Great Shelford, Cambridge / Online
1 day course
£230.00 (ex. VAT)

This is our 1 day introductory Microsoft PowerPoint training course aimed at beginners and newcomers to PowerPoint Presentations. If you haven’t used PowerPoint before or have found yourself getting lost with all its capabilities after a few tries then this course will get you up to speed on all the essential PowerPoint basics.

If you have a presentation to deliver in the near future or simply need to broaden your skills then this course, taught by our qualified trainers, will give you the knowledge you need to create an engaging slideshow.

By the end of the course you will be able to produce and present a professional and captivating slideshow incorporating text, graphics and charts with subtle animation.

Course Outline

The PowerPoint Screen

Different Views

Create Slides

  • Slide Layout Task Pane
  • Create slides in normal view
  • Bulleted/Numbered lists
  • Change the bullet style
  • Change tabs & fonts
  • Symbols
  • Save a presentation

Edit a Presentation

  • Spell check
  • Selecting Slides
  • Delete slides
  • Duplicate slides
  • Copy/Move slides
  • Promote & Demote text


  • Print Preview
  • Print slides, handouts & notes

Slide Masters & Themes

  • Creating & editing a slide master
  • Using a Design Theme
  • Headers & Footers


  • Text Boxes
  • Create objects
  • Select objects
  • Move objects
  • Resize objects
  • Rotate objects
  • Change fill colour
  • Change fill pattern
  • Change line styles
  • Add Effects
  • Group/Ungroup objects


  • Create & edit WordArt


  • Scale & size
  • Format


  • Create & edit

Organisational Charts/SmartArt Diagrams

  • Create & edit an organisational chart
  • Create other Diagrams


  • Create & edit a Chart

Move Slides between Presentations

  • Re-use Slides

Create a Slide Show

  • Use slide transitions
  • Add animation to bulleted text
  • Animation Pane
  • Present the slide show

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Public Course Dates

This course is taught at our training centre in Cambridge.  Check our current available dates for this course below and register your place. Please note that payment is not made by the booking form below – Instead, you will be sent an invoice with instructions on how to pay and confirm your place shortly afterwards.

Company Group Training

We also provide group training for companies on dates that work for them. This can be done via our training centre, on-site or virtually. Please submit your details here for more information.

Online Training

This course is also taught virtually. To enquire about virtual remote training please submit your details here.

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