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Microsoft PowerPoint Introduction IT Training Course

Duration:1 day
Locations:Glasgow, Edinburgh
Glasgow Dates:Thu 19th Mar 20,  Mon 20th Apr 20,  Mon 18th May 20
Edinburgh Dates:

Dates above and cost (excludes VAT) are for joining a scheduled course. 

Or book Private Group from £395 + VAT or book 1-to-1 from £200 + VAT.

One Day Course

This course is aimed at people who have access to Microsoft PowerPoint and would liked to learn how to create presentations which impart information in a professional way.

Course Aims to enable delegates to:

Prepare and Create Slide Show Presentations, Overheads and 35 mm slides using PowerPoint.

Course Content

PowerPoint Basics

  • Exploring the PowerPoint environment
  • Help options
  • Closing presentations and exiting


PowerPoint Building New Presentations
  • Creating new presentations
  • Saving presentations
  • Working in outline view
  • Rearranging and deleting slides
  • Using slides from other presentations


Working with WordArt and Clipart
  • Working with WordArt
  • Adding ClipArt


Using Tables and Charts
  • Working with Tables
  • Creating and enhancing charts
  • Creating organisation Charts

Formatting and Proofing

  • Exploring text formatting
  • Moving and copying text
  • Setting tabs and alignment
  • Using the spell checker
  • Autocorrect and the style checker

Using Drawing Tools

  • Drawing objects
  • Using autoshapes
  • Working with text in objects
  • Enhancing Objects
Enhancing Presentations
  • Using templates
  • Working with slide master
  • Adding transitions and timings
  • Adding animations
  • Adding speaker notes and footers
Delivering the Presentation
  • Running presentations
  • Printing presentations
  • Exporting to other formats
  • Saving presentations for web delivery

Follow-on Courses

Microsoft PowerPoint Advanced

Requirements before booking this course:

People coming on the course should either have attended a Windows course or should have knowledge to an equivalent level – that is be able to use a keyboard and mouse, navigate in Windows, launch applications and understand how data is filed on a computer.


Training is available on all versions.