Word Basics

Discover Word with this workshop. Learn how to create documents, manage text, use correction tools and print a document.
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  • Duration: 2 days
  • Regular price: $290
  • Preferential price: $250

Course outline

Please note that the most represented version in the group will be installed in computer workstations. However, the training addresses the differences between versions.

Duration : 2 days

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Windows - User or equivalent


  • Design simple documents using the various tools
  • Use writing aids to increase efficiency when creating documents

Teaching method

Presentations - Demos - Guided and individual exercises


Chapter 1 - Identify interface elements

  • Open and close Word
  • Identify the elements of the interface
  • Become familiar with contextual ribbons
  • Customize the interface with the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Obtain help
  • File tab and Backstage view mode
  • Start screen, templates, navigation

Chapter 2 - Create and open documents

  • Create a new document
  • Set concepts related to data entry
  • Save and close a document
  • Open a document
  • Switch between documents and window management
  • Retrieve a document
  • Opening, creating and saving in the cloud

Chapter 3 - Control display and movement in documents

  • Use different display modes
  • Edit display size and live zoom
  • Move the insertion point in a document
  • Select, enter and replace text

Chapter 4 - Format characters

  • Format and edit character formatting
  • Change the capitalization, or case, of text
  • Set spaces between characters
  • Use highlighting
  • Remove formatting

Chapter 5 - Format paragraphs

  • Format and edit paragraph formatting
  • Align paragraphs
  • Set spacing between paragraphs
  • Set line spacing and paragraph indents
  • Use additional paragraph formatting options
  • Apply indents
  • Apply Borders and Shadings

Chapter 6 - Manipulate text

  • View formats
  • Edit or delete formats
  • Apply a style and display the style pane
  • Reproduce formatting
  • Move and copy text
  • Use the Clipboard and multiple selections
  • Present a column text with columns of the same or different widths
  • Add a vertical line between the columns
  • Use column breaks

Chapter 7 - Build bulleted lists

  • Insert and delete a bulleted or numbered list
  • Continue the previous list
  • Customize a bulleted or numbered list

Chapter 8 - Use writing and editing tools

  • Set automatic language detection
  • Correct spelling and grammar
  • Find Thesaurus
  • Find and replace text
  • Use AutoCorrect
  • Insert symbols and special characters

Chapter 9 - Format pages and print a document

  • Format and prepare the document for printing
  • Perform simple page numbering
  • Print a document

For the Word 2016 version only

  • Tell me what you want to do? - Help in the 2016 version
  • Collaborative mode: the Share function

Surround yourself with the best

Marc Maisonneuve
Marc Maisonneuve
Trainer and Professional Efficiency Consultant
Pierre-Edouard Brondel
Pierre-Edouard Brondel
Trainer and Desktop Application Consultant
Renowned as an educational expert in the IT and office technology field who has accumulated more than 25 years of experience, Pierre-Édouard is first and foremost passionate about human capital.
Ghislain Parent
Ghislain Parent
Trainer and Professional Efficiency Consultant
With more than 25 years of experience, Ghislain thrives on the challenge of improving your work team’s efficiency.
Frédéric Paradis
Frédéric Paradis
Certified Trainer and Cloud Architect
As a certified Microsoft trainer, Frédéric describes himself as a Cloud magician who easily navigates the mythical space between technology and reality.
Be aware of trends, innovations and best practices, every month.
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