Microsoft Word Mastering


Prior knowledge and skills to:

  • Mathematical literacy and communication skills at least at NQF level 1
  • ID 117902: Use generic functions in a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-environment, NQF level 1
  • ID 116938: Use a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-based word processor to create and edit documents, NQF level 1


Word Processing Principles

What is word processing
Starting a document
Saving a document
Saving a document with a Different Name
Saving a Word file in a different file format

Working with text

Basic formatting
Borders and shading
Inserting the date and time
Inserting Symbols
Hyphenating a Document
Character Spacing
Text Effects and Typography
Copy, Move and Paste Options
Using Paste Special
Working with Links
Editing Links

Formatting Paragraphs

Line and paragraph spacing
Setting indents
Working with tabs
Formatting with bullets
Defining a new bullet
Formatting with numbering
Defining a new number format
Formatting with Multi level numbering
Defining a new multilevel list
Formatting with Styles
Modifying a style
Creating a style

Formatting Pages

Changing the Page Setup
Working with Page Breaks
Working with Section Breaks
Working with Columns
Setting a Watermark
Setting Page Borders
Working with Headers and Footers
Headers and Footers in sections
Footnotes and Endnotes

Working with Tables

Creating a Table
Selecting in a table
Entering data and navigating in a Table
Changing column width or row height
Inserting/Deleting rows and columns
Formatting a Table
Sorting in a Table
Heading Rows Repeat
Convert to Text
Calculating in Tables

Formatting documents

Working with multiple documents
Using Microsoft Word templates
Creating Microsoft Word templates

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Course Details

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NQF Level: 

Level 2
Level 3



Course Delivery Method: 

In Class In Class

Course Duration: 

1 Day


R1400 Excluding VAT