COMAT no longer offers this course.

Duration: 3 days
Time: 9am to 6pm

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 Quick Parts and images within a document.

This course prepares the participants for the Microsoft Office Specialist exams.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Create, edit, format and print documents
  • Set Indentation and Tabs
  • Add shapes, text boxes, graphics, columns, cover pages
  • Add footnotes/endnotes
  • Protect documents
Module 1. Exploring Microsoft Word 2016
  • Starting Word 2016
  • The User Interface
  • The Backstage View
  • Editing PDF in Word 2016
  • Word Options
  • The Quick Access Toolbar
  • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Customizing Tabs
  • Customizing the Ribbon
  • Using Ribbons and Tabs
  • Using Dialog Box Launchers
  • 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
  • Selecting an Existing Template
  • Creating a Template
  • Modifying a Template
  • Deleting a Template
  • Document Navigation
  • Selecting Text
  • Importing from Text file
  • 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
  • Using Format Painter
  • Changing Capitalization
  • Clearing Formats
  • Practice – Formatting Text
Module 6. Formatting Paragraphs, Indents, Tabs
  • Aligning Paragraphs
  • Paragraph Spacing
  • Line Spacing
  • Copying Paragraph Formats
  • Setting Indentions
  • Using Tab Stops
  • Setting Tab Stops
  • Deleting and Moving Tab Stops
  • Clearing All Tabs
  • Practice – Formatting Paragraphs
Module 7. 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 8. Using Styles
  • Using the Quick Styles Gallery
  • Using Style Inspector
  • Managing Styles
  • Applying Styles
  • Creating a Style
  • Adding a Style to the Quick Styles Gallery
  • Editing an Existing Style
  • Clearing Formats and Styles
  • Deleting a Style
  • Practice- Using Styles
Module 9. Document Themes
  • Selecting a Theme
  • Changing Theme Colors
  • Changing Theme Fonts
  • Changing Theme Effects
  • Practice - Document Themes
Module 10. Using Quick Parts
  • Creating a Quick Part
  • Adding Quick Parts to a Document
  • Inserting Document Property Fields
  • Using the Building Blocks Organizer
  • Practice - Using Quick Parts
Module 11. Working with Text boxes
  • Inserting a Text box
  • Formatting a Text Box
  • Saving to the Text Box Gallery
  • Text Box Styles
  • Text Box Effects
Module 12. Checking Spelling and Grammar
  • Checking Spelling/Grammar as You Type
  • Adding to the Custom Dictionary
  • Running the Spelling Checker
  • Practice - Checking Spelling and Grammar
Module 13. Using Find and Replace
  • Using Find
  • Using Find Options
  • Finding Special Characters
  • Finding a Format
  • Using Replace
  • Practice - Using Find and Replace
Module 14. Document Formatting
  • Inserting a Manual Page Break
  • Removing a Manual Page Break
  • Page Orientation
  • Setting the Margins
  • Hyphenation
  • Changing the Paper Size
  • Changing the Vertical Alignment
  • Formatting the Background
  • Practice - Document Formatting
Module 15. 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 16. Working with Tables
  • Inserting a Table
  • Table Navigation
  • Adding Text to a Table
  • Table Styles
  • Hiding and Showing Gridlines
  • Converting Text to a Table
  • Inserting Rows and Columns into a Table
  • Merging Cells
  • Rotating Text in a Table
  • Changing Column Width and Row Height
  • Aligning Table Text
  • Distributing Rows and Columns Evenly
  • Splitting Cells
  • Deleting Columns and Rows
  • Setting Table Properties
  • Converting a Table into Text
  • Creating a Table Heading
  • Sorting Table Data
  • Practice - Working with Tables
Module 17. Working with Graphics
  • 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
  • Inserting a Picture
  • Formatting Pictures
  • Creating Watermarks
  • Practice – Working with Graphics
Module 18. Working with Hyperlink and Bookmark
  • Working with Hyperlink
  • Working with Bookmark
  • Practice - Working with Hyperlink and Bookmark
Module 19. Using Footnotes and Endnotes
  • Using Notes
  • Inserting Notes
  • Setting Note Options
  • Viewing Notes
  • Browsing Notes
  • Moving and Copying Notes
  • Deleting a Note
  • Inserting Caption
  • Inserting Cross-reference
  • Practice - Using Footnotes and Endnotes
Module 20. Printing
  • Print Preview
  • Print Options
  • Practice - Printing
Module 21. Protecting a Document
  • Opening the Protect Document Button
  • Restricting Document Formatting
  • Restricting Document Editing
  • Creating Restriction Exceptions
  • Practice - Protecting a Document

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.


A basic working knowledge of Windows / MS Word 2010/2013 will be an added advantage.

  w/o GST w GST
Course Fee $675 $722.25


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

Terms & Conditions

  • All prices stated above are in Singapore Dollars (SGD).
  • 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.