Word 2016

This course looks at Microsoft Word 2016, the latest version of this powerful word processing software. The course will help you learn or brush up on essential features and functions to be able to confidently work within the program.

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Is this for you?

Our Word 2016 training course is ideal for you if you work in, or intend to work within an office environment and want to brush up on your word processing skills. No matter the role, the skills gained from this course are invaluable in an office setting, and will impress any employer.

Beginners and intermediate users of Microsoft Word 2016 can participate in this course. We do recommend that you’re relatively familiar with Windows and have experience in using a keyboard.

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 24 CPD points upon successful completion

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Study Type

In centre, online, or a combination

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24 hours

About this course

Develop your ability to navigate Microsoft Word, or begin from scratch and learn about all of its features and the overall purpose of this word processing software. 

This course is a stimulating, original and thorough way of gaining the skills you need to be knowledgeable in the latest version of Microsoft Word. The flexible nature of this course allows you to learn Microsoft Word 2016 with ease and at your own pace in one of our centres with trainers on hand, or you could try the online course from home. Pitman Training courses address a variety of people’s needs regarding study time and provide real flexibility for the way in which you learn.

Whether you’re a beginner or are an intermediate user of Microsoft Word, this course will help you navigate your way round the programme with ease.

There are 24 modules in total in this course.

Introduction Module: Welcome and course information

• Module 1: Starting Word 

• Module 2: Opening and Printing, Customising the Quick Access Toolbar, Ribbon Display Options and Using Templates

• Module 3: Different Views and Formatting and Aligning Text 

• Module 4: Formatting

• Module 5: Spelling & Grammar Check and the Thesaurus & Translation Tools

• Module 6: Using the Ruler, Changing Margins, Line & Paragraph Spacing, Multiple Windows and Undo/Redo

• Module 7: AutoCorrect and Building Blocks

• Module 8: Tabulation, Saving a Document with a Different Name, Creating a New Folder and Saving in Different Formats

• Module 9: Cut, Copy, Paste and Format Painter 

• Module 10: Search and Find & Replace 

• Module 11: Indentation

• Module 12: Bullets, Numbering and Multilevel Numbering 

• Module 13: Navigating Multi-Page Documents, Viewing Page Breaks, Managing Text Flow and Page Orientation

• Module 14: Page Numbers, Headers & Footers and Print Options 

• Module 15: Create & Format Tables 

• Module 16: Modify a Table 

• Module 17: WordArt & Text Boxes 

• Module 18: Inserting Shapes & Pictures 

• Module 19: Drawing a Table, Inserting a Symbol, Page Colour, Columns, Watermark and Hyperlinks

• Module 20: Styles and Themes 

• Module 21: Templates and PDF Documents 

• Module 22: Table of Contents, Bookmarks and Cover Pages 

• Module 23: Footnotes, Endnotes, Captions, Citations and Bibliographies

• Module 24: SmartArt Graphics, Insert a Screen Clipping and Tell Me What You Want To Do 

The course should take around 24 hours to complete, with every module taking around 30-45 minutes. At the end of each module, you’ll complete a consolidation exercise which will help you to summarise what you have learned and check your understanding. 

At the end of the course, you’ll take a validation test which, on successful completion, means you will receive a Pitman Training certificate to verify your achievement.

To discuss this training and how it can be adapted to your individual or business needs, speak to a Course Advisor in your nearest centre or enquire online and we’ll get back to you. Or call us on 1800 532632 for some quick guidance.

Aims and Objectives

The aim of this course is to provide you with a thorough knowledge of Microsoft Word 2016. By the end of the full course you will be able to competently navigate and utilise the programs functions. 


We would recommend that anyone new to Microsoft Word should have some familiarity with the Windows environment including some basic keyboarding experience.

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 



  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.



Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.



Career Path

Choosing to do Microsoft Word 2016 will give you the skills to pursue a variety of careers. From the office, to the classroom, to the warehouse and across the manufacturing sector; Microsoft Word 2016 skills are valuable in practically any workplace. Employers view this Pitman course with high regard; as they’ll know you create work of a high standard and it will highlight to them your capability in working on a computer using word processing software.

Word 2016 Course Training Centres

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Carlow, Cork, Dublin, Dundalk, Galway, Kerry, Limerick, Maynooth, Mullingar, Naas, Sligo, Swords, Waterford, Wexford, Laois, Courses available
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