This course sets out essential concepts and skills relating to demonstrating competence in using presentation software.  

After completing this course you will be able to: 

  • Work with presentations and save them in different file formats, locally or in the cloud. 
  • Use available help resources to enhance productivity. 
  • Understand different presentation views and when to use them, choose different built-in slide layouts, designs and themes. 
  • Enter, edit and format text and tables in presentations. Recognise good practise in applying unique titles to slides and creating consistent slide content by using the master slide. 
  • Choose, create and format charts to communicate information meaningfully. 
  • Insert, edit and align pictures and drawn objects. 
  • Apply animation and transition effects to presentations, and check and correct presentation content before printing and presenting. 

Please note examinations are not included as part of the course fee. These need to be purchased and arranged with your nearest ECDL Testing Centre. Please click here to find your nearest centre. 


  • 01

    Course Files

    • Course Files To Download

  • 02

    Using The Application

  • 03

    Developing a Presentation

    • Presentation Views

    • Slides

    • Master Slide

  • 04


    • Handling Text

    • Formatting

    • Tables

  • 05


    • Using Charts

    • Organisation Charts

  • 06

    Graphical Objects

    • Insert, Manipulate

    • Drawing

  • 07

    Prepare Outputs

    • Preparation

    • Check and Deliver


Richard Walters is one of NILC's senior level Microsoft Office trainer's and has more than a decade of experience in IT and Business Skills training. Richard has an advanced-level understanding of all Microsoft Office packages and specialises in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio and Project.

Richard Walters

Senior Microsoft Application Instructor


  • When does the course start and finish?

    The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.

  • How long do I have access to the course?

    How does 1 years access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for 365 days - across any and all devices you own.

  • What if I am unhappy with the course?

    We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 14 days and we will give you a full refund.