Upgrade to Microsoft Office 365 the easy way on our half-day Office 2016 to Microsoft 365 upgrade course.

Our friendly, certified trainers will quickly get you using Microsoft 365 confidently.

This is a hands-on course and includes plenty of time to try out what you are being taught for yourself and ask questions if you’re not sure about anything.

By the time you finish, you’ll be comfortable using a wide range of Microsoft 365’s core features.

✔ A complete beginners’ course that covers all of the basics.
✔ Plenty of one to one attention and time to ask questions.
✔ Friendly expert trainers, small groups and a comfortable place to learn.

What Will I Learn?

By the end of this course, you will be confidently using all of Office 365’s new features and functionality.

Many people are comfortable using individual apps like Excel or Outlook but do not understand how to use the new functionality that is included in Microsoft 365 like OneDrive and Teams.

This is the area that this course focuses on.

You’ll learn about:

  • How Microsoft 365 works and how to navigate around it.
  • Saving your work to the cloud in OneDrive.
  • Collaborating on documents and syncing shared files in OneDrive.
  • Using Microsoft Teams for calls, and meetings to collaborate with other team members.

Course Details

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This course covers:

  • The Microsoft 365 Apps
  • Web apps vs Desktop apps
  • Overview – Cloud-based storage
  • Accessing and using OneDrive Files
  • In Web Apps
  • In Desktop Apps
  • Sharing Files
  • Collaborating and co-authoring documents
  • Syncing to a PC and Working offline
  • Document Version History
  • Overview
  • Accessing and Navigating the Teams App
  • Chat and Calls
  • Teams Meetings
    • Scheduling Meetings
    • Meeting Options
    • Screen Sharing
  • Teams and Channels
    • Teams Members
    • Adding content to Channels: Files & Tabs
    • Sharing and Collaborating with Channel Posts

Many new features will appeal to all Office users, but some may only be of use to more advanced users of the programmes.

Common Elements:

  • Simplified Ribbons
  • AutoSave
  • Previous Versions
  • Sharing and Collaborating


  • Dictate & Read Aloud
  • Simple Markup
  • Working with PDF Documents


  • Reuse Slides
  • Design Ideas
  • Eyedropper Tool
  • Screen Clipping
  • New Media Tools
  • Subtitles


  • Flash Fill
  • New Charts – Waterfall
  • Table Slicers
  • PivotTable Timelines
  • New Functions – CONCAT, IFS, XLOOKUP
  • Array Functions – FILTER, SORT


  • Compact view
  • In-line replies
  • Attachments vs Sharing
  • Attachment Warning

Am I Ready for This Course?

This is a complete beginners’ course. You don’t need any previous experience of using Microsoft 365 to attend this training course.

We assume that you will have a basic understanding of working with Microsoft before coming on this training course but nothing more than that.

If you’re not sure if this course is right for you, please give us a call and we’d be delighted to help. Alternatively, see our other Office 365 courses.

The Training Day

We provide everything you need for a really productive half-day of training.

Our courses run from 9.30am to roughly 12.30 pm, or from 1.30pm to roughly 4.30pm. Refreshments and biscuits are provided.

We offer a relaxed, supportive learning environment, fully air-conditioned training facilities and some of the nicest instructors on the planet.

Also, you’ll receive:

✔ A full-colour manual to keep which covers everything in the course.
✔ A USB stick so that you can take your course exercises home with you.
✔ A Certificate of Attendance.

Online Training Requirements

To attend this Office 365 course online, you will need:

Office 365 on a Windows PC/laptop with a camera, speakers & microphone
A stable internet connection capable of running Zoom
To be a confident computer user and able to use Zoom to attend the course

If you have access to a second screen, we would encourage you to use it as it improves the experience.