Course Outline

Microsoft Word 2016 Introduction


Who is this course for?

This course is designed for new users to Microsoft Word. It introduces the principles of word processing and aims to give basic practical skills and confidence.


How long is this course?

1 Day 


What do I need to know before attending?

There are no pre-requisites for this course. 


What will I expect to achieve at the end of the training?
At the end of this course
you will be able to:

  • Create, edit, proof and print basic documents produced in Word.
  • Enhance typing by changing fonts and using other attributes such as bold and underline.
  • Layout documents by changing margins, alignment, and by using tabs and indents.
  • Produce basic tables.


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Introducing Word
Windows & Word terminology.
The screen layout.
Using the Ribbon and other toolbars.
Basic text entry.
Using Tell Me
Using Smart Lookup and the Insights Pane

Saving & Retrieving Work
Saving and re-opening a document.
Working with more than one document.

Using formatting shortcuts and tools.
Character formatting.
Paragraph and Document (or Section) formatting.

Tabs and indents
Setting and using tabs and indents.
Creating basic tables.

Useful Tools
AutoCorrect, AutoFormat and Spelling checks.
Inserting the current date.
Inserting Symbols and Special Characters

Printing and previewing documents.

Headers, Footers & Page Numbering
Creating and editing headers and footers, including the date, time and page numbers.

Additional Topics
Other topics of interest will be covered when you are comfortable with the core elements of the course, where time allows.

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