Microsoft Word for Beginners

Duration :1 Day
Venues :Manchester & UK Wide

  • 5 star rated courses
  • 3 month online support
  • Practice led learning
  • Lunch & refreshments provided
  • Tailored Course Content

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.

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.

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


View the full course outline at the bottom of this page

 Who Should Attend the Introduction to Word Course?

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.


This course can be ran at your premises or at our training centre in Manchester. 
The course content can be tailored to suit your requirements but a standard course outline is given at the bottom of this page.
Prices start from £550+vat and are dependent on number of delegates, location and uniqueness of the course content.

WHY CHOOSE M TRAINING'S Microsoft Word COURSE for beginners?
  • 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

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Microsoft Word Training 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
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