Microsoft PowerPoint Essentials Course

Microsoft PowerPoint Essentials Training


Course Overview

This course is for those aiming to use PowerPoint to produce presentation materials for seminars, training sessions, presentations or workshops.  This hands-on course aims to give the learner a sound grounding in the use of Microsoft PowerPoint.  You will learn to use the many tools available to create impressive looking slides.


  • A moderate English language, literacy and numeracy skill is required.
  • Participants must bring their own laptop for training days.
  • Lunch:  Catering is provided, or you are welcome to bring your own (microwave and fridge available). Tea, Coffee and biscuits available.
  • Parking is available on site, or it is a short walk from Glendalough Train Station.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of the program PowerPoint Essentials participants should be able to:

  • Create formatted slides
  • Change slide Layouts
  • Enhance slides by adding pictures, objects and drawings
  • Create Tables and Charts

Course Content

  • Creating a New Presentation
  • The PowerPoint Screen
  • Understanding Backstage View
  • Adding Commands to the QAT
  • Presentation Views
  • Working With Presentations
  • Applying Theme Variants
  • Slide Layouts
  • Inserting a Section Header Slide
  • Working With Text
  • Applying Paragraph Formatting
  • Changing Bullet and Numbering
  • Moving / Resizing Placeholders
  • Applying WordArt to Text
  • Inserting Images
  • Understanding Pictures
  • Tables
  • Formatting Table Data
  • Charts
  • Changing the Chart Type
  • SmartArt
  • Creating Organisation Charts
  • Shapes
  • Using the Eyedropper
  • Connecting Shapes
  • Grouping Shapes


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Course Price



MTA Training Facility in Osborne Park or;
on-site delivery with you (minimum 6 people)


One (1) day.


Certificate of Attendance
RTO: 51586

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