Beginners Word 2007/2010 Core Level 1

This course is for anyone who has never used Word before. By the end of this beginner level one-day course, you will be confident in using the essential features of Word to create and alter simple documents, such as letters, memos and reports.

It is suitable for users of both Word 2007 and Word 2010.

Available for Private and Tailored group events

This course is run privately for groups or 1-2-1 Coaching sessions

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Course Location

Happy HQ, 3rd Floor, 9 Alie Street, London E1 8DE

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.

If you are not confident using a PC and mouse, then please take a look at our Windows 7 Essentials and Windows 10 Essentials courses first (currently only available as a group or one-to-one course).

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

What You Will Learn

By the end of this beginner level MS Word course, 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.


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.


We want everyone to go away from our courses feeling as though they have learnt useful, practical skills that they can use straight away when they go back to work.

If you don’t feel that your training has been useful or if you are unhappy in any way, please just get in touch with our Customer Services team within 30 days of the course. We will be happy to offer you additional support and training free of charge to help you to gain the skills you need, or if you’d prefer, a full refund.

Your Course Trainers

Ed Lepre

Ed Lepre

Ed is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and has worked at Happy for over 12 years. Although he trains the full suite of MS Office and non-Office packages at all levels, his favourite package is Excel. A previous winner of the prestigious Learning and Performance Institute's 'Learning Professional of the Year' award, as well as other training accolades, he is also the IT Helpline Manager.

Sal Agoro

Sal Agoro

Sal trains most MS Office packages. Her real love is in transferring knowledge by making her training sessions fun and more impactful. She is Happy’s Outlook Champion and ensures Outlook courses and training material are updated regularly with new features. Sal has been at happy for almost 2 years.

Paul Wherly

Paul Wherly

Paul trains on Microsoft products both on the Mac and PC platforms including VBA. Paul has trained with Happy since "the dawn of MS-DOS when formulas ruled the earth."

Rachael Worrall

Rachael Worrall

Rachael is the IT 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.

Kristina Kendall

Kristina Kendall

Kristina is an associate IT Trainer, she’s been training for 8 years and working for Happy since 2015. She provides training mainly on Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook. Her favourite package is Excel; she loves to show people shortcuts and quicker ways of working.

Kevin Tarry

Kevin Tarry

Kevin has been an IT Trainer for over 20 years, and is a charismatic and enthusiastic training specialist who brings energy and passion to his training courses. He always looks to engage with his learners with the view to making their learning experience as effective and enjoyable as possible.