Introduction/Intermediate to Word

This course provides an introduction to basic features in Word, including tools that can be used to fully automate document completion and ensure security of information during document use and dissemination. The session allows delegates to work with a range of practical business scenarios to explore more advanced features of Word.  It is jargon-free and paced to suit delegates’ needs. All delegates will be provided with a comprehensive workbook which will act as a valuable reference resource beyond the course.

By the end of the session delegates will be able to:

  • Use basic functions of Word versions 2013 and 2016, describing differences and major changes in recent versions including help available
  • Use the Quick Access toolbar, keyboard basics and shortcuts to navigate quickly and easily
  • Create, save and print a range of document types
  • Enter and format text using a range of fonts and styles
  • Format documents using a range of headings and layouts
  • Edit documents using cut, copy, and paste, finding and replacing text
  • Set page and paragraph options including line spacing, borders and shading, tabs and margins
  • Create page and section breaks using non-printing characters, enabling versatile layouts
  • Create a range of bulleted and numbered lists
  • Insert and format tables and graphics
  • Add page numbers, headers, footers and cover pages for a professional finish
  • Spell and grammar check documents for accuracy.
  • Use section breaks to allow a variety of document formatting and numbering
  • Extended use of headers and footers including styles, elements and options
  • Set automatic numbering options and advanced use of bulleted lists
  • Use styles including customisation of styles and creation of tables of contents
  • Create user forms including text boxes, combo, check and list boxes and use of date controls
  • Use of the document inspector and password protection to ensure file and data security
  • Create of a mail merge to produce personalised documents
  • Connect Word to Excel, Access and data files
  • Print a variety of envelope and label types
  • Link and embed other file objects including Excel, PowerPoint, text and image files
  • Add Excel sheets to a document

To complete this course you will need to have access to a computer, keyboard, mouse, webcam and microphone. You will also need to know how to open, save and close different files, including links on email.