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Microsoft Word Introduction



The Microsoft Word Introduction course will provide a good working knowledge of the basic features of Word including document layout, formatting, document management and printing; and also to produce documents efficiently and to a professional standard.

Full Day Course Price: €350 per person

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  • 15 May 2023, 1 Day
  • 05 September 2023, 1 Day
  • 07 November 2023, 1 Day


Aimed at users who are new to word processing or have changed role and now have a requirement to use Word to create, edit, format and print simple documents.


Participants need have no prior knowledge of Word but should be comfortable using Microsoft Windows and should be able to start a Microsoft Office application, use the Help feature, and open, close and save files.


Having completed this course, participants will be able to:

  • Create, edit, manipulate, navigate text documents
  • Use spell checker, thesaurus and grammar checker
  • Create professional documents using Quickparts, Styles and Text formatting
  • Create bullet and numbered lists
  • Use tabs and create indented paragraphs
  • Create basic tables
  • Use Page Layout features for page numbering / orientation / page size etc.
  • Print documents
Course Outline
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Uses for Microsoft Word
What are documents?
What is Microsoft Word used for?
Programme Overview and Objectives

Find your Way with Word 2019
Using the Ribbon

The Quick Access Toolbar
Using Help
Normal, Page Layout, Reading Mode
Zoom on the Screen

Create a Word Document
Creating, Saving, Opening and Closing Documents
Document Properties and Management

Work Efficiently in Word with the Editing Features
Text Selection Techniques
Deleting, Inserting and Typing Over Text
Cutting, Copying and Pasting Text
Drag and Drop
Moving and Copying Text between Documents

Make Professional Looking Documents
Boldfacing, Underlining, Italics
Left, Centre and Right Alignment
Sizing Text and Changing Font
Changing Text Colours
Using Inbuilt Designs & Themes
Adding Borders
Changing Text Case
Using the Format Painter
Changing Colours

Page Layout Options
Inserting and Removing Page Breaks
Changing Paper Size
Setting Left and Right Margins
Setting Top and Bottom Margins
Using the Ruler
Creating and Moving Indents

Check Spelling and Grammar
Checking the Spelling in a Document
Checking the Grammar in a Document

Managing Lists and Indenting
Applying Bullets and Numbers to your Lists
Changing the Bullet Shape
Changing the Number Style
Indenting Paragraphs

Creating Table Layouts

Setting and Using Tabs
Changing Tabs

Creating Tables
Inserting Rows and Columns
Merging Cells
Resizing Columns
Formatting Cells
Using Tabs in a Cell
Applying Borders and Shading

Prepare Documents for Printing
Adding simple Page Numbering
Creating and Managing Headers and Footers
Changing the Whole Document or an Individual Page to print Landscape
Print Preview
Printing Options

Course Summary and Review
Recap of Topics Covered
Question Time

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