Word 2007 Foundation Training Course Outline

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Microsoft Word Training CourseThis one-day course covers the basic functions and features of Word 2007. Students will learn how to enter and edit text, and save and browse documents. They will learn how to enhance the appearance of a document by using various formatting options. They will also create tables, insert headers and footers, proof and print documents, and insert graphics. Designated as Approved Courseware. For comprehensive certification training, students should complete Word 2007: Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced.


Course objectives

Use the elements of the Word window, create and save documents, and access and use Help.
Open a Word document; navigate by using the scrollbars, the keyboard, the Go To command, and the Select Browse Object button; switch document views; and select text by using the keyboard, mouse, and selection bar.
Insert text, dates, times, symbols, and special characters; use the Undo and Redo commands; and cut, copy, and paste text.
Change the appearance of text by applying character formatting; align text by setting tabs; format paragraphs by aligning them, adding borders, and applying bullets and numbering; change paragraph indents, line spacing, and paragraph spacing; and set AutoFormat options.
Create tables; navigate, select elements, add text, and apply formatting in a table; and change the structure of tables.
Add headers and footers to a document; set and change margins; and add and delete manual page breaks.
Proof a document and use the thesaurus; use AutoCorrect to insert text automatically; find and replace text; and preview and print documents.
Insert graphics and clip art; move graphics; modify graphics by cropping, rotating, resizing, and adjusting contrast in them; and wrap text around graphics.  Contact us for further details.

Course contents

Getting started
The Word window
New documents
Word Help

Navigation and selection techniques
Document navigation
Selection techniques

Editing text
Working with text
Using the Undo and Redo commands
Cutting, copying, and pasting text

Formatting text
Character formatting
Tab settings
Paragraph formatting
Paragraph spacing and indents
Automatic formatting

Creating tables
Working with table content
Changing table structure

Page layout
Headers and footers
Page breaks

Proofing and printing documents
Checking spelling and grammar
Using AutoCorrect
Finding and replacing text
Printing documents

Adding graphics and clip art
Working with graphics


Before taking this course, you should be familiar with personal computers and the use of a keyboard and a mouse. Furthermore, this course assumes that you've completed a Windows Basic course or have equivalent experience.

Target Audience

Thetarget student for this course is interested in learning how to use the basic features of Word 2007 to enter and edit text, browse documents, format text, use tables, insert headers and footers in a document, proof and print documents, and insert graphics.

Certification Track

For comprehensive training, you should complete all of the following courses: Word 2007: Basic, Word 2007: Intermediate, and Word 2007: Advanced.