Microsoft PowerPoint Training

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PowerPoint Essentials

An introduction to PowerPoint for those who have little or no experience in creating presentations. This is a brilliant course for beginners who will gain confidence and learn to produce compelling PowerPoint presentations quickly and easily. Slightly more experienced delegates will benefit from learning the shortcuts and quicker ways of working too!

  • Duration: One day
  • Prerequisites:Windows: Basic or equivalent experience
Course Content

Getting started

  • The PowerPoint interface

New presentations

  • Creating a basic presentation
  • Working with slides

Formatting slides

  • Formatting text and lists
  • Editing efficiently

Using drawing objects

  • Adding shapes
  • Formatting objects
  • Applying content to shapes


  • WordArt
  • Pictures

Tables and charts

  • Tables
  • Charts
  • SmartArt

Proofing and delivering presentations

  • Proofing presentations
  • Preparing a presentation
  • Printing presentations

PowerPoint Expert

This course takes basic PowerPoint users on to gain advanced skills. The course covers advanced features such as using graphics and media clips, effectively animating slides, integrating Microsoft Office files and much more. Take the final step into becoming a presentation master with this advanced course.

  • Duration: 1
  • Prerequisites: PowerPoint Essentials or equivalent experience
Course Content

Slide masters and transitions

  • Slide masters
  • Transitions and timings
  • Custom slide shows

Graphics and media

  • Modifying graphics
  • Media clips
  • Animations
  • Photo albums

Customising slide elements

  • Working with SmartArt graphics
  • Customising tables
  • Working with Charts

Action buttons, custom slide shows, and equations

  • Interactive elements
  • Custom slide shows
  • Equations

Finalising and distributing presentations

  • Reviewing and finishing a presentation
  • Distributing presentations

Integrating Microsoft Office files

  • Building slides from Word outlines
  • Embedding and linking content