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If you’re looking for really great Introductory Microsoft Word 2013 training you’re in the right place.

Companies large and small choose us – why? Your own tailored, Introductory Word 2013 training course, at your own premises at the same price as a standard course from elsewhere.

You may be in need of Introductory Microsoft Word 2013 training because you are trying to get back into the workplace, or because your job role has changed and you are now expected to use computers for your work. Or maybe you just need to get to grips with the new features in Microsoft Word 2013. Be assured, our trainers are very patient! They will also be happy to answer any questions you may have. They will be happy to show you have to edit your own Word documents.

The JMD Training difference is clear:

  • We come to you – your Introductory Word 2013 training will be given on your site
  • You get to keep the manuals – Introductory Microsoft Word 2013 training manuals are provided as PDFs
  • We can train using your own Microsoft Word documents
  • There will only be people from your company on your course
  • We offer a money-back guarantee if any delegates are not completely satisfied
  • The training date is around you, not us!
  • Our prices are astounding
  • We can assess all learners in advance for free
  • Our courses are never cancelled

Clients benefitting from our Introductory Word 2013 training include:

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Course Type Cost per day
1 to 1 training £315+ VAT
2 to 4 delegates £495+ VAT
5 to 8 delegates £645 + VAT

Prices are PER DAY, and NOT per-person! E.g. if there’s 5 people on the course, you pay £645. All prices exclude VAT

Our Microsoft Word courses include:

If you are new to Office 2013, you may also be interested in our Office 2013 upgrade training, workshops and floorwalking.

Our Microsoft Word training courses London, are available not only in London, but Surrey, Middlesex, Richmond, Twickenham, Hounslow, Brentford, Putney, Wimbledon, Croydon, Bracknell, Reading, Staines, Walton, Esher, Ewell, Egham, Feltham , Farnham, High Wycombe, Crawley, Sutton, St Albans, Fulham – in fact anywhere within the Home Counties and M25 corridor. We have Microsoft Word trainers in Twickenham, Richmond, Ashstead, Lightwater, Ascot, Central London, New Barnet, Ilford, Surbiton, Slough, Bushey, Crowthorne, Basingstoke, Whiteley, Wembley, etc! If you are based within 30 miles of any of these locations we would not charge travel expenses for the trainer. We can still provide Microsoft Word training courses outside these areas but would then need to charge for the travel expenses of the Word trainer.

Aims of the Introductory Word 2013 course

This course aims to introduce delegates with little or no understanding of the Microsoft Word software to the basic features of the package.

Course Objectives

On completion of the course delegates should understand and be able to accomplish basic operations associated with creating, formatting and finishing a word processing document ready for distribution. They should also be able to use some of the more advanced Microsoft Word 2013 applications including:

  • Creating standard tables
  • Using pictures and images within a document
  • Importing objects
  • Using mail merge tools.

The course is of one day's duration.

How the course is run

This instructor-led course has a hands-on approach, with plenty of opportunity for delegates to practise the new skills they learn at the computer.


Delegates attending the course should preferably have a basic understanding of the Windows environment and use of the keyboard and mouse.

First Steps with Microsoft Word 2013

  • Opening Word 2013
  • Closing Word 2013
  • The Word Ribbon
  • Quick Access Toolbar
  • Creating a new document
  • Saving a Word 2013 document
  • The Recent Documents list
  • Converting Files
  • Compatibility Checker
  • Switching between open Word documents
  • Using available Help functions
  • Closing a document

Adjusting Basic Settings

  • Changing between page view modes
  • Using magnification/zoom tools
  • Displaying, hiding non-printing characters
  • Modifying basic options in Microsoft Word 2013 – user name, default folders for opening and saving documents

Main Operations

  • Inserting Data – inserting text, special characters and symbols
  • Selecting Data – selecting a character, word, line, sentence, paragraph or entire body text
  • Editing Data - editing content by inserting new characters or words within existing text, over-typing to replace existing text, using the undo and redo commands
  • Duplicating, Moving, Deleting - duplicating text within a document and between open Word documents, moving text within a document and between open Word documents, deleting text
  • Finding and replacing text

Text Formatting

  • Changing text appearance: font sizes and types
  • Applying text formatting such as bold, italic and underline
  • Applying subscript or superscript to text
  • Applying case changes to text
  • Applying different colours to text
  • Copy formatting from a piece of text to another piece of text
  • Applying an existing style to a word, a line or a paragraph
  • Using automatic hyphenation

Paragraph Formatting

  • Inserting and removing paragraph marks
  • Inserting and removing line break marks
  • Aligning text left, centre, right or justified
  • Indenting paragraphs: left, right, first line and hanging
  • Applying single or double line spacing within paragraphs
  • Page numbering
  • Setting, removing and using left, centre, right and decimal tabs
  • Applying and removing bullets and numbers from a single level list
  • Changing the style of bullets and numbers
  • Adding borders to paragraphs

Document Formatting

  • Changing the orientation of a document to portrait or landscape
  • Changing the margins of a document
  • Inserting and deleting page breaks in a document
  • Adding and modifying text in headers and footers
  • Adding fields such as date, page number and file locations to headers and footers
  • Applying automatic page numbering to a document


  • Creating a table ready for text insertion
  • Inserting and editing data in a table
  • Selecting rows, columns, cells or the entire table
  • Inserting and deleting rows and columns
  • Modifying column widths and row heights
  • Modifying cell border width, style and colour
  • Adding shading to cells

Pictures and Images

  • Inserting a picture an image or a chart into a document
  • Selecting a picture, image or chart in a document
  • Duplicating a picture, image or chart within a document or between open Word documents
  • Moving a picture, image or chart within a document or to another Word document
  • Resizing a picture, image or chart
  • Deleting a picture, image or chart

Mail Merge

  • Understanding the term mail merge and the concept of merging a data source with a main document such as a letter or label document
  • Opening a preparing a document for a mail merge by inserting data fields
  • Opening and preparing a mailing list or other data file for use in a mail merge
  • Merging a mailing list with a letter or label document

Preparing for Printing

  • Spell-check
  • Adding words to a built-in custom dictionary
  • Previewing a Word document


  • Choosing what to print - the whole document, specific pages and how many copies
  • Printing a document from an installed printer using default settings or defined options

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We provide Microsoft Word training courses, Microsoft Office training courses, other IT training courses  and Personal Development training courses in London, Richmond, Twickenham, Kingston, Hounslow, Brentford, Putney, Kingston, Wimbledon, Walton-on-Thames, Chiswick, Teddington, Hampton, Feltham, Acton, Ealing, Heathrow, Egham, Staines, Hanwell, Sunbury, Hammersmith, Fulham, Greenford, Clapham, Chertsey, Woking, Weybridge, Wandsworth, Middlesex, Surrey, the M25 corridor, High Wycombe and beyond. We will travel further if expenses are covered.

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