This Introduction to PowerPoint training class is designed for students who are interested in learning the fundamentals needed to create and modify basic presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint. Students will explore the PowerPoint environment and create a presentation. Students will format text on slides to enhance clarity and add graphical objects to a presentation and modify them. Students will also add tables and charts to a presentation to present data in a structured form and then finalise a presentation.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

- Start and end a PowerPoint session.

- Edit a presentation.

- Create different types of slides.

- Use the Outline tab.

- Add Clipart to a slide.

- Format slides and use templates.

- Apply Tables and Charts to a presentation.

- Print various components of a presentation.

- Run a slide show.


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    Course Files

    • PowerPoint Introduction Course Files

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    Microsoft PowerPoint Introduction

    • PowerPoint Environment and Opening/Closing a Presentation

    • Inserting New Slides and Slide Layout

    • Formatting Slide Text and using the Format Painter

    • Views and Managing Views in PowerPoint

    • Copy, Cut and Paste Techniques for Slide Text

    • Presentation and Slide Design

    • Shapes and Pictures - Inserting and Manipulating

    • Slide Master and updating the Slide Master

    • Creating and Updating an Organisational Chart

    • Creating and Modifying Tables

    • Word Art - Inserting and Modifying

    • Transitions - Applying and Modifying

    • Animations - Applying and Modifying

    • Find and Replace Feature

    • Printing Presentations and Handouts


  • 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.


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