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Digital Skills

Microsoft Word - Beginners

Course details

CPD Points





Half day (09:00-13:00)

Course Overview

On completion you will be far more confident in your ability to create and amend Word documents. You will understand how important it is to use the correct formatting and styles to gain maximum efficiency.

Course Content

Getting Started with Word

  • Exploring the screen layout
  • Help options
  • Tab and Groups
  • Customising Quick Access Toolbar
  • Creating, opening and saving documents
  • Entering and editing Text
  • Print options
  • Explanation of Normal and No Spacing styles.

Applying Basic Text Formatting

  • Font colour
  • Text size
  • Alignment
  • Character case
  • Text highlight

Working with Paragraphs

  • Indents
  • Tabs
  • Bullets
  • Line spacing
  • Moving and copying text
  • Borders and Shading

Page Layouts

  • Basic Headers and Footers
  • Page Breaks
  • Numbering

Next Steps

If you would like to book a place on this course please click on the ‘Book Course’ button to the right of this page and login or register for a user account to complete your booking(s). Any queries please do not hesitate to contact us via [email protected] or call us on 01481 224570.

If no date is scheduled for this course at the present time please click on the ‘Register Interest’ button and login or register for a user account so that we can add you to our course interest register. This register allows us to contact our tutors and finalise dates for a course as soon as we have a few people who have expressed their interest, so the more delegates who register their interest, the sooner we can schedule a particular course.

Course Tutor

  • Jacqui Ward

    Jacqui Ward is the proprietor and trainer of JW Training, specialising in providing Microsoft application training and business consultancy.

    Jacqui is a qualified PRINCE 2 Project Manager and freelance computer software trainer with over 25 years’ experience both in Guernsey and the UK. She has delivered packaged and bespoke training on a corporate, group or one-to-one basis for a variety of major financial companies, the States of Guernsey, Guernsey Electricity and quarterly Excel sessions for the GTA to name just a few.

    In previous roles Jacqui has worked as both a marketing director for an international merchant bank and as an IT business solutions manager. Delegate feedback is consistently high, emphasising Jacqui’s ability to draw on her vast experience to deliver training which is targeted on user requirements in her relaxed, friendly and focused style.

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