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Microsoft Word 2016 Level 1

Course Code: WO16L1

Duration: 1 Day

Course Aims:

This course is aimed at people who want to learn how to using Microsoft Word to carry out basic word processing tasks. The course is suitable for either beginners or people with limited experience of the product.

Course Pre-requisites:

No previous knowledge of Word is required. Students must have experience, however, of using the Windows environment to launch programs and access files.

Course Objectives:

On completion of this course delegates will be able to:
▪ Explore the Word 2016 environment
▪ Create, save and navigate documents
▪ Format characters and paragraphs
▪ Using automatic bullets and numbering
▪ Move and copy text to other locations
▪ Using tools to correct grammar and spelling
▪ Preview and print a document
▪ Work with headers and footers
▪ Control page appearance with margins and breaks
▪ Create columns of data using Tables

Course Content:

Introduction and Objectives

Starting Word & Overview
▪ Launching & exiting Word
▪ Selecting a template
▪ Working with Word windows, documents & Ribbon commands
▪ Word 2016 ‘Backstage’
▪ The Quick Access Toolbar (QAT)
▪ Dialog launchers and dialog boxes
▪ Exiting Word

Using Basic Document Skills
▪ Creating a new document
▪ Entering and editing text in a document
▪ Saving a new document
▪ Closing a document
▪ Version compatibility issues
▪ Opening an existing document
▪ Moving around a document
▪ Selecting text
▪ Using insert & overtype mode
▪ Creating a new folder
▪ Renaming an existing document

Using Character Formatting
▪ Formatting characters
▪ Using text effects
▪ Highlighting text
▪ Copying character formatting
▪ Changing character case (eg. upper, lower)
▪ Clearing character formats

Using Paragraphs Formatting
▪ Aligning paragraphs
▪ Using’ Click & Type’ to align text
▪ Indenting paragraphs
▪ Modifying line spacing
▪ Modifying paragraph spacing
▪ Copying paragraph formats
▪ Clearing paragraph format

An Introduction to Bullets & Numbering
▪ Creating & modifying numbered and bulleted lists

Using Basic Text Editing
▪ Deleting characters
▪ Deleting & replacing selected text
▪ Cutting/copying & pasting text
▪ Using paste options
▪ Using the clipboard
▪ Using ‘drag-and-drop’ editing
▪ Using undo & redo

Working with Document Views
▪ Switching document views
▪ Changing document magnification
▪ Displaying/hiding the rulers
▪ Viewing/hiding ‘non-printing characters’
▪ Opening multiple documents
▪ Switching between documents

Proofing Tools
▪ Checking spelling ‘as you type’
▪ Running a spelling and grammar check
▪ AutoCorrect settings & options
▪ Using the AutoCorrect options button
▪ Creating an AutoCorrect entry
▪ Creating a Formatted AutoCorrect entry
▪ Deleting an AutoCorrect entry

Working with Headers & Footers
▪ Creating headers & footers
▪ Inserting the page numbers, current date and file name
▪ Creating a different first page header & footer

Printing and Presentation
▪ Inserting & removing manual page breaks
▪ Using print preview
▪ Modifying page orientation & paper size
▪ Adjusting margins
▪ Printing multiple copies

Working with Basic Tables
▪ Inserting a table into a document
▪ Moving around a table
▪ Entering text into a table
▪ Adjusting column widths and rows heights
▪ Aligning text in cells
▪ Inserting and deleting columns and rows
▪ Using table design tools (ie. built-in styles, borders and shading)
▪ Showing & hiding gridlines

Action planning

Review of Programme

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