Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Level 1



About the course

  • Create and edit simple presentations
  • Enhance presentations by formatting
  • Use the drawing tools to create and edit logos & pictures
  • Insert objects
  • Apply Slide design
  • Set-up presentations for printing purposes

Audience Profile

PowerPoint 2016 is a powerful presentations application, which allows the user to create intuitive presentations for paper, screen or web output.

Course Details

  • Course Ref: MSP2016L1
  • Course Duration: 1 day
  • Course Location: Virtual Classroom
  • Course Dates: 3 July 2024
  • Course Price: £195 (Excl VAT)


1: PowerPoint Basics
Getting Started with PowerPoint 2016
Starting PowerPoint
Opening an Existing Presentation
Identifying Elements of the PowerPoint Window
The Ribbon
Moving Between Slides
Using PowerPoint Help and the Tell me…box
Changing PowerPoint Views
Changing the Zoom Level
Viewing the Presentation in Outline View
Viewing the Presentation in Slide Sorter View
Ending a PowerPoint Session
Closing a Presentation

2: Creating a Presentation
Beginning a New Presentation
Downloading a Microsoft Office Online Template
Adding Text and Slides
Adding a New Slides in Normal View
Entering Text in a Bulleted List
Adding Slides and Text in Outline View
Using AutoCorrect
Editing Text and Slides
Using the Undo and Redo Commands
Using Find and Replace
Deleting Slides

3: Enhancing a Presentation
Changing Text Appearance
Changing the Font Size
Applying Font Styles and Effects
Changing Text Colour
Aligning Text
Adjusting Line Spacing
Using the Rulers
Changing Slide Sequence
Rearranging Slides in Outline View
Creating Notes Pages and Handouts
Formatting Handouts
Printing Notes Pages and Handouts
Checking Your Work

4: Adding Visual Interest
Illustrations – Shapes
Drawing Lines, Straight and Curved
Drawing Other Shapes
Drawing Shapes in Proportion
Sizing Shapes
Selecting and Deselecting Objects
Duplicating an Object
Editing Objects
Changing Line Colours and Applying Shadows
Moving Objects
Resizing Objects
Adding Text to Objects
Adding Images to Slides


Delegates should have an understanding of any Windows operating system.