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Microsoft Word Classes

Learn best practices and how to effectively use Word by taking an instructor-led class at the Computer Education & Training Center.

Virtual Classes: Our Word classes are now available online with an instructor present for the entire course. You will see the instructor's screen throughout the class and you can share your screen if you need individual help from the instructor. You will have time to practice, ask questions, and receive hands-on training. If you don't have Word installed on your machine, you can remote into one of our computers.

In-person classes are also available at our West County facility with limited enrollments to promote social distancing. When you register, choose your class section based on how you want to attend the class: virtual or in-person.

  • Select Live Online" if you want to attend virtually from your workplace or home.
  • Choose "West County In-Person" if you want to attend a class at our West County location.

Introduction to Word

(Prerequisite: Experience with Windows.) Learn to use Microsoft Word to create and save documents. Learn to enter and edit text, control line spacing, format a document, and use non-printing characters. Discover the ease of making changes by moving, copying, and pasting text. Understand the difference between Save and Save As, and how to set up documents for printing. Learn how to apply paragraph formatting in your documents, including properly setting paragraph indents, tabs, and centering text. Other topics include changing the type style, inserting the date, and using the Find and Replace commands to make global changes.  [Course Outline]
Fee: $199

One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
E3281 Fri., Dec. 9Virtual/WCDawn Robinson

Intermediate Applications of Word

(Prerequisite: Introduction to Word or equivalent experience.) Further your Word skills as you learn about formatting, tables, and mail merge. Discover how to create tables to format data and text on your page. Table topics include inserting and deleting rows and columns, editing tables, creating borders, and other formatting techniques. Understand how to insert section breaks in a document to format specific areas or customize page numbering. Learn to create personalized form letters and perform queries using Mail Merge. Other topics include headers and footers; text flow options, such as widow/orphan control; and the Paste Special feature. [Course Outline]
Fee: $199

One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
E3282 Fri., Dec. 16Virtual/WCDawn Robinson

Advanced Applications of Word

(Prerequisite: Intermediate Applications of Word or equivalent experience.) Learn to create sophisticated documents that feature multi-column, newspaper-style formats. Discover how to import graphics and artwork, and integrate graphics and columns into your document. Learn how to define styles and templates for document formats that you frequently use. Create and run simple macros for automating repetitive tasks. Use the features that make it easier to share documents with others, including adding comments and tracking changes.  [Course Outline]
Fee: $199

One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
E3283 Fri., Jan. 6Virtual/WCDawn Robinson

If you would like to register for a course, call (314) 984-9000 or register online.

Other Microsoft Office classes are available including OneDrive, Teams, SharePoint Online, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, and Excel.

You may also be interested in our introductory class in Office 365.

For more information, please email