Microsoft Word Introduction 2010/2016 | Training Course

Discover the basics of creating professional documents

Microsoft Word is so widely used, it is impossible to imagine life without this powerful application. This Microsoft Word Introduction training will give you the understanding and knowledge to get the most out of this software tool.

Your Word introduction will begin by understanding how Word is used - to create, edit, format, save, and print documents.

You will then develop skills that will make it easy to create multi-page documents, newsletters, CVs, reports and other documents. You will also gain knowledge on inserting symbols and special characters, working with images and clip art, preparing a document for printing and recovering documents in the event of system crashes.


Before enrolling on this Word Introduction training:

  • You should be familiar with using a mouse and keyboard, and working in a Windows environment.
  • No previous experience of using Microsoft Word is necessary.

Why take this Word Introduction course?

Boost productivity - Having Microsoft Word training will make you more productive, confident, and satisfied with your job.

Increase your earning potential – Having Microsoft Word training listed on your resume is likely to make employers give you a closer look.

It’s the industry standard – Microsoft word is used in most job positions, regardless of industry. Use it to create, edit and share documents in a format everyone can open and read.

Who should take this course?

  • This Word introduction course is targeted at new users with little or no previous experience with Microsoft Word.
  • Self-taught users of Microsoft Word who want to master the fundamentals in the shortest possible time.  


1 day

1-Day Course Content

  • The Word environment
  • The ruler
  • The status bar
  • Using shortcut keys
  • Using help
  • Navigating a document via the keyboard and mouse
  • Positioning the cursor
  • Creating a new document
  • Opening an existing document
  • Saving documents
  • Using save as
  • Changing the view
  • Closing documents
  • Recovering documents in the event of software or system crashes
  • Deleting documents
  • Creating and deleting folders
  • Entering text
  • Text entry conventions
  • Insert and overtype
  • Selecting text
  • Deleting text
  • Using undo and redo
  • Using the spell check and thesaurus tools
  • Moving text with drag and drop
  • Using find and replace
  • Using cut, copy and paste
  • Using paste special
  • Using change case
  • Inserting symbols and special characters
  • Showing and hiding non-printing characters
  • Using page breaks
  • Character formatting - changing fonts, font size
  • Applying special effects including bold, italics, underline, colours and strikethrough
  • Paragraph formatting - changing the alignment of text
  • Using indents
  • Changing paragraph spacing
  • Changing line spacing
  • Using tabs effectively
  • Creating and modifying custom tabs
  • Creating leader tabs
  • Inserting clip art and other images into a document
  • Using text wrap
  • Moving and resizing an image
  • Basic image formatting
  • Deleting an image
  • Page setup options - changing paper size, margins and orientation
  • Using print preview and shrink to fit
  • Printing a document