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Microsoft Word 2016 Foundation Short Course

This hands-on beginner’s course aims to give the learner a sound grounding in the use of Microsoft Word 2016 to create everyday documents required either at work or at home. Particular emphasis is placed on developing accurate and well-designed documents. The course begins by showing the learner how to navigate around Microsoft Word 2016. It then quickly gets the learner to create a new document before moving onto features such as text manipulation and enhancement, creating and using tabs and tables, embellishing documents with clip art and pictures, creating multiple documents through merging and printing documents

What does the Microsoft Word 2016 Foundation Course include?
  • A comprehensive training manual
  • Exercise files
  • Case studies
  • Skill sharpener exercises
  • Assessments
The course is delivered via self paced flexible distance learning which means we provide you with everything you need to study the course via our online training system and there is no classroom attendance required. Students are able to work through the short course at their own pace.

Microsoft Word 2016 is a word-processing program designed to help you create professional-quality documents. Word helps you organise and write your documents more efficiently. This course is designed to develop a comprehensive knowledge of the fundamental functions, features & practical use of Microsoft Word 2016.

At the completion of this course you should be able to:
  • Create a new document
  • Work with a document
  • Display documents using various views
  • Select and work with text in a document
  • Cut and copy information within and between documents
  • Use a range of font formatting techniques
  • Format paragraphs
  • Work effectively with features that affect the page layout of your document
  • Work with tabs
  • Create and modify tables
  • Insert and work with pictures in a Word document
  • Use the Mail Merge Wizard to perform mail merges
  • Print a document
  • Obtain help for Excel whenever you need it
  • Create high quality document designs and layouts 
This course assumes little or no knowledge of Microsoft Word 2016. However, it would be beneficial to have a general understanding of personal computers and the operating system environment, especially in regard to working with files and folders.

Course Information

  • Learning Outcomes

    This course will introduce students to Microsoft Word’s most important features. Key topics include creating a new document, making it look professional and presentable, adding graphics, and customising the Microsoft Word interface. After completing this course, students will be ready to use Microsoft Word to efficiently complete daily tasks.

    Getting Started with Word - To begin this course, students will learn about the parts of the Microsoft Word 2016 interface, how to create a basic document, and how to find help in Microsoft Word.
     
    Editing a Document - In this lesson, students will learn how to navigate through and select text. Modifying, finding, and replacing text is also covered.
     
    Formatting Text and Paragraphs - This lesson explores Microsoft Word’s formatting tools. To begin, commands on the Home tab and mini toolbar will be discussed. Then, students will learn how to arrange text using tabs and lists. Paragraph layout tools, borders, shading, styles, and formatting management techniques will also be covered.
     
    Adding Tables - This lesson is all about creating, modifying, and formatting tables. Table conversion tools will also be covered.
     
    Managing Lists - Sorting, renumbering, and customising lists will be covered in this lesson.
    Inserting Graphic Objects - This lesson teaches students how to insert symbols and special characters. Techniques for adding images are also discussed.
     
    Inserting Graphic Objects - This lesson teaches students how to insert symbols and special characters. Techniques for adding images are also discussed.
     
    Controlling Page Appearance - This lesson covers page formatting options, such as page colour and borders, watermarks, headers, footers, and the Page Setup dialog box.
     
    Proofing a Document - This lesson explores the commands on the Review tab, including spell check, the Research pane, and the thesaurus. Components of making a document accessible and how to check accessibility are also covered.
     
    Customising the Word Environment - In this lesson, students will learn how to customise the Microsoft Word interface, modify save options, and manage other file types. This lesson covers page formatting options, such as page colour and borders, watermarks, headers, footers, and the Page Setup dialog box.
     
    Proofing a Document - This lesson explores the commands on the Review tab, including spell check, the Research pane, and the thesaurus. Components of making a document accessible and how to check accessibility are also covered.
     
    Customising the Word Environment - In this lesson, students will learn how to customise the Microsoft Word interface, modify save options, and manage other file types.
  • Pricing

    Microsoft Online Short Courses 

    Course Price -  $195 Microsoft Word 2016 Foundation

    Payment Options - Invoice. Direct Deposit, Visa MasterCard and American Express.

    Please note that Visa & MasterCard attract a 1.5% surcharge & American Express attracts a 2.5% surcharge

    Multiple courses can be enrolled into.

  • Assessments

    You work through the Training Manual at your own pace and complete the quizzes when you are ready. This allows you to progress through the course at a pace that suits your needs. You have 12 months in which to submit your assessments for marking.

  • Requirements

    Students engage in and complete their short course training via our TBST Learning Management System - LMS 


    Our online Learning Management System - LMS - provides students with a more streamlined method of working through their courses by allowing students to login and access all current course files in the one universal location. The LMS has been designed so that students can work through course units in chronological order. Students will always have access to the most up-to-date course content and all updates to course content will be distributed to all students immediately via the LMS.

    The LMS includes:
    • TBST Administration Documents
    • A comprehensive training manual
    • Exercise files
    • Case studies
    • Skill sharpener exercises
    • Assessments
    Students are able to work through the short course at their own pace.

     

  • Prerequisites

    This short course assumes that the user understands the basics of using a Windows-based computer. Students should be comfortable using the keyboard, mouse, and Start menu. Understanding and experience with printing and using a web browser is an asset, but not required.

    • Basic Microsoft Office skills
    • Access to the Microsoft Office 2016 suite of programs (either PC or Macintosh).
    • A basic calculator and stationery
    • PC or Mac – minimum system requirements & loaded with current versions of: Quicktime, Adobe Reader & access to the internet & email programs.
    • Please read and understand the TBST Student Handbook
    • Please read and understand the Policies and Procedures contained in the TBST Student Handbook

     

     

  • Recommended follow up / prior courses

    Microsoft Excel 2013 Short Courses
    Excel 2013 Foundation
    Excel 2013 Intermediate
     
    Microsoft Word 2013 Short Courses
    Word 2013 Foundation
    Word 2013 Intermediate
    Word 2013 Advanced
     
    Microsoft Excel 2016 Short Courses
    Excel 2016 Foundation
    Excel 2016 Intermediate
     
    Microsoft Word 2016 Short Courses
    Word 2016 Foundation
    Word 2016 Intermediate
    Word 2016 Advanced

    MYOB Training Courses
    MYOB Fundamentals
    MYOB Payroll
    MYOB Advanced

  • Units of Study

    See the Unit Description Page  for a full course overview.

    Lesson 1: Getting Started with Word
    Topic A: Identify the Components of the Word Interface
    Topic B: Create a Word Document
    Topic C: Help
     
    Lesson 2: Editing a Document
    Topic A: Navigate and Select Text
    Topic B: Modify Text
    Topic C: Find and Replace Text
     
    Lesson 3: Formatting Text and Paragraphs
    Topic A: Apply Character Formatting
    Topic B: Align Text Using Tabs
    Topic C: Display Text as List Items
    Topic D: Control Paragraph Layout
    Topic E: Apply Borders and Shading
    Topic F: Apply Styles
    Topic G: Manage Formatting
     
    Lesson 4: Adding Tables
    Topic A: Insert a Table
    Topic B: Modify a Table
    Topic C: Format a Table
    Topic D: Convert Text to a Table
     
    Lesson 5: Managing Lists
    Topic A: Sort a List
    Topic B: Renumber a List
    Topic C: Customise a List
     
    Lesson 6: Inserting Graphic Objects
    Topic A: Insert Symbols and Special Characters
    Topic B: Add Images to a Document
     
    Lesson 7: Controlling Page Appearance
    Topic A: Apply a Page Border and Colour
    Topic B: Add a Watermark
    Topic C: Add Headers and Footers
    Topic D: Control Page Layout
     
    Lesson 8: Proofing a Document
    Topic A: Check Spelling and Grammar
    Topic B: Other Proofing Tools
    Topic C: Check Accessibility
     
    Lesson 9: Customising the Word Environment
    Topic A: Customise the Word Interface
    Topic B: Additional Save Options
    Topic C: Manage Additional File Types

     

  • Course Commencement

    Course enrolments can commence at any time after the enrolment process is completed.

    This course is a self paced distance learning training course. Students have 12 months to complete the training. Students work through the workbook, practice the material learnt and then complete the assessments.
     
    Due to the flexibility there is a lower drop out rate thus saving students time and money invested in their desired outcomes. In addition, flexible adult learning encourages students to continue the course at their own pace without restrictions as to when and how they complete the course. Therefore, students are able to continue their life roles and incorporate their study into time slots that suit their lifestyles. This also allows those that are working either as an employee, subcontractor or owner/operator to continue to earn money or charge for billable hours, which further serve to reduce the ʻrealʼ course costs. Students have 12 months in which to complete all of their assessments.

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