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Word 2016 – Basic (1 Day)

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Microsoft® Word 2016 is designed to help you move smoothly through the task of creating professional-looking documents. Its rich features and powerful tools can make your work easy, and even fun.

Who is this course for?

This course is intended for students who want to learn basic Word 2013 skills, such as creating, editing, and formatting documents; inserting simple tables and creating lists; and employing a variety of techniques for improving the appearance and accuracy of document content.


To ensure success, students will need to be familiar with using personal computers and should have experience using a keyboard and mouse. An Introduction to PCs course is recommended.  Specific tasks the students should be able to perform include: launching and closing applications, navigating basic file structures, and managing files and folders.

Course content

Unit 1: Getting Started with Word

  • Identify the Components of the Word Interface
  • Create a Word Document
  • Help

Unit 2:  Editing a Document

  • Navigate and Select Text
  • Modify Text
  • Find and Replace Text

Unit 3:  Formatting Text and Paragraphs

  • Apply Character Formatting
  • Align Text Using Tabs
  • Display Text as List Items
  • Control Paragraph Layout
  • Apply Borders and Shading
  • Apply Styles
  • Manage Formatting

Unit 4: Adding Tables

  • Insert a Table
  • Modify a Table
  • Format a Table
  • Convert Text to a Table

Unit 5: Managing Lists

  • Sort a List
  • Renumber a List
  • Customize a List

Unit 6:  Inserting Graphic Objects

  • Insert Symbols and Special Characters
  • Add Images to a Document

Unit 7:  Controlling Page Appearance

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

Unit 8:  Proofing a Document

  • Check Spelling and Grammar
  • Other Proofing Tools

Unit 9: Customizing the Word Environment

  • Customize the Word Interface
  • Additional Save Options
1 day
4 December 2019
8:30am - 4:30pm