Microsoft Visio Introduction

Course Description

Our Microsoft Visio Introduction course is designed to provide participants with the skills to be able to create real-world drawings using the many shapes, stencils and templates provided with Microsoft Visio.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of Microsoft Visio Introduction you should be able to:


Microsoft Visio Introduction assumes little or no knowledge of the software. However, it would be beneficial to have a general understanding of personal computers and the Windows operating system.

Course Duration

The Microsoft Visio Introduction course is run over one-day but can be customised to suit your needs.

Course Overview

  • Starting Visio
  • The Visio Screen
  • Creating a new drawing from a Template
  • Customising the Visio environment
  • Saving a new drawing
  • Understanding Stencils
  • The Shapes Window
  • Quick Shapes
  • Creating a Custom Stencil
  • Open, edit and close Stencils
  • Placing Shapes from a Stencil
  • Select, resize and move Shapes
  • Copy, Cut and Paste Shapes
  • Duplicate, rotate and flip Shapes
  • Merge Shapes to create new Shapes
  • Group and Ungroup Shapes
  • Aligning Shapes
  • Distributing Shapes
  • Use Snap and Glue
  • Apply Quick Styles
  • Formatting the Fill
  • Formatting Lines
  • Applying Effects
  • Using the Format Painter
  • Protecting Shapes
  • Connecting Shapes
  • Automatically Add Connected Shapes
  • Insert and delete Shapes
  • Adding Text to Connectors
  • Working with Connection points
  • Formatting Connectors
  • Adding Containers
  • Adding Shapes to a Container
  • Format and Delete Containers 
  • Adding Text to Shapes
  • Formatting Text
  • Adding Text to the Page
  • Editing Text
  • Using Find and Replace
  • Align and move Text
  • Create Bulleted Lists
  • Create Tables
  • Insert and name Pages
  • Duplicate Pages
  • Change page order
  • Apply a Background Style
  • Insert a Logo
  • Assigning a Background Page to other pages
  • Using the Pan and Zoom Tools
  • Using Grids and Rulers
  • Changing the Scale
  • Apply a Theme
  • Embellishing Shapes
  • Create a Custom Theme
  • Adding Comments
  • Commenting with Ink
  • Co-authoring Drawings
  • Sharing Drawings
  • Using Print Preview
  • Fitting a Drawing to Printer Pages
  • Printing a Drawing
  • Emailing Drawings
  • Creating an Organisational Chart
  • Adding Multiple Shapes
  • Changing the Layout of Shapes
  • Changing the Spacing of Shapes
  • Creating a Team
  • Changing the Order of Shapes
  • Adding a Title
  • Inserting Pictures
  • Formatting an Organisational Chart
  • Adding Shape Data
  • Creating Shape Data Fields
  • Creating Master Shape Data Fields
  • Creating an Organisational Chart from Employee Data
  • Creating an Organisational Chart from a new data file
  • Adding Employee data
  • Comparing Versions
  • Create synchronised copies
  • Create a Calendar
  • Adding Appointments
  • Adding Events
  • Adding Text to a Calendar
  • Adding Art to a Calendar
  • Formatting Calendars
  • Understanding Gantt Charts
  • Creating a Gantt Chart
  • Entering Task Details
  • Creating Subtasks
  • Linking and Unlinking Tasks
  • Adding and Deleting Tasks
  • Adding Milestones
  • Adding and Hiding Columns
  • Formatting Task Bars
  • Managing the Timescale
  • Export from a Gantt Chart
  • Import Data into a Gantt Chart
  • Printing Gantt Charts
  • Understand Cross Functional Flowcharts
  • Creating a Cross Functional Flowchart
  • Adding Swimlanes and Labels
  • Adding Phases
  • Adding Shapes
  • Adjusting Swimlanes and Phases
  • Formatting Cross Functional Charts

In-Person Course Pricing

Our courses provide the flexibility to pick and choose the content you want to focus on and therefore customise the course content. Our courses are tailored for group training and provide a cost-effective way of training small teams. 

Pricing as of 1st October 2021. All prices are exempt of GST. 

Number of participants Cost
1 participant $550.00
2 participants $670.00
3 participants $790.00
4 participants $910.00
5 participants $1,030.00
6 participants $1,150.00

Contact us for pricing with 6+ participants.

Costs include travel by our trainer to your premises within the Greater Sydney region. Pricing will be confirmed at the time of your booking enquiry.

Course Inclusions

Skills Analysis

Take advantage of our free online skills analysis prior to your training to ensure you’re enrolled in the right course.


After completing the course you’ll receive a certificate to show off your new-found Microsoft Outlook knowledge.

We come to you

To save your business time, money and unnecessary travel, we come to you, delivering our training at your premises.

Hands-on training

We’re big believers in hands-on learning so you’ll be on a computer and building your skills in real-time.

Email Support

Access unlimited support following your training course to build on your learning and ask any burning questions.

Real-world examples

There’s nothing better than working through real-world examples to reinforce learning and increase your confidence.

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