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Microsoft Office Word 2013


Course Outline and Topics

Course Overview

Microsoft Office Word 2013 is an online professional development program that will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to operate word- processing applications and perform operations, including creating and formatting documents, creating tables and printing labels. This course covers formatting cells, headers and footers, text wrapping and inserting images.

Businesses need to operate at the cutting edge of technology to remain competitive. It’s just as important for employees to be knowledgeable in the software that enhances business success.

If you want a career in business, you’ll want to be proficient in the Microsoft Office Word 2013. This software is used by almost every company world-wide. The skills you acquire are transferrable, enhance your ability to communicate and collaborate effectively, increase your productivity and simplify business tasks.

Course Structure

Unit 1 - Produce simple word processed documents (2013)

  • Prepare to produce documents
  • Safe work practices
  • Work organisation
  • Identify document purpose
  • Audience requirements
  • Presentation
  • Organisational requirements
  • Document layout
  • Document design
  • Using Word 2016
  • Word screen
  • Creating a new document
  • Saving documents
  • Shutdown
  • Formatting
  • Formatting tools
  • Font group
  • Format painter
  • Bullets and numbering
  • System features
  • Page setup
  • Help manual
  • Finalise documents
  • Check spelling / grammar
  • Thesaurus
  • Preview and print
  • Setting up printer
  • Saving documents
  • USB devices

Unit 2 - Operate word-processing applications Using Word 2013

  • Workplace Health and Safety
  • Ergonomic practices
  • Organise work area
  • Create documents
  • Saving documents
  • Shutdown
  • Document templates
  • Formatting tools
  • Fonts
  • Borders
  • Shaded effect
  • Backgrounds
  • Application help
  • File formats
  • Customise settings
  • Adjust page layout
  • View different toolbars
  • References tab
  • Mailings tab
  • Review tab
  • View tab
  • Clear formatting
  • Superscript
  • Change alignment
  • Line spacing
  • Margins
  • Highlight and copy text
  • Headers and footers
  • Page numbers
  • Create tables
  • Format cells
  • Add images
  • Inserting clip art
  • Inserting other objects
  • Resize images
  • Text wrapping
  • Moving and aligning
  • Printing documents


Written assignments and exercises, including short-answer questions, reports/essays and projects. There are no examinations or due dates for assessment.

Payment Information

Certificate Course



  • Professional development that is widely recognised and respected;
  • Improve your employment opportunities;
  • Study online, anywhere via our elearning system;
  • High-quality professional development programs written by industry experts;
  • No entry requirements;
  • All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
  • Unlimited tutor support;
  • Easy to understand course content;
  • 12 months’ access. Free extensions may be available upon application.
  • Certificate of Attainment/Completion issued for your CV (hard copy provided); and
  • Course may be tax deductible; see your tax advisor.
SKU: c388988 Category:
  • Includes 12 months access
  • Full up-front payment only