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$ 385
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(inc GST)
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$ 250*
Duration:1 day
Level 3
321 Pitt St
Sydney NSW 2000
Participants:Max 10
Length:9:00 to 16:30
Break Times:
10:30 (15mins)
12:30 (1hr)
14:45 (15mins)
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Word Beginner Course

   (4.85 out of 5)
268 Word beginner student evaluations
Location: Level 2
80 Mount St
North Sydney
NSW 2060
Break Times:
10:30 (15mins)
12:30 (1hr)
14:45 (15mins)
Duration: 1 day Participants: Max 10
Course Length: 9:00 to 16:30 Price:
(inc GST)
$ 385
Sale Price:
(inc GST)
$ 250

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Word Beginner Course

Course Overview

This is a one-day training course tailored for beginners to learn the basics of Microsoft Word 365. During our training, participants learn through a series of easy to follow instructions, hands-on activities and real-life scenarios delivered by Microsoft Word experts. We provide all the necessary equipment and keep our class sizes at a minimum so that all students receive dedicated attention.

Throughout the course, you’ll learn how to get started with Microsoft Word and navigate your way around the Word system to create new documents, work within documents, cut, copy and paste text, format fonts, format paragraphs, create lists and tabs, customise page layouts, create PDF documents, switch between documents, print documents and get help.

All students who successfully complete this course receive a certificate of completion for their hard work, along with a comprehensive course guide you can work through at home. Raising the Bar also provides 12 months of helpful email and phone support if you need further assistance once the course is over. You’ll also gain the skills required to proceed to one of our more advanced Microsoft Word courses if you want to expand your proficiency even further.

Who Should Attend This Course

The Word Beginner Training Course is suitable for absolute beginners who have no prior knowledge of Microsoft Word. It’s ideal for anyone who wants to learn how to use this popular word processing software to create neat, efficient documents in a personal, professional or educational environment. Whether you’re a tertiary student, employee who needs Word for their job, or personal user who wants to create professional documents at home, our Word Beginner course is for you.

You’ll learn how to use Word to create documents for home and business use, and gain the confidence to create, format and edit a range of documents including letters, memos, basic flyers and newsletters.

At Raising the Bar, we pride ourselves on delivering training courses that are affordable, flexible and produce results. Onsite group training is available by appointment throughout Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth and Canberra, while some public training courses also take place within our Sydney training centre.

Course Prerequisites

Participants are not required to have any prior knowledge of Microsoft Word to attend this course, however, a basic understanding of personal computer systems and keyboard skills is required.

Course Inclusions

FREE Course Re-sit

8 months

When you book a public course at Raisng the Bar we offer you a FREE course re-sit for up to 8 months from the scheduled course date.

FREE Email Support

12 months

Free email support for up to 12 months from the scheduled course date.

Small Class Sizes

10 students

All of our courses are capped at a maximum of 10 students to maximise your learning experience.

Classroom Training

All of our courses are face to face, hands on, classroom based training delievered by .

Course Manual

With each course we provide you with a comprehensive course manual for you to practice post course.

Computer Lab

No need to bring your own laptop. Our training courses are conducted in fully equipped computer labs with free Wi-Fi.

Course Certificate

Every student receives a certificate of completion at the end of course to recognise your new skills.

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Public Course Dates

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17-Apr-24 (Wed)$385.00 0
06-May-24 (Mon)$385.00 0
17-Jun-24 (Mon)$385.00 0
24-Jul-24 (Wed)$385.00 0

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17-Apr-24 (Wed)$250.00 0
06-May-24 (Mon)$385.00 0
17-Jun-24 (Mon)$385.00 0
24-Jul-24 (Wed)$385.00 0

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Course Outline

Getting Started with Word

  • Starting Word from the Desktop
  • Understanding the Start Screen
  • Creating a New Blank Document
  • The Word Screen
  • How Microsoft Word 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 (QAT)
  • Add a Button to the QAT
  • Status Bar Overview
  • Quit Microsoft Word

Your First Word Document

  • Create a Document in Word
  • Type Text into a Document
  • The Save As Location
  • Save As Dialogue Box
  • Save a New Document
  • Type Numbers into a Document
  • Insert a Date or Time
  • Proofing a Document
  • Check Spelling and Grammar
  • Make Basic Edits
  • Save an Existing Document
  • Print a Word Document
  • Close a Document

Work with a Document

  • The Open Location
  • Open Dialogue Box
  • Open an Existing Document
  • Navigational Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Scroll Through a Document
  • The Zoom Tool
  • Display the Ruler
  • Show Formatting Charachers
  • View the Word Count

Managing Text

  • Text Selection Techniques
  • Select Text Using the Mouse
  • Select Text Using the Keyboard
  • Edit Text Using Insert Mode
  • Edit Text in Overtype Mode
  • Delete Text in a Paragraph
  • The Undo Tool
  • The Redo Tool
  • Repeat a Step
  • Introducing Click and Type
  • Insert Special Characters and Symbols
  • Working with Find and Replace
  • Find a Words in a Document
  • Find and Replace Dialogue Box
  • Replace Words in a Document
  • Perform an Advanced Search
  • Using The Go To Dialogue Box

Move and Copy Content

  • Use Cut, Copy and Paste
  • Move Information
  • Copy Information
  • Drag and Drop to Move Information
  • Drag and Drop to Copy Information
  • Utilise the Clipboard Task Pane
  • Copy Information Between Documents
  • Move Information Between Documents
  • Paste Information Between Documents
  • Accessing Paste Special Options

Formatting Text

  • Introduction to Font Formatting
  • Understanding Font Formatting Tools
  • Live Preview Formats
  • Change Font Style
  • Change Font Size
  • Increase and Decrease Font Size
  • Make Text Bold
  • Italicise Text
  • Underline Text
  • Apply Strikethrough to Text
  • Superscript Text
  • Subscript Text
  • Highlight Text
  • Change Font Case
  • Change Text Colour
  • Apply Text Effects
  • Copy Formats Using the Format Painter
  • The Font Dialogue Box
  • Clear Font Formatting

Paragraph Formatting

  • Introduction to Paragraph Formatting
  • Set Text Alignment
  • Change Text Alignment
  • Change Paragraph Line Spacing
  • Set Space Before and After a Paragraph
  • Indent a Paragraphs
  • Outdent a Paragraphs
  • Work with Bulleted Points
  • Add Bulleted Points to an Existing Paragraph
  • Remove Bulleted Points
  • Start a Numbered List
  • Number Existing Paragraphs
  • Create a Multilevel List
  • Remove Existing Numbers
  • Paragraph Borders and Shading
  • Shade a Paragraph
  • Apply a Border to a Paragraph
  • Set Paragraph Indents and Spacing
  • Set Paragraph Line and Page Breaks
  • Use the Paragraph Dialogue Box

Lists and Bullets

  • Understand Lists
  • Apply a Bullet
  • Define a Bullet
  • Modify an Existing Bullet
  • Apply Numbering
  • Define a Number Format
  • Change the Numbering in a List
  • Introducing Multilevel Lists
  • Apply a Multilevel List
  • Promote and Demote List Items
  • Create a Multilevel List Style
  • Modify a Multilevel List Style

Working with Tabs

  • Default Tabs
  • Add Tabs Using the Ruler
  • Modify Tabs in the Ruler
  • Set Tabs in the Tabs Dialogue Box
  • Set Tab Leaders
  • Set Bar Tabs
  • Set Mixed Tabs
  • Remove a Tabs

Page Setup

  • Set Page Margins
  • Apply Custom Margins
  • Set Page Orientation
  • Set the Paper Size
  • Set a Custom Paper Size
  • Insert a Page Break
  • Remove a Page Break
  • Add Page Numbers
  • Format Page Numbers
  • Remove Page Numbers

Print Your Document

  • Printing Overview
  • Print Preview Your Document
  • Quick Print
  • Set the Printer
  • Print the Current Page
  • Specify a Range of Pages to Print
  • Set the Number of Copies

PDF Documents

  • Introduction to PDF Documents
  • Save a PDF Document
  • View a PDF Document Using Acrobat Reader
  • Open and Edit a PDF in Word

Work with Multiple Documents

  • Open Multiple Documents
  • Switch Between Open Documents
  • Arranging All Documents on the Screen
  • View Documents Side by Side
  • Document Synchronised Scrolling
  • Reset the Window Position

SmartArt Graphics

  • Introduction to SmartArt Graphics
  • Insert a SmartArt Graphic
  • Add Text
  • Indent Text
  • Set the SmartArt Style
  • Change SmartArt Graphic Colours
  • Alter the SmartArt Layout
  • Add Additional Shapes to SmartArt
  • Resize a SmartArt Graphic

Getting Help in Word

  • Understand How Help Works
  • The Tell me what You want to do tool
  • Access the Help Window
  • Navigate Content in the Help Window
  • Use Google to Get Help
  • Print a Help Topic

Student Comments

  • Word Basic Training Course
    Sean was fantastic. Great at understanding your ability to learn at your own pace. Highly recommend this course to all.
    - Cherie
  • Word Basic Training Course
    Excellent course and extremely well presented. Would love to do further training.
    - Jean
  • Word Basic Training Course
    Excellent course for someone who requires a working knowledge of word for basis day to day transactions
    - Barry
  • Word Basic Training Course
    Sean was easy to understand and excellent at discussing the programme in layman’s terms. In the past I’ve found computer courses to be too difficult to follow due to excessive use of computer terminology, this course was easy to follow and has been v
    - Isobel
  • Word Basic Training Course
    Excellent course for someone who requires a working knowledge of word for basis day to day transactions
    - Barry
  • Word Basic Training Course
    Awesome very impressed!!!
    - Tavana
  • Word Basic Training Course
    Excellent course and great manual which will be handy.
    - Darren
  • Word Basic Training Course
    The teacher was excellent and very funny. He created a great environment to learn and provided a lot of relevant tips on how to use the program.
    - Geoffrey
  • Word Beginner training course
    Well delivered and very informative
    - Sharon
  • Word Beginner training course
    Very useful, hope I can do the intermediate
    - Louise
  • Word Training Course - Basic
    I am looking forward to putting my new skills into practise. This course was extremely well presented and really enhanced my skills. Thanks Kate
    - Alicia
  • Word Basic Training Course
    The whole course was great, Kate was very professional, friendly and helpful.
    - Suza
  • Word Basic Training Course
    Natalie shows amazing patience. She is awesome at her job!
    - Tim
  • Word Beginner training course
    A great introducton
    - Brad
  • Word Training Course - Basic
    Craig was very approachable and tailored the course to my existing skills which meant there was no need to waste time on things I felt comfortable with, Many thanks Cheers Jo
    - Joanna
  • Word Basic Training Course
    Your lecturer was excellent
    - Michael
  • Word Basic Training Course
    Excellent course and very helpful instructor
    - Ramesh
  • Word Basic Training Course
    The whole course was great, Kate was very professional, friendly and helpful.
    - Suza
  • Word Basic Training Course
    The course and the venue are very professional, but friendly as well.
    - Heather
  • Word Basic Training Course
    - Yiannis

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