Microsoft Word 2013 - Level 1 Essentials


Course introduction

Microsoft Word has become the quintessential word processing program now. A foundation stone in the Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Word is now the de facto standard in document processing.

Course Benefits

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Use Microsoft Word to create efficient documents and properly formatted
  • Gain confidence in using these features to create and manage a wide variety of document types, relevant to the corporate or business world

Target Audience

Beneficial to all who need to produce corporate-standard documents.

Course Outline

Word Basics

  • Interface and Ribbon 
  • Using the Backstage View
  • Opening and Viewing A Document
  • Customise Word Environment
  • Getting Help
Editing Text
  • Basic Text Editing
  • Creating Documents and Entering Text
  • Selecting and Editing Text
  • Moving and Copying Text
  • Undo Changes
  • Search and Replace Text
  • Text Formatting
  1. Applying Fonts and Font Weights
  2. Character Styles
  3. Changing Case
  4. Using Format Painter
  5. Understanding Smart Tags
Paragraph Formats
  • Alignment and Justification
  • Defining Hyphenation
 Indents and Line Spacing
  • Setting First Line and Hanging Indents
  • Determining Paragraph Spacing
Bullets and Numbering
  • Setting and Using Tabs
  • Creating Numbered and Bulleted Lists
  • Setting Bullet Styles and Numbering Options
  • Using Picture Bullets
Borders and Shading
Inserting Dates and Symbols
Applying Themes

Working with Tables
  • Defining the Table
  • Using Draw Table Feature
  • Table Styles
  • Setting Headings
  • Sorting Table Data
  • Inserting Quick Tables
Document Layout
  • Setting Margins
  • Paper Size and Orientation
  • Page Breaks and Pagination
  • Using Headers and Footers
  • Page Numbering
Proofing Documents
  • Spell Checking
  • Grammar Checking
  • Using The Thesaurus
Working with Illustrations
  • Inserting Clip Art
  • Inserting Imported Graphics
  • Image Manipulation
  • Shapes and Smart-Art
  • Using Templates
  • Creating and Modifying Templates
  • Saving an Existing Document as a Template
Printing and Output
  • Printing the Document
  • Printing Ranges and Collating
  • Scaling Printout

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