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  Word Level 1 Course

Course Description

Microsoft Office Word Beginners will assist in Word processing to create, revise, and save documents for printing and future retrieval. It will provide you with the basic concepts required to produce basic business documents.


Target Audience

This course is intended for individuals who want to gain basic knowledge of working on Word.



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Hours are 08:30 to 16:00 unless specified otherwise

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Explore Word

  • Working in the user interface
  • Creating, editing text and saving documents:
  • Creating a new blank document
  • Entering text
  • Saving the document
  • Saving into a new folder
  • Compatibility with older versions
    • Opening, Moving around in and closing Documents
    • Viewing documents in different ways:
  • Switching between different views
  • Displaying non-printing characters
  • Zooming in the document
  • Switching between different world documents
  • Arranging windows of open documents
  • Displaying rulers in document window
    • Accessing help feature


    Lesson 2: Editing and Proofread Text

    • Making text changes:
  • Selecting text
  • Deleting text
  • Drag and drop
  • Cut, Copy and Paste
  • Paste Options
  • Undo and redo
    • Office clipboard
    • Find and replace text:
  • Using find and replace
  • Navigation pane
    • Fine-tuning text:
  • Thesaurus
  • Mini-translator
    • Correcting spelling and grammatical errors:
  • Spell check
  • Auto Correct
    • Viewing document statistics
    • Inserting saved text:
  • Building Blocks
  • Create a new building block
    • Inserting one document into another


    Lesson 3: Changing the Look of Text

    • Quickly formatting text:
  • Paragraph styles
  • Character styles
    • Changing a documents theme:
  • Switching between different themes
  • Saving a new theme
    • Manually changing the look of characters:
  • Changing font, font size and font colour
  • Bold, Italic and Underline
  • Using the Mini Toolbar
  • Format Painter
  • Front dialogue box
  • Highlight text
  • Clear formatting
    • Manually changing the look of paragraphs:
  • Indenting
  • First Line and hanging indents
  • Paragraph alignment
  • Setting up Tabs
  • Adjusting line spacing
  • Paragraph spacing
  • Borders and Shading
    • Character formatting and case considerations
    • Find and replace formatting
    • Creating and modifying lists:
  • Bullets and Numbering
  • Customising bullets and numbering
  • Sorting lists
    • Formatting text as you type


    Lesson 4: Organising Information in Columns and Tables

    • Presenting information in columns:
  • Inserting columns
  • Justify paragraphs
  • Column options
    • Creating tabbed lists
    • Presenting info in tables:
  • Inserting a table
  • Inserting and deleting columns and rows
  • Resizing columns
  • Merge cells
  • Table alignment
  • Converting text to table
    • Performing calculations in tables
    • Other layout options
    • Formatting tables:
  • Table style
  • Manual formatting

    Lesson 5: Add Simple Graphic Elements

    • Inserting and modifying pictures:
  • Insert Picture
  • Resize and crop a picture
  • Picture corrections and picture styles
  • Artistic effects
    • About Clip Art
    • Changing a document background
    • Inserting Building Blocks:
  • Inserting a Cover Page
  • Inserting Page Numbers
  • Headers and Footers
    • Drawing text boxes
    • Adding Word Art:
  • Insert Word Art into the document
  • Wrap text around World Art
    • Formatting the first letter of a paragraph


    Lesson 6: Preview, Print and Distribute Documents

    • Previewing and adjusting page layout:
  • Adjusting Page size and orientation
  • Setting up margins
    • Controlling what happens on each page:
  • Page breaks
  • Section breaks
    • Printing documents
    • Preparing documents for electronic distribution:
  • Document properties
  • Document inspector
  • Making a document as final

    Our outlines are a guide to the content covered on a typical course. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular course.

      Word Level 2 Course

    Course Description

    Microsoft Office Word Intermediate course will help you to go beyond the basics of word processing to enhance your Microsoft Office Word documents with sophisticated components such as tables, charts, customized formats and graphics. It will also help you create your own Microsoft Word efficiency tools to produce attractive and effective documents with less time and effort than you've ever needed before.


    Target Audience

    This course is intended for individuals who need to learn how to use Microsoft Word to create or modify complex business documents as well as customized Word efficiency tools.



    Training on Microsoft Word: Beginners or equivalent knowledge

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    Hours are 08:30 to 16:00 unless specified otherwise

    Course Outline

    Lesson 1: Creating Diagrams

    • Creating and Positioning a diagram
    • Using the text pane
    • Inserting shapes into a diagram
    • Promoting and Demoting shapes in a diagram
    • Change a diagram's layout, colours and shapes
    • Use picture diagrams to show photographs


    Lesson 2: Insert and Modify Charts

    • Insert a chart into a document
    • Customise a chart, and save it as a template
    • Plot Excel data in a chart
    • Formatting a chart
    • Changing chart types
    • Adding axis titles and labels


    Lesson 3: Use other Visual Elements

      • Adding text and graphic watermarks
      • Insert a symbol
      • Building an equation and add it to the equation gallery
      • Draw and manipulate shapes
      • Insert a screen clipping


      Lesson 4: Organise and Arrange Content

      • Re-organise a document by adjusting its outline
      • Arranging multiple pictures
      • Insert and format nested tables


      Lesson 5: Creating Documents for Use Outside of Word

      • Save files in different formats
      • Creating and modifying web documents
      • Create and publish blog posts


      Our outlines are a guide to the content covered on a typical course. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular course.

      Word Level 3 Course

    Course Description

    Microsoft Office Word Advanced will allow you to create and format typical business documents. Now, you may need to work on more complex documents. In this course, you will use Word to create, manage, revise and distribute long documents and forms.


    Target Audience

    This course is designed for persons who want to gain skills necessary to manage long documents, collaborate with others and secure documents.



    Training on Microsoft Word: Beginners and Microsoft Word: Intermediate or equivalent knowledge

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    Hours are 08:30 to 16:00 unless specified otherwise

    Course Outline

    Lesson 1: Explore More Text Techniques

    • Adding hyperlinks
    • Inserting fields
    • Adding Bookmarks and Cross References


    Lesson 2: Use Reference Tools for Longer Documents

    • Adding Footnotes and End notes
    • Creating and Modifying Table of contents
    • Table of figures
    • Table of Authorities
    • Creating and modifying indexes
    • Adding Sources and compiling bibliographies
    • Creating Master Documents


    Lesson 3: Work with Mail Merge

      • Understanding Mail Merge
      • Preparing Data Sources
      • Using an Outlook Contact List as a Data Source
      • Preparing Main Documents
      • Merging Main Documents and Data Sources
      • Printing Envelopes
      • Sending Personalised Emails to Multiple Recipients
      • Creating and Printing Labels


      Lesson 4: Collaborate on Documents

      • Co-authoring Documents
      • Sending Documents Directly from Word
      • Adding and Reviewing Comments
      • Tracking and Managing Documents Changes
      • Comparing and Merging Document Changes
      • Password-Protecting Documents
      • Restricting Who Can Do What to Documents
      • Controlling Changes


      Lesson 5: Working in Word More Efficiently

      • Working with Styles and Templates
      • Default Program Options
      • Customising the Ribbon
      • Customising the Quick Access Toolbar
      • Macros in Word:
      • • Enabling Macros
      • • Recording a New Macro
      • • Running a Macro
      • • Copying a Macro from one Document to another


      Our outlines are a guide to the content covered on a typical course. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular course.

    Private Training?

    Would you prefer to take a private Word course with one of our certified trainers?

    We offer Word training:

    From 1 to 100 delegates, On-site at your offices.

    Group rates, Flexible dates, Customised courses & Ongoing support for Adobe Word

    Virtual Classroom

    Live, Online instructor-led Word training.
    Flexible dates and times to suit. All taught in real time wherever you are to individuals or groups.


    If you would like to see our Word Testimonials, please either contact us directly or view our client list and their experiences with our company.

    Microsoft Word courses

    Which Word Course do I take?

    We offer 3 Word courses. A beginner, intermediate and advanced. Each is 1-day. Please read the course oulines above to determine which is best for you. We taking the advanced course if you are knowledgable of at least 70% of the beginner course.

    Microsoft Word Onsite Course Options

    Wherever your office is located, we can come to you and deliver a private custom Word course. The larger the group the bigger the discount. However we also offer Word training for individuals, either at your offices or your home.

    For on-site courses, you will need to have a computer with Word and if there are 3 or more delegates, a Wordion system is required for our Word instructor.

    Microsoft Word Public Courses

    Currently we offer Public Word courses in the Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Gqeberha and Bloemfontein areas. We can however provide a private onsite course or of course an online Word course is also available

    Word Online Courses

    If you are unable to attend a public Word course, or simply prefer the convenience of an online course, these are regularly offered. For online Word courses you will need Word installed, an internet connection of 5MB/s or faster and a headset with a mic or use your laptop's built in mic and speakers. All Word course materials are provided digitally. The course is of course, live and fully interactive with engaging teaching.

    Microsoft Word Private Course

    Word users tend to use the product for specific purposes. We can tailor a course to meet your specific goals.

    What else should I learn after my Word course?

    Firstly, get the basics done. It is absolutely essential for you to have a good working knowledge of Word. More and more companies are demanding expertise in Word, whether it is formula’s, pivot tables or dashboard. Taking the Word level 2 and level 3 class is highly recommended.
    In addition to Word, most office users will use Word, Word and Word.

    It’s essential to know Word and taking an Word beginner course is the best way to start. What will certainly make a difference though, is your level of expertise in Word and knowledge of the other Microsoft products.

    Word training courses are available for all versions

    Whether you are using the most recent Word version, or earlier releases such as Word 2010,2013,2016 or 2019, our Word training courses will help you learn the tools you use. When attending a public Word course, we will use the most recent versions for your Word course. If you wish to use an older version of Word for your training, simply let us know and we will work with you on that version. Our Word instructors have been teaching and developing courses for over 15 years, and are happy to address questions and deliver training on all versions of Word.

    Word Training Courses from TTC

    Microsoft Word is installed on almost every device today. Computers, tablets and mobile devices. It is the most common spreadsheet used by over 500 million people and it is an office tool you can’t live without. Our instructors have been using and teaching Word for over 20 years. Whether you are a beginner or advanced we can assit you.

    Prerequisites for enrolling in Word public courses

    For the beginner course, no previous experience is required. For the intermediate and advanced Word courses, we recommend using Word for at least 3 months or having attended the beginner course. If you are not sure which level would benefit you, please have a look at the course descriptions for each level. Most of our classrooms, are equipped with Windows computers for use during your Word training class. If you are an Word mac user, you are welcome to bring your Mac with with you. It is strongly recommended that you have a personal installation of Word to use directly after your training

    Course materials for Word classes

    All delegates receive digital materials which are the official Microsoft training manuals. Our instructors may provide addtional training lessons and information especially for custom courses

    Word Certification Training

    These Word courses are the perfect preparation to become a Microsoft Office Specialist

    Word Class Reviews and Testimonials

    Word is used by almost every computer user. Simply put if you want to be employed or run your own business, knowledge of Word is imperative. We cannot show you all our clients and their reviews on our site, and you can view a sample by using this link, however if you contact us directly, we will be happy to put in you in touch with some of our students who have taken our Word courses.

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    Word World Class Instructors

    You can rely on the expertise of our Word instructors who have been teaching Word Training Classes over 15 years. Our trainers are developers too. It is essential to learn from professionals.

    Word Course Support

    When you attend our Word Training Course, all students receive class materials, a certificate on completion and 3 months support from our certified instructors.

    Your Word Course is Guaranteed

    We guarantee your Word Course and offer a full refund if you are not satisfied with your training experience. Just let us know within the first 2 hours of your Word class.