Microsoft Word
Level 1


Participants will learn the basic skills necessary to begin using Word. Participants enrolling in this course should understand the basic concepts involved in working with a personal computer (PC). No prior knowledge of Word is assumed.


Windows (95/98/NT 4) introduction, or equivalent knowledge.

What should you be familiar with?

Session Length

1 Day, 9:00am to 4:30pm


This session is conducted either on site, or at our training rooms.

Topics Covered in this session

          Word basics
          Introduction to Word
          Creating a new blank document and the basics of entering text
          The File, Save As command
          Opening and editing a document
          Getting help in Word

          Navigating in a document

          Scrolling in a document
          Searching in a document

          Additional editing techniques

          Using the AutoCorrect feature
          Techniques for selecting text
          Moving and copying text

          Character and paragraph formatting

          Basic character formatting techniques
          Additional character formatting techniques
          Paragraph formatting
          Working with indents, numbered lists, and bulleted lists
          Line breaks and line spacing
          Introduction to tabs and tables
          Creating a table
          Editing tables

          Controlling page appearance

          Headers and footers
          Page breaks

          Tools and printing

          Using proofing tools
          Printing a document
          Envelopes and labels

          Creating a Web page

          Creating a Web page
          Using Themes and exiting Word

Performance-based objectives
  • Create and save a document; open an existing document; and use simple editing techniques.
  • Navigate in a large document by using the mouse and keyboard.
  • Edit a document by using more sophisticated techniques, including moving and copying text within a document and between documents.
  • Apply and remove character and paragraph formatting.
  • Use tabs and create and modify a table structure.
  • Adjust margins, add and delete page breaks, and create headers and footers.
  • Use Word's proofing tools, such as the spelling checker and thesaurus, and print a document, envelope, and labels.
  • Save an existing document as a Web page and preview it in a browser.

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