PowerPoint - Introduction

Unlock the power of effective presentations with our introductory Microsoft PowerPoint course. Designed for individuals new to PowerPoint or those looking to enhance their presentation skills, this course provides a solid foundation for creating impactful and engaging slideshows.

In our introductory PowerPoint course, you will learn the fundamentals of designing professional presentations that captivate your audience. Explore essential features and techniques such as slide layouts, formatting options, inserting media, and applying captivating animations and transitions.

Discover how to effectively organize content, create visually appealing slides, and deliver information with clarity and impact. Learn how to leverage PowerPoint's intuitive interface and tools to craft dynamic presentations that convey your message effectively and leave a lasting impression.

Gain insights into best practices for structuring slides, incorporating visual elements, and utilizing effective storytelling techniques to engage your audience. Through practical exercises and real-world examples, you'll develop the skills to create compelling presentations that stand out.

Join our introductory Microsoft PowerPoint course today and embark on a transformative learning journey that will equip you with the skills to create professional presentations. Book now to unlock the full potential of PowerPoint and become a master of effective communication through visually stunning slideshows. Elevate your presentation skills and captivate your audience with confidence.


  • Concepts of graphics and PowerPoint
  • The PowerPoint screen and tools
  • Using menus, help and undo


  • Understanding the view options of the Slide Sorter View, Outline View, Note View and Slide View
  • Working with Templates
  • Applying templates to existing presentations
  • Using outlines and moving slides with text
  • Customising and editing defaults


  • Creating graphics to size and shape
  • Choosing graphing styles, including 2d and 3d, area, bar line, column, pie, scatter, and combination charts
  • How to use 3d chart rotation
  • Importing graphics
  • Linking text to graphics
  • Using clip art


  • Create, edit, copy, move and delete text
  • Change character attributes (case, bold and underline)
  • Standard and customised bullets
  • Proofing text
  • Tabs and Indents
  • Creating Speaker notes and Handouts


  • Creating diagrams
  • Object properties, line, fill, text and shadow
  • Freeform tool to draw polygons, open and freehand figures
  • Using PowerPoint shapes to draw and modify within diagrams
  • Using symbols for diagrams


  • Setting up to print
  • Scaling slides to fit the printer
  • Understanding the printer environments
  • Changing Titles, or Body text in Slide view
  • Save and open presentations
  • Using file management


  • Using Slide Build, Slide sorter and Slide show
  • Recording times and running a presentation

Class Details

3 hours 10am - 1pm or 1:30 - 4:30
4 or more people - $150 + GST (per person)
3 people - $175 + GST (per person)
1 or 2 people - $205 + GST (per person)
Evening Class 2½ hours 5:30pm - 8:00pm $90 + GST

At Your Site

4 or more people - $225 + GST (per person)
3 people - $250 + GST (per person)
2 or fewer people - $275 + GST (per person)


Upcoming Sessions

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