Who is this course for?

  • New users, beginners, and intermediates PowerPoint users can benefit from this course.
  • This course would be ideal for individuals who wish to develop their skills of using Microsoft PowerPoint application.

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.


  • At the end of the course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful.
  • Before sitting for your final exam, you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a mock exam.


  • After you have successfully passed the test, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. You can however also obtain a Course Completion Certificate following the course completion without sitting for the test. Certificates can be obtained either in hard copy at the cost of £39 or in PDF format at the cost of £24.

Why choose us?

  • Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials;
  • Tutorial videos/materials from the industry leading experts;
  • Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform;
  • Efficient exam systems for the assessment and instant result;
  • The UK & internationally recognized accredited qualification;
  • Access to course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere anytime;
  • The benefit of applying for NUS Extra Discount Card;
  • 24/7 student support via email.

Career Path:

Microsoft PowerPoint for Beginners course is a useful qualification to possess and would be beneficial for these professions or career which are:

  • Admin Assistant
  • PA
  • Secretary
  • Administrator
  • Office Manager.

    Module One: Getting Started

    • Workshop Objectives

    Module Two: Opening PowerPoint

    • Opening PowerPoint
    • Opening Recent and Other Files
    • Creating a New Presentation Using a Template or Theme
    • Creating a New Blank Presentation

    Module Three: Working with the Interface

    • Understanding the Interface
    • About Your Account
    • An Introduction to Backstage View
    • Saving Files
    • Closing Files vs. Closing PowerPoint

    Module Four: Your First Presentation

    • Adding Slides
    • Using a Content Placeholder
    • Adding Text
    • Using the Slides Tab

    Module Five: Working with Text

    • Selecting, Editing, and Deleting Text
    • Using Cut, Copy, and Paste
    • Using the Office Clipboard
    • Using Undo and Redo
    • Finding and Replacing Text

    Module Six: Formatting Text and Paragraphs

    • Formatting Fonts
    • Clearing Formatting
    • Using the Font Dialog
    • Adding Bullets and Numbering
    • Using the Paragraph Dialog

    Module Seven: Adding Pictures

    • Inserting a Picture from a File or Online
    • Adding Screenshots
    • An Introduction to the Picture Tools Tab
    • Resizing, Moving, and Deleting a Picture

    Module Eight: Advanced Formatting Tasks

    • Using the Format Painter
    • Changing Slide Layout
    • Changing the Theme and Variants
    • Changing Slide Size

    Module Nine: Working with Transitions and Animations

    • Adding a Slide Transition
    • Setting Slide Advance Options
    • Adding a Basic Animation
    • Using the Animation Painter

    Module Ten: Setting Up Your Slide Show

    • Previewing Your Slide Show
    • Using the Set Up Show Dialog
    • Recording a Narration
    • Timing Your Show
    • Hiding Slides

    Module Eleven: Showtime!

    • Our Top Five PowerPoint Tips
    • Starting a Show
    • About the In Show Tools
    • Changing Your Pointer
    • Switching to a Blank Screen

    Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

    • Words from the Wise
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Last updated June 7, 2018
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