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Softek Services, Inc.
1156 15th Street, NW, Suite 100
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 747-5000

Computer Training Software Consulting Database Programming

Instructor-led Training

Essentials of Word
in Microsoft Word

Version 2010 • 2013 • 2016

3 Hours

This instructor-led course covers the essential skills needed to create documents, manipulate text, apply bold, italics, underline and other attributes; change line spacing, margins, headers, and footers; and insert page numbers.

Course objectives:

  • Create, edit, and spell check documents
  • Create and print an envelope for a letter
  • Apply formatting, copy and move information
  • Apply paragraph formatting - alignment, borders, and bullets
  • Apply document/page formatting - margins, page numbers, headers, footers

Understanding the Word Environment

  • Important Screen Elements
  • Microsoft Office Button
  • Quick Access Toolbar
  • Title Bar
  • Ribbon
  • Insertion Point
  • Click and Type Mouse Pointer
  • Scroll Bars
  • Navigation Buttons
  • Status Bar
  • Opening Existing Documents
  • Using Draft and Print Layout Views
  • Creating Documents
  • Navigating Through Text
  • Inserting the Current Date
  • Inserting and Deleting Text
  • Undoing and Redoing Commands
  • Saving Information
  • Naming the Document
  • Resaving a Document

Creating New Documents

  • Closing a Document and/or Word
  • Starting a Document Based on a Template
  • Switching Between Multiple Documents
  • Using Microsoft Office Help

Editing and Finalizing Documents

  • Checking for Spelling and Grammar Errors
  • Using Shortcuts to Select Text
  • Copying and Moving Information
  • Previewing and Printing Documents
  • Previewing Documents
  • Printing Documents


Character Formatting

  • Important Character Formatting Concepts
  • Applying Bold, Italic, and Underline
  • Changing the Font and Size of Text

Paragraph Formatting

  • Important Paragraph Formatting Concepts
  • Left, Center, and Right Aligning Text
  • Changing Line Spacing
  • Changing Paragraph Spacing
  • Using Indents
  • Using Automatic Bullets and Numbering

Section/Document Formatting

  • Important Section/Document Formatting Concepts
  • Changing Margins and Orientation
  • Changing Paper Size
  • Inserting Automatic Page Numbers
  • Inserting Headers and Footers



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Is this the right course for you? Please contact our office at (202) 747-5000 if you have any questions.

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Public Class

This class is only offered for private groups.

Private Group Classes

Any two 3-hour Microsoft classes must be scheduled on the same day to receive pricing (9 to 12pm and 1 to 4pm).

Conducted at Your Office

$500 flat fee for up to 8 students
$550 flat fee for up to 12 students
$35 per additional student

Conducted at Softek’s Facility

$575 flat fee for up to 8 students
$625 flat fee for up to 12 students
$35 per additional student

Have more or less students? Or, need to schedule more than one training day? Click here for a price quote based on your training needs. 

Why choose Softek?

  • Live, in-person training
  • Instructors with 10+ years of experience
  • Detailed training guide
  • Certificate of completion
  • Money-back guarantee