Microsoft Word Foundation

The Microsoft Word Foundation course is the perfect introduction to using Microsoft Word, the extremely popular Microsoft Office application used for document creation, publishing and other day-to-day uses.

Key Details

Level: Beginner
Duration: 1 day

Who should attend this course?

This course is for new users of Microsoft Word or those who have been using Microsoft Word for some time without any formal tuition or as a refresher of the fundamentals of Word. The intended audience includes:

Microsoft Word Foundation Course

Course Objectives

By the end of the training, participants will be able to:

  • Create and Share/Print/PDF a document. 
  • Format Text and Paragraphs. 
  • Enhance a document with images and graphics. 
  • Insert and work with tables in a document. 


Delegates should be able to perform basic functions with personal computers, keyboard and mouse.

For virtual classes, delegates will need to have Microsoft Excel 2013, 2016, 2019, or 365 (desktop) installed.

Public Course

Public course costs are inclusive of refreshments (physical courses only), courseware and lab access, and a practice exam voucher.

£290 per person *

* prices are stated exclusive of VAT

Private Course

Bring the instructor and the course directly into your organisation to maximise the learning benefits.

£2,800 per course *

Upcoming Microsoft Word Foundation Courses


Microsoft Word Foundation Course Overview

Module 1 – Fundamentals of Working with Documents

  • Navigating Word, Toolbars and Views 
  • Setting Page Layout Options 
  • Typing and Dictating Text 
  • Selecting Text Techniques 
  • Word Copy and Paste Techniques 
  • Saving and Sharing Word Files 
  • Working with Page Breaks 

Module 2 – Working with Data

  • Formatting and Editing Text 
  • Copying & Clearing Formatting in Documents 
  • Paragraph Borders and Shading 
  • Using the Word Editor 
  • Applying Normal and Heading Styles  
  • Inserting Quick Parts 

Module 3 – Images and Smart Art

  • Insert Image and Wrapping with Text 
  • Formatting Images 
  • Insert Smart Art and Editing Smart Art 
  • Adding Screenshots to Documents 

Module 4 – Creating and Editing Tables

  • Inserting Quick Tables 
  • Inserting and Modifying Tables 
  • Drawing Tables 
  • Table Design 

Module 5 – Print and PDF Options

  • Print Preview Documents
  • Printing Options and Send to PDF and Email
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