Duration: 2 days
Time: 9am to 5.30pm

What Will Be Taught For This Word Processing Course?

The course empowers the trainee to demonstrate the ability to use a word processing application on a personal computer. He or she will understand and be able to accomplish basic operations associated with creating, formatting and finishing a word processing document ready for distribution. The trainee will be able to demonstrate competence in using some of the more intermediate features associated with word processing applications such as creating standard tables, using pictures and images within a document and importing objects.

Module 1. Exploring Microsoft Word

  • Starting Word
  • The User Interface
  • The Backstage View
  • Converting Documents
  • Word Options
  • The Quick Access Toolbar
  • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Customizing Tabs
  • Using Ribbons and Tabs
  • Using Dialog Box Launchers
  • Using Program Tabs
  • Using Contextual Tabs
  • Using Live Preview
  • Practice - Exiting Word

Module 2. Working With Documents

  • Entering Text
  • Saving a Document
  • Using Save As
  • Closing a Document
  • Creating a New Document
  • Opening an Existing Document
  • Document Navigation
  • Selecting Text
  • Practice – Working With Documents

Module 3. Document Views

  • Changing the View
  • Hiding White Spaces
  • Full Screen Reading View
  • Zooming In/Out
  • Display/Hide the Ruler
  • Formatting Marks
  • Opening Multiple Documents
  • Switching between Documents
  • Comparing Side by Side Documents
  • Using Synchronous Scrolling
  • Practice - Document Views

Module 4. Editing Text

  • Inserting Text in a Document
  • Deleting Text
  • Copying, Moving /Pasting Text
  • Paste Options
  • Using the Clipboard
  • Using Undo and Redo
  • Practice – Editing Text

Module 5. Formatting Text

  • Formatting Text
  • Changing Fonts
  • Changing Font Size
  • Applying Bold/Italic Formats
  • Underlining
  • Highlighting
  • Applying Text Effects
  • Format Painter
  • Changing Capitalization
  • Clearing Formats
  • Practice – Formatting Text

Module 6. Formatting Paragraphs

  • Aligning Paragraphs
  • Aligning Text with Click and Type
  • Paragraph Spacing
  • Line Spacing
  • Copying Paragraph Formats
  • Practice – Formatting Paragraphs

Module 7. Paragraph Indention

  • Left Indent
  • First Line Indent
  • Hanging Indent
  • Right Indent
  • Practice – Paragraph Indention

Module 8. Document Themes

  • Selecting a Theme
  • Changing Theme Colors
  • Changing Theme Fonts
  • Changing Theme Effects
  • Practice - Document Themes

Module 9. Bullets and Numbering

  • Typing a Numbered or Bulleted List
  • Applying Numbers or Bullets to Text
  • Deleting a Numbered or Bulleted Item
  • Adding a Numbered or Bulleted Item
  • Removing Numbers or Bullets from Text
  • Changing a Bullet or Number Style
  • Practice – Bullets and Numbering

Module 10. Checking Spelling and Grammar

  • Checking Spelling/Grammar as You Type
  • Adding to the Custom Dictionary
  • Setting Global Spelling Checker Settings
  • Setting Exceptions for a Document
  • Using the Exclusion Dictionary
  • Running the Spelling Checker
  • Running the Grammar Checker
  • Selecting Grammar and Style Options
  • Using Contextual Spelling
  • Practice - Checking Spelling and Grammar

Module 11. Using Find and Replace

  • Using Find
  • Using Find Options
  • Finding Special Characters
  • Finding a Format
  • Using Replace
  • Practice - Using Find and Replace

Module 12. Document Formatting

  • Inserting a Manual Page Break
  • Removing a Manual Page Break
  • Page Orientation
  • Setting the Margins
  • Changing the Paper Size
  • Changing the Vertical Alignment
  • Practice - Document Formatting

Module 13. Headers and Footers

  • Using the Header/Footer Galleries
  • Inserting Page Numbers
  • Inserting the Current Date
  • Creating a First Page Header/Footer
  • Alternating Odd and Even Headers/Footers
  • Setting the Starting Page Number
  • Practice - Headers and Footers

Module 14. Working with Tables

  • Inserting a Table
  • Table Navigation
  • Adding Text to a Table
  • Table Styles
  • Hiding and Showing Gridlines
  • Drawing a Table
  • Converting Text to a Table
  • Practice - Working with Tables

Module 15. Drawing Objects

  • Drawing an Object
  • Selecting Drawing Objects
  • Drawing a Line
  • Applying Fill Color
  • Removing Fill Color
  • Formatting Lines
  • Resizing an Object
  • Adding a 3-D Effect
  • Layering
  • Deleting an Object
  • Practice - Drawing Objects

Module 16. Inserting Graphics

  • Inserting Clip Art
  • Inserting a Picture
  • Formatting Pictures
  • Creating Watermarks
  • Practice - Inserting Graphics

Module 17. Printing

  • Print Preview
  • Quick Print
  • Print Options
  • Practice - Printing

Who Should Attend This Word Processing Training?

Highly recommended for beginners with none or limited knowledge in Microsoft Word looking to equip themselves with a foundational understanding of the programmes functions for daily work.


An understanding of Windows / MS Word 2010/2013/2019 would be an advantage.

  w/o GST w GST
Course Fee $450 $481.50

This course is applicable for Skills Development Fund (SDF).


COMAT is a business centre of e-Services, Electronics, ST Engineering.

Individual Sponsored

  • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset course fee payable after funding.
  • This course is eligible for using PSEA funds.

Terms & Conditions

  • All prices stated above are in Singapore Dollars (SGD). This funding support is only applicable for Singapore Citizen and Permanent Residents.
  • Trainee must attain minimum 75% attendance in order to qualify for Funding.
  • Trainee undertakes to reimburse e-Services, Electronics, ST Engineering FULL course fees should he/she be ineligible for course fee grant. e-Services, Electronics, ST Engineering is not liable for any other funding not approved by WSG.
  • e-Services, Electronics, ST Engineering reserves the right to change the date or venue without prior notice.
  • e-Services, Electronics, ST Engineering reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the course due to class size or unforeseen circumstances.

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