Introduction to Microsoft Word

GROUP 4-10 participants [preregistration open]
12 Hours
What you will learn
  • Open, edit and save an existing Word document
  • Create, edit, format and save a new Word document
  • Understand the ribbon and dialogue box system
  • Understand and use the more common ribbon functions
  • Print a document
  • Successfully complete assigned exercises
Course Description

Learn how to create formal documents like business letters or fun documents like recipes or family newsletters. You will also learn how to use Word to create and edit simple documents; format documents; add tables and lists; add design elements and layout options; and proof documents.

    What is Microsoft Word, and why do we use it? How Can I use it?

  • Getting Started: opening the program
  • The Word environment

    Working with Files

  • Creating new documents
  • Opening previously saved documents
  • Saving your work
  • Typing text
  • Cursor and insert point
  • Selecting text
  • Formatting Text and Paragraphs


    Formatting Practice

  • Indents and spacing
  • Bullets and numbering
  • Font type - size - colour
  • Italic
  • Bolding
  • Underlining
  • Aligning



  • Replacing text
  • Copying, pasting, or moving text
  • Spelling and Grammar


    Working with Tabs


    Using Indents


    How to use the Show/Hide feature




    Format Painter


    Inserting Tables into Word


    Inserting Clip art and Pictures


    Headers and Footers