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Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Basics

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Basics


Have you always wanted to create engaging presentations? Here’s your opportunity to sharpen your skills and create professional and high quality presentations that will capture the attention of an audience. The course will cover basic PowerPoint lessons. Whether you are completely new to PowerPoint or someone with relative knowledge, learn how to create presentations that will keep your audience interested from start to finish. Having a certified skill in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Basic will give you leverage when it comes to exploring opportunities of employability and make your standout in a crowd of candidates.

The Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Basic course is a comprehensive course designed to cover key topics that will give learners an understanding of how to create stunning slides, insert pictures and videos, and learn how to use animations and transitions effectively. The course has many advantages, you will learn how to seamlessly work with PowerPoint 2010 and use it to your advantage in an enterprise environment.

We recommend that learners review the exam preparation tutorial and become familiar with the resources before scheduling the exam. In addition, learners will be given extra time to enjoy the flexibility of studying at their own convenience. The course is internationally recognised and accredited to a training organisation and you will be issued an internationally recognised qualification following full completion of Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Basic course.

Why consider 1Training?

As improvements and advancements are made in technology, online courses are no longer just conventional means of studying at affordable costs. In many aspects online training offers superiority to traditional learning. There is an effectiveness and convenience that traditional learning cannot provide. The overall convenience and flexibility makes it a superior learning method.

1Training offers the most convenient path to gain an internationally recognised qualification that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your skill and expertise in an enterprise or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at 1Training and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor and multiple free resources which include Free CV writing pack, Nus Discounted Card, Free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding.

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn how to create presentations, using templates and themes and creating slides.
  • Learn how to insert graphics and use multimedia in presentations.
  • Learn how to design and customise presentations.
  • Learn how to cutomise SmartArt graphics.
  • Increase understanding of navigation buttons and layout options.

Course Curriculum

  • Module 01: Getting Started
  • Module 02: New Presentations
  • Module 03: Formatting Slides
  • Module 04: Using Drawing Objects
  • Module 05: Working with Graphics
  • Module 06: Using Tables and Charts
  • Module 07: Modifying Presentations
  • Module 08: Proof & Deliver Presentations

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at anytime.

Who is this Course aimed at?

  • The course is aimed at individuals who have limited experience or are complete beginners looking to develop their skills in Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Individuals who want to improve their PowerPoint skills.
  • The course is suitable for students who want to create amazing presentations.
  • The course is ideal for Administrators and Receptionists.
  • Anyone interested in learning PowerPoint.

Entry Requirements

  • You must be 16 or over
  • You should have a basic understanding of English and basic IT knowledge
  • You will need a computer or tablet with internet connection (or access to one)

Method of Assessment

At the end of the Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Basic course you will be required to take a multiple choice question assessment test. The multiple choice question assessment will be automatically marked with learners receiving an instant grade. The pass mark is 65%.


Those who successfully complete the exam will be awarded the certificate in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Basic. You will receive a free e-certificate and you can purchase a printed certificate, as well.

Awarding Body

The certificate will be awarded by CPD and iAP. This internationally recognised qualification will make your CV standout and encourage employers to see your motivation at expanding your skills and knowledge in the IT enterprise.

Progression and Career Path

Once you successfully complete Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Basic you will be qualified to work in the following positions. The Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Basic qualification will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum according to is given below.

  • Office Administrator – UK salary for an Office Administrator is £17,158 per annum
  • Receptionist – UK salary for an Office Receptionist is £15,961 per annum
  • Personal Assistant – UK salary for an Office Personal Assistant is £25,003 per annum
  • Project Assistant – UK salary for an Office Project Assistant is £20,785 per annum
  • Business Executive – UK salary for an Office Business Executive is £23,667 per annum
  • Bookkeeper – UK salary for an Office Bookkeeper is £10.28 per annum

Other Benefits

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Gain access to quality video tutorials
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Excellent Tutor Support Service (Monday to Friday)
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Quizzes, tests mock exams, practice exams to ensure you are 100% ready
  • Eligible for a NUS discount card

Key Features

Gain an accredited UK qualification

Access to excellent quality study materials

Learners will be eligible for TOTUM Discount Card

Personalized learning experience

One year’s access to the course

Support by phone, live chat, and email

Course Curriculum Total Units : 141
➤ Module 01 - Getting Started
1.0 Topic A: The PowerPoint Window
1.1 The File Tab
1.2 Opening Presentations
1.3 Moving Between Slides
1.4 Demo – A-1: Opening and Running a Presentation
1.5 The PowerPoint Environment
1.6 Demo – A-2: Examining the PowerPoint Environment
1.7 Presentation Views
1.8 Demo – A-3: Observing Views
1.9 Adjusting Magnification
1.10 Demo – A-4: Zooming In and Out on a Slide
1.11 Closing a File and PowerPoint
1.12 Demo – A-5: Closing a Presentation and Closing PowerPoint
2.0 Topic B: Getting Help
2.1 PowerPoint Help
2.2 Unit 01 Review
➤ Module 02 - New Presentations
1.0 Topic A: Creating Presentations
1.1 Available Templates and Themes
1.2 Demo – A-2: Creating a New Blank Presentation
1.3 Entering Text on Slides
1.4 Demo – A-3: Entering Text on a Slide
1.5 Adding Slides
1.6 Adding Bulleted Text to a Slide
1.7 Demo – A-4: Adding and Editing Slides
2.0 Topic B: Saving Presentations
2.1 Saving a File for the First Time
2.2 Updating Presentations
2.3 Saving Presentations in New Folders
3.0 Topic C: Rearranging and Deleting Slides
3.1 Moving Slides in Normal View
3.2 Demo – C-1: Rearranging Slides in Normal View
3.3 Slide Sorter View
3.4 Demo – C-2: Rearranging Slides in Slide Sorter View
3.5 Deleting Slides
3.6 Demo – C-3: Deleting a Slide in Slide Sorter View
4.0 Topic D: Using Slides from Other Presentations
4.1 Slides from Other Presentations
4.2 Unit 02 Review
➤ Module 03 - Formatting Slides
1.0 Topic A: Formatting Text
1.1 Character and Paragraph Formatting
1.2 The Font Group
1.3 The Mini Toolbar
1.4 Demo – A-1: Applying Bold and Italic Formatting
1.5 Changing the Font
1.6 Changing the Font Size
1.7 Demo – A-2: Changing the Font, Font Size, and Font Color
1.8 Format Painter
1.9 Demo – A-3: Using the Format Painter to Copy Text Formatting
1.10 Changing the Bullet Style
1.11 Demo – A-4: Changing Bullet Styles
1.12 Numbered Lists
1.13 Demo – A-5: Creating a Numbered List
2.0 Topic B: Modifying Text
2.1 Finding and Replacing Text
2.2 Demo – B-1: Finding and Replacing Text
2.3 Moving Text or an Object
2.4 Copying Text or an Object
2.5 Demo – B-2: Cutting and Dragging Text
2.6 Demo – B-3: Copying Text to Another Slide
2.7 Demo – B-4: Using the Clipboard Pane
3.0 Topic C: Formatting Paragraphs
3.1 Aligning Text
3.2 Unit 03 Review
➤ Module 04 - Using Drawing Objects
1.0 Topic A: Adding Shapes
1.1 Drawing Shapes
1.2 Demo – A-1: Using the Drawing Tools
1.3 Demo – A-2: Changing an Object’s Shape
2.0 Topic B: Modifying Objects
2.1 Demo – B-1: Applying Formatting to Objects
2.2 Duplicating Objects
2.3 Moving Objects
2.4 Demo – B-2: Duplicating, Deleting, and Moving Objects
2.5 Resizing Objects
2.6 A Smart Guide
2.7 Demo – B-3: Resizing an Object
2.8 Rotating Objects
2.9 Demo – B-4: Rotating an Object
2.10 Aligning Objects
2.11 Grids and Guides
2.12 Demo – B-5: Aligning Objects
3.0 Topic C: Using Text in Objects
3.1 Adding Text to Objects
3.2 Demo – C-1: Adding Text to an Object
3.3 Modifying Text in Objects
3.4 Demo – C-2: Formatting Text in an Object
3.5 Drawing Text Boxes
3.6 Demo – C-3: Creating Text Boxes
3.7 Demo – C-4: Formatting Text Boxes
3.8 Unit 04 Review
➤ Module 05 - Working with Graphics
1.0 Topic A: WordArt
1.1 Adding a WordArt Object
2.0 Topic B: Pictures
2.1 Inserting Pictures
2.2 Demo – B-1: Inserting a Picture
2.3 Picture Tools | Format Tab
2.4 Demo – B-2: Adjusting Pictures
2.5 Demo – B-3: Arranging and Grouping Overlapping Items
3.0 Topic C: Clip Art
3.1 Adding Clip Art
3.2 Unit 05 Review
➤ Module 06 - Using Tables and Charts
1.0 Topic A: Tables
1.1 Table Structure
1.2 Adding Tables
1.3 Demo – A-1: Adding a Table
1.4 Rows and Columns Group Buttons
1.5 Demo – A-2: Modifying a Table
1.6 Selection Techniques
1.7 Demo – A-3: Formatting a Table
1.8 Demo – A-4: Adding Images to a Table
2.0 Topic B: Charts
2.1 Inserting a Chart
2.2 Demo – B-1: Creating a Chart
2.3 Demo – B-2: Changing the Chart Type
2.4 Demo – B-3: Formatting a Chart
3.0 Topic C: Diagrams
3.1 Choose a SmartArt Graphic
3.2 Unit 06 Review
➤ Module 07 - Modifying Presentations
1.0 Topic A: Templates and Themes
1.1 Using Templates
1.2 Applying Multiple Design Themes
2.0 Topic B: Slide Masters
2.1 A Slide Master
2.2 Change the Slide Format
2.3 Demo – B-1: Examining the Elements of a Slide Master
2.4 Demo – B-2: Displaying Header and Footer Elements
2.5 Demo – B-3: Adding a Logo to a Slide Master
2.6 Demo – B-4: Changing the Default Font
2.7 Modify the Default Bullets
2.8 Demo – B-5: Modifying the Default Bullets
2.9 Add a New Slide Master
2.10 Delete a Slide Master
3.0 Topic C: Transitions and Timings
3.1 Set a Transition Effect for a Slide
3.2 Apply Transition Effects
3.3 Apply Transitions to Selected Slides
3.4 Demo – C-2: Setting a Transition for the Entire Presentation
3.5 Set Timing for a Slide Show
3.6 Demo – C-3: Adding Timings to a Slide Show
3.7 Rehearse Timings
3.8 Demo – C-4: Rehearsing Timings
4.0 Topic D: Speaker Notes
4.1 Adding Speaker Notes
4.2 Demo – D-1: Adding Speaker Notes
4.3 Add Headers and Footers to Notes
4.4 Header and Footer Dialog Box
5.0 Topic E: Slide Shows
5.1 Slide Shows for Speakers
5.2 Set Up Show Dialog Box
5.3 Set Up a Slide Show for a Kiosk
5.4 Unit 07 Review
➤ Module 08 - Proof & Deliver Presentations
1.0 Topic A: Proofing Presentations
1.1 The Spelling Dialog Box
1.2 The Thesaurus
2.0 Topic B: Running Presentations
2.1 Running a Presentation
2.2 Demo – B-1: Previewing and Running a Presentation
2.3 Hiding and Unhiding a Slide
2.4 Demo – B-2: Hiding and Unhiding a Slide
3.0 Topic C: Printing Presentations
3.1 Preview in Black and White
3.2 Changing the Page Setup
3.3 Demo – C-2: Modifying the Page Setup
3.4 Print Options
3.5 Printing Individual Slides
3.6 Print Output Options
3.7 Unit 08 Review
3.8 Course Closure
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