Microsoft PowerPoint  - Level 1Download Course Outline

This is the outline of our Microsoft PowerPoint Level 1 course. Duration: 1 day

If you want to create professional looking presentations so they enhance the information you give to your clients or colleagues, this course is for you. This course will give you the skills to use PowerPoint to get your message across far more powerfully than before.  You will learn how to save time through the creation of the master slide and with the use of diagrams and animated effects, your slides will communicate information more effectively and persuasively.  By using hands on sessions, with data relevant to your work, this course will show you how to produce your presentations both quicker and better.


We specialise on on-site training and can come to you to run our course either on your PC's or provide our own high specification equipment. If you want specific training for your staff, we are happy to customise this course to your requirements, adding or removing topics as necessary.


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Microsoft PowerPoint  - Level 1 course content.

Download a PDF course outline using the "Download Course Outline" link on the right.

The PowerPoint Environment

  • Accurately distinguish and use different parts of the PowerPoint screen.

Setting Up the Slide Master

  • Correctly set up the Slide Master so that all your slides have a consistent background and text formatting.
  • Use the Slide Master to quickly reformat all slides in a presentation.

Working with Layouts

  • Insert a new slide with the correct layout.
  • Change the slide layout to add additional placeholders.

Working with Bullets Lists

  • Correctly type into a Bullet List by using up to 2 levels of bullet point.

Working with Shapes

  • Insert shapes correctly to construct your own diagram.
  • Accurately place shapes on a slide.
  • Format shapes and lines to your own design.
  • Type text correctly into shapes.

Working with SmartArt

  • Create professional looking diagrams using SmartArt.

Working with Charts

  • Insert a chart onto a slide to represent graphical data.

Using Pictures

  • Using Pictures to enhance your message.
  • Edit pictures to accurately illustrate your message.

Custom Animation and Transitions

  • Insert slide transitions to add visual variety to your slide show.
  • Animate bullet points, shapes and clipart to add movement and interest to slides.

The Slide Show

  • Run the show correctly using mouse to advance slides.
  • Use Slide Sorter view to re-arrange the order of your slides or delete redundant slides.

Notes and Handouts

  • Produce notes and handouts for your audience.

We also offer this course as Live Online Learning - follow this link to learn more.


 Call us on 0800 0199 746