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Microsoft PowerPoint Level 1

Learn to create professional presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint. This hands-on beginner course will teach you how to navigate the program's interface, add slides and format text, insert graphical elements and tables, and prepare your presentation for delivery. Suitable for PowerPoint 2013, 2016, 2019, and 365 users.

  • Level Beginner
  • Age 14 and older
  • Price $395
  • Location Online

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Class Description


What you'll learn in this powerpoint class:

This hands-on beginner course is suitable for PowerPoint 2013, 2016, 2019 and 365 users.

You will start by learning the program's interface, then build your own presentation, adding slides, formating text, adding graphical elements, displaying data in tables and charts, and finalizing your presentation for delivery.

Course Outline

PowerPoint Basics

  • Exploring the PowerPoint Environment
  • Starting PowerPoint
  • Opening an Existing Presentation
  • The PowerPoint Interface
  • Exploring Views
  • Getting Help

Creating a Presentation

  • Types of new Presentations
  • Backstage View
  • Creating a Blank Presentation
  • Creating a Presentation from a Template
  • Creating and Modifying Slide Content
  • Slides and their Elements
  • Inserting Text on a Slide
  • Adding, Deleting and Hiding Slides in a Presentation
  • Navigating a Presentation
  • Inserting a Hyperlink on a Slide
  • Inserting Shapes
  • Inserting Images


  • Working with Slide Masters and Layouts
  • About Slide Masters
  • Applying a Theme to a Presentation
  • Headers and Footers
  • Applying a Layout to a Slide
  • Formatting Slides and Text
  • About Text Styles
  • Changing Master Text Styles
  • Changing Individual Slide Text Styles
  • Creating Bulleted and Numbered Lists
  • About Slide Backgrounds
  • Using Gridlines

Working with Shapes and Images

  • Creating and Formatting Shapes
  • About Shapes
  • Drawing Shapes
  • Curved Shapes
  • Useful Tools for Working with Shapes
  • Resizing Shapes
  • Shape Styles
  • Layering, Aligning and Grouping Shapes
  • About Images
  • Inserting Images from a Local File
  • Inserting Online Images
  • Sizing and Moving Images
  • Cropping Images
  • Applying Styles and Effects

Working with Charts and Tables

  • About Charts
  • Chart Types
  • Adding a Chart to a Presentation
  • Changing the Chart Type
  • Chart Elements
  • Changing the Chart Layout
  • Applying Chart Styles
  • Inserting an Excel Chart
  • Editing Chart Data
  • About Tables
  • Creating Tables
  • Inserting a Table
  • Entering Data
  • Applying Styles
  • The Table Style Options
  • Importing Tables

Transitions, Importing Content and Printing

  • Slide Transitions
  • Applying the same Transition to all Slides
  • Applying Transitions to Individual Slides
  • Additional Text Options
  • Text from other Sources
  • Importing a Word Document
  • Importing a PDF File
  • Creating WordArt from Text
  • Printing in PowerPoint
  • Previewing your Printout
  • Setting Print Options

Please Note: Our outlines are a guide to the content covered on a typical class. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular class.

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

Refund Policy

All cancellations and rescheduling requests must be made in writing and emailed to [email protected]

  • Rescheduling requests made 9 business days before the commencement of the training are free.
  • Rescheduling that takes place within 9 business days of the commencement of the training will incur a $150 administration fee.
  • We do not charge for student substitutions at any time.

We are unable to offer refunds for cancellations.

While we make every effort to deliver classes as scheduled, we reserve the right to reschedule previously confirmed classes for a variety of reasons including but not exclusively, the illness of the Trainer. In such cases, we will endeavor to inform the Client as soon as possible of the new training dates. We are not liable for any additional expenses incurred as a result of rescheduling training.

We are not able to offer refunds for no-shows or uncompleted courses.

In any event where a customer wants to cancel their enrollment and is eligible for a full refund, a 5% processing fee will be deducted from the refund amount.

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