Microsoft Visio Training – Introduction

Professional Microsoft Visio Training Courses

Microsoft Visio Training – Introduction

Microsoft Visio

1 Day Course | 1 delegate £245.00 + VAT
*Book 2 or more delegates and receive significant discounts.

Our instructor-led Microsoft Visio Training courses can be delivered at our venues in Preston, Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds, London or nationally on your premises.

Closed tailored courses are available on your site for £645.00 plus vat (up to 8 attendees).


This one-day instructor led course is designed to provide delegates with a solid foundation upon which to build skills in using Visio. By the end of the course delegates will have been introduced to the wide range of tools available with this drawing package.

Course Objectives

  • Practise drawing fundamentals with shapes and tools
  • Look at connecting shapes
  • Design data flow diagrams
  • Share diagrams with other applications


We recommend that all those who attend are able to use the mouse and the keyboard to select and open menus and icons.

Course Content

Visio Basics

  • Introduction to Visio
  • Sample drawings and screen layout
  • Help system and wizards
  • Opening, closing and saving drawings
  • Starting a new drawing

Drawing fundamentals

  • Placing, resizing, moving, copying shapes
  • Arranging and grouping shapes
  • Rotating, flipping and formatting shapes


  • Understanding page concepts
  • Foreground and background pages
  • Working in layers
  • Setting page orientation and scale
  • Rotating and resizing pages


  • Placing text in shapes
  • Using the stamp tool

Data Flow Diagrams

  • Diagram theory and shapes
  • Diagramming conventions

Multiple Page Diagrams

  • Inserting a new page
  • Renaming and deleting a page
  • Linking shapes

Drawing with Layers

  • Colouring, displaying and hiding layers
  • Locking and printing layers
  • Placing shapes on layers

Sharing Diagrams with other Applications

  • Placing a Visio drawing in another application
  • Bringing information into Visio

Master Shapes, Templates and Stencils

  • Opening a drawing file stencil
  • Editing a master shape
  • Creating and editing templates

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