Format, polish, perfect - Word skills to make your documents stand out.

  • Do you find it difficult to keep your documents consistently formatted?

  • Are you frustrated by having to manually reformat elements like headings each time?

  • Do you struggle with getting alignment and indents right in your documents?

  • Is incorrectly formatted text holding back the polish of your Word documents?

  • Do you find inserting images or charts is confusing and tricky in Word?

  • Are you overwhelmed trying to sort or customize bulleted and numbered lists?

  • Does formatting tables seem complicated and temperamental?

  • Do you wish you could more easily create professional headers and footers?

If so, then the Microsoft Office Word – Foundation course will help you.




This course is aimed at Windows computer users looking to learn introductory Word formatting and document creation skills, with no prior Word experience assumed. The focus is on fundamental Word knowledge and productivity skills for end users.

Format ​

  • 1 day, instructor-led web-based virtual classroom sessions

What’s Included

  • Comprehensive Learning Guide
  • Subscription to our monthly LearningLink e-newsletter

Learn to Format, Design, and Polish Professional Documents

Receive practical hands-on skills instruction to help you to use Word to
create and edit simple documents; format documents; add tables and lists;
add design elements and layout options; and proof documents.

This course will help you:

  • Format text and paragraphs in Word documents
  • Work efficiently with tools like Styles, Find & Replace, and Format Painter
  • Create and format tables
  • Insert graphics like symbols, photos, and charts
  • Design page layout with headers/footers, page borders, watermarks, etc..
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What you will learn

Formatting Capabilities

Apply formatting to text, paragraphs, tabs, indents, bulleted lists, numbered lists, and more. Rapidly format lists using styles.

Improved Productivity

Work more efficiently using Find and Replace, Format Painter, and Styles. Use Styles for consistent formatting. Customise and sort lists faster.

Visual Design Enhancements

Make documents stand out by adding tables, images, symbols, headers, footers, page borders, watermarks and more.

Core Word Document Abilities

Learn to edit, navigate, save, print, check spelling/grammar, readability, accessibility in documents. Save Word files in multiple formats.

Detailed Synopsis

In this course, you will learn fundamental Microsoft Word skills.

Getting Started with Word

  • Navigate in Microsoft Word
  • Create and Save Word Documents
  • Manage Your Workspace
  • Edit Documents
  • Preview and Print Documents
  • Customise the Word Environment

Formatting Text and Paragraphs

  • Apply Character Formatting
  • Control Paragraph Layout
  • Align Text Using Tabs
  • Display Text in Bulleted or Numbered Lists
  • Apply Borders and Shading

Working More Efficiently

  • Make Repetitive Edits
  • Apply Repetitive Formatting
  • Use Styles to Streamline Repetitive Formatting Tasks

Managing Lists

  • Sort a List
  • Format a List

Adding Tables

  • Insert a Table
  • Modify a Table
  • Format a Table
  • Convert Text to a Table

Inserting Graphic Objects

  • Insert Symbols and Special Characters
  • Add Images to a Document

Controlling Page Appearance

  • Apply a Page Border and Colour
  • Add Headers and Footers
  • Control Page Layout
  • Add a Watermark

Preparing to Publish a Document

  • Check Spelling, Grammar, and Readability
  • Use Research Tools
  • Check Accessibility
  • Save a Document to Other Formats

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