Microsoft Word for Beginners

Duration :1 DayCost: From £350
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

Online Beginner Word Courses - Save 30%

Our 5-star rated Beginner Word Courses are available online as well as in Manchester and throughout the UK. Our online course options are:

One Day Private Beginner Word Courses: 6 hours live training sessions plus plenty of breaks: From £350 plus VAT

Private Half Day Beginner Word Course: 3 hours live training sessions plus breaks. From £190 + VAT

For more information about how our online courses work take a look at our Virtual Classroom Courses page

See the dates below for a public online course or contact us for one to one or private online 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 £550 + 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

Select from the tabs below to find out more:

Beginner Word Courses Dates & Venues

The Intro to Word course is currently available as a private course, tailored to the needs of the delegates and the company.

Please see the Private Course Enquiries Tab For More Information

Private Online Beginners Microsoft Word Courses

Timings: Our online Beginner Word courses start at 9:30am and will finish around 4:30pm with plenty of breaks. Although timings for private courses can be arranged to suit you.

Payment: Once booked an invoice will be sent which can be paid by Credit Card, via Bank Transfer or Cheque.

Our Online one-to-one and private group training in Beginner Word is available from £190 + VAT (three hours) or £350 + VAT (6 hours).


Highly Interactive: You will see the trainer, their screen and be able to chat/ask questions.

Save 30% Plus:  Our online private Beginner Word courses cost 30% to 40% less.

Ongoing Support: After the course, you receive the course notes, certificate and 3 months online support.

Contact us if you want to book a private online Beginner Word course

Click here for information about how our online Courses work

Private Classroom Based Courses

Timings: The Beginner Word course starts at 9:30am and will finish around 4:30pm with 45 mins for lunch. Although timings for private courses can be arranged to suit you.

Payment: Once booked an invoice will be sent which can be paid by Credit Card, via Bank Transfer or Cheque

Lunch & Refreshments: A great lunch and plenty of tea/coffee & biscuits are provided on all Beginner Word courses at our offices.

One-to-one and private group courses are available for Beginner Training from £390 + VAT (Half Day) and £590 + VAT (Full Day)

After the course, you receive the course notes, certificate and 3 months online support.

More Information can be found on the Private Course Enquiry Tab (above) or call us on 0161 226 6032 or contact us

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.

Private courses are available from £690 plus 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


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

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