Microsoft Word 2013 Essentials Training Course

Microsoft Word 2013 Essentials Training Course


Event outline

Course Overview

Microsoft Word is one of the most popular word processing programs in the world and having the essential skills in MS Word can be very advantageous as a prospective or existing employee.

The pdtraining Microsoft Word 2013 Essentials Training Course provides beginners with skill development in many of the primary functions of Word 2013 such as formatting tasks and paragraphs, understanding the interface, using styles, editing, sharing and more. This training course is designed for easy and effective learning by beginners to empower them to use Word 2013 effectively and efficiently.

Learning Outcomes

  • Use basic features such as find, replace, text selection, and typing and deleting text
  • Change the font face, size and colour
  • Add effects
  • Change themes
  • Alter document formatting
  • Use the format painter
  • Clear formatting
  • Align and justify text
  • Apply bullets and numbers
  • Insert a cover page
  • Add watermarks
  • Add page border
  • Insert tables, charts, equations, SmartArt, and screenshots
  • Insert local and online pictures
  • Insert videos
  • Use the Navigation Pane
  • Print and share a document
  • Change Ribbon Display options
  • Customise the Quick Access toolbar

Course Outline

Lesson 1
Getting Started

  • Housekeeping Items
  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • Workshop Objectives
  • The Parking Lot
  • Action Plan

Lesson 2
Opening Word

  • Opening Word
  • Using the Recent List
  • Opening Files
  • Creating a Blank Document
  • Creating a Document from a Template
  • Module Two: Review Questions

Lesson 3
Working with the Interface

  • Understanding the Ribbon and the Status Bar
  • About Your Account
  • Using Backstage View
  • Saving Files
  • Closing Files
  • Closing Word
  • Module Three: Review Questions

Lesson 4
Your First Document

  • Typing Text
  • Selecting Text with the Mouse or Keyboard
  • Editing and Deleting Text
  • Dragging and Dropping Text
  • Inserting a Symbol or Number
  • Starting a New Page
  • Module Four: Review Questions

Lesson 5
Basic Editing Tasks

  • Using Cut, Copy, and Paste
  • Using Undo and Redo
  • Finding and Replacing Text
  • Setting Paste Options
  • Checking Your Spelling
  • Module Five: Review Questions

Lesson 6
Working with Font Formatting

  • Understanding Levels of Formatting
  • Changing Font Face and Size
  • Changing the Font Colour
  • Highlighting Text
  • Adding Font Enhancements
  • Module Six: Review Questions

Lesson 7
Advanced Formatting Tasks

  • Changing Case
  • Using the Format Painter
  • Using the Font Dialog
  • Clearing Formatting
  • Module Seven: Review Questions

Lesson 8
Formatting Paragraphs

  • Changing Spacing
  • Setting the Alignment
  • Using Indents and Tabs
  • Adding Bullets, Numbering, and Multilevel Lists
  • Adding Borders and Shading
  • Using the Paragraph Dialog
  • Module Eight: Review Questions

Lesson 9
Working with Styles

  • About Styles
  • Applying a Style
  • Changing the Theme
  • Changing the Style Set
  • Changing Theme Colours and Fonts
  • Module Nine: Review Questions

Lesson 10
Formatting the Page

  • Formatting Text as Columns
  • Changing Page Orientation
  • Changing the Page Colour
  • Adding a Page Border
  • Adding Headers and Footers
  • Module Ten: Review Questions

Lesson 11
Sharing Your Document

  • Previewing and Printing Your Document
  • Inviting People
  • E-Mailing Your Document
  • Module Eleven: Review Questions

Lesson 12
Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of Parking Lot
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

Dates & registration

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Provider information

pd training is an Australian-owned, international training and professional development and services organisation, with approximately 400 specialist trainers across Australia, delivering thousands of courses each year in our 16 areas of specialty.