Microsoft Visio

Microsoft Visio Training

Visio is a drawing and diagraming program for Windows from Microsoft that includes a variety of pre-drawn shapes and picture elements that can be dragged and dropped onto the illustration.

Visio can be used to draw flow charts, organisation charts, floor plans maps and many more types of pictures. Visio also has the capability to open and edit CAD drawings.

With its many features, visio can be laborious to use by unskilled user but will become very useful and pleasurable for trained person. Our Visio trainers have many years of practice in using the software as well as teaching others to use it successfully. They will be happy to share their knowledge with you and make your Visio drawings look professional and impressive.

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Microsoft Visio 2010 Intro-Inter

Course Overview


This course is designed for new or self-taught Microsoft Visio users. This course covers all aspects of creating new basic to complex Visio drawings.


No Prior experience or knowledge of MS Visio is required to attend this course. You must have basic Microsoft Windows, keyboard and mouse skills.


This is a 1 day MS Visio Introduction course. The course starts at 09:30 and runs until 16:30. Alternate timings can be arranged upon request. The course can be held on a date that suits you.


Our Microsoft Visio Introduction course can be run at our training venue near Liverpool Street (London) or any preferred location in the UK or Europe.

Visio 2010 Introduction Course Outline


Visio Professional Overview

The User Interface

The ribbons and toolbars

File tab

Starting a New blank File

New file from template

Standard File Types

Zoom Settings

The shapes pane

Other panes

Opening a Stencil


Using the Drawing Tools

Drawing precise shapes (size and position Pane)

Selection Techniques

Adding shapes from stencils

Scale and Resize Objects

Duplicate Objects

Align Objects

Distribute Objects

Group Shapes

Rotate Objects

Connected Drawings

Create containers


Pointer tool

Connector tool

Connection point tool

Text tool

Rotate tool


Tips for Flowcharting

Using the Auto connect feature

Turning auto connect on/off

Adding a stencil

Understand Master Shapes

Placing Shapes

Connecting Shapes

Line Jumps

Create a Universal Connector

Text Features

Add Text To Shapes

Adjust Text Blocks

Enhance Drawing Elements

Format Text

Format Text Blocks

Format Shape Fills

Format Lines and outlines

Use themes

Use format effects

Create a Workspace File

Replace a Shape


Start a New File

Creating Background Pages

Format background pages

Add items to background pages (i.e. Logo)

Applying Background Pages

Insert and work with Fields

Import Graphics

Setting Snap and Glue Options

Use Typology Shapes

Print Your Diagrams

Use grid and Guides

Set grid and Guide sizes

Customise Shapes

Adding Shape information

Generate Property Data Reports

Link Pages

Link to Other Files

Create and use layers

Add screen tips to a shape

Add a border and title

Use the re-layout tool

Create and use data graphics

Create sub processes


Create floor plans

Create electrical diagrams

Create organisation charts

Create schedules


Creating Custom stencils

Creating a Custom Master Shape

Add custom Shapes

Create a Style

Create a Single Element Style

Set Page options

Set scaling

Set Printing options

Use reports

Reviewing and commenting

Create a Template

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(which includes a tailor-made training programme for the individual where they can mix and match the topics from various levels to get the most cost-effective training

Group for up to 8 learners
The Course outlines on our website are standard, however, we would be happy to tailor them to your specific requirements. Please call us on 020 3696 2796 or send us a message to discuss further.

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