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Word Beginner 2013 Course

(4.87 out of 5) 174 Student Reviews

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.


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

  • $385 incl GST
  • Duration: 1 Days
  • Max. Class Size: 10
  • Avg. Class Size: 5
  • Study Mode: Classroom Online Live
  • Level: Beginner
  • Times: 9.00am - 5.00pm approx.
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    Level 11, 32 Walker Street, North Sydney , NSW 2060

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    Level 12, 379 Collins Street, Melbourne , VIC 3000

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    Level 6, 371 Queen Street, Brisbane , QLD 4000

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Course Units

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Unit 1: Getting Started with Word 2013

  • 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

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Unit 2: Your First Document

  • 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

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Unit 3: Working with a Document

  • 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

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Unit 4: Working with Text

  • 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

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Unit 5: Cutting and Copying

  • 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

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Unit 6: Text Appearance

  • 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

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Unit 7: Working with Paragraphs

  • 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

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Unit 8: Lists

  • 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

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Unit 9: Tabs

  • 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

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Unit 10: Working with Pages

  • 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

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Unit 11: Printing Your Documents

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

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Unit 12: Working with PDF Documents

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

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Unit 13: Multiple Documents

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

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Unit 14: SmartArt

  • 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

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Unit 15: Getting Help

  • 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) Dino F [ 31 July, 2019 ]
Extremely well presented and Liz was an exceptional well of knowledge. I liked the course from start to finish. Would highly recommend the course to anyone.
(5.00 out of 5) Abbie S [ 25 July, 2018 ]
Great course! Steve was very friendly, helpful and accommodating. Loved that it was a small class and learn't alot of new things.
(4.80 out of 5) Zaariya K [ 14 March, 2018 ]
The course was absolutely amazing and life changing, it made my life much easier. Some of the functions that i learned was very surprising for me as it was always there but i just never really knew about it.
(5.00 out of 5) Elise W [ 19 February, 2018 ]
Danielle was extremely helpful and patient, the course was easy to follow and her helpful and friendly disposition made me feel at ease to ask the 'silly' questions

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