Word: The Basics

Learning Objectives

  • Format text
  • Format a document
  • Utilize basic tabs
  • Insert headers & footers
  • Work with bulleted and numbered lists
  • Create tables
  • Check for accessibility issues
  • Work with spelling and grammar check
  • Save as a PDF
  • Print a document

Prerequisite Skills

  • Perform basic actions with the keyboard and mouse
  • Work with windows, menus, dialog boxes, and the Ribbon

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This course is part of an IT Training Certificate Series, which awards a certificate on successful completion of a final online exam. Learn more about the Office Productivity Certificate Series.

Materials and Files

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Note: The PDF and exercise files provided here formed a basis for the online course, but may vary from the online course.

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