Google Docs: Introduction Training Course in Toronto or Online


Fri Feb 14 2020 at 09:00 am to Mon Jun 24 2024 at 04:00 pm


Avantix Learning | Eaton Centre Classroom | Toronto, ON

Google Docs Course (Introduction) | Google Docs Training in Toronto or Online in virtual classroom format | Live instructor-led training
About this Event
Google Docs®: Introduction (Instructor-led Course)

Upcoming Dates: May 27, 2024 (Online in virtual classroom or In-person) | June 24, 2024 (Online in virtual classroom or In-person)| Check for more dates >

Duration: 1 day - 9 am - 4 pm (ET)

Google Docs Version: Google Docs Online Version

Devices: Desktop / laptop

Delivery Methods (Instructor-led): In-person (live classroom) training or online in virtual classroom format

Course Fee: $275 CDN per person + HST (Virtual classroom), $295 CDN per person + HST (Bring your own device for live classroom courses) or $345 CDN per person + HST (Avantix Learning provides device for live classroom courses)*

Virtual Classroom: Virtual classroom courses are led by a live instructor and run from 9 am to 4 pm (Eastern Time) with a 15 minute break in the morning and in the afternoon and a 1 hour break for lunch.

In-person (Live Classroom) Course Location: Our live classroom courses are offered in downtown Toronto at the Toronto Eaton Centre or at 18 King Street East, Suite 1400, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (some Avantix Learning courses may be held at an alternate downtown Toronto location). Location will be confirmed when you register.

Learning Path: Level 1 (Beginner)

Custom training: Available on request. Contact us at [email protected] to arrange a date.

Public scheduled courses are delivered as live instructor-led classroom training or virtual classroom training (as indicated). Bring your own device rates apply to live classroom courses. Some courses / formats may have a minimum enrollment requirement.

*Some courses and formats may be subject to a minimum enrollment requirement.

In this hands-on, beginners course, learn key Google Docs concepts to create, edit and format documents effectively. Students will learn to enter, edit, copy and paste text and apply both character and paragraph formatting. Important tools such as spell check and find/replace will be used as well as undo and redo. Documents will be set up with different margins, orientation and headers or footers and then previewed prior to printing. Students will also insert tables and get started with styles. Throughout this course, the instructor will include numerous tips, tricks and shortcuts.

Key topics

Google Docs Environment and File Management

  • Accessing Google Drive
  • Creating a new Google Docs file
  • Working with the menu and toolbar(s)
  • Entering and editing text
  • Navigating quickly in a document
  • Selecting text using different keyboard shortcuts
  • Undoing and redoing actions
  • Saving files

Cut, Copy and Paste

  • Using various strategies to cut, copy and paste text
  • Using Smart Tags

Character Formatting Basics

  • Creating simple documents such as letters and reports and applying character formatting
  • Using the menu and toolbar to apply character formatting
  • Using keyboard shortcuts to format a document

Paragraph Formatting Basics

  • Basic paragraph formatting concepts
  • Indenting paragraphs
  • Changing alignment and spacing of paragraphs
  • Using tabs

Getting Help

  • Accessing the Help feature to get help on any topic

Using Find and Replace

  • Finding and replacing words quickly and easily

Spell Checking

  • Running the spell checker and adding words to the dictionary

Inserting Tables

  • Inserting tables
  • Basic table formatting
  • Inserting and deleting rows and columns
  • Changing row height and column width

Page Setup, Previewing and Printing

  • Changing page margins and page orientation
  • Adding headers and/or footers
  • Inserting and removing manual page breaks
  • Saving a document as a PDF file

Getting Started with Styles

  • Applying built-in styles to automate formatting


Who will benefit

This course has been designed for users who are new to Google Docs or have completed no prior training in Google Docs.

Can I bring my own device?

Absolutely! If you choose to bring your own device, you will receive a reduced rate. Be sure to bring a power cord and a mouse is helpful.

What's included

Included in this course:

  • Comprehensive course manual
  • Keyboard shortcuts quick reference
  • Sample and exercise files
  • Refreshments (for classes conducted in Avantix Learning classrooms)
  • Certificate of completion
  • Follow-up email support

Avantix Learning training series

Other courses include:

Microsoft Word: Intermediate / Advanced

Microsoft Excel: Introduction

Microsoft PowerPoint: Introduction

Microsoft Project: Introduction

Microsoft Access: Introduction


More resources

How to Select All in Google Docs (7 Ways + Shortcuts) >

How to Insert Greek Letters or Symbols in Google Docs (6 Ways) >

How to Insert or Type the Copyright Symbol in Google Docs (4 Ways to Insert ©) >

About Avantix Learning courses

Avantix Learning offers live instructor-led classroom courses as as well as virtual classroom courses allowing personal interaction between the students and the instructor. We specialize in small classes, typically ranging from 6 to 10 students to ensure an optimal student to instructor ratio.

Public courses are offered in downtown Toronto at 18 King Street East, Suite 1400, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Some courses are also held at alternate downtowon Toronto locations.

Our top-notch instructors have years of experience in the business world and students are encouraged to ask questions during our courses. Avantix Learning senior instructors have 15 or more years of experience. A complete profile of the instructor leading a specific course is available on request.


Have a question? Email us at [email protected].

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Refunds / Cancellations

We understand that your plans may change. Check out our refund policy for information regarding refunds and transfers.

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Where is it happening?

Avantix Learning | Eaton Centre Classroom, 250 Yonge Street, Toronto, Canada

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CAD 275.00 to CAD 345.00

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