Word, All versions and levels

Our courses cover basic to advanced Word features that will enhance your efficiency in creating and editing business documents.


This course is intended for individuals who want to gain basic knowledge of working with Word.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

• create a basic Word document.
• edit a document.
• format text.
• format paragraphs.
• insert a table.
• insert special characters and graphical objects.
• control the page setup and appearance of a Word document.
• proofread documents for accuracy.


To be successful in this course, students should be familiar with using personal computers and comfortable in the Windows environment.


8 hours


Lesson 1: Creating a Basic Word Document
Topic 1A: Identify the Elements of the User Interface
Topic 1B: Customize the Word Environment
Topic 1C: Enter Text in a Document
Topic 1D: Save a Document
Topic 1E: Open a Document in Different View Modes
Topic 1F: Print a Document
Topic 1G: Obtain Help in Word

Lesson 2: Editing a Word Document
Topic 2A: Navigate Through a Document and Select Text
Topic 2B: Modify Text
Topic 2C: Undo Text Changes
Topic 2D: Find and Replace Text

Lesson 3: Formatting Text in a Word Document
Topic 3A: Change Font Styles
Topic 3B: Highlight Text in a Document

Lesson 4: Formatting Paragraphs in a Word Document
Topic 4A: Set Tabs to Align Text
Topic 4B: Modify the Layout of a Paragraph
Topic 4C: Create Lists
Topic 4D: Apply Borders and Shading
Topic 4E: Apply Styles
Topic 4F: Manage Formatting
Lesson 5: Inserting Tables in a Word Document

Topic 5A: Create a Table
Topic 5B: Modify a Table
Topic 5C: Format a Table
Topic 5D: Convert Text to a Table

Lesson 6: Inserting Special Characters and Graphical Objects
Topic 6A: Insert Symbols and Special Characters
Topic 6B: Insert Illustrations in a Document

Lesson 7: Controlling the Appearance of the Pages in a Word Document
Topic 7A: Control the Layout of a Page
Topic 7B: Apply a Page Border and Color
Topic 7C: Add Watermarks
Topic 7D: Add Headers and Footers
Lesson 8: Proofreading a Word Document

Topic 8A: Check Spelling and Grammar
Topic 8B: Use the Thesaurus
Topic 8C: Customize the AutoCorrect Options