PowerPoint for Teachers


If you have the right facilities in your classroom, PowerPoint can be a very useful addition to your teaching toolkit. PowerPoint is probably the most used software for creating presentations but most users only know the basics. PowerPoint or Teachers is a one day course that will train you how to create a more engaging presentation using some of the more advanced features of PowerPoint, in particular, transitions, custom animations and timings, using tables, charts, shapes, SmartArt, backgrounds, video and sound.

You will receive an Academy certificate on completion of this course.

By the end of PowerPoint for Teachers you will be able to:

  • Produce an engaging presentations using powerful features
  • Have an increased knowledge and expertise suitable for the classroom
  • Demonstrate advanced methods to integrate different types of data.

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Tuition Time:

1 day


Date to be arranged

Course Location:

This course is delivered as group training at your school or at the Riverside Innovation Centre, 1 Castle Drive, Chester CH1 1SL (minimum of 5 candidates applies)
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PowerPoint for Teachers is a course specifically designed for teachers who need to put together PowerPoint presentations and know the basics but want to create something more engaging, professional and impressive. You should be reasonably confident in opening up PowerPoint, adding slides, adding text and inserting pictures.

Course Content
• Colour Schemes
• Background Effects
• Create a Template
• Use a Template
• Insert Text
• Reuse Slides Images and Drawn Objects
• Drawing Objects
• Rotate or Flip Objects
• Select Objects
• Background Graphics
• Arrange Objects
• Crop Images
• Edit Images
• Advanced EditingCharts
• Combination Charts
• Edit Charts
• Animate Charts
• Create a Flowchart

• Insert Sounds
• Insert Movies
• Introduce Animation
• Animation Sequences

About the Provider

​We are two highly qualified teachers with extensive experience of working in further education and can provide a range of digital training opportunities. We offer a high quality customised service that recognises each organisation’s challenges. We will also provide digital skills training for individuals so they can reap the benefits of long-term success.

We offer:

  • Upskilling ‘non-qualification’ training
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Cost and time effective
  • Delivered by ‘Outstanding Treachers’ as recently identified by Ofsted
  • Consultation to identify your specific training needs

Want to know more

To find out more about our tailored Digital Skills Training for Businesses, Groups and Individuals, please email: info@cdsacademy.co.uk or telephone us for an initial informal chat on 01244 515525 to discuss your requirements.