ICDL Base Module Word Processing 1 Day




Course Brief

Covers the key skills needed to use a word processing application, can be applied to a range of word processing software from vendor packages to ‘freeware’. Certifies best practice in effective word processing software use

Course Outline

Using the Application

  • Working with Documents
  • Enhancing Productivity

Document Creation

  • Enter Text
  • Select, Edit


  • Text
  • Paragraphs
  • Styles


  • Table Creation
  • Table Formatting
  • Graphical Objects

Mail Merge

  • Preparation
  • Outputs

Prepare Outputs

  • Setup
  • Check and Print





On completion of this module the candidate will be able to

  • Work with documents and save them in different file formats
  • Choose built-in options, such as the Help function, to enhance productivity
  • Create and edit small-sized word processing documents that will be ready to share and distribute
  • Apply different formats to documents to enhance them before distribution; recognise good practice in choosing the appropriate formatting options Insert tables, images, and drawn objects into documents
  • Prepare documents for mail merge operations
  • Adjust document page settings
  • Check and correct spelling before finally printing documents

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