Word 2013/2016 Core Level 1

This one day Microsoft Word training course is for anyone who has never used Word (or any other word processing package) before. By the end of the course, you will be confident in using the essential features to create an alter simple documents, such as letters, memos and reports. This course is suitable for PC users of both Word 2013 and Word 2016.

Course Dates:

30th Jun 2017 (spaces available)

Course Length: 1 day

Course Costs:

Standard Price: £250 (+VAT)

Charity: £160 (+VAT)

Public Sector: £200 (+VAT)

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Course Location

Happy, Alie Street – view map & directions

Course Requirements

Delegates must be confident in using a keyboard, Windows and a mouse. No prior experience of Word or other word processing software is required.

This course is designed for PC users of Word 2013 and 2016. It is also available for users of Word 2007/2010 – please ensure you attend the course that is appropriate for your version.

What You Will Learn

In particular you will be able to:

  • Create, save and find documents using Word
  • Add text, format it and check it for mistakes
  • Move around easily in a Word document
  • Move text around
  • Format text – including the use of styles
  • Insert and edit pictures
  • Change the page layout – including margins, headers and footers and page breaks
  • Print your document
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Session 1

Open, save, close and find your document; Create documents;  Add text; Use Undo and Redo; Move around inside a Word document.

Session 2

Spellcheck; Select text within the document; Cut, Copy and Paste; Change Text and Paragraph Formatting.

Session 3

Copy formatting changes with Format Painter; Use pre-set Styles to format text and paragraphs; Create Bullet Points or a Numbered List; Add a Watermark to your document.

Session 4

Insert a Picture from your files or from the internet; Add a frame to the picture; Change the way text flows around the picture.

Session 5

Change page Margins and Orientation; Add a Header or Footer; Add Page Numbers; Use Page Breaks; Preview and Print your document.


Please note that while this course covers Word 2016, it is not an Office 365 and working in the Cloud course (although it does mention working in the Cloud). If you would like to learn how to use Office 365 features such as SharePoint, OneNote, Skype for Business and Yammer, please see our Office 365 Conversion course or contact us for details.


The course will run from 10am to 4:45pm (light cold buffet 1pm to 1:45pm). Please be careful to arrive by 9.45am for registration and refreshments. The course will start precisely on time and it may not be possible to go back over material missed by late arrivals. If you arrive over 30 minutes late you may be asked to leave and attend another day.

Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions before booking for our payment terms and cancellation policy.

Your Course Trainers

Darren Andrews

Darren Andrews

Darren manages the IT helpline, as well as training almost every IT course on the Happy computers programme. He has been with Happy for nearly 9 years.

Rachael Worral

Rachael Worral

Rachael is the Happy Computers Product Development Manager, as well as being our lead IT trainer. She is responsible for making sure all our courses are of the highest quality.

Ed Lepre

Ed Lepre

Ed has been an IT trainer with Happy for nearly 11 years. His favourite package is Excel - which he trains to advanced level. He is also the new IT Helpline Manager (when he's not training).