Presentations Course

This Presentation course covers the essential topics relating to everyday use. It's suitable for complete beginners. 

By the end of this course you will be able to understand the key concepts of using presentation software, identify the options available in built- in layouts, designs, and themes, recognise good practice in formatting text and tables, know how to add charts, pictures, and drawn objects to enhance presentations and lastly prepare a presentation to be used for presenting or printing.

Estimated Course duration is 3 hours. Each lesson take on average 3-5 minutes to complete.

See our Quick Tip Videos for Microsoft Office here.

Course Content

Using the Application

Opening & Closing Presentations
Creating Presentations
Saving Presentations
File Formats
Basic Settings
Using Help Resources
Using Magnification Tools
Mini Toolbar
The Ribbon
Quick Access Toolbar

Developing a Presentation

PowerPoint Views
Slide Layouts
Applying Themes
Slide Backgrounds
Inserting New Slides
Copying Slides
Moving Slides
Deleting Slides
Using the Master Slide

Enhancing Productivity

Creating Slide Content
Copying & Moving Text
Deleting Text
Using Undo & Redo
Text Lists and Indenting
Font Type & Size
Font Formatting
Case Changes
Text Alignment
Line Spacing
Using Hyperlinks
Creating & Deleting Tables
Selecting Table Elements
Modifying Columns & Rows


Creating Charts
Editing Charts
Formatting Charts
Creating Organisation Charts

Graphical Objects

Inserting Objects
Copying & Moving Objects
Resizing Objects & Charts
Rotating Objects
Aligning Objects
Deleting Objects & Charts
Inserting Drawn Objects
Adding Text to Shapes
Formatting Objects
Grouping Objects
Layering Objects

Prepare Outputs

Slide Transition Effects
Animation Effects
Presenter Notes
Selecting Slides to Present
Headers & Footers
Spell Checking
Slide Output Formats
Printing Presentations
Running Slide Shows
Navigating Slide Shows