Microsoft Word – Beginners

Date & Time

5 Mar 09:00 - 13:00


GTA University Centre


Getting Started with Word

  • Exploring the screen layout
  • Help options
  • Tab and Groups
  • Customising Quick Access Toolbar
  • Creating, opening and saving documents
  • Entering and editing Text
  • Print options
  • Explanation of Normal and No Spacing styles.

Applying Basic Text Formatting

  • Font colour
  • Text size
  • Alignment
  • Character case
  • Text highlight


Working with Paragraphs

  • Indents
  • Tabs
  • Bullets
  • Line spacing
  • Moving and copying text
  • Borders and Shading

Page Layouts

  • Basic Headers and Footers
  • Page Breaks
  • Numbering

Course Benefits

On completion, you will be far more confident in your ability to create and amend Word documents. You will understand how important it is to use the correct formatting and styles to gain maximum efficiency.

Tutor Profile

Jacqui Ward is the proprietor and trainer of JW Training, specialising in providing Microsoft application training and business consultancy. Jacqui is a qualified PRINCE 2 Project Manager and freelance computer software trainer with over 25 years’ experience both in Guernsey and the UK. She has delivered packaged and bespoke training on a corporate, group or one-to-one basis for a variety of major financial companies, the States of Guernsey, Guernsey Electricity and quarterly Excel sessions for the GTA to name just a few. In previous roles Jacqui has worked as both a marketing director for an international merchant bank and as an IT business solutions manager. Delegate feedback is consistently high, emphasising Jacqui’s ability to draw on her vast experience to deliver training which is targeted on user requirements in her relaxed, friendly and focused style.