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This Microsoft Word 365 Basic course is designed to give you a solid foundation in the basics of Word in the Microsoft 365 environment, whether you’re new to the program or just need a refresher.
By the end of the course, you’ll be able to:
- Effortlessly navigate the Microsoft Word 365 interface.
- Customize text formatting for personal and professional use.
- Customize the layout of a document.
- Use a range of file-saving and collaboration options.
All video tutorials are recorded in Microsoft 365, and designed to help you use Microsoft Word 365 to best suit your needs.
Looking for something more advanced? Try our Advanced course! Or if you'd like to master it all at once, our Microsoft Word 365 Basic and Advanced course is the perfect solution. Once enrolled, our friendly support team and tutors are here to help with any course-related inquiries.
Word Screen Elements
The Ribbon and Word Screen
Quick Access Toolbar
Navigating the Page
Your First Document
Basic Letter Layout
Basic Cut, Copy, Paste
Essential Formatting Knowledge - The Home Ribbon Free Lesson
Format Text with Fonts and Colors
Practice with the FONT Group
Basic Paragraph Formats
Fun and Functional Paragraph Formats
Bullets and Numbering
The Find/Replace Function
The File Ribbon
File, Info and Security Considerations
The View Ribbon
Learn how the Navigation Pane assists with document management.
Show and Zoom Controls
How to add the Navigation pane and quickly zoom in and out of the document.
Use Multiple Windows
Intermediate Formatting Knowledge - The Insert Ribbon Free Lesson
Inserting Page Breaks and Blank Pages
Quickly force a new page at the location you specify and/or add a blank page as well.
Add a Cover Page
Pre-designed cover pages add a professional look to your report.
Inserting Pictures and Clip Art
Online Pics and 3D Models
How to find Online Pictures and add 3D Models as well as animated pictures.
Basic Use of Shapes
Learn how to capture a picture of your screen, modify it, and use it in a document.
Headers and Footers
Page Numbers and File Location Notes
Symbols are a necessary and interesting toolset if using creative accents, foreign characters, or displaying mathematical formulas.
Page Layout Ribbon
Paper Orientation and Size
Learn to divide text into long columns to make the best use of available space.