Microsoft Word — Beginning Level

Full Day

Students will learn the basic skills necessary to begin using Word. This course is the first in a series of three Microsoft® Office courses. It will provide you with the basic concepts required to produce basic business documents.

Creating a Basic Document

  • Explore the User Interface
  • Open and View a Document
  • Customize the Word Environment
  • Obtain Help
  • Enter Text
  • Save a Document
  • Preview and Print a Document

Editing a Document

  • Navigate and Select Text in a Document
  • Insert, Delete, or Rearrange Text
  • Undo Changes
  • Find and Replace Text

Formatting Text

  • Change Font and Size
  • Highlight Text

Formatting Paragraphs

  • Set Tabs
  • Control Paragraph Layout
  • Add Borders and Shading
  • Add Styles
  • Create Lists
  • Manage Formatting

Adding Tables

  • Create a Table
  • Modify the Table Structure
  • Format a Table
  • Convert Text to a Table or Tables to Text

Inserting Graphic Elements

  • Add Visual Effects Using Symbols and Special Characters
  • Insert Illustrations

Controlling Page Appearance

  • Control Page Layout
  • Apply a Page Border and Color
  • Add Watermarks
  • Add Headers and Footers

Proofing a Document

  • Check Spelling, Grammar and Word Count
  • Enhance Textual Meaning Using the Thesaurus
  • Customize AutoCorrect Options