Word 2021 – Getting started with Word

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Word 2021


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Course goals

This course aims to provide you with the basic skills to create Word documents autonomously: discover the word processor, learn to input and format texts, and learn to print the document.
After taking this course, you will be able to easily and quickly create a basic Word document.


Target audience:
This course aims to provide you with the basics, making you self-sufficient when it comes to creating a Word document: discover the Word application, learn to input and format text, and learn to print documents.

Level required:
No knowledge of Word is necessary. The user just needs to be acquainted with using the keyboard and mouse.

Course goals

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Ce module vous propose une formation interactive composée de 27 vidéos de formation, 27 exercices d’entraînement et 5 points d’informations complémentaires.
Word 2021 – Document creation basics

  • Discover Word and work with a simple text – Theme
    • You need to know: About your word processor
    • Overview of the environment
    • Display zoom
    • Moving around in a document
    • Nonprinting characters
    • You need to know: Text made easy
    • Text input
    • Managing paragraphs
    • You need to know: Selecting, copying and moving
    • Selecting and deleting text
    • Undoing, redoing and repeating an action
    • Moving text
    • Copying text
    • Managing tab stops
  • Apply basic formatting to text – Theme
    • You need to know: Formatting characters
    • Quick style
    • Themes
    • Character formatting
    • Character colour
    • Character case
    • Character font and size
    • Paragraph indents
    • Paragraph alignment
    • Paragraph spacing
    • Line Spacing
    • Borders and shading
    • Copying formatting
  • Manage and print the document – Theme
    • You need to know: Saving files
    • Saving a document
    • Opening a document
    • Page layout
    • Printing

This module offers to view a video lasting 22 minutes.
Microsoft Office: use cases – Excel, Word or PowerPoint with a Microsoft 365 subscription

  • The Office suite with or without an Microsoft 365 subscription: what are the differences?
  • Creating and saving Office files in OneDrive, SharePoint Online or Teams
  • Editing an Office file from OneDrive, SharePoint or Teams
  • Sharing Office files with other contributors or people from outside your organisation
  • Co-editing a file

Additional book
This module includes digital course material.
Word 2021 – Reference book