Microsoft Visio 2016 Level 1



About the course

This course is ideal for people who want to learn how to design diagrams, organisation charts, office layouts or website maps using Microsoft Visio 2016. During the course you will be taught how to use the basic tools and techniques available in Visio so that you can create detailed, business focused diagrams.

Audience Profile

This course is for users who wish to get an overview of how to use Visio to make more advanced diagrams than can be created with standard MS Office applications

Course Details

  • Course Ref: MSV2016L1
  • Course Duration: 1 day
  • Course Location: Virtual Classroom
  • Course Dates: TBC
  • Course Price: £195 (Excl VAT)


1. Introduction
Starting Visio 2016
Using Stencils
Using Toolbars
Closing Visio
Office New Feature

2. Using Visio Basics
Opening a File
Adding, Reordering, and Deleting Pages
Saving and Closing a Visio File
Using Print Preview
Using Page Setup
Printing a Drawing

3. Creating & Drawing
Starting a Drawing
Adding Master Shapes to a Drawing
Selecting Shapes

4. Connecting shapes
Understanding Shapes Components
Using Connectors
Connecting Shapes Automatically
Manipulating Connectors
Adding Connection Points
Connect Shapes by Using AutoConnect

5. Working with Text
Adding Text to Shapes
Creating Text-Only Shapes
Editing Existing Text
Modifying a Text Block
Formatting Text

6. Working with Shapes
Using the Drawing Tools
Resizing Shapes
Formatting Shapes
Moving Shapes
Copying Shapes

7. Manipulating Shapes
Rotating Shapes
Aligning Shapes
Distributing Shapes
Creating and Using Guides

8. Altering Shapes
Changing the Stacking Order of Shapes
Grouping and Ungrouping Shapes
Changing Page Shapes Colours Using Themes


Delegates should have a good level of PC and windows skills, and a basic knowledge of MS Office. No existing knowledge of MS Visio is required.