Imagine Training

PowerPoint Essentials - Level 1

An introduction to PowerPoint for those who have little or no experience in creating presentations. This is a brilliant course for beginners who will gain confidence and learn to produce compelling PowerPoint presentations quickly and easily. Slightly more experienced delegates will benefit from learning the shortcuts and quicker ways of working!


Getting started

  • The PowerPoint interface

 Creating presentations

  • Creating a basic presentation
  • Working with slides
  • Templates and themes

 Editing slide content

  • Formatting text and lists
  • Editing efficiently

Working with shapes

  • Creating shapes
  • Formatting shapes
  • Applying content to shapes


  • WordArt
  • Pictures

Tables and charts

  • Tables
  • Charts
  • SmartArt

 Preparing and printing presentations

  • Proofing presentations
  • Preparing a presentation
  • Printing presentations


Basic experience of using Windows and basic understanding of file management and the keyboard are needed to ensure you have the pre-requisites for this course. If you are not sure what level of course you require please contact us for a free Training Needs Analysis.