Microsoft Word 2013 Level 1

Planning Information

The duration of this course is 1 Day. The list price is $295.00.


In Microsoft® Word 2013 Level 1 students will learn all the basics of creating, editing and formatting documents in this powerful word processing software.  Topics covered include editing and formatting text, creating and inserting tables, inserting headers and footers, adding graphics and clip art, and proofing, printing and exporting documents.

Intended Audience

This course is designed for users who need to learn the fundamental skills needed to create, format, edit and enhance basic documents.

At Completion

After completing this course, students will know how to:

  • Navigate a document and select text by using both the keyboard and mouse
  • Create and save a document
  • Insert and delete text
  • Insert the date
  • Insert symbols and special characters
  • Cut, copy and paste text
  • Use Find and Replace
  • Apply character formatting
  • Align text by using tabs
  • Add borders
  • Use bullets and shading
  • Change paragraph indents, line spacing and paragraph spacing
  • Create tables and convert text to tables
  • Format a table
  • Add headers and footers to a document
  • Set and change margins of a document
  • Set text flow options
  • Insert and modify graphics and clip art
  • Use AutoCorrect to insert text automatically
  • Create PDF and XPS Documents


To be successful in this course, students should have a basic understanding of the Windows operating system, including how to launch an application and create and save files.


Courseware Microsoft® Word 2013 Basic 3-Day MOS Edition

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Getting started

  • The Word window
  • New documents
  • Document navigation

Lesson 2: Editing text

  • Working with text
  • The Undo and Redo commands
  • Cut, copy, and paste
  • Find and replace

Lesson 3: Text formatting

  • Character formatting
  • Tab settings
  • Paragraph formatting
  • Paragraph spacing and indents

Lesson 4: Tables

  • Creating tables
  • Working with table content
  • Changing the table structure

Lesson 5: Page layout

  • Headers and footers
  • Page setup

Lesson 6: Graphics

  • Adding graphics and clip art
  • Working with graphics

Lesson 7: Proofing, printing, and exporting

  • Spelling and grammar
  • AutoCorrect
  • Printing and exporting documents

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