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Word 365 Foundation Tutorial

A basic introduction to the Microsoft Word word-processing program. No prior experience required.

Sample Video – Page Formatting and Cover Pages

Word 365 Foundation Course Video Topics

  • The Word Screen
  • Starting to Use Word
  • Using Templates
  • Selecting Text
  • Text Formatting
  • Paragraph Formatting
  • Borders and Shading
  • Styles
  • Themes and Document Formatting
  • Page Formatting and Cover pages
  • Headers, Footers and Page
  • Numbering
  • Tables
  • Using Graphics
  • Multiple Open Documents
  • Finding and Replacing Text
  • The Clipboard
  • Views and Navigation
  • Symbols, Currency, Special Characters
  • Simple Mail Merge

You will learn how to:

  • Start Microsoft Word
  • Open and save Word documents
  • Rename Word documents
  • Use Word templates to format documents
  • Select text
  • Format text
  • Format paragraphs
  • Use borders and shading
  • Apply Word styles to a document
  • Apply themes
  • Format pages
  • Apply a Cover Page
  • Insert headers and footers
  • Apply bullet and numbering formatting
  • Insert tables
  • Insert pictures
  • Manipulate multiple open documents
  • Use Find and Replace
  • Use the Windows Clipboard
  • Use views and navigate through long documents
  • Insert special characters and currency symbols
  • Perform a simple mail merge

Who will benefit from this course:

  • Small business owners
  • This course is designed as an introduction to Microsoft Word 365 and will benefit people new to using Microsoft Word 365 or people wanting to refresh their skills.


  • No prerequisite knowledge is required.
  • You will need is a computer, Microsoft Offcie 365 and an internet connection.

Course duration and access

  • 17 Training videos
  • 102 minutes duration
  • One year’s access to the training videos
  • View on a mobile phone, tablet or laptop

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