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Word 2013 – Boot Camp

You will learn how to use the basic features of Word 2013. This workshop is designed to get into the standard features of Word 2013. Participants will be shown a practical way of learning with a hands-on and customizable approach. You will get a chance to experience some of the new features that are offered in Word 2013. 

Word 2013 now has the ability to edit PDF files without the need to convert. With Word 2013 you are also provided a new landing screen which makes launching and creating documents easier than ever. A new set of templates and design tools are included with Word 2013. Users are also given an improved interface with an array of powerful tools to help you share your documents through Skydrive!

Our Microsoft Office Word Boot Camp courses are intense one day courses that give you all the essential knowledge you need for most job positions.  They are ideal for people starting TAFE or University, upskilling, starting new jobs or re-entering the workforce.

Cost $350 (Includes GST)

Package Deal: Buy 2 Microsoft courses get one free.

Course Covers

We will cover such topics as:

Module One:  Understanding the Word Interface and Backstage View          

  • Opening Word 
  • Understanding the Interface     
  • Using Backstage View   
  • Creating a Blank Document        
  • Closing Word    

Module Two: Working with Documents

  • Saving Files        
  • Opening Files    
  • Closing Files       
  • Creating a Document from a Template  
  • Using the Recent List     

Module Three: Basic Editing Tasks    

  • Typing Text        
  • Selecting Text with the Mouse or Keyboard       
  • Starting a New Page      
  • Using Cut, Copy, and Paste         
  • Using the Office Clipboard          
  • Using Undo and Redo   
  • Finding and Replacing Text         
  • Setting Paste Options   

Module Four: Basic Formatting Tasks

  • Understanding Levels of Formatting      
  • Changing Font Face and Size      
  • Changing the Font Color              
  • Adding Font Enhancements       
  • Adding a Visual Effect   
  • Clearing Formatting       

Module Five: Advanced Formatting Tasks   

  • Highlighting Text             
  • Changing Case  
  • Using the Format Painter            
  • Using the Font Dialog    
  • Setting Open Text Options         

Module Six: Formatting Paragraphs  

  • Changing Spacing            
  • Setting the Alignment   
  • Adding Bullets and Numbering 
  • Adding Borders and Shading      

Module Seven: Working with Styles

  • About Styles     
  • Applying a Style               
  • Using the Navigation Pane          

Module Eight: Working with Illustrations    

  • Inserting Clip Art             
  • Inserting a Picture from a File    
  • Inserting a Screenshot  
  • Moving or Deleting a Picture      
  • Formatting Images         
  • Using the Picture Tools Tab        
  • Removing a Picture’s Background            
  • Adding Artistic Effects   
  • Changing Picture Layout              
  • Adding WordArt              
  • Drawing Shapes               

Module Nine: Working with SmartArt           

  • Inserting SmartArt          
  • Adding Text to SmartArt              
  • Using the SmartArt Tools Tabs  
  • Moving and Deleting SmartArt  

Module Ten:  Adding Tables     

  • Inserting a Table              
  • Adding Text to a Table  
  • About the Table Tools Tab          
  • Altering Rows and Columns        
  • Applying a Style               
  • About Quick Tables        

Module Eleven: Formatting the Page 

  • Adding Headers and Footers     
  • Formatting Text as Columns       
  • Changing Page Orientation         
  • Changing the Page Color              
  • Adding a Page Border   
  • Using the Page Setup Dialog      

Module Twelve: Previewing and Printing your document

  • Checking Your Spelling  
  • Previewing Your Document        
  • Printing Your Document
  • E-Mailing Your Document


A printed training manual is provided.  

Prior Knowledge

No prior  knowledge of Word is required.  Basic computer and keyboard skills are required.

Course Times

Our classes run from 9am to 5pm.  We run classes every week of the year.

Where do I go to attend the course?

CBD training rooms in Sydney are located in the heart of the city across the road from the Apple store on George St.  If traveling on train, get off at Town Hall and walk down towards Circular Quay on George St for 2 blocks.  Exact address:  Suite 1, Level 10, The Dymocks Building, 428 George St, Sydney.

Cancellation policy

We are unable to refund monies for students who do not turn up for classes or decide at a later date after booking that that they do not want to attend. Changes to class times are allowed, but not within 48 hours of the class commencing.


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