watch as many times as you need to assist in understanding the course material. Here's some sample videos:

Training manual and comprehensive resources included with Microsoft Word course

Microsoft Word 365 Introductory Online Training is a convenient, effective and affordable way to learn. You can complete the Microsoft Excel Introductory Online Training at your own pace and at your own leisure. Whether you’re a beginner, an experienced user, or somewhere in between, you’ll find valuable knowledge that can be accessed again and again at a time and pace that suits you.

The course includes online learning materials that can be accessed again and again. Packed full of high-quality content, step-by-step instructions with plenty of visuals and practice exercises, the course materials offer exceptional value to the participant, including:

  • Microsoft Word course manual
  • Handy Tips guide (key tips and tricks for using Word)
  • Quick Reference Guide
  • Exercise Files to practise with

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