Microsoft Word (Introduction)

Course Highlights

On completion of this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Creating documents
  • Editing documents
  • Moving and copying text
  • Working with margins and paragraphs
  • Working with fonts
  • Viewing and printing documents
  • Bullet Points
  • Introduction to Tables

It is a practical hands- on course. Delegates are "learning by doing" with access to MS Word Software for the course duration.

Learn by doing – in additional to the formal presentations from Trigraph, attendees will benefit by using the MS Word software itself on their own dedicated PC / Laptop. They will create their own Documents.

All of our trainers are highly skilled project management professionals with formal Microsoft Word certification.

The training materials are fully owned by Trigraph which means we have full flexibility to tailor the content to suit particular client requirements.


MS Word the popular word processor from Microsoft. This 1 day course is designed to increase users' knowledge of the features within Word and realize the advantages of using a powerful word processor.

The course is entirely 'hands on', so those attending will get practice in creating and modifying actual documents. Joe O’Connor is a Certified Microsoft Master Instructor.

Course Includes

Getting started with Word

Starting Word • Word opening screen • Tabs • Ribbon • Scroll Bars • The Status Bar • SpeedKeys • Dialogue boxes • Dialogue box elements • Exiting Word

Creating documents

Creating a new document • Entering text • Entering the date and time • Saving documents • Saving files automatically • Closing a document on screen • Opening an existing document • Deleting files • Creating a new folder

Editing documents

Document views • Moving the insertion point • Using Click-and-Type • Scrolling • Selecting text • Insert and Overtype • Typing replaces selection • Deleting text • Undoing incorrect edits • Redoing and repeating edits • Case conversion • Inserting symbols and special characters • Creating documents using Templates and Wizards

Moving and copying text

Moving text (Cut-and-Paste) • Copying text (Copy-and-Paste) • Using Drag-and-Drop • Opening a second document

Working with margins and paragraphs

Setting page margins • What are paragraphs? • Indenting text • Aligning paragraphs • Line spacing • Paragraph spacing • The paragraph dialog box • Setting tabs • Removing paragraph formats

Working with fonts

The Formatting Toolbar • The font dialog box • The Format Painter

Viewing and printing documents

Landscape printing and paper size • Page breaks • Zoom • Print Preview • Printing

Bullet Points

Creating bullets

Introduction to Tables

Create, Edit, Format


It is assumed that you can bring your own laptop to the course with MS Word installed.

Users with a basic understanding of MS Word who want to consolidate and expand on their knowledge of the basic features in a short space of time.

A working knowledge of using PCs, Windows, gained from the workplace or by prior attendance on a course.

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