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Word 2003 Introduction

About the course

IT can offer great productivity benefits, if people have the right skills to use the packages available to them. 28% of companies in the UK lack employees with the IT skills to meet their business objectives. Create professional-looking documents with Word 2003.

This course takes you step by step through the core word processing tasks in Word 2003.

You’ll learn how to

  • open and close Word and use the Office Assistant and Help features
  • gain a basic understanding of the Word 2003 screen and its components
  • use basic navigational techniques including scroll bars, 'Browse Object' and 'Go To' features
  • create a new Word document and entering some text using "Click and Type
  • 'insert' and 'overtype' modes, and automatically inserting dates
  • open files using, move between open documents and save documents
  • select and delete single words, lines, blocks of text, and use the Undo and Redo features
  • move and copy text easily throughout documents, using several techniques
  • use basic text formatting such as adding different text attributes, changing fonts, applying superscript and subscript and changing case
  • identify and correct spelling errors in documents and identify print options
  • use the Envelopes & Labels feature


There are 25 modules in this course:

  • Starting Word and Help
  • Screen Components
  • Navigating Documents
  • Creating Documents and Text
  • Selecting and Deleting Text
  • Opening, Saving and Closing
  • Moving and Copying Text
  • Basic Text Formatting
  • Working with the Font Box
  • Paragraph Formatting
  • Automated Formatting
  • Hyphenation, Styles and Spacing
  • Themes and Style Gallery
  • Formatting with Tabs
  • Creating Tables
  • Modifying Tables
  • Formatting Tables
  • Document Formatting
  • Working with Columns
  • Headers and Footers
  • Spelling, Grammar and Thesaurus
  • Find and Replace
  • AutoCorrect Features
  • Printing Documents
  • Envelopes and Labels

Course features

  • Simulation training replicates the software you are learning providing a realistic learning experience.
  • Learn how to perform tasks at your own pace and interactively by following easy step-by-step actions.
  • Reinforce your knowledge at the end of each lesson by completing interactive and multiple choice quiz questions.
  • Lessons can be completed within 30 minutes so training can be undertaken in “bite” size pieces.
  • Bookmarking allows you to learn in multiple training sessions.
  • Course navigation features allow you to jump directly to specific topics of interest quickly and easily.
  • Designed for people who require initial and refresher training activities.