PowerPoint Level 1

Course information

In your role, you need to grab and maintain your audience’s focus when you’re asked to present important information. You can achieve this by being clear, organised and engaging. In this course you will use Microsoft PowerPoint to create your presentations. You will learn how to use some of the vast array of features and functionality contained within Microsoft PowerPoint. You will gain the ability to organise your content, enhance it with high-impact visuals, and deliver dynamic multimedia presentations.

Target Audience:

This course is designed for end users who are interested in learning the fundamentals needed to create and modify engaging presentations by using Microsoft PowerPoint.


Use a mouse
Type and use a keyboard
Navigate through Windows files and folders
Work with Windows – minimise, maximise, open and close

Delegates will learn how to

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Identify the components of the PowerPoint interface
  • Create a presentation
  • Format text on slides
  • Add graphical objects to a presentation
  • Modify graphical objects in a presentation
  • Work with tables in a presentation
  • Add charts to a presentation
  • Prepare to deliver a presentation


Lesson 1: Getting Started with PowerPoint

  • Topic 1A: Navigate the PowerPoint Environment
  • Topic 1B: Create and Save a PowerPoint Presentation
  • Topic 1C: Use Help

Lesson 2: Developing a PowerPoint Presentation

  • Topic 2A: Select a Presentation Type
  • Topic 2B: View and Navigate a Presentation
  • Topic 2C: Edit Text
  • Topic 2D: Build a Presentation

Lesson 3: Performing Advanced Text Editing

  • Topic 3A: Format Characters
  • Topic 3B: Format Paragraphs
  • Topic 3C: Format Text Boxes

Lesson 4: Adding Graphical Elements to Your Presentation

  • Topic 4A: Insert Clip Art and Images
  • Topic 4B: Insert Shapes

Lesson 5: Modifying Objects in Your Presentation

  • Topic 5A: Edit Objects
  • Topic 5B: Format Objects
  • Topic 5C: Group Objects
  • Topic 5D: Arrange Objects
  • Topic 5E: Animate Objects

Lesson 6: Adding Tables to Your Presentation

  • Topic 6A: Create a Table
  • Topic 6B: Format a Table
  • Topic 6C: Insert a Table from Other Microsoft Office Applications

Lesson 7: Adding Charts to Your Presentation

  • Topic 7A: Create a Chart
  • Topic 7B: Format a Chart
  • Topic 7C: Insert a Chart from Microsoft Excel

Lesson 8: Preparing to Deliver Your Presentation

  • Topic 8A: Review Your Presentation
  • Topic 8B: Apply Transitions
  • Topic 8C: Print Your Presentation
  • Topic 8D: Deliver Your Presentation

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