Certificate in Word 2013 Essentials Online Short Course

Provider Courses for Success
Course Outcome Certificate of Completion
Study Mode Online
Duration 6-8 hours
Start Date Anytime – start today!
Cost $199.00
  • What you'll learn


    In this short course you’ll learn how to make use of Word 2013’s basic features. With the Word 2013 Essentials Online Short Course from Courses for Success you’ll acquire the skills you need effectively utilise the world’s most popular word processing program.

    You will learn how to open and interact with Word 2013 software and how its interface functions. You will also acquire the skills needed to create, edit, and format your documents. Plus you’ll learn how to change the theme and overall look of your work and share it with others.

    With its well structured and organised 12 module layout, this course will enable you to learn these new skills at your own pace in a structured environment conducive to learning.

    After purchasing this course, you will be provided with unlimited, lifetime access to its materials.

  • Ideal for


    This course is ideal for anyone who is unfamiliar with Microsoft Word 2013 and would benefit from becoming familiar with its basic functions.

    While there are no formal entry requirements for this short course, students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills and need to have access to a computer and the internet to complete this course.

  • Career Outcomes


    Upon completion you’ll understand the basic fundamentals in using Word 2013 to create documents. You’ll also be equipped to do light editing and formatting work as well. Lastly, you'll have the knowledge to share your work via printed documents or digital ones.

    Completion of this short course will see you awarded with a Courses for Success certificate of completion.

  • Course Content


    Getting started

    • Course objectives

    Opening Word

    • Opening Word
    • Using the recent list
    • Opening files
    • Creating a blank document
    • Creating a document from a template

    Working with the interface

    • Understanding the interface
    • About your account and feedback
    • An introduction to backstage view
    • Saving files
    • Closing files vs. closing Word

    Your first document

    • Typing text
    • Selecting text with the mouse or keyboard
    • Editing and deleting text
    • Dragging and dropping text
    • Inserting a symbol or number
    • Starting a new page

    Basic editing tasks

    • Using cut, copy, and paste
    • Using undo and redo
    • Finding and replacing text
    • Setting paste options
    • Checking your spelling

    Basic formatting tasks

    • Understanding levels of formatting
    • Changing font face and size
    • Changing the font colour
    • Highlighting text
    • Adding font enhancements
    • Clearing formatting

    Formatting paragraphs

    • Changing spacing
    • Setting the alignment
    • Using indents and tabs
    • Adding bullets and numbering
    • Adding borders and shading

    Advanced formatting tasks

    • Changing case
    • Using the format painter
    • Creating multilevel lists
    • Using the font dialog
    • Using the paragraph dialog

    Working with styles

    • About styles
    • Applying a style
    • Changing the theme
    • Changing the style set
    • Changing theme colours and fonts

    Formatting the page

    • Formatting text as columns
    • Changing page orientation
    • Changing the page colour
    • Adding a page border
    • Adding headers and footers

    Sharing your document

    • Previewing and printing your document
    • Sharing your document
    • Emailing your document

    Wrapping up

    • Words from the wise
  • Payment Information


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  • Why Courses for Success?

    Courses for Success

    Boasting one of the most extensive and diverse course lists on offer, Courses for Success have hundreds of online courses. With everything from accounting to art, wedding planning to web design, they are a great option for anyone with specific professional development needs or with a particular hobby to pursue – there really is a course to suit everyone.

    Courses for Success has developed its own online courses and utilises the latest technology to deliver them at affordable prices across ten countries. They have also partnered with some of Australia’s leading training providers to offer a range of accredited courses, with accessibility their main aim.

    As a student of Courses for Success, you’ll benefit from 24/7 access to your online course materials, enabling you to study whenever and wherever you want.

    You will also receive ongoing support from a tutor who is available to answer your questions and help keep you motivated as you may your way through the course material.