Microsoft PowerPoint On-site Training Courses – all versions covering Kent, Surrey, Sussex & London.

If you or members of staff in your team are looking for on-site Microsoft Powerpoint training courses in Sussex, Kent, Surrey or London, look no further. Our MS specialists offer Powerpoint training for versions 2003-2013, with 2007, 2010 and 2013 being the most popular. We often visit clients in Guildford, Croydon, Crawley, Brighton and we’d love to help you at your offices so that your staff can fully utilise Microsoft Powerpoint to improve overall productivity.

The Microsoft Powerpoint training courses listed below are our structured 1 day sessions. We also offer 1, 1.5 and 2 hour modular on-site Powerpoint training and bespoke/custom IT training packages in Sussex, Kent, Surrey and London, plus instructor-led online powerpoint training courses (UK-wide). These Powerpoint training courses will revolutionise the way your employees operate. Please call us on 01892 665 353 to chat through what suits your business or send us an email.

PowerPoint can appear to be disjointed with various options and different ways of achieving the end result. This 1 day course aims to tackle that problem to ensure the user can create an animated and professional presentation with ease.

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Creating a New Presentation

  • Using Different Views
  • Using Slide Layouts
  • Working with Place holders
  • Selecting and Formatting Text
  • Autofit Text
  • Creating bulleted lists
  • Graphical Bullets
  • AutoNumbered Bullets
  • Indenting Paragraphs

Using Masters

  • The Slide Master
  • The Notes Master
  • The Handout Master

Using SmartArt Graphics and Drawing

  • Converting to SmartArt
  • Inserting Diagrams and Organisation Charts
  • Drawing Lines/Arrows/Boxes/Ovals
  • Moving/Deleting/resizing Objects
  • Adding Text to Objects
  • Changing Attributes of Objects
  • Adding lines/colours/shadows
  • The Format Painter
  • Moving/Copying/Duplicating Objects

Manipulating Objects

  • Grouping & Ungrouping Objects
  • Send to Back/Bring to Front
  • Rotating/Flipping/Scaling/Aligning
  • Setting up Guides/Grids/Ruler

Using Photos, Pictures and ClipArt

  • Inserting Pictures & Photos
  • Moving, sizing, and cropping pictures
  • Compressing pictures
  • Re-colouring pictures
  • Placing a picture on every slide using the Slide Master

Creating Charts and Tables

  • Adding a Chart to a Slide
  • Formatting & Editing a Chart
  • Copying a Chart from Excel
  • Using the Table slide layout
  • Importing a table from Excel
  • Importing a table from Word


  • Printing Slides
  • Printing Notes Pages and Handouts

Creating the Slide Show

  • Apply a Design
  • Change the Colour Scheme
  • Add Transitions
  • Add Animation Effects
  • Custom Builds

This course is aimed at existing PowerPoint users who would like to improve their knowledge and/or speed up the way the presentation iscreated. You should have either attended the PowerPoint introductory course or be a regular user of PowerPoint.

The following list is a guide of what can be covered. The course is run as a workshop and the content is flexible, depending on the requirements of the group on the day. This course offers lots of Tips and Tricks.

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Working with Outline

  • Switching to Outline View
  • Entering the Main Topics
  • Adding Bulleted Items
  • Reorganising Text in Outline View
  • Importing Outlines
  • Exporting Outlines

PowerPoint Design Themes

  • Applying a Theme
  • Customise a Theme
  • Save a Theme

Slide Masters

  • Working with Backgrounds & Colour Schemes
  • Customising the Slide Masters to include:
  • Fonts & Bullets, Placeholders, Graphics & Text, Watermarks
  • Animating the Slide Masters
  • Creating Custom Layouts
  • Adding Headers & Footers

PowerPoint Templates

  • Creating a Template
  • Template Storage
  • Using a Template

Managing your Presentation

  • Hiding Slides
  • Adding Drill-Down Documents
  • Using Comments
  • Password Protection
  • Creating Hyperlinks
  • Using Action Buttons
  • Creating a Custom Show
  • Running a Custom Show
  • Creating an Agenda Slide and using Custom Shows

Transitions and Animation

  • Adding Transitions
  • Applying the first Animation to an object
  • Removing Animations
  • Effect Options
  • Animating Charts
  • Advanced Effect Options
  • Animation Triggers


  • Using Sound & Movie Files
  • Narrating a Show
  • Running Sound and Movies throughout the show

Sharing your Presentation

  • Saving as a PowerPoint show
  • Save the show to the Web
  • Turn your Presentation into a Video
  • Package for CD

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