Combined Intermediate Word and PowerPoint

Course Title: Combined Microsoft Word Intermediate & Powerpoint.

Duration: 1/2 Day

Date: 12th of May 2017

Cost: If you wish to book a place please let us know via email ( or call 079640688, please note that these course are part funded through Skillnets, National training fund and the department of education and Skills.  Places on each course are €50.00 per person.

Venue: Sligo Education Centre.

Time: 09.30 am - 4.30pm

Trainer: Niamh Loftus

Who is the course for?

This course is for people who use Word on a regular basis and who want to learn more about its capabilities. A solid understanding of Word Introduction topics would be recommended before embarking upon this course.

You will learn how to create more sophisticated documents incorporating styles, tables, sections and graphics. You will also learn how to speed up the creation of long documents and how to perform different types of Mail Merge.

Course Topics


Font Formatting Options – e.g. Font Effects & Character Spacing

Paragraph Formatting Options – Line & Paragraph Spacing, Borders & Shading

Applying Styles to a document

Updating Styles

Using styles to create outlines

Using Tables

Insert tables

Modifying Table Structure

Table Formatting

Table Options

Working with Excel data in Word

Long Document Essentials

Create and Editing a Table of Contents

Foot and End Notes

Advanced Page Layout Tools

Using Sections

Using Columns

Different Headers and Footers

Odd / Even Headers and Footers

Managing Document Revision

Using track changes Comparing document

Working with Graphics

Inserting pictures Using SmartArt Inserting WordArt and symbols Applying watermarks Using shapes

Mail Merge

Creating a Letter Mail Merge

Creating an Envelope/Label Mail Merge

Filtering & Sorting a Mail Merge

Auto Features in MS Word



Quick Parts


Course Title: Microsoft PowerPoint Introduction

Duration: 1/ 2Day

Course Topics

Introduction and Overview Accessing PowerPoint Using the Help Facility Navigating within a Presentation

Parts of the Screen Using the Ribbons The Presentation Views Task Panes Smart Tags and Options button

Presentations Creating and Saving Presentations Opening and Closing Presentations Document Properties

Slide Masters Using / Viewing the Slide Master Customising the Slide Master including Background Styles Saving a Master Slide as a Template

Slides Adding New Slides Using Auto Layout Slides Creating Customised Layouts Using the Title and Body Sections Entering Text Cutting, Copying and Pasting Text Adding Text in Outline View

Formatting Slides Formatting Font Text Alignment Changing the Bullet Style Using Different Bullet Levels Line Spacing Setting Indents & Tabs from the Ruler Slide Background Colour

Checking the Presentation Checking the Spelling of a Presentation Checking Grammar Style Checker

The Slide Sorter Moving and Copying Slides Deleting Slides

Using Smart Art Choosing from the designs Converting Text to SmartArt Changing the design Altering the colours and Textures

Charts Building Chart Slides Entering Data for Charts Formatting Charts Chart Options Organisation Charts

Drawing Drawing Objects, e.g. Rectangles, Editing Objects, e.g. Resizing, Inserting and Manipulating AutoShapes Adding and Manipulating ClipArt

Printing Printing Multiple & Single Slides Printing Handouts

Slide Shows Creating a Slide Show Adding Transition Effects Using Animation Effects Saving a Slide Show Running a Slide Show

Templates Applying a Template Creating / Saving a Customised Templates

Course Summary and Review