Level 1 Word Processing Software


This course will teach delegates how to use the basics of Internet and Email including using a browser and search engine, researching and shopping online, send, edit, reply, forward and delete an email. You will receive an Academy certificate on completion of this course.​

By the end of Level 1 Word Processing Software you will be able to:

  • Identify Word Processing Software.
  • Produce a Word Processing Software document using editing and formatting techniques.
  • Demonstrate techniques to integrate different types of data.

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Tuition Time:

10 hours


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

Course Location:

Riverside Innovation Centre, 1 Castle Drive, Chester CH1 1SL
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​This course can be offered as group training, please click here for a quote.


This 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 Treachers’ 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.