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Word 2016

The Microsoft Word 2016 training course is available at the Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness Pitman Training Centres or via Online Distance Learning through our Pitman Campus.

This course will help those new to Word learn essential features and functions to be able to confidently work within the program.  Being confident in Microsoft Word is essential for anyone who either works or aspires to work in an office environment.

Course Duration: 24 hours

CPD Points: 24


Module 1: Starting Word
Module 2: Opening and Printing, Customising the Quick Access Toolbar, Ribbon Display Options and Using Templates
Module 3: Different Views and Formatting and Aligning Text
Module 4: Formatting
Module 5: Spelling & Grammar Check and the Thesaurus & Translation Tools
Module 6: Using the Ruler, Changing Margins, Line & Paragraph Spacing, Multiple Windows and Undo/Redo
Module 7: AutoCorrect and Building Blocks
Module 8: Tabulation, Saving a Document with a Different Name, Creating a New Folder and Saving in Different Formats
Module 9: Cut, Copy, Paste and Format Painter
Module 10: Search and Find & Replace
Module 11: Indentation
Module 12: Bullets, Numbering and Multilevel Numbering
Module 13: Navigating Multi-Page Documents, Viewing Page Breaks, Managing Text Flow and Page Orientation
Module 14: Page Numbers, Headers & Footers and Print Options
Module 15: Create & Format Tables
Module 16: Modify a Table
Module 17: WordArt & Text Boxes
Module 18: Inserting Shapes & Pictures
Module 19: Drawing a Table, Inserting a Symbol, Page Colour, Columns, Watermark and Hyperlinks
Module 20: Styles and Themes
Module 21: Templates and PDF Documents
Module 22: Table of Contents, Bookmarks and Cover Pages
Module 23: Footnotes, Endnotes, Captions, Citations and Bibliographies
Module 24: SmartArt Graphics, Insert a Screen Clipping and Tell Me What You Want To Do

This course is ideal for you if you work in, or aspire to work within an office environment and want to brush up on your word processing skills. No matter the role, the skills gained from this course are invaluable in an office setting.  Beginners and regular users of Microsoft Word 2016 can participate in this course.

The course will help those new to Word learn essential features and functions to be able to confidently work within the program.  It will develop your ability to navigate Microsoft Word, or begin from scratch and learn about all of its features and the overall purpose of this word processing software.

Familiarity with the Windows environment and basic keyboarding experience.

lexible Workforce Development Fund (FWDF)

Claim up to £15,000 for Training your employees

This fund provides Levy Paying Companies an opportunity to up-skill or re-skill Employees and in turn, support economic growth.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • You must be a Levy Paying Employer
  • The Company must be based or operate in Scotland, wholly or partially
  • Employees must reside in Scotland

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A funded training opportunity is now available to those facing redundancy or those who have been made redundant from March 2020 onward.

The National Transition Training Fund aims to tackle the rise in unemployment caused by Covid-19 by offering short sharp training opportunities for people to learn in-demand skills.

If you are currently under threat of redundancy, or have been made redundant at any time from the 1st March 2020 and are aged 25 or over, you can access an industry recognised qualification to help you gain employment.

For further information on how to proceed then contact us referencing the course(s) you are interested in.

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