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2. Introduction to Google Workspace: Docs - Part 1

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The Google G Suite is a set of cloud-based apps that can be used to create documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and more. Earning your G Suite certification demonstrates your ability to use digital skills to work collaboratively and productively in a professional environment.

Completing this lesson about Google Docs will help prepare you for your G Suite Certification Exam. When you finish this lesson, you may choose to proceed and complete Part 2 about Google Docs as well. Google Docs is a cloud-based word-processing application that allows you to write, edit, and collaborate. You can format text and paragraphs using smart-editing and styling tools.

You can also add and edit a variety of non-text elements, including images, links, and tables. In this lesson, you will edit a document using Google Docs. By using the available tools to edit and format the document, you will make it easier to read and better suited for collaboration.

This lesson uses a planning document for a fundraiser organized by a community group.

But you can apply these skills in any document, whether it is for a group or just you.

As you complete this project in Google Docs, you will: Set up the page settings of your document, Add headers, footers, and page numbers, Format blocks of text, Add headings, and add a table of contents.

To begin, go to and sign in to your Google account.

If you do not have a Google account, pause the video and create one.

Next, open the starter project.

You can also practice the skills in this lesson in a document you have previously created.

Make a copy of the project and rename it.

Now, it’s your turn: Open the starter project, Copy and rename it, And log in to your Google account.


  1. Open the starter project.
  2. Copy and rename it.
  3. Log in to your Google account.