Basic skills in Microsoft word Course


Microsoft Word is part of the Microsoft's Office suite of software. It is a word processor, meaning its main function is the writing and editing of text documents. Microsoft has developed Word to be the premier word processor used by PC owners, and it is often bundled with new PC purchases. It is also available separately at many office supply and software retailers

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This course is for individuals using Word 2016, 2013 or 2010 and is taught using Word 2016 software. However, there are very few differences between the 2016 and the 2013 and 2010 versions from an end-user's perspective. Our instructors have used all 3 versions and will be able to quickly highlight the several small changes to the user interface. Users of any of the 3 versions of Word will have no problem learning in the 2016 software environment.


5 days.


This course is intended for students who want to learn basic Word skills, such as creating, editing, and formatting documents; inserting simple tables and creating lists; and employing a variety of techniques for improving the appearance and accuracy of document content.

To ensure your success in this course, one should have end-user skills (Basic computer and keyboarding skills recommended) with any current version of Windows.


In this course, you will learn fundamental Word skills.Upon completion of this training course, participants will be able to:

  • Indicate the names and functions of the Word interface components.
  • Create, edit, save, and print documents to include documents with lists and tables.
  • Format text and to use styles.
  • Add a header and footer to a document.
  • Add a footnote to a document.
  • Add a graphic to a document.
  • Use the Spelling and Grammar Checker as well as Microsoft Help.
  • Manipulate documents using functions such as find and replace; cut, copy, replace


  • Lesson 1: Getting Started with Word
    Topic A:Launch Word and Navigate in Microsoft Word
    Topic B: Create and Save Word Documents
    Topic C: Manage Your Workspace
    Topic D: Edit Documents
    Topic E: Preview and Print Documents
    Topic F: Customize the Word Environment

  • Lesson 2: Formatting Text and Paragraphs
    Topic A: Apply Character Formatting
    Topic B: Control Paragraph Layout
    Topic C: Align Text Using Tabs
    Topic D: Display Text in Bulleted or Numbered Lists
    Topic E: Apply Borders and Shading

  • Lesson 3: Working More Efficiently
    Topic A: Make Repetitive Edits
    Topic B: Apply Repetitive Formatting
    Topic C: Use Styles to Streamline Repetitive Formatting Tasks

  • Lesson 4: Managing Lists
    Topic A: Sort a List
    Topic B: Format a List

  • Lesson 5: Adding Tables
    Topic A: Insert a Table
    Topic B: Modify a Table
    Topic C: Format a Table
    Topic D: Convert Text to a Table

  • Lesson 6: Inserting Graphic Objects
    Topic A: Insert Symbols and Special Characters
    Topic B: Add Images to a Document

  • Lesson 7: Controlling Page Appearance
    Topic A: Apply a Page Border and Color
    Topic B: Add Headers and Footers
    Topic C: Control Page Layout
    Topic D: Add a Watermark

  • Lesson 8: Preparing to Publish a Document
    Topic A: Check Spelling, Grammar, and Readability
    Topic B: Use Research Tools
    Topic C: Check Accessibility
    Topic D: Save a Document to Other Formats
    Topic E: Use Print Preview.
    Topic F: Print a document.



This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our Livecode Technologies  Training Centre or at a convenient location.

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Participants should be reasonably proficient in English. Applicants must live up to Livecode Technologies  admission criteria.


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with a Livecode Technologies certificate.


The training is residential and will be held at livecodeTraining Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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Payment should be transferred to Livecode Technologies account through bank on or before the training date.

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Training Fees

The course fee is KES 65,000.00 or USD 900.00 exclusive of VAT. The course fees covers the course tuition, training materials, two (2) break refreshments, lunch and study visits. Participants will cater for their travel and accommodation costs.


Payment for the all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable, and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.

  1. Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.
  2. No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

Event Properties

Event Date 10-07-2019 8:30 am
Event End Date 10-18-2019 5:00 pm
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Cut off date 10-03-2019
Individual Price $900
Location Nairobi, Kenya
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