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This course is an introduction to the effective design, creation and presentation of information using Microsoft PowerPoint 2016. You will learn many tips and tricks to save time when creating presentations and you will explore the tools and features in PowerPoint that will help you create engaging and dynamic presentations. This PowerPoint course is running in Sydney and Melbourne.

Course Price (inc GST where applicable): 
Sydney, Melbourne
1 day


You'll Learn how to: 
  • Work with the basic features of PowerPoint
  • Work with presentations
  • Create a presentation
  • Add slides with different layouts
  • Insert and modify clip art in your presentation
  • Draw and work with shapes
  • Create and work with SmartArt
  • Navigate a slide show in PowerPoint
  • Use a range of printing techniques
  • Find the information you need in Help
Course Content: 

Getting to know PowerPoint

Creating a new blank presentation
The PowerPoint screen
Using the ribbon and ribbon keytips
Showing and collapsing the ribbons
Accessing the backstage view
Using shortcut menus
Understanding the quick access toolbar (QAT)
Adding commands to the QAT
Exiting safely from PowerPoint

Your first presentation

Creating presentations in PowerPoint
Applying theme variants
The save as dialog box
Inserting new slides
Typing text
Applying slide transitions
Saving and previewing a slide show
Closing a presentation

Working with presentations

Opening a presentation or multiple presentations
Switching between open presentations
Changing presentation views and navigating a presentation
Using the zoom tool
Opening a recent presentation

Working with text

Editing text
Checking spelling and grammar
Understanding and applying font formatting
Applying paragraph formatting
Changing bullet and numbering styles
Moving and resizing placeholders
Applying wordart to text

Slide layouts

Understanding slide layouts
Inserting a title slide
Inserting a title and content slide
Inserting a section header slide
Inserting a table and a chart
Inserting a picture with caption slide
Changing the slide layout


Inserting a smartart graphic
Inserting text into smartart
Adding shapes below or above
Adding shapes before and after
Adding an assistant
Promoting and demoting shapes
Changing the smartart layout
Applying a colour scheme and smartart style
Deleting smartart shapes


Drawing shapes
Resizing and editing shapes
Positioning and arranging shapes
Using the eyedropper
Copying and connecting shapes
Aligning shapes using the ribbon
Inserting and formatting text
Grouping and rotating shapes

Preparing for presentations

Using slide sorter view
Reusing slides
Adding sections and notes to your slides
Slide numbers
Creating an internal hyperlink
Creating a hyperlink to another presentation or another application
Keyboard shortcuts for navigating slide shows
Using resume reading
Presenting a slide show

Printing your presentations

Previewing slides
Printing slides and handouts 
Printing notes pages and the outline

Getting help

Accessing and navigating the help window
Using the Office website
Printing a help topic

Brilliant presentations

Planning a presentation
Make it readable
The four pillars of great design
Perfect presentation layouts
Presenting polished presentations
Presentation methods and hardware

This Course Suits: 

This course will suit you if you are new to PowerPoint and need to create engaging and dynamic presentations.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

The Learning Process: 
Preparing to learn

Get the most out of your course by preparing before you attend. TP3 provide pre-course materials that enable you to reflect on and align your learning outcomes with the course content.

After the course

TP3's online Learning Resources contains additional tools and resources to help you consolidate and continue your learning. For more details, click here.

Customising this course: 

TP3 can provide a range of consulting services to better meet your business needs, including closed courses for your organisation, customised course material relevant to your industry and requirements, individual or group coaching and blended learning solutions.

Booking Information: 
Call 1300 658 388 to book this course, or book and pay online below.
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Location Course Dates Delivery Method Course Times Price (inc GST) GTR ADD TO CART/WISHLIST

13 Jul 17


08:45 to 16:45


15 Sep 17


08:45 to 16:45


16 Nov 17


08:45 to 16:45


5 Jul 17


08:45 to 16:45


15 Sep 17


08:45 to 16:45


20 Nov 17


08:45 to 16:45

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