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Microsoft Office PowerPoint: Beginners

Non-Accredited Short Course

This course is for those who have never had formal training on how to use Microsoft Office products and need to understand the core functions of PowerPoint.

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NEXT INTAKE On campus: Southport Start date: 03 Mar 2023 Duration: 3 hours
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Course overview

If you want to learn how to use Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 for your job or daily personal use, at TAFE Queensland we have the course for you!  Microsoft Office PowerPoint: Beginners is designed to assist you in getting familiar with creating brilliant presentations.

This course is for those who have never had formal training on how to use Microsoft Office products and need to understand the core functions of PowerPoint.

We will take you step-by-step through the essentials of the program. The instructor will demonstrate the exercises and then you will practise these new skills. The instructor will be available the whole time for support and assistance. Furthermore, you will be provided with a comprehensive manual to take home for future reference.

At the end of this course, you will have mastered the essentials of:

  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2016
  • navigating around your computer
  • loading and saving your work
  • copying your files to a USB.


Gold Coast
Microsoft PowerPoint - 3 hours. In this session, using the Windows 10 platform, you will learn how to:

  • navigate your way around Microsoft PowerPoint 2016
  • create a new presentation
  • work with presentations
  • insert text into a slide and apply basic formatting
  • work with the various slide layouts
  • create and work with SmartArt graphics
  • draw and format shapes
  • navigate a slide show in PowerPoint
  • create brilliant presentations

Course outcome:

NONAC08046 Microsoft Office PowerPoint: Beginners

Ways to study
03 Mar 2023
3 hours
9.00am - 12.00pm
  • Full fee: $105

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Microsoft Office PowerPoint: Beginners (NONAC08046)

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Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Resources required

Students are to bring a pen and paper for note taking and a USB for saving files.


University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

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Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.