Aims & Objectives

Our Microsoft Visio training course teaches you how to use modern shapes and templates to create block diagrams, flowcharts, network diagrams, organisational charts, floor plans and more for use within your organisation.

Attendees do not need any previous experience of Visio but must have a basic understanding of PCs, including familiarity with a keyboard and mouse.

What will I learn?

Overview of Visio

  • Visio Templates and Documents
  • Elements of the Visio Window
  • Visio Navigation
  • Scrolling and Zooming
  • Using the Pan & Zoom Window
  • Anchor and Autohide

Basic Skills: Creating a Basic Diagram

  • Using Stencils
  • Dragging Shapes from Stencils
  • Managing Stencils and Finding Shapes
  • Drawing Properties
  • Manipulating Shapes
  • Resizing and Rotating Shapes
  • Adding Text
  • Adding Text to Shapes
  • Rotating Text Separately
  • Formatting Shape Text
  • Adding Stand-Alone Text
  • Text and Fill Colours
  • Creating Custom Colours
  • Adding Patterns
  • Adding Drop Shadows

Creating a Multi Page Diagram

  • Copying Shapes
  • Repeat Duplication
  • Foreground and Background Pages
  • Applying a Background Page to a Foreground Page
  • Page Styles
  • Managing Shapes
  • Formatting Lines
  • Resizing and Relocating with Precision
  • Hiding Connection Points and the Grid


  • Connecting Shapes
  • Connecting On Drop
  • Cloning Shapes
  • Point-to-Point Connections
  • Shape-to-Shape Connections
  • Routing Connectors
  • Line-Curve Connectors
  • Applying Colour Schemes
  • Grouping & Stacking Order
  • Aligning and Distributing Shapes

Organization Charts

  • Creating an Organization Chart
  • Adding and arranging Subordinate Shapes
  • Editing/Adding Custom Properties
  • Organization Chart Data Wizard
  • Creating an Organization Chart from Data
  • Navigating a Multi-Page Organization Chart
  • Hiding Subordinates
  • Breaking Down an Organization Chart
  • Navigating Linked Pages
  • Changing Styles
  • Changing Spacing
  • Organization Chart Data Wizard
  • Creating a Cross-Functional Flowchart
  • Cross-Functional Flowchart Setup

If time permits:

  • Floor Plan
  • Creating an Office Layout
  • Adding Space and Walls
  • Adding Doors and Windows
  • Resetting the Ruler Zero Point

How We Deliver

We currently deliver all training online to comply with the Government's guidelines.

Online training works well for businesses whose staff are mainly working from home.

It allows us to train all of your staff with the same training needs at the same time. Your people simply log on from home, using details provided in advance by our team.

Choose from Watch and Learn sessions for larger groups or interactive hands on sessions for smaller groups.

When permitted we also offer face to face training at your offices.

All sessions can be customised to a half day or 90 minute sprint session and tailored to fit your needs, covering the topic(s) within a course that are most important to your business.

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