Microsoft Word for Beginners

Duration :1 DayCost: From £550
Venues :Manchester | UK Wide | Online

Introduction to Microsoft Word

This is a practical 1 day course designed for people who are new to Microsoft Word to give you the essential skills to create simple yet effective documents.

Beginner Microsoft Word Course Introduction

On this Introduction to Word course for Beginners you will learn the skills and knowledge to utilise MS Word tools and features will allow you to create professional Word documents efficiently.

Through practical exercises you will get hands on experience with using Word from the screen layout through to designing tables, utilising headers and footers and creating consistently stylish documents.

If you are new to Microsoft Word or have been using it in a limited capacity and want to expand your knowledge of its key features, this course is for you. You’ll also get plenty of hints, tips and shortcuts along the way.

Beginner Microsoft Word Course Topics

The following list of topics are the standard course we offer but these topics can be changed to suit your requirements 

  • Editing text
  • Saving and Printing Documents
  • Utilising Word's spell check and thesaurus features
  • Using shortcuts
  • Applying formatting to documents
  • Cut, Copy & Paste
  • Text Alignment, Margins & Indents
  • Bulleting and Numbering
  • Creating Tables
  • Performing Calculations in tables
  • Applying Themes
  • Using Watermarks
  • Using the headers & footers

For a full course outline see the Course Outline tab on the menu below - or click here to download a PDF

Private Beginner Word Training Details

Our 5-star rated Beginner Word Course are currently only available as private & one to one courses, so that we can tailor the course contents to your needs & pre-existing knowledge.

The Beginner MS Word training courses are practical and interactive courses with small class sizes, this allows for plenty of time to interact with the trainer and ask any questions you have. As such, we advise a maximum of 10 delegates on a course.

This is a 1-day course that usually runs from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Delegates receive a certificate of completion, detailed course notes and 3 months of online support.

In-House Beginner Word Training

We run private one-to-one and group training at our training centre in Manchester, at your premises or at a location to suit you, anywhere in the UK.

The content of our In-house Beginner Word training can be tailored to your requirements or the needs of your team.

Private classroom-based courses start at £590 + VAT (full day)

Private Online Beginner Word Training

The online Beginner Word training courses are live and interactive, held on Zoom.

They run in the same way as an in-person course, covering the same material and with the same trainers and the same timings.

Private Online Microsoft Word Training start at £550 + VAT (full day).

Who Should Attend this Beginner Word Training

This course is designed for people who are new to Word or are using Word in a limited capacity and want to learn more.  You do not need any prior knowledge of Microsoft.

If you already have knowledge of the basics in Word take a look at our Advanced Microsoft Word Course.

Why Choose M Training's Beginner Word Course?

  • Run by a highly experienced Microsoft Word trainer
  • Private courses - so you are guaranteed personal support throughout the course
  • From Only £450 + VAT 
  • Courses can be run at your offices or convenient locations throughout the UK
  • Course notes and support material provided
  • Lunch and refreshments provided
  • Certificate of achievement
  • 5 Star Rated Courses
  • 6 No more than 6 delegates
  • 5 star rated courses
  • Practice led learning
  • 3 month online support
  • Lunch & refreshments provided
  • Online Courses Available
  • Small Class Sizes
  • 100% Trainer Led
  • Classroom & Online
  • Public & In-House Courses

Select from the tabs below to find out more:

Private Beginners Word Course

We are happy to run private Beginners Word courses at your offices, at our Manchester office, or at a venue to suit you.

The course content can be adapted to suit your requirements.  Our trainer will contact you to discuss what you are looking to achieve and the level of prior knowledge the delegates have.

Private Microsoft Word courses are ideal if you have a number of people to train or you want a different course outline.

Online private courses are available from £550 + VAT 

Classroom-based courses are available from £590 + VAT

To get a quote please complete the form below or call us on 0161 226 6032.

Private Beginners Word Course Enquiry

Beginners Microsoft Word Course outline

  • The Basics of Word

    • Familiarisation of the Word screen
    • Entering and deleting text using mouse and Control keys
    • Saving and printing documents
    • Use Spellcheck and thesaurus
    • Navigation shortcuts
  • Tables

    • Create basic tables
    • Work with nested tables
    • Perform calculations within a table
    • Insert graphics into a table
    • Convert text to tables
  • Formatting Documents

    • Apply formatting using the ribbon and keyboard
    • Use Format Painter
    • Use cut, copy and paste
    • Use Collect and paste
  • Document Design

    • Applying a document theme
    • Use standard watermarks
    • Create own watermarks
    • Add standard headers and footers
  • Document Layout

    • Text alignment
    • Change margins
    • Apply indents
    • Create various tab settings
    • Use Bullets and numbering

Word for Beginners Courses in Manchester

Our Manchester Venue:

Private Word courses can be held at your offices or our Manchester training venue.

The courses run 9.30am to 4.30pm at:

Rutherford House
Manchester Science Park
Pencroft Way
M15 6SZ

Public Transport/Parking:

The closest public park is Cecil Street Car Park - 5 min walk

Manchester Oxford Road Train Station - 15 min walk

Manchester Piccadilly Train Station - 30 min walk


Please let us know in advance if you have any mobility issues and will need any assistance.

More Information about our Manchester training courses, along with a map, can be found on our Manchester Training Page

Word for Beginners Course Online

The Online Beginner Word courses are run on Zoom.

You will be sent a link to join the training session the day before the course along with any course materials needed.

The courses run from 9:30 am to 4/4:30 pm. 

Because we limit the number of delegates to a maximum of 6 on our public courses specific timings are flexible, but generally, the day will run as follows:

9.20 am | Sign in

9.30 am | Start - First session

11.00 am | 15 min break

11.15 am |  Second session

12.30 pm  | 30 min break

1.00 pm  | Third session

2.15 pm | 15 min break

2.30 pm | Fourth session

3.50 pm | Finish & Q&A

4.30pm | End

Find out more about how our online courses work on the Online Courses Page

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