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WRDL1: Microsoft Word - The Essentials

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Code: WRDL1
Length: 1 Day

This course is intended for students who want to learn basic Microsoft Word skills.

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This course is intended for students who want to learn basic Microsoft Word skills, such as creating, editing, and formatting documents; inserting simple tables and creating lists; and employing a variety of techniques for improving the appearance and accuracy of document content.

To ensure your success in this course, you should have end-user skills with any current version of Windows, including being able to start programs, switch between programs, locate saved files, close programs, and access websites using a web browser.


After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Navigate and perform common tasks in Word, such as opening, viewing, editing, saving, and printing documents, and configuring the application.
  • Format text and paragraphs; apply bullets and numbering lists; apply borders and shading to paragraphs.
  • Perform repetitive operations efficiently using tools such as Find and Replace, Format Painter, and Styles.
  • Enhance lists by sorting, renumbering, and customizing list styles.
  • Create and format tables.
  • Insert graphic objects into a document, including symbols, special characters, illustrations, pictures, and clip art.
  • Format the overall appearance of a page through page borders and colours, watermarks, headers and footers, and page layout.
  • Use Word features to help identify and correct problems with spelling, grammar, readability, and accessibility.

Getting Started with Word 

 Navigate in Microsoft Word 
 Create and Save Word Documents 
 Manage Your Workspace 
 Edit Documents 
 Preview and Print Documents 
 Customize 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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