Microsoft Word: Introduction

Microsoft Word Training Series | Level 1

Course Details

Duration: 1 day (9 am – 4 pm)

Microsoft® Word® Versions: 2013 | 2016 | 2019 | 2021 | 365 (Windows)

Delivery Methods (Instructor-led): Live classroom (In-person) | Virtual classroom

Course Dates: October 7, 2022 (Virtual classroom or In-person) | November 11, 2022 (Virtual classroom or In-person) | View schedule  Course schedule

Course Fee: $245 CAD per person + HST (Virtual classroom), $275 CAD per person + HST (Bring your own device for live classroom courses) or $325 CAD per person + HST (Avantix Learning provides device for live classroom courses)*

Timing: Public scheduled courses run from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (Eastern Time).

Virtual classroom courses: Our instructor-led virtual classroom courses are delivered in a virtual classroom environment. Students will be sent a virtual classroom invitation prior to the course.

In-person classroom courses: Our instructor-led, in-person (live classroom) courses are held in downtown Toronto at 18 King Street East, Suite 1400, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Some courses are also held at an alternate downtown Toronto location.

Custom training: This course may be delivered at your site or ours as an instructor-led or virtual classroom solution. Contact us at info@avantixlearning.ca for more information including savings for custom group training.

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Course Overview

Learn key concepts in Microsoft Word to create, edit and format documents effectively. Students will learn to enter, edit, copy and paste text and apply both character and paragraph formatting. Important tools such as spell check and find/replace will be used as well as undo and redo. Documents will be set up with different margins, orientation and headers or footers and then previewed prior to printing.

Prerequisite: Students should have basic keyboarding and computer skills.

Related training: View all Microsoft Word courses >

INCLUDED IN THIS COURSE

  • Comprehensive course manual
  • Keyboard shortcuts quick reference
  • Sample and exercise files
  • Refreshments (for classes conducted in Avantix Learning classrooms)
  • Follow-up email support

Course Topics

Working in the Microsoft Word Environment

  • Working with the Ribbon and the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Navigating quickly in a document
  • Selecting text using different keyboard shortcuts
  • Entering and editing text
  • Undoing and redoing actions

Using Cut, Copy and Paste

  • Using various strategies to cut, copy and paste text
  • Using Smart Tags

Character Formatting Basics

  • Creating simple documents such as letters and reports and applying character formatting
  • Using the Ribbon and the Font dialog box to apply character formatting
  • Using keyboard shortcuts to format a document

Paragraph Formatting Basics

  • Basic paragraph formatting concepts
  • Indenting paragraphs
  • Changing alignment and spacing of paragraphs

Getting Help

  • Accessing Word's Help feature to get help on any topic

Using Find and Replace

  • Finding and replacing words quickly and easily

Spell Checking

  • Running the spell checker and adding words to the dictionary

Previewing and Printing

  • Changing margins and orientation
  • Adding headers and/or footers
  • Inserting and removing manual page breaks
  • Previewing the final result

Getting Started with Styles

  • Applying built-in styles to automate formatting
  • Modifying a style

*Prices subject to change.

Our instructor-led courses are delivered in virtual classroom format or at our downtown Toronto location at 18 King Street East, Suite 1400, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (some in-person classroom courses may also be delivered at an alternate downtown Toronto location). Contact us at info@avantixlearning.ca if you'd like to arrange custom instructor-led virtual classroom or onsite training on a date that's convenient for you.

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Register now for a public course or contact us at info@avantixlearning.ca for more information about any of our courses or to discuss custom training options (virtual classroom or live classroom).

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Microsoft Word: Intermediate / Advanced

Microsoft Word: Styles, Templates and Tables of Contents

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Upcoming Training
Course
Microsoft Word: Introduction (Online in virtual classroom format or in-person in Toronto)
Location
Avantix Learning, 18 King Street East, Suite 1400,Toronto, Ontario, Canada,
Next course starts
October 7, 2022
Next course ends
October 7, 2022
Description
Microsoft Word Introduction training course online in virtual classroom format or in-person in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. This instructor-led Word course is designed for 365, 2021, 2019, 2016, and 2013. In-person classes are delivered in downtown Toronto or arrange custom virtual or onsite training at your location. Virtual classroom courses are available to our clients in Toronto, Mississauga, London, Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa, Vancouver, Winnipeg, Halifax and other cities in Canada and the United States.

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