Microsoft Word: Introduction Course for Beginners | Online or in Toronto

Microsoft Word: Introduction Course for Beginners | Online or in Toronto

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Avantix Learning

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Toronto, ON M5E 1W7


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Microsoft Word: Introduction Course for Beginners (1 Day Training Course) | Online in Virtual Classroom Format or in-person in Toronto

About this event

Microsoft® Word®: Introduction (Instructor-led Course)

Upcoming Dates: September 12, 2022 (Virtual classroom or In-person) | November 4, 2022 (Virtual classroom or In-person)|  Check for more dates >

Duration: 1 day - 9 am - 4 pm (ET)

Microsoft® Word® Versions:  2013 | 2016 | 2019 | 2021 | 365 (Windows)

Delivery Methods (Instructor-led): In-person (live classroom) training or virtual classroom training

Course Fee: $245 CDN per person + HST (Virtual classroom), $275 CDN per person + HST (Bring your own device for live classroom courses) or $325 CDN per person + HST (Avantix Learning provides device for live classroom courses)*

Virtual Classroom: Virtual classroom courses are led by a live instructor and run from 9 am to 4 pm (Eastern Time) with a 15 minute break in the morning and in the afternoon and a 1 hour break for lunch.

In-person (Live Classroom) Course Location: Our live classroom courses are offered in downtown Toronto at the Toronto Eaton Centre or at 18 King Street East, Suite 1400, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (some Avantix Learning courses may be held at an alternate downtown Toronto location). Location will be confirmed when you register.

Learning Path: Level 1 (Beginner)

Next course in this series: Microsoft Word: Intermediate / Advanced

Custom training: Available on request. Contact us to arrange a date.

In this hands-on, beginners course, learn key Microsoft Word concepts to create, edit and format documents effectively. Students will learn to enter, edit, copy and paste text and apply both character and paragraph formatting. Important tools such as spell check and find/replace will be used as well as undo and redo. Documents will be set up with different margins, orientation and headers or footers and then previewed prior to printing.Throughout this course, the instructor will include numerous tips, tricks and shortcuts.

Key topics

Microsoft Word Environment

  • Working with the Ribbon and the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Navigating quickly in a document
  • Selecting text using different keyboard shortcuts
  • Entering and editing text
  • Undoing and redoing actions

Cut, Copy and Paste

  • Using various strategies to cut, copy and paste text
  • Using Smart Tags

Character Formatting Basics

  • Creating simple documents such as letters and reports and applying character formatting
  • Using the Ribbon and the Font dialog box to apply character formatting
  • Using keyboard shortcuts to format a document

Paragraph Formatting Basics

  • Basic paragraph formatting concepts
  • Indenting paragraphs
  • Changing alignment and spacing of paragraphs
  • Using tabs

Getting Help

  • Accessing Word’s Help feature to get help on any topic

Using Find and Replace

  • Finding and replacing words quickly and easily

Spell Checking

  • Running the spell checker and adding words to the dictionary

Previewing and Printing

  • Changing margins and orientation
  • Adding headers and/or footers
  • Inserting and removing manual page breaks
  • Previewing the final result

Getting Started with Styles

  • Applying built-in styles to automate formatting
  • Changing the style set


Who will benefit

This course has been designed for users who are new to Microsoft Word or have completed no prior training in Microsoft Word.

Can I bring my own device?

Absolutely! If you choose to bring your own device, you will receive a reduced rate. Be sure to bring a power cord and a mouse is helpful.

What's included

Included in this course:

  • Comprehensive course manual
  • Keyboard shortcuts quick reference
  • Sample and exercise files
  • Refreshments (for classes conducted in Avantix Learning classrooms)
  • Certificate of completion
  • Follow-up email support

Microsoft Office training series

Other courses in this series include:

Microsoft Word: Intermediate / Advanced

Microsoft Excel: Introduction

Microsoft PowerPoint: Introduction

Microsoft Project: Introduction

Microsoft Access: Introduction


More resources

How to Add or Remove Page Breaks in Microsoft Word (and Remove All Page Breaks) >

How to Add Page Numbers in Microsoft Word (Step by Step) >

How to Superscript or Subscript in Microsoft Word (with Shortcuts) >

How to Insert the Not Equal Sign in Word (5 Ways to Type or Insert ≠) >

How to Stop Word from Changing Formatting Automatically >

About Avantix Learning courses

Avantix Learning offers live instructor-led classroom (ILC) courses allowing personal interaction between the students and the instructor. We specialize in small classes, typically ranging from 6 to 10 students to ensure an optimal student to instructor ratio.

Public courses are offered in downtown Toronto at 18 King Street East, Suite 1400, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Some courses are also held at alternate downtowon Toronto locations.

Our top-notch instructors have years of experience in the business world and students are encouraged to ask questions during our courses. Avantix Learning senior instructors have 15 or more years of experience. A complete profile of the instructor leading a specific course is available on request.


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