Microsoft Word - Basic | AKTINA IT

Microsoft Word - Basic

  • Course Overview
  • Course Outline
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This introductory course will learn youi what is needed to perform Word processing tasks quickly and easily.


If you are a new or self taught user on Microsoft Word, then this course will be suitable. The course covers all topics required to produce documentation that not only looks good but is well structured.

At Course Completion: 

After the course, you will be able to:

  • Create New Documents
  • Format Text and Paragraphs
  • Create Bullet and Numbering Lists
  • Use Tabs
  • Perform Page Setup
  • Printing Documents
Profesional Certification(s): 

Word Basics

  • Word Overview - the User Interface, Quick Access and Mini Toolbar
  • Standard & Contextual Ribbons
  • The File Tab
  • Status Bar Tools
  • Dialog Boxes
  • Task Panes
  • Using Help

Basic Microsoft Word Usage and Text tools

  • Creating new blank documents
  • Accessing and opening templates to create documents
  • Saving, closing and opening Documents
  • Understanding non-printing characters
  • Selection techniques (keyboard + mouse)
  • Navigating documents
  • Using Word Views, e.g. Print layout and Draft and reading
  • Entering text and understanding basic text features. (word-wrap)
  • Using Find/Replace
  • Spell Check, Thesaurus

Format Your Document

  • Applying Font formats - Changing font type, size, colour, special effects, character spacing
  • Changing the default font for all new documents
  • Using Paragraph formats - justification, indentation, space before and after Paragraph
  • Line spacing, Widow and orphan control
  • Inserting non breaking hyphens and spaces
  • Applying borders and shading
  • Format Painter
  • Using Cut, Copy and Paste
  • Revealing formatting and Clearing formatting

Bullets & Numbering

  • Turning on Bullets
  • Creating & editing bulleted list styles
  • Changing bullet types and formatting
  • Turning on Numbered Lists
  • Creating your own numbered list style
  • Changing numbering types

Working with Tabs

  • Understanding Tabs
  • Changing the default Tab Stop
  • Setting and manipulating Tab markers on the ruler
  • Setting and manipulating Tab markers in the Tab Dialog box
  • Using leader tabs
  • Using bar tabs
  • Setting the measurement units for the Ruler (Imperial and Metric)
  • Using Tabs in a Document

Setting up your Document

  • Inserting and Deleting page breaks
  • Changing page orientation to Landscape or Portrait
  • Viewing Headers and Footers
  • Creating Basic Page numbering
  • Setting Margin Sizes
  • Using Page Borders
  • Inserting a Watermark


  • Printing a Document
  • Setting Print options
  • Previewing a document
  • Selecting a print
Dates and Times: 
Nov 27 - 30
Duration (Hours): 

AKTINA Training Center
20 Loukis Akritas street, 1st floor
2064 Strovolos
(behind Kykko secondary schools)


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