What will I learn?

Full Course Details

This course is designed to provide attendees with a solid understanding of
PowerPoint’s key features. It will benefit anyone wishing to create and
modify professional looking presentations.

On completion of this course, attendees will be able to create a PowerPoint
presentation that includes various content types. Attendees will be able to apply simple transition and animation effects and prepare and proof a presentation for delivery.

Attendees do not need any previous experience of PowerPoint but must
have a basic understanding of PCs, including familiarity with a keyboard
and mouse.

Book PowerPoint Foundation Training

For companies who need to train groups of staff either remotely or in-person.

  • One day course
  • Up to 10 delegates
  • Flexible in-house training dates
  • Face-to-face training
  • In-house or a venue of choice
  • Virtual training option
Laura Cutmore

Laura Cutmore

Laura is dedicated to up-skilling individuals and teams and passionate about helping delegates build confidence and save time with the tools they need to get their jobs done. She has a strong background in all aspects of the training lifecycle and brings over 20 years’ experience of design and delivery in the training industry. Laura specialises in the Microsoft 365 suite and enjoys the challenge of keeping up to date with Microsoft 365 applications.

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Staff PowerPoint Assessment

Use our Free Assessment Tool to review the level of staff training required. We will deliver the right course to the right people, delivering results.


Full Course Content

The PowerPoint Screen

  • Tour and Terminology
  • Get Help

Create a Basic Presentation

  • Size Slides
  • Insert New Slides
  • Explore Slide Layouts
  • Add and Edit Text
  • Save, Close and Open

Slide Management

  • Move, Copy, Duplicate and Delete
  • Re-arrange Slide Order

Format Slides and Text

  • Access the Slide Master
  • Format Text and Bullets
  • Format Slide Background

Enhance Text

  • Convert to SmartArt
  • Use Designer

Explore Additional Content Types

  • Add Pictures and Icons
  • Insert a SmartArt Graphic

Get Started with Drawing Tools

  • Work with Basic Shapes
  • Use Eyedropper
  • Use the Selection Pane

Transitions and Animation

  • Add Slide Transitions
  • Apply Simple Animation Effects

Prepare and Proof

  • Add Speaker Notes
  • Add Slide Numbers
  • Proof Slides
  • Print Slides and Handouts

Deliver a Presentation

  • Start a Slide Show
  • Navigate Slides
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PowerPoint Training – Business Benefits

By investing in people, you can give your team all the necessary skills they need to help support your organisation’s goals.

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PowerPoint Training - People Development

Completing our PowerPoint training course will give you additional skills you need to help support your career development.

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Flexible PowerPoint Training Courses

  • Online or face-to-face in-house training
  • Individual delegates or group training
  • Flexible dates to fit schedules

Why choose TrainingU?

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Established over a decade ago by a team of knowledgeable training experts, we are passionate about delivering excellent training that makes a real difference.

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All our trainers are qualified and experienced PowerPoint trainers that will deliver the highest level of training to you and your team.

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Working together with our clients, understanding their needs and desired learning outcomes, to deliver a personalised learning solution.

Your complete training solution

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Before Training

Our Skills Assessment will ensure staff attend the correct level of training. Based on results, we will organise the training sessions required, who will take them and the level to best match the skills needed.

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During Training

We provide first class training with highly experienced trainers. Courses include lots of exercises, practise and interactivity throughout, maximising learning whether delivered online or at your offices.

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After Training

We will grant you organisation free access to our suite of online PowerPoint resources. In addition, we provide free post training support to ensure your staff utilise their new skills effectively.

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Enquire & Book PowerPoint Training

Simply fill out the contact form or call 0333 344 6630 to make an enquiry, book your PowerPoint training or assess your staff PowerPoint training levels.