Microsoft Word for Beginners

Duration :1 DayCost: From £490
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

Microsoft Word is the most common word processing software found within businesses throughout the world. It is a powerful tool that allows you to create professional documents that include more than just text. Yet many users are not aware of the many very useful features offered by Microsoft Word and the many shortcuts it offers to help you create stylish professional documents.

Word for Beginners: Course Outcomes

On this Introduction to Word course for Beginners, you will learn the key tools and skills that will allow you to create professional Word documents, from getting to know the screen layout through to designing tables, utilising headers and footers and creating consistently stylish documents.

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

Classroom & Online Beginner Word Courses

Our 5-star rated Beginner Word Courses are available as public courses online as well as in Manchester. Private courses are available throughout the UK. 

See the dates below for a public course or contact us for one to one or private courses.

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

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; or simply can't make the dates of the public scheduled courses.

Online private courses are available from £450 + 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:

Greenheys Business Centre
Manchester Science Park
Pencroft Way
M15 6JJ

Public Transport/Parking:

Free visitor parking is available at car park at the front of Greenheys building.

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. Disabled parking is provided.

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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