Intermediate Powerpoint

North East Scotland College


Off campus


Microsoft PowerPoint Open Learning units have been specifically designed to provide you with the necessary knowledge and techniques for successful creation and manipulation of Microsoft PowerPoint presentations. The accompanying data files provided on disc are designed to help demonstrate the different features as you work through the unit step–by–step.

After completing this course you will be able to:
Use appropriate software to create a presentation; Set up master slide layout in accordance with a specified house style; Import, insert and manipulate data/graphics/slides; Add animations, sound and video to slides; Control a presentation using timings and transitions; Print presentations and support documents.

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

ICDL (International 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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