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Start Using Word


Microsoft Word is the most widely used word processing software, with roughly half a billion people using it – and justifiably so. Discover the basics with this course.


You can watch the full course or take a look at specific skills you would like to sharpen up on. There are instructional videos to showcase each skill, or if you want to go a bit slower, you can work through the step by step guides at your own pace. You can use the handy cheat sheets as an offline learning resource. 


  • Start Using Microsoft Word Trailer
  • Start Using Word
  • Save a Word Document
  • Insert an Item
  • Format a Document in Word
  • Add Headers, Footers, Margins and Rulers to a Page


There are no entry requirements in order for you to begin this course.




At the end of this course there is a short assessment which you can take in your own time.




Once a learner has passed the assessment at the end of the course, they will be able to download a learndirect certificate to confirm their progress.


This course is for;

• Anyone who wants to build the fundamental IT skills to succeed in business

• Anyone who wants to watch and learn at their own pace

Need proof of your English and Maths skills? Want to catch up and learn more English and Maths? You can for free when you sign up to this learndirect course.

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