Microsoft PowerPoint Level 1 Training Course

Course Code: MSPPL1   Duration: 1 Day   Price: £285+VAT

During this course you will explore the PowerPoint environment and create a presentation.  You will format text on slides to enhance clarity, enhance the visual appeal by adding graphical objects and modifying them. You will also add tables and charts to present data in a structured format and you will then finalise your presentation to be able to deliver it.


This course is designed for people who are interested in learning the fundamentals needed to create and modify basic presentations using Microsoft Office PowerPoint.

Learning Objectives

By actively participating in this course, you will learn about the following:

  • Navigate the PowerPoint programme.
  • Create and format slides and presentations.
  • Insert and create tables, illustrations, charts, SmartArt and hyperlinks.
  • Understand the slide masters.
  • Use proofing and printing options.
  • Create a template.

Delegates should be familiar with using personal computers and have used a mouse and keyboard.  They should be comfortable with the Windows environment and be able to use Windows to manage information on their computers.  Specifically, they should be able to launch and close programs, navigate to information stored on the computer and manage files and folders.

Course Contents
  • Creating a presentation.
  • Manipulating slides.
  • Design themes.
  • Text boxes (placeholders).
  • Inserting slides.
  • Applying a background.
  • Slide Master.
  • Animations.
  • Transitions.
  • Hyperlinks.
  • Formatting shapes.
  • Footers and slide numbering.
  • Proofing and printing.
  • Running a slideshow.
  • Saving as a template.
  • Manipulating text.
  • Paragraph formatting.
  • Inserting tables.
  • Inserting illustrations.
  • Inserting SmartArt.
  • Inserting charts.

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