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Word Beginner 2013 Course

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About the Course

This one-day Microsoft Word 2013 Beginner course covers the fundamentals including navigating and selecting text, how to create a document from scratch, work with tabs and lists, format characters and paragraphs and prepare documents for printing. The course has a practical format, with students completing exercises which build their skills and knowledge. The activities are based on real-world cases, further helping consolidation of concepts learned.

Who should do this course?

This course targets people wanting to learn Microsoft Word to create and edit a range of document types, for both personal and professional requirements. By the end of the course, students should be able to work with text and lists to produce their documents, including formatting text and preparing the document for printing.

Prerequisites

While participants do not need the knowledge of Microsoft Word, they need to have basic mouse and keyboard skills, as well as some understanding of personal computers and the Windows operating system.

Course Details

Course Dates

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    Level 11, 32 Walker Street, North Sydney , NSW 2060

    31 Jan 18 Wed
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    04 Jun 18 Mon
    27 Jun 18 Wed
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    Level 12, 379 Collins Street, Melbourne , VIC 3000

    09 Jan 18 Tue
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    11 Apr 18 Wed
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    21 May 18 Mon
    13 Jun 18 Wed
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    Level 6, 371 Queen Street, Brisbane , QLD 4000

    15 Jan 18 Mon
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    Level 1, 33 Ainslie Place, Canberra , ACT 2601

    29 Jan 18 Mon
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    19 Young Street, Adelaide , SA 5000

    19 Feb 18 Mon
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    Level 1, 140 St Georges Terrace, Perth , WA 6000

    31 Jan 18 Wed
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    05 Sep 18 Wed

Course Units

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Unit 1: Getting Started with Word 2013

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  • Starting Word in Windows 8
  • Understanding the Start Screen
  • Creating a New Blank Document
  • The Word Screen
  • How Microsoft Word 2013 Works
  • Using the Ribbon
  • Showing and Collapsing the Ribbon
  • Understanding the Backstage View
  • Accessing the Backstage View
  • Using Shortcut Menus
  • Understanding Dialog Boxes
  • Launching Dialog Boxes
  • Understanding the Quick access Toolbar
  • Adding Commands to the QAT
  • Understanding the Status Bar
  • Exiting Safely From Word

Unit 2: Your First Document

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  • Creating Documents in Word
  • Typing Text
  • The Save as Place
  • The Save as Dialog Box
  • Saving a New Document on Your Computer
  • Typing Numbers
  • Inserting a Date
  • Document Proofing
  • Checking Spelling and Grammar
  • Making Basic Changes
  • Saving an Existing Document
  • Printing a Document
  • Safely Closing a Document

Unit 3: Working with a Document

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  • The Open Place
  • The Open Dialog Box
  • Opening an Existing Document
  • Navigating with the Keyboard
  • Scrolling Through a Document
  • Page Zooming
  • Viewing the Ruler
  • Showing Paragraph Marks
  • Counting Words

Unit 4: Working with Text

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  • Techniques for Selecting Text
  • Selecting Text Using the Mouse
  • Selecting Text Using the Keyboard
  • Editing Text in insert Mode
  • Editing Text in Overtype Mode
  • Deleting Text
  • Using Undo
  • Using Redo
  • Using Repeat
  • Using Click and Type
  • Inserting Symbols and Special Characters
  • Understanding Find and Replace
  • Finding Words
  • The Find and Replace Dialog Box
  • Replacing Words
  • Performing advanced Searches
  • Using Go To

Unit 5: Cutting and Copying

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  • Understanding Cutting and Copying
  • Cutting and Pasting
  • Copying and Pasting
  • Drag and Drop Cutting
  • Drag and Drop Copying
  • Using the Clipboard Task Pane
  • Copying between Documents
  • Cutting between Documents
  • Pasting between Documents
  • Using Paste Special

Unit 6: Text Appearance

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  • Understanding Font Formatting
  • Understanding Font Formatting Tools
  • Working with Live Preview
  • Changing Fonts
  • Changing Font Size
  • Increasing and Decreasing Font Size
  • Making Text Bold
  • Italicising Text
  • Underlining Text
  • Applying Strikethrough
  • Subscripting Text
  • Superscripting Text
  • Highlighting Text
  • Changing Case
  • Changing Text Colour
  • Applying Text Effects
  • Using the format Painter
  • Using the Font Dialog Box
  • Clearing Font Formatting

Unit 7: Working with Paragraphs

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  • Understanding Paragraph formatting
  • Understanding Text alignment
  • Changing Text alignments
  • Changing Line Spacing
  • Changing Paragraph Spacing
  • Indenting Paragraphs
  • Outdenting Paragraphs
  • Starting a Bulleted List
  • Adding Bullets to Existing Paragraphs
  • Removing Existing Bullets
  • Starting a Numbered List
  • Numbering Existing Paragraphs
  • Removing Existing Numbers
  • Shading Paragraphs
  • Applying Borders To Paragraphs
  • Using the Paragraph Dialog Box

Unit 8: Lists

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  • Understanding Lists
  • Applying Bullets
  • Defining a Bullet
  • Modifying a Bullet
  • Applying Numbering
  • Defining a Number Format
  • Renumbering a List
  • Understanding Multilevel Lists
  • Applying a Multilevel List
  • Promoting and Demoting List Items
  • Defining a Multilevel List
  • Creating a Multilevel List Style
  • Modifying a Multilevel List Style

Unit 9: Tabs

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  • Using Default Tabs
  • Setting Tabs on the Ruler
  • Modifying Tabs on the Ruler
  • Setting Tabs in the Tabs Dialog Box
  • Setting Tab Leaders
  • Setting Bar Tabs
  • Setting Mixed Tabs
  • Removing Tabs

Unit 10: Working with Pages

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  • Changing Page Margins
  • Setting Custom Margins
  • Changing Page Orientation
  • Changing Paper Sizing
  • Setting Custom Paper Sizes
  • Inserting Page Breaks
  • Removing Page Breaks
  • Inserting Page Numbers
  • Formatting Page Numbers
  • Removing Page Numbers

Unit 11: Printing Your Documents

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  • Understanding Printing
  • Previewing your Document
  • Quick Printing
  • Selecting a Printer
  • Printing the Current Page
  • Specifying a Range of Pages
  • Specifying the Number of Copies

Unit 12: Working with PDF Documents

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  • Understanding PDF Documents
  • Saving a Document as a PDF
  • Viewing a PDF File in Reader
  • Opening and Editing a PDF in Word

Unit 13: Multiple Documents

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  • Opening Multiple Documents
  • Switching between Open Documents
  • Arranging All
  • Viewing Side By Side
  • Synchronised Scrolling
  • Resetting the Window Position

Unit 14: SmartArt

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  • Understanding SmartArt
  • Inserting a SmartArt Graphic
  • Inserting Text
  • Adding Shapes Below
  • Adding Shapes above
  • Adding Shapes Before and After
  • Adding an Assistant
  • Promoting and Demoting Positions
  • Switching SmartArt Right to Left
  • Positioning SmartArt
  • Resizing SmartArt
  • Applying a Different Layout
  • Applying a Colour Scheme
  • Applying a SmartArt Style
  • Deleting SmartArt Shapes

Unit 15: Getting Help

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  • Understanding How Help Works
  • Accessing the Help Window
  • Navigating the Help Window
  • Using the Office Website
  • Googling Help
  • Printing a Help Topic

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Course Reviews

(5.00 out of 5) Julie C [ 08 May, 2017 ]
I have learned a lot today, the facilitator was very knowledgeable and answered all questions with a great explanation.
(5.00 out of 5) Samantha Z [ 08 May, 2017 ]
Andrew was direct and to the point, he was patient and helpful, when asking questions. He was clear and precise and easy to understand using uncomplicated words. He was willing to answer any question at any time and did not rush through any topic
(5.00 out of 5) Craig G [ 05 April, 2017 ]
Great course, I wish I would have completed it earlier, it would have saved me so much time and negative energy.
(5.00 out of 5) Helen W [ 29 March, 2017 ]
This was a refresher course for me. I found that I picked up new info and it was great to reinforce my knowledge from the last course.

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