This 1-day PowerPoint training course will teach you how to design and create clear, engaging PowerPoint slides.

It is a hands-on course. It includes time to try out what you are being taught and to ask questions if you’re not clear on anything.

By the time you finish, you’ll have a thorough grounding in the basics of designing PowerPoint slides.

A beginners’ PowerPoint design 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.
All the materials and extras that you’ll ever need.
Ongoing support and help with issues you have after the course.

What Will I Learn?

This course will make sure that your PowerPoint slides have maximum impact and appeal to your audience. 

By the end of the course, you will understand:

  • The different types of presentation needed for different audiences.
  • How to build a strong narrative into your presentation.
  • How to apply key design principles like form and space, colour, emphasis etc
  • PowerPoint best practice like master slides, visual themes, typography etc

Course Details

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Click the collapsible sections below to see full detals of what is covered in each section of the course.

• Different types of presentations
• Core messaging to use in your presentation
• Using visual metaphors consistent with your messaging
• Structure your presentation for impact

• The importance of storytelling in communication
• How you can build a strong narrative

• Do’s and Don’ts of using images and videos
• Where to find suitable, high-quality media

• Balance
• Emphasis
• Contrast
• Repetition
• Proportion
• Form & Space
• Colour

• Master slides & visual themes
• Typography and fonts
• Diagrams
• Arranging your text
• Margins, grids and placement
• Should you use animations?
• Presenting

Am I Ready For This Course?

This course assumes that you have basic experience of working with Microsoft PowerPoint.

You do not need to be an advanced user to join it.

If you’re not sure please call us and we’d be delighted to help.

On The Day

We include everything that you’ll need for a really great day’s training.

Our courses run from 9.30 am to roughly 4.30 pm with refreshments and biscuits throughout the day and a break for a tasty, freshly prepared lunch.

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 A4 manual covering everything on the course.
✔ A USB stick so that you can take the course exercises with you.
✔ A Certificate of Attendance.