Course Information Sheet - MS Word (Intermediate)


Duration: 10 Week

Days: Tuesday 22/04/2014 to 03/07/2014

Time: 12:30 to 14:30

Venue: Watford Women's Centre Plus, Charter Place

Course outline

What is the course about?

At the end of this one day Word training course you will have a good working knowledge of Word basics. You will feel more confident using Word and be able to create a document from scratch. Understanding and using some of the built in layout and text editing functionality will enable you to produce far more striking and effective documentation in your work and home Word environments. Documents that you create will be easier to read and look more presentable.Are there specific requirements for joining?This course is suitable for learners who have some prior knowledge of using Windows or completed PC Basics course successfully at Watford Womens Centre Plus.

How will I learn?

You will be in a group of a maximum 10 learners and you will be guided through your course by one of our tutors. You will be given handouts to help you remember and you will be given lots of time to practice what you are learning. You will learn as an individual but also as a part of the group.

What topics will we cover and what you are able to do:

  • Getting Started
    • Exploring the Word window
    • Creating and saving documents
    • Printing Documents
    • Getting Help
  • Editing Documents
    • Opening and navigating in documents
    • Editing text
    • The undo and redo commands
  • Moving and Copying Text
    • Selecting text
    • Cutting, copying, and pasting text
    • Finding and replacing text
  • Formatting Characters and Paragraphs
    • Character formatting
    • Using tabs
    • Paragraph formatting
    • Advanced paragraph formatting
    • Borders and shading
  • Creating and Managing Tables
    • Creating tables
    • Working with tables
    • Modifying tables
  • Controlling Page Layout
    • Creating headers and footers
    • Working with margins
    • Working with page breaks
  • Proofing and Printing Documents
    • Checking spelling and grammar
    • Previewing and printing documents

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Each student has their own computer.

Presentations will be made using computers, whiteboard, overhead screen and printed notes.Step by step instruction, with demonstrations where appropriate, will help you grasp the concepts.What feedback will I get?You will receive regular feedback from your tutor throughout the course, as and when appropriate. At the end of the course you and your tutor are asked to assess the progress you have made.

How will I be able to give my views on the course?

Please complete the evaluation form at the end of your course. These are monitored and help us to continually improve our courses.

How do I find out if I can get some support for my learning?

Watford Womens Centre Plus offers support sessions: Computer Club & Guided Learning during the week, where you get 1-2-1 support from experienced volunteers.These sessions will need to be pre booked with reception

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Information Advice and Guidance will be given by a qualified tutor or staff member at the end of the course; to give you more information about other learning opportunities and activities available at the centre or at other local providers.

For further information please contact Watford Womens Centre Plus on 01923 816229 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.