Improve your Employability Skills Using Word

Ref: C2423630

The course is about becoming familiar with the computer's hardware and software, using the ribbon, identifying the icons, using the mouse and keyboard skills. Using Microsoft Word to create, save and format documents and feeling more confident using the Microsoft application to help support employability skills.

Additional information about this course

This course is free for Learners to enrol as it is an Employability Course

Course aim

The aim of the course is to gain confidence in the use of Microsoft Word application to create documents and format them and to increase employability skills.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Use the mouse and keyboard, create a document and save and print
  • Insert an image to a document, format and set the page margins and orientation
  • Have a better understanding of the icons on the ribbon and their functions
  • Insert a table and use borders and shadings
  • Create headers and footers and use automatic fields

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

You will need internet connection, speakers, webcam, a microphone and preferably a laptop, in order to use our platform Zoom. You will also need your personal email address to join the WEA's learning platform.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Improve your Employability Skills Using Word

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This course is not available for online enrolment.


This course is funded by the Greater London Combined Authority but is also open to residents of other areas.

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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