Word 2013 Foundation

Course Overview

This course is designed to introduce you firstly to the concepts of word processing and secondly to the defacto standard of word procecessing which is Microsoft Word 2013. The course covers all aspects of the application and it aims to get you to a level of competency that will give you enough confidence to create a document, print it and save it for future use.

Course Objectives

At the end of course, you will be able to

  • Create New Documents
  • Format Text and Paragraphs
  • Create Bullet and Numbering Lists
  • Use Tabs
  • Perform Page Setup
  • Printing Documents

Course Prerequisites

You only require basic computer skills, but any prior exposure to a word processing application will be of benefit to you.

Course Duration

This is a 1 day Word 2013 Introduction Training Course. The course starts at 09:30 and runs until 16:30

Course Venue

This course is available on-site, and as a public course here at our training facility in Westpark Business Campus, Shannon.

Course Outline

Getting Started with Word 2013

  • Word Overview – the User Interface, Quick Access and Mini Toolbar
  • Standard & Contextual Ribbons
  • The File Tab
  • Status Bar Tools
  • Dialog Boxes
  • Task Panes
  • Using Help

Basic Text tools

  • Creating new blank documents
  • Accessing and opening templates to create documents
  • Saving, closing and opening Documents
  • Understanding non-printing characters
  • Selection techniques (keyboard + mouse)
  • Navigating documents
  • Using Word Views, e.g. Print layout and Draft and reading
  • Entering text and understanding basic text features. (word-wrap)
  • Using Find/Replace
  • Spell Check, Thesaurus


  • Applying Font formats – Changing font type, size, colour, special effects, character spacing
  • Changing the default font for all new documents
  • Using Paragraph formats – justification, indentation, space before and after Paragraph
  • Line spacing, Widow and orphan control
  • Inserting non breaking hyphens and spaces
  • Applying borders and shading
  • Format Painter
  • Using Cut, Copy and Paste
  • Revealing formatting and Clearing formatting

Bullets & Numbering

  • Turning on Bullets
  • Creating & editing bulleted list styles
  • Changing bullet types and formatting
  • Turning on Numbered Lists
  • Creating your own numbered list style
  • Changing numbering types

Working With Tabs

  • Understanding Tabs
  • Changing the default Tab Stop
  • Setting and manipulating Tab markers on the ruler
  • Setting and manipulating Tab markers in the Tab Dialog box
  • Using leader tabs
  • Using bar tabs
  • Setting the measurement units for the Ruler (Imperial and Metric)
  • Using Tabs in a Document

Setting up your Document

  • Inserting and Deleting page breaks
  • Changing page orientation to Landscape or Portrait
  • Viewing Headers and Footers
  • Creating Basic Page numbering
  • Setting Margin Sizes
  • Using Page Borders
  • Inserting a Watermark


  • Printing a Document
  • Setting Print options
  • Previewing a document
  • Selecting a printer

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