Microsoft PowerPoint Essentials Course

PowerPoint Essentials Course


Being able to use presentation software such as PowerPoint can help you and your organisation to make an impact in getting your message across. Learn how to quickly create impressive presentations which attract your clients and colleagues in a world where it is to difficult to get attention and generate interest.

The course is for anyone with an interest in producing presentations. It takes you from the beginning to being able to create and edit practical presentations. It shows you how to create impressive slides and complete presentations which have impact and are remembered.

You gain an understanding of the use of PowerPoint for quickly generating slides, notes and handouts. The use of slide transitions and animation is included to help your audience to remember your key messages and to act on them accordingly. Your handouts will complement your on-screen presentation to enhance retention of your message.

Microsoft PowerPoint Essentials skills include:

Simple presentations and slides
Adding images and shapes
Animating objects and slide transitions
Setting up master presentations to maintain your corporate ‘look and feel’
Preparing handouts and notes from your presentations


The course runs over a single day.


Griffin College operates an ‘Open Entry’ policy but prospective participants should have good everyday computer keyboard skills.


Participants receive the Griffin College Certificate in PowerPoint Essentials.

Note - this is not a Microsoft-certified course.