Level 1 Word Processing Software Online


Level 1 Word Processing Software course is taken remotely in the comfort of your own home or in the workplace. Candidates will be able to download study materials, access an online study portal where they can share files including accessing screen-share facilities with a dedicated tutor.

This course helps the delegate use a range of basic Microsoft Word Processing Software tools and techniques to produce appropriate, straightforward or routine documents. It will also further their knowledge and understanding of the package and teach them the digital skills to create professional letters, reports and memos.

You will receive an Academy certificate on completion of this course.

Tuition Time:

Can take up to 10 hours to complete and includes up to 2 hours of online tutor support.


This is a roll-on, roll-off course and learners can enrol at any time.

Course Location:

Distance Learning

​This course can be offered as group training, please click here for a quote.


Level 1 Word Processing Software course is suitable for those who are either self-taught or new to Word Processing Software or have attended our Introduction to Word and Excel course and would like to improve the quality and efficiency of their documents. Users are required to be able to use a keyboard and mouse and comfortable with Windows 10.


Course Content

Getting started with Word

· Introduction to Word

· Overview of the Word Screen

· Open and Exit Word

· Create a Word Document

Editing a Document

· Enter Text

· Spelling and Grammar

· Saving a Document

· Opening a Saved File

· Closing a Saved File

Highlighting Text

· Keyboard method

· Mouse method

Text Formatting

· Use Bold, Italic and Underscore

· Change Fonts and Font Sizes

· Align Text

· Insert Bullets

· Align Text

· Text Borders

· Page Borders

Margins and Indents

· Set the left and right margins

· Setting Indents

· Using Indents

Paragraph Formatting

· Joining and Splitting Paragraphs

· Headers and Footers

· Inserting Automatic Fields

· Line Spacing

· Insert a Table

· Use a Word Count

​Move, Cut and Copy Text

· Copy and Paste Text

· Move Text (drag and drop)

· Cut and Paste Text

· Use Find and Replace

Printing a Document

· Open a Saved Document

· Use Print Preview

· Print Documents

Heading Styles

· Heading Styles and Sizes

· Sub Heading Styles and Sizes

· Body Styles and Sizes 

Using Images

· Draw Shapes

· Resize an Image

· Wrap Text

· Delete an Image

· Group Images

· Arrange Images

· Crop an Image

File Management

· Create a Folder

· Rename a Folder

· Copy a File into a Folder

· Delete Files and Folders

· Move a File into a Folder

About the Provider

We are two highly qualified teachers with extensive experience of working in further education and can provide a range of digital training opportunities. We offer a high quality customised service that recognises each organisation’s challenges. We will also provide digital skills training for individuals so they can reap the benefits of long-term success.

We offer:

Upskilling ‘non-qualification’ training
Flexible Delivery
Cost and time effective
Delivered by ‘Outstanding Teachers’ as recently identified by Ofsted
Consultation to identify your specific training needs

Want to know more

To find out more about our tailored Digital Skills Training for Businesses, Groups and Individuals, please email: info@cdsacademy.co.uk or telephone us for an initial informal chat on 01244 515525 to discuss your requirements.