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Word Beginner 2016 Course

(4.82 out of 5) 48 Student Reviews

About the Course

This one day introductory course covers the basics of Microsoft Word 2016, from basic navigation and creating a document through to tabs, tables and formatting. A hands-on approach is taken and the exercises are designed to impart relevant skills and knowledge by having participants work through real-life examples and scenarios.

Who should do this course?

This course is primarily designed for people who need to know how to use Microsoft Word to create and edit a range of common documents for home and office use. Upon successful completion of the course, participants should be able to create documents including letters, memos, faxes, basic flyers and newsletters.

Prerequisites

No prior knowledge of Microsoft Word is required; however participants should have a general 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

    13 Nov 17 Mon
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    14 Mar 18 Wed
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    Level 12, 379 Collins Street, Melbourne , VIC 3000

    23 Oct 17 Mon
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    31 Jan 18 Wed
    19 Feb 18 Mon
    19 Mar 18 Mon
  • Brisbane Class Dates

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    Level 6, 371 Queen Street, Brisbane , QLD 4000

    13 Nov 17 Mon
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    15 Jan 18 Mon
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    Level 1, 33 Ainslie Place, Canberra , ACT 2601

    30 Oct 17 Mon
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    04 Jun 18 Mon
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    19 Young Street, Adelaide , SA 5000

    29 Nov 17 Wed
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    25 Jun 18 Mon
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    Level 1, 140 St Georges Terrace, Perth , WA 6000

    06 Nov 17 Mon
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    31 Jan 18 Wed
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Course Units

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Unit 1: Getting Started with Word 2016

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  • Starting Word from the Desktop
  • Understanding the Start Screen
  • Creating a New Blank Document
  • The Word Screen
  • How Microsoft Word 2016 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
  • Creating a Multilevel List
  • Removing Existing Numbers
  • Borders and Shading Dialog Box
  • Shading Paragraphs
  • Applying Borders to Paragraphs
  • The Paragraph Dialog Box Indents and Spacing
  • The Paragraph Dialog Box Line and Page Breaks
  • 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
  • Indenting Text
  • Changing the SmartArt Style
  • Changing SmartArt Colours
  • Changing a SmartArt Layout
  • Adding More Shapes to SmartArt
  • Resizing SmartArt

Unit 15: Getting Help

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  • Understanding How Help Works
  • Using Tell Me
  • Accessing the Help Window
  • Navigating the Help Window
  • Using Google to Get Help
  • Printing a Help Topic

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Course Reviews

(4.90 out of 5) Ikonia C [ 20 September, 2017 ]
I really enjoyed participating in this course today as I found it to be a good introduction into Microsoft Word at a beginner stage. I found I was able to understand the content fairly well and was able to efficiently interact with the instructor. I definitely have learnt new skills that will help me for the future.
(5.00 out of 5) Diya A [ 11 September, 2017 ]
Well instructed and covered a lot of areas in a short time span. I leave feeling more confident to use this information in my work.
(4.00 out of 5) Jane S [ 26 July, 2017 ]
Instructor was very patient and clear with instructions. Having basic skills the course enabled a good understanding of word functionality.
(3.90 out of 5) Martin T [ 26 July, 2017 ]
Thank you for providing this beginners course. Quite amazing how things can be done once you have been shown.

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