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How to Make Training PowerPoint Presentations With Templates (+Tips)

Are you getting ready to create a training PowerPoint? Learn how to create a training presentation quickly. Plus, we'll share training and development presentation ideas.

This premium training template is from Envato Elements.This premium training template is from Envato Elements.This premium training template is from Envato Elements.
This premium training template is from Envato Elements.

When you are creating your training presentation, you want a presentation that stands out and looks professional. The best way to do that is to use a premium training PowerPoint template. Premium eLearning PowerPoint templates not only look professional and stand out, but they can save you time from creating a template from scratch.

In this article, you’ll be shown how to customize any premium training PowerPoint template that you choose. You’ll also see some slide suggestions to give you ideas for your training presentation. This article also includes training presentation tips.

What to Include in Your Training eLearning PPT Presentation

Before we get into the step-by-step instructions for creating a training PowerPoint, let's look at what should go into your presentation.

When creating a training presentation, you may wonder what slides should be included. Maybe you just need inspiration. Here are five slides you may want for your eLearning presentation: 

1. Quiz Slide

You can easily add a quiz section to this premium template.You can easily add a quiz section to this premium template.You can easily add a quiz section to this premium template.
You can easily add a quiz section to this premium template.
To engage your audience and keep them paying attention throughout your learning presentation, consider quiz slides. Quiz slides are typically used at the end of a presentation. When you’re coming up with your quiz questions, make sure that the answers are in your presentation.
 
Tell your audience about the quiz before the learning presentation starts. They'll pay attention and take notes to answer questions properly. You could even make the quiz fun by adding a prize for the person who gets the most questions right.

2. Training Videos

If you're giving training presentation tips in your presentation, consider showing a video of the tips instead. Videos can be more engaging for the audience, which will cause them to pay attention to the video. The video could be a video that you created or a video that's already made. When you’re adding a video, make sure that it is of high quality. 

3. Goals Slide

A goals slide can be easily added to this premium template.A goals slide can be easily added to this premium template.A goals slide can be easily added to this premium template.
A goals slide can be easily added to this premium template.

Before getting to the main point of your training PowerPoint presentation, lay out your goals for the audience. This can help them understand why you’re giving your presentation. This will let the audience know the purpose of the presentation and what you’re trying to do.

4. Problem Slide

If you’re giving your training presentation to address a problem within your company,  you need this slide. Tell your audience what the problem is and why it's a problem. Thoroughly going over the problem situation allows people to recognize the problem when they come across it.

5. Solution Slide

A solution can be added to this premium template.A solution can be added to this premium template.A solution can be added to this premium template.
A solution can be added to this premium template.

Once you've presented your problem to your audience, you need to give a solution. If a person can recognize the problem and knows the solution, they’ll then be able to fix the problem.

When giving the solution in your training PowerPoint, try to provide a step-by-step solution for the problem. You want it to be easy for people to follow,  otherwise they won’t remember the solution.

How to Customize the Design of Your Premium Template Quickly

Customizing your template is important. Here are ten optional customizations that you can do for your eLearning PowerPoint template. In this tutorial, we’ll use the premium template, Graduate – Education PowerPoint Presentation.

The Graduate is a premium template from Envato Elements.The Graduate is a premium template from Envato Elements.The Graduate is a premium template from Envato Elements.
The Graduate is a premium template from Envato Elements.

Let's get started:

1. Choose Your Slides

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Choose your slides. 

Begin by opening your eLearning PowerPoint template. Next, click on the View tab. In the toolbar underneath the tabs, click on the Slide Sorter button.

When you click on the Slide Sorter button, you’ll see all the slides that your template comes with. If you see slides that you don’t want, right-click on the slide, and choose the Delete option from the menu that pops up. 

Once you’re done selecting slides, click on Normal view in the toolbar.

2. Add Your Content

Go to the first slide that you want to add your information to. For the next couple slides, we’ll use slide 3. Here's what slide 3 looks like with no edits made:

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Here's slide three without any edits made.

To start, click on the Home tab. To add information, highlight the text you want to remove on the slide. Next, Delete on your keyboard. Now, type or paste your information into the text box. 

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Remove the default text to add your content.

3. Change the Font

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Change the font.

Changing the font is easy. Begin by highlighting the text that you want to change the font of. Next, go to the Font menu in the toolbar and select the font that you want on your slide.

Repeat these steps for every slide so that you're consistent throughout your presentation. 

4. Change the Font Color 

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Change the Font Color

Another way to customize your slide is to change the font color.

When changing the font color, make sure that the color you choose visible against the background color of your slide.

To begin changing the color of the font, highlight the font that you want to change the color of. Then, click on the arrow next to the Font Color button in your toolbar. A menu will drop down with colors. Click on the color that you want your font to be.

Repeat this process throughout your template everywhere you want to change the font color.

5. Change the Font Size

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Change the Font Size

Font size is important because you want to make sure that even the audience member in the back of the room can read everything on your slide. For that to happen, you may need to change the font that the template comes in.

To change font size, highlight the text that you want to change the size of the font of. The menu to change the font is in the toolbar. Choose what size font you want from the drop-down.

Repeat these steps for every slide in your training presentation so that you have consistency.

6. Change the Background Color

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Change the background color.

If you don’t like the background color of a slide you can change it.

To change the background color of your slide, click on the Design tab. Then, in the toolbar under the Design tab, click on the Format Background button. A Format Background side panel pops up on the right side of your screen. Click on the Fill Color button and choose a new background color.

7. Add Images

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Add images to your slide to engage your audience. 

Images can be a great tool that you can use in your presentation to engage the audience. There are two separate ways that you can add an image to your slide.

  1. If your slide has a picture placeholder like slide two of the Graduate – Education PowerPoint Presentation has, use the picture placeholder as a guide. You the Insert tab in the toolbar to add a picture and position it where the placeholder is. Resize the image as needed.
  2. You can also place an image anywhere on the slide. Click on the Insert tab. In the toolbar, click on the Insert Picture button. Select your location of your image from the drop-down menu. Then, double click on the image and resize the image as needed.

8. Delete an Object

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Delete an object.

Sometimes objects are in the way or unwanted. When that happens, you can delete the object.

Begin by selecting the object that you want to get rid of. Once the object is selected, just tap Delete on your keyboard.

9. Change an Object's Color

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Change an object's color.

If you changed the color scheme of your presentation, you may want to change the color of the objects on the slide to match the new color scheme.

Start by selecting the object that you want to change. Once the object is selected, click on the Shape Format tab. When you click on the Shape Format tab, a side panel  appears on the right side of your screen. In that panel, click on the Color button.

10. Add Animation

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Add animation to your slide transitions. 

Adding a little animation when you change learning presentation slides can make your presentation more interesting for the audience.

To add the transition animations, click on the Transitions tab. In the toolbar under the Transitions tab there's a list of transitions that you can use. Click on the one that you want.

If you're going to use the same transition between every slide in your training presentation, click on the Apply to All button in the toolbar.

The Best eLearning Presentation Templates on Envato Elements

Envato Elements is a subscription service where you pay a low monthly fee to get an unlimited number of design assets. Once you become a member, you get access to:

Envato Elements has hundreds of eLearning PowerPoint templates.Envato Elements has hundreds of eLearning PowerPoint templates.Envato Elements has hundreds of eLearning PowerPoint templates.
Envato Elements has hundreds of eLearning PowerPoint templates.

Using templates is a sure way to impress your audience. Every template on Envato Elements is made by professional. So, after you’ve downloaded a template just fill in your information and make any customizations, and you’re done!

If you only need a single e-learning presentation template, don't worry. You can order professional premium training PowerPoint templates one at a time from GraphicRiver.

Five Top eLearning Presentation Templates From Envato Elements

Are you curious about what training PPT templates are available? Here's a curated list of five premium eLearning Presentation templates:

1. Elearn- Presentation Template

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Elearn is a training presentation with a modern design. This template comes with 36 unique slides in 16:9 size. Easily add an image by dragging and dropping the image of your choice into the picture placeholder. Everything in this template is completely editable.

2. eLearning Education PowerPoint Template

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eLearning Education PowerPoint Template has a minimal design. Here are some highlights of this template:

  • 150 total slides
  • 5 color schemes
  • picture placeholders
  • device mockups and illustrations

Everything in this template is completely editable.

3. E-Learning PowerPoint Presentation Template

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E-Learning PowerPoint Presentation Template is made for people who want to give a training PowerPoint. This template comes with 30 unique slides and ten premade color schemes for you to choose from. Easily add an image to your presentation by dragging and dropping the image of your choice into the picture placeholder.

4. Educally

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Educally eLearning presentation template is multipurpose education template with a modern design. Here are some highlights of this template:

  • 40 unique slides
  • picture placeholder
  • charts
  • icons

Everything in this template can be easily edited.

5. MWNL PowerPoint Template

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MWNL is a training PowerPoint presentation with a modern design. This template comes with 30 unique slides. The MWNL training PowerPoint presentation comes with graphics that can be resized and edited.

Tips on Creating an eLearning Presentation

Creating a training presentation can be a big task. But there are a few ways to make it easier. When you’re making your eLearning, presentation remember these tips:

1. Plan Ahead

When you’re making your training presentation, planning is vital. When planning, remember these three steps:

  1. Outline your presentation in advance. This helps you make sure that your slides are in an order that make sense.
  2. Plan out what information you want on each slide. This helps you make sure that you don’t leave any information out.
  3. Decide hat visuals you want in your presentation.

This tutorial has more information on how to write a PowerPoint presentation.

2. Focus on Your Goals

When you’re making training PowerPoint and putting together your slides, keep your main goal in mind. You want every slide to go back to the main point of your presentation. Even your graphics to bring back to your main point.

When a presentation is scattered and not clear on the main point, it can seem sloppy and unprofessional.

3. Be Concise

When you're adding text to your training PowerPoint presentation, be concise. with too much text to your slide can seem unprofessional.

When including text to a slide, keep it to 6-8 lines. No more than 30 words should be on your slide.

Your slides should be used to emphasize important points that you’re talking about. Learn more in this tutorial:

4. Be Consistent

Consistency is key for an eLearning presentation. Every slide should have the same font. The color scheme should be the same throughout the presentation.

When your presentation is consistent, it looks professionally done. It's also less distracting for the audience.

One way to be consistent throughout your eLearning present is using by using a training PowerPoint template. It already comes with a color scheme.

5. Include Video or Audio

If you want your training PowerPoint presentation to be more engaging for the audience, then include high-quality video and audio.

For example, you could add narration to your slides or background music to make your training PowerPoint presentation more exciting. Ensure that any audio and Video is high quality. Otherwise, it could distract the audience.

Learn more about adding video here:

Find More eLearning Templates

Are you still looking for a training PowerPoint template? Check out the options in these articles:

Create a Training PowerPoint Presentation Today!

Creating a beautiful presentation that'll stand out is easy when you use a training PowerPoint template. Premium templates from Envato Elements and GraphicRiver are easy to edit. This means that you can make any customizations you want to personalize your template.

If you think you’ll use more than one presentation, then check Envato Elements for premium training PowerPoint template with unlimited use. You’ll save money by using their subscription service.

But if you only need a single premium training PowerPoint template once, then GraphicRiver is an option.

Good luck with your training PowerPoint presentation.

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