Introduction to Powerpoint

North East Scotland College


Off campus


Microsoft Powerpoint open learning units have been specifically designed to provide the knowledge and techniques needed for the successful creation and manipulation of a Powerpoint presentation. The guide will help you get the most out of the software and enable you to develop a presentation that is both functional and professional.

This course covers the following topics:
Creating presentations; Using help; Working in different views; Saving presentations; Adding slides;
Formatting and adding text; Formatting Slides; Creating organisational charts; Creating tables and graphs; Printing; Inserting clip art; Applying Animation

At the end of the course you will test your knowledge via an end of course test.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. All students are assigned a login to Microsoft Office 365 which includes online access to Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 at no extra cost.

Progression Routes

ECDL (European Computer Driving Licence) 2016

Start Date




Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

6 months





Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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