Microsoft Powerpoint 2016 Mastering


Enhancing presentations

Unit Standards

  • 116930 Use a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-based presentation application to enhance presentation appearance (5 Credits) Level 3


Prior knowledge and skills to:

  • Mathematical literacy and communication skills at least at NQF level 1
  • Use generic functions in a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-environment (ID 117902 - NQF level 1)
  • Use a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-based presentation application to create and edit slide presentations. (ID 116933 - NQF level 1)
  • Use a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-based presentation application to prepare and produce a presentation according to a given brief (ID 117923 - NQF level 2)





Starting a new blank presentation
Using a template to create presentations
Inserting slides
Changing views
Working in the Outline view
Working with Sections

Working with Tables

Creating a table
Drawing a table
Inserting or deleting rows or columns
Changing column width or row height
Formatting a table
Merging and splitting cells

Working with Charts

Entering chart data
Editing chart data
Resizing or moving the chart
Selecting the chart and chart elements for formatting
Changing the chart type
Switching rows and columns
Chart design layouts and styles
Adding Chart Elements
Setting analysis layout options
Formatting chart elements

Graphics and Drawings

Working with graphics
Inserting pictures
Moving, resizing and deleting graphics
Using the Adjust tools
Working with Shapes
Using the drawing tools
Snap to grid
Adding Word Art
Using the Word Art tools
Grouping and ungrouping objects
Copying object formatting
Adding connector lines

Working with SmartArt

What is SmartArt
Creating SmartArt graphics
Adding and deleting shapes
Working with the SmartArt text pane
Changing the SmartArt direction
Changing the SmartArt type and layout
Changing the SmartArt styles and colour
Changing the shape of SmartArt objects

Master Slides

Working with Slide Masters
Modify a slide master
Multiple masters

Animation effects and transitions

Working in the Slide Sorter View
Transition Effects
Applying Custom Animation
Animation Painter
Creating Hyperlinks
Adding Action Buttons
Setting Automatic Slide Timing
Slide Show Setup
Hints for running a slide show

Contact Details

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Course Details

Unit Standard: 


NQF Level: 

Level 3



Course Delivery Method: 

In Class In Class

Course Duration: 

1 day


R1400 Excluding VAT

Course fee Includes: 

Training Material, refreshments & Lunch