Introduction Microsoft Word

If you’re looking for really great Introduction Microsoft Word training you’re in the right place.

Companies large and small choose us – why? Your own tailored, Introduction Word training course, at your own premises at the same price as a standard course from elsewhere.

You may be looking for Introduction Microsoft Word training because your job role has changed or because you are looking to get back into the workplace. Be assured, our trainers are very patient!

The JMD Training difference is clear:

  • We come to you – your Introduction Microsoft Word training will be given on your site
  • You get to keep the manuals – Introduction Word training manuals are provided as PDFs
  • We can train using your own Microsoft Word documents
  • There will only be people from your company on your course
  • We offer a money-back guarantee if any delegates are not completely satisfied
  • The training date is around you, not us!
  • Our prices are astounding
  • We can assess all learners in advance for free
  • Our courses are never cancelled
Course TypeCost per day
1 to 1 training$495 + GST
2 to 3 delegate $895 + GST
4 to 5 delegates$1295 + GST
6 to 8 delegates$1595 + GST

Prices are PER DAY, and NOT per-person! E.g. if there’s 5 people on the course, you pay $1295 + GST.

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Aims of the Introduction Word course

This course aims to introduce delegates with little or no understanding of the Microsoft Word software to the basic features of the package.

Course Objectives 

On completion of the course delegates should understand and be able to accomplish basic operations associated with creating, formatting and finishing a word processing document ready for distribution. They should also be able to use some of the more advanced Microsoft Word applications including:

  • Creating standard tables
  • Using pictures and images within a document
  • Importing objects
  • Using mail merge tools.
  • The course is of one day’s duration.

How the course is run

This instructor-led course has a hands-on approach, with plenty of opportunity for delegates to practise the new skills they learn at the computer.


Delegates attending the course should preferably have a basic understanding of the Windows environment and use of the keyboard and mouse.

First Steps with Microsoft Word 

  • Opening and closing Word 
  • Creating and saving documents
  • Converting Files
  • Compatibility Checker
  • Switching between open Word documents
  • Using available Help functions

Adjusting Basic Settings

  • Changing between page view modes
  • Using magnification/zoom tools
  • Working with Toolbars
  • Displaying, hiding non-printing characters
  • Modifying basic options in Microsoft Word – user name, default folders for opening and saving documents 

Main Operations

  • Inserting Data – inserting text, special characters and symbols
  • Selecting Data – selecting a character, word, line, sentence, paragraph or entire body text
  • Editing Data – editing content by inserting new characters or words within existing text, over-typing to replace  existing text, using the undo and redo commands
  • Duplicating, Moving, Deleting – duplicating text within a document and between open Word documents, moving text within a  document and between open Word documents, deleting text
  • Finding and replacing text 

Text Formatting

  • Changing text appearance: font sizes and type
  • Applying text formatting such as bold, italic and underline
  • Applying subscript or superscript to text
  • Applying case changes to text
  • Applying different colours to text
  • Copy formatting from a piece of text to another piece of text
  • Applying an existing style to a word, a line or a paragraph
  • Using automatic hyphenation 

Paragraph Formatting

  • Inserting and removing paragraph marks
  • Inserting and removing line break marks
  • Aligning text left, centre, right or justified
  • Indenting paragraphs: left, right, first line and hanging
  • Applying single or double line spacing within paragraphs
  • Page numbering
  • Setting, removing and using left, centre, right and decimal tabs
  • Applying and removing bullets and numbers from a single level list
  • Changing the style of bullets and numbers
  • Adding borders to paragraphs 

Document Formatting

  • Changing the orientation of a document to portrait or landscape
  • Changing the margins of a document
  • Inserting and deleting page breaks in a document
  • Adding and modifying text in headers and footers
  • Adding fields such as date, page number and file locations to headers and footers
  • Applying automatic page numbering to a document 


  • Creating a table ready for text insertion
  • Inserting and editing data in a table
  • Selecting rows, columns, cells or the entire table
  • Inserting and deleting rows and columns
  • Modifying column widths and row heights
  • Modifying cell border width, style and colour
  • Adding shading to cells 

Pictures and Images 

  • Inserting a picture an image or a chart into a document
  • Selecting a picture, image or chart in a document
  • Duplicating a picture, image or chart within a document or between open Word documents
  • Moving a picture, image or chart within a document or to another Word document
  • Resizing a picture, image or chart
  • Deleting a picture, image or chart 

Mail Merge

  • Understanding the term mail merge and the concept of merging a data source with a main document such as a letter or label document
  • Opening a preparing a document for a mail merge by inserting data fields
  • Opening and preparing a mailing list or other data file for use in a mail merge
  • Merging a mailing list with a letter or label document 

Preparing for Printing 

  • Spell-check
  • Adding words to a built-in custom dictionary
  • Previewing a Word document 


  • Choosing what to print – the whole document, specific pages and how many copies        
  • Printing a document from an installed printer using default settings or defined options