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Microsoft Office - Word: Beginners Workshop

Non-accredited Short Course

Build your skills and confidence using Microsoft Office Word Software!

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NEXT INTAKE On campus: Southport Start date: 27 Jan 2023 Duration: 2 weeks
Full Fee

Course overview

Build your skills and confidence with Microsoft Word! This beginners’ workshop will enhance your professional skill set. An excellent investment for organisations building staff capability, and a wise choice for job seekers and/or those seeking career advancement. 

This course is for those who have never had formal training on how to use Microsoft Office products and need to understand the core functions of Word.

Topics include:

Wide Bay Burnett/Greater Brisbane/Darling Downs & Southwest 

  • Introduction to Word
  • Page layout
  • Formatting your document
  • Font and paragraph styles
  • Simple tables
  • Find and replace
  • Printing

Gold Coast 

  • Get started in Word 2016 by exploring the toolbar and ribbon
  • Navigate, select and enter text
  • Use the spelling and grammar check tools
  • Use basic font formatting techniques
  • Use basic paragraph formatting techniques
  • Create bulleted and numbered lists
  • Insert pictures
  • Print a document

Course outcome:

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Ways to study
27 Jan 2023
2 weeks
Part time 1 day per week
  • Full fee: $175

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Microsoft Office - Word: Beginners Workshop (NONAC08039)

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Microsoft Office - Word: Beginners Workshop

Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

You will need:

  • to have basic computing knowledge;
  • sound literacy and numeracy skills;
  • to have completed Year 10 or are 16 years of age or older.
Resources required

You will require personal stationery (pen and paper), a USB and a valid email address.

This course is based on Windows and Microsoft Office software. This software is available for you to use on TAFE Queensland campuses. You may wish to bring your own laptops. If you have a later version of Microsoft Office you will need to make adjustments for any differences.  If you elect to use Apple software, you will need to accommodate for the inherent differences between the operation and tasks of this software and Microsoft, this is not covered in this workshop.

Need to know

Wide Bay Burnett/Greater Brisbane/Darling Downs & Southwest Regions
Please ensure you enrol a minimum of 1 week prior to the workshop you wish to attend. 

Gold Coast Region
If you are attending Southport campus you need to present your Confirmation of Enrolment to the car park attendant each week to be eligible for discounted parking.

Please note: Course commencement is subject to minimum enrolment numbers. TAFE Queensland can also offer this course to business/corporate clients in the workplace or at TAFE if required (subject to minimum numbers). Please enquire to discuss how we can assist your organisation.


University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

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Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.