Basic PowerPoint Training Course

Our Basic PowerPoint training course can be carried out in the following versions: 2010, 2013, 2016 and 365.

All of our courses are full day courses, typically running from 9:30am to 4pm with two coffee breaks and a lunch break throughout to break up the course. Timings can be slightly flexible though to fit in with your needs. We can also create a bespoke course to tailor the contents of the course to your needs. Just ask, we’d be happy to help.


Course Objectives

The objective of this course is to enable the trainee to understand how to create a simple slide show presentation with a master slide layout and some design templates. We will cover the introduction of text, pictures, charts and differing styles of slides. The trainee will gain good experience in how to run the slide show with transitions and applying simple custom animation. We will also look at action button and the introduction of inserting sound and movie objects.


Key Content

The key content that is covered in the course can be found below:

      • The PowerPoint screen and icons
      • Master Slides – creating a professional consistent image
      • Creating Slides, Fonts and Formats
      • Different Slides, Different layouts
      • Inserting charts, pictures, tables, organisation charts
      • Headers & Footers, Printing
      • Running a slide show
      • Running a slide show and Rehearse Timings
      • Transitions and custom animation
      • Design Templates – standard and self-created
      • Action Buttons on slides
      • Movies and Sounds
      • Using WordArt
      • Exercises throughout

For more information and for prices, please contact us at or by giving us a call on 07903 840105 for a no obligation quote.

We’d be happy to help with your Microsoft Office training needs.


Comments from attendees:

“Best part of the course: all of it. Instructor very good”


“Very engaging & interactive. Best part of the course: putting material in to practice along the way”


“John has made this course engaging and fun. This training has been one of the best I have been on. Best part of the course: Hints & Tips, organisational chart format”


“Best part of the course: learning to add sound and videos”


“Excellent, very professional, user friendly. Best part of the course: encouraging, gave me confidence”


“Fantastic communication skills! Best part of the course: learning new stuff”

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