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(inc GST)
$ 385
Duration:1 day
Level 3
321 Pitt St
Sydney NSW 2000
Participants:Max 10
Length:9:00 to 16:30
Break Times:
10:30 (15mins)
12:30 (1hr)
14:45 (15mins)
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PowerPoint Advanced 2016 Course

   (4.83 out of 5)
401 Powerpoint advanced student evaluations
Location: Level 2
80 Mount St
North Sydney
NSW 2060
Break Times:
10:30 (15mins)
12:30 (1hr)
14:45 (15mins)
Duration: 1 day Participants: Max 10
Course Length: 9:00 to 16:30 Price:
(inc GST)
$ 385
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(inc GST)

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PowerPoint Advanced 2016 Course

Course Overview

This is a one-day training course geared towards participants who already have a basic understanding of PowerPoint 2016 and want to expand on their skills to create more effective presentations. Students will learn advanced presentation skills, including how to work with tables and charts, add and edit images, work with PowerPoint animation and transitions, add multimedia, add action buttons, apply themes and use Slide Masters. We’ll also teach you how to create and customise PowerPoint templates and set up your PowerPoint presentation to run on time.

You’ll learn from Raising the Bar’s certified experts who know the ins and outs of PowerPoint 2016. Our courses are delivered face-to-face in small groups so that all students receive personalised attention and learn in a fully supported environment. Raising the Bar trainers use clear, easy to follow instructions, hands-on activities and helpful demonstrations so that all students leave with the confidence required to create exciting, professional PowerPoint presentations using advanced techniques. We provide all the required equipment, so you don’t need to bring a thing.

Upon completion of the PowerPoint Advanced 2016 course, you’ll have a certificate of completion to show for your newly gained skills. You’ll also get a detailed course guide you can work through to fine tune your skills and access to 12 months of phone and email support from Raising the Bar.

Who Should Attend This Course

The PowerPoint Advanced 2016 Training Course is designed for users who already have a basic understanding of PowerPoint and want to learn how to create more effective, efficient presentations.

Our course is ideal for anyone who wants to learn advanced techniques to create presentations for a range of purposes, including university students, teachers, business owners or professionals who are required to do presentations as part of their job. This is the right course for you if you want to boost the impact of your presentation by adding advanced features like multimedia, animation, diagrams and charts. It’s also ideal if you’ll be using PowerPoint regularly, as you’ll learn how to save time by creating templates and re-using slides.

Raise the Bar training courses are designed to be affordable and accessible, with public training courses held throughout the year at our training facility in Sydney. Closed group training sessions are also available by appointment in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, and Canberra.

Course Prerequisites

Our PowerPoint Advanced 2016 course is designed for participants who already know how to create basic presentations using PowerPoint. Students are expected to have completed our PowerPoint Beginners Course or already have a basic proficiency with the PowerPoint 2016 package.

Course Inclusions

FREE Course Re-sit

8 months

When you book a public course at Raisng the Bar we offer you a FREE course re-sit for up to 8 months from the scheduled course date.

FREE Email Support

12 months

Free email support for up to 12 months from the scheduled course date.

Small Class Sizes

10 students

All of our courses are capped at a maximum of 10 students to maximise your learning experience.

Classroom Training

All of our courses are face to face, hands on, classroom based training delievered by .

Course Manual

Every student will receive a printed course manual with step by step instructions to use as a reference guide.

Computer Lab

No need to bring your own laptop. Our training courses are conducted in fully equipped computer labs with free Wi-Fi.

Course Certificate

Every student receives a certificate of completion at the end of course to recognise your new skills.

Virtual Course Dates (via Zoom)

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22-Apr-21 (Thu)$385.00 0

Public Course Dates

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There are currently no public dates scheduled for this course.

If you have 3 or more people interested in this course, call us today to discuss group training - 1300 937 782.

Course Outline


  • Insert a Table via the Ribbon
  • Inserting Columns and Rows
  • Setting a Table Style
  • Merging and Splitting Table Cells
  • Adjusting Row Heights
  • Adjusting Column Widths
  • Positioning and Resizing a Table
  • Format Table Data
  • Aligning Table Data
  • Applying Borders to Cells
  • Applying Shading to Cells


  • Charts Overview
  • Insert a Chart via the Ribbon
  • Changing Chart Type
  • Working with Chart Elements
  • Using Quick Layouts Gallery
  • Understanding Chart Layout Options
  • Changing Chart Elements
  • Apply a Chart Style
  • Introduction to the Chart Format Panes
  • Formatting Chart Elements
  • Editing a Chart Data Series
  • Filtering Chart Data Series
  • Working With Pie Charts


  • Working with Pictures
  • Online Pictures
  • Intoduction to the PowerPoint Designer
  • Insert a Picture From File
  • Insert an Online Picture
  • Resize an Image
  • Reposition an Image
  • Rotating Images
  • Flipping Images
  • Create and Insert a Screenshot
  • Create and Insert a Screen Clip
  • Create a Photo Album

Image Enhancements

  • Introduction to Picture Enhancements
  • The Format Picture Pane
  • Remove an Image Background
  • Applying Image Colour Corrections
  • Recolour an Image - Duotone
  • Apply a Picture Style
  • Apply Picture Effects
  • Apply Artistic Effects
  • Crop an Image

Slide Animations and Transitions

  • Animation Overview
  • Animate Placeholder Text
  • Animate Slide Objects
  • Apply Multiple Animation Effects
  • Setting Animation Motion Paths
  • The Advanced Animation Pane
  • Set Animation Timing
  • Animate SmartArt Graphics
  • Setting Slide Transitions

Multimedia and Action Buttons

  • Multimedia Overview in PowerPoint
  • Insert an Online Video
  • Adding an Audio Clip
  • Format Media Clips
  • Trimming Audio Clips
  • Optimise and Compress Multimedia
  • Working with Action Buttons
  • Insert Action Buttons

Design Themes

  • Understanding Design Themes
  • Applying a Design Theme
  • Change Theme Colours
  • Create Custom Theme Colours
  • Change Theme Fonts
  • Change the Slide Background
  • Save a Customised Theme
  • Apply a Custom Theme
  • Delete a Custom Theme

Slide Masters

  • Slide Masters Overview
  • View the Slide Master
  • Set the Master Font
  • Modify Bullets
  • Insert an Image
  • Apply a Slide Transition using the Slide Master
  • Insert Slide Numbers
  • Create and Apply Custom Slide Layouts
  • Modify Slide Layouts


  • Templates Overview
  • Set Custom Templates Location
  • Apply an Existing Template
  • Create a Template From a Template
  • Save a Custom Template
  • Create a Template From a Theme
  • Modify an Existing Template
  • Use a Custom Template

Set up the Slide Show

  • Self Running Presentations
  • Recording the Timing for a Slide Show
  • Set Up a Self Running Presentation
  • Rehearsing Presentation Timings
  • Set Up a Speaker-Led Presentation
  • Create a Custom Slide Show
  • Presenter View Overview
  • Display Presenter View

Save and Share PowerPoint Presentations

  • Package Presentations for CD
  • Save a Presentation as a PDF
  • Save a Presentation as a Video
  • Send a Presentation via Email
  • Present a Slide Show Online
  • Save to a Storage Device

Student Comments

  • PowerPoint Advanced training course
    It was excellent. The facilitator Craig was very patient and hands on.
    - Elle
  • PowerPoint Advanced Training Course
    Caroline Bain is an excellent presenter. She really understands her content and delivers well. I enjoyed the day and learnt so much. I would like to use Caroline again if I was to do another course.
    - Angela
  • PowerPoint Advanced Training Course
    The trainer was fantastic entertaining and knowledgeable.
    - Jessica
  • PowerPoint Advanced training course
    Really great - will use everyday.
    - Thomas
  • PowerPoint Advanced Training Course
    Excellent and well worth attending
    - Michael
  • PowerPoint Advanced training course
    I would like to thank Craig again for accommodating my request to attend the course via Webex. It worked really well and I would encourage you to continue to do this in the future to reach a broader audience.
    - Cândida
  • PowerPoint Advanced training course
    was a really useful course and will help reduce time in preparing presentations moving forward
    - Elliot
  • PowerPoint Advanced training course
    Amazing and very informative
    - Belinda
  • PowerPoint Advanced training course
    Awesome course, I learnt alot of new things. Thank you
    - Anh
  • PowerPoint Advanced training course
    Was a great session. Thank you very much!
    - Mathew
  • PowerPoint Advanced Training Course
    Great to have small group sizes. My previous courses have been in large groups with mixed skills and very frustrating.
    - Kristina
  • PowerPoint Advanced training course
    Loved it! There is so much more to PowerPoint than we know.
    - Priya
  • PowerPoint Advanced training course
    enjoyed it
    - Justin
  • PowerPoint Advanced training course
    It was great, I had previously done the Excel training and have loved both
    - Marisa
  • PowerPoint Advanced training course
    Great course - well done.
    - David
  • PowerPoint Advanced training course
    Very beneficial
    - Annette
  • PowerPoint Advanced training course
    Very enjoyable day, learnt heaps on new information. Fantastic!!
    - Lisa
  • PowerPoint Advanced training course
    Great that the manual wasn`t referred to page by page
    - Mike
  • PowerPoint Advanced training course
    It was great! Thank you!
    - Mari-on
  • PowerPoint Advanced training course
    Had a ball and will definitely recommend to others and hope to have the opportunity to come back and learn more.
    - Anita
  • PowerPoint Advanced Training Course
    Kate is wonderful - coherent, articulate and very helpful!
    - Jeniffer
  • PowerPoint Advanced Training Course
    Anita was a great trainer. Her communication skills are fantastic.
    - Emma
  • PowerPoint Advanced training course
    very useful
    - Deborah
  • PowerPoint Advanced training course
    Generally a good course and caters to a mixed skills set. Libby was a lovely presenter and very friendly to work with.
    - Melissa
  • PowerPoint Advanced training course
    It`s great and I enjoy it :)
    - Jane
  • PowerPoint Advanced training course
    Great for all levels of PowerPoint skills
    - Karen
  • PowerPoint Advanced Training Course
    Great training opportunity - I would recommend it to anyone who is upgrading from office professional 2003 to 2010 as it is quite different.
    - Betty
  • PowerPoint Advanced Training Course
    Trainer was lovely, friendly and professional
    - Alice
  • PowerPoint Training Course - Advanced
    All of the course was useful, it provided an opportunity to learn more of the features of PowerPoint and how to implement them and ensure that a presentation is interesting.
    - Halil
  • PowerPoint Advanced training course
    Great course, Craig was teriffic!
    - Kristiaan

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