ESF An Introduction To Word

This one-day course introduces users to Microsoft Word. Users will learn how to create, modify and print documents. This ‘hands-on’ course includes specially prepared exercises that give participants practical experience of using the features of Word to create professional looking documents.

Target Audience

New or intending users of Word who want to gain a good understanding of the software in a short space of time.


A basic understanding of PCs and familiarity with the layout of a PC style keyboard, mouse/touchpad, and Windows is required, gained either by previous experience or by the attendance of a “Windows Fundamentals” course.


  • Starting Word; Word opening Screen
  • Basic Word On–screen features
  • Creating a New Document and Entering Text
  • Opening, Saving and Closing Files
  • Deleting Files; Creating a New Folder
  • Document Views
  • Moving the Insertion Point
  • Editing Text; Undo and Redo, Case Conversion
  • Inserting Symbols and Special Characters
  • Cut, Copy & Paste, Use Drag & Drop to move and copy text.
  • Opening Multiple Documents and Using Panes
  • Setting Margins
  • Align text in paragraphs
  • Applying and Removing Paragraph Formats
  • The Formatting Toolbar and Format Painter
  • The Font Dialogue Box
  • Landscape Printing and Paper Size
  • Setting Page Breaks
  • Printing & Print Preview
  • Applying Bullets and Numbering to Text
  • Adding & Removing Borders and Shading
  • Using the Spell-Checking Tools
  • Using the Thesaurus
  • Using Browse
  • Using Go To
  • Finding & Replace text
  • AutoCorrect/ AutoText/ AutoFormatting
  • Creating and modifying basic tables
  • Splitting & Merging Cells
  • Applying borders to tables


9.30am to 4.30pm (plus 1 day self learning)


Delivered online via Zoom/MS Teams

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