Microsoft Word Level 1 Training

Course Introduction

Microsoft Word is a word processing system that is used in business and other areas.  While it already features critical and rich productivity, Microsoft keeps on improving Word with every new release.  Microsoft Word training will help you improve or develop your word processing skills so that they can be applied in the workplace or at home.  Microsoft Word 13 is specifically designed to help you move efficiently through creating professional-looking documents.  Its powerful tools and rich features it help make your work fun and easy. In this course you will simply learn how to use Word to add lists and tables, edit simple documents, proof-read documents as well as add layout options and design elements.

For every lesson, the learning objectives will be achieved  through a sequence of hands-on tasks with step-by-step instructions and anticipated result checkpoints. Every task offers you the opportunity to apply, practice, and develop your skills.

The Challenge

Upon completion of this course you will have sufficiently developed your skills to enable you to produce professional looking documents including:

  • Proposal writing
  • Report writing
  • Letters
  • Agendas
  • Minutes
  • Schedules
  • Newsletters

The Solution

Course Outline

  • Getting Started
    • Identifying components of the Word interface
  • Editing a document
    • Navigate and select
    • Modify Text
    • Find and Replace
  • Formatting text and paragraphs
    • Apply Character formatting
    • Align text using tabs
    • Display text in list items
    • Control paragraph layout
    • Apply borders and shading
    • Apply paragraph styles
    • Manage formatting
  • Adding Tables
    • Insert a table
    • Modify a table
    • Format a table
    • Convert text to tables
    • Convert Tables to text
  • Managing lists
    • Sort a list
    • Renumber a list
    • Customize a list
  • Inserting graphic objects
    • Insert symbols and special characters
    • Add images
  • Controlling page appearance
    • Apply page borders and color
    • Add watermarks
    • Add headers and footers
    • Control page layout
  • Proofing a document
    • Check spelling and grammar
    • Proofing tools
    • Check accessibility
  • Customizing the word environment
    • Customize the word interface
    • Additional saving options

Course duration

1 day

Prior learning requirements

Computer literacy; comfortable using a keyboard and mouse with/without some previous experience in MS Word.

Who should attend

This course is suitable for those individuals who wish to learn the fundamental skills of Microsoft Word.

Delivery Method 

1 day instructor led classroom-based training.   Typically, normal classes are held in Woodmead (nearby Sandton located in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa).  This course is also offered in other major centres in South Africa:  Pretoria, Durban, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth. The textbook and stationery items are included in the Microsoft Word training course. Refreshments including a cooked meal for lunch and 2 tea breaks are supplied for full-time courses, while lighter meals are provided for part-time courses.

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