Microsoft PowerPoint Beginners Training Course 401 – Navigating & Editing

Original price was: $69.00.Current price is: $49.00. inc GST

Start creating great looking presentations within two hours. This module takes you through the fundamentals of slides, the outline pane, notes pane, plus slide transitions and how to navigate through and control a presentation.

Once you understand the basics of Microsoft PowerPoint, this course will show you how to format text and all the contents of text frames, how to select multiple frames and apply broad formatting, understand bullet formatting and how to customise bullets and change indenting using the ruler. You’ll learn about using tabs in PowerPoint (slightly different to using Microsoft Word) and also Format Painter to repeat existing formatting much faster.

Once you know frames you can use PowerPoint as a publishing or image editing program to create logos and graphics — even advertising for websites and social media.


The PowerPoint Beginners course will give you confidence to open, navigate, run presentations and even create a basic presentation working with standard layouts, images and text. You’ll even get to re-arrange an existing presentation, make annotations and edit the contents of a presentation.

CASE STUDY – Educational Presentation (Investing in Shares)

Students work with an existing presentation that is structured for educational purposes. It introduces the concept of share investing and then goes into the reasons and desired outcomes including dividends and increases in equity.

PowerPoint Beginners Course Outline

PowerPoint Beginners – Section 1

  • Basic Navigation 
  • Changing the screen view 
  • Opening exercise files

PowerPoint Beginners – Section 2

  • Navigating through slides 
  • Changing the Zoom 
  • Navigating slideshow 
  • Rearranging slide orders 
  • Annotations in slideshows

PowerPoint Beginners – Section 3

  • Creating Presentation using Templates and Themes 
  • Online Templates and Themes 
  • Editing Texts in Placeholders 
  • Selecting Placeholders

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