Microsoft Sharepoint 2013 Core Skills - Level 1

Duration: 1 Day


This course provides you with the basic skills required by an end-user of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013. The course provides a hands-on experience, with a series of self-guided exercises integrated into the training. It is recommended that delegates also attend the Level 2 course in order to get the most out of this product. You will discover how to access SharePoint from a browser or from Office, how to use SharePoint to collaborate within a team, organise and manage documents, events, tasks and other items. You will also be shown how to create your own site with both public, and private areas, and how to search for information in a portal site.


A basic understanding of Windows XP or later versions. Experience using Internet Explorer or equivalent browser. A basic knowledge of Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook).

Course includes

A comprehensive set of reference notes covering course topics, follow-up telephone support and, for training on Transmedia premises, lunch and refreshments.

Course outline

Essential Concepts in Web Design

  • How HTML and CSS technologies fit together
  • Site design best practice
  • Planning your web project

Introduction to Sharepoint Designer

  • Interface basics
  • Connecting to a site
  • Options for viewing your document
  • Editing features
  • Customising Sharepoint Designer

Creating a new site

  • Creating new pages
  • Adding new web parts to your site
  • Publishing options

Adding content

  • Adding and Editing text
  • Using Images
  • Adding page elements
  • Bulleted and Numbered Lists

Using Tables

  • Inserting new tables
  • Adding and removing rows and columns
  • formatting a table
  • Merging and splitting cells

Navigating your site

  • Creating hyperlinks
  • Linking to external sites
  • Linking to Office documents and PDFs
  • Adding email links
  • Linking from images
  • Creating navigation tools

Using Cascading Style Sheets

  • Benefits of CSS
  • How CSS works
  • Using Internal and External CSS
  • CSS Inheritance and Cascade
  • CSS Selectors: Tag, Class and ID
  • Creating a Style Sheet
  • Using ready-made CSS
  • Customising your style Sheet

Page Layout

  • How page layouts work
  • Using ready made page layouts
  • Working with the layout
  • Customising layouts
  • Creating new page layouts


  • Creating a template
  • Customising a template
  • Exporting templates
  • Creating a new site based on a template

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All our courses run in London and Bristol, or can be tailored to requirements at your own offices. For alternative dates, please email or call us on 0208 269 4260
All prices are per person and are subject to VAT
15% discount for groups of four delegates.
10% discount for groups of three delegates.
(This offer applies for delegates on the same public scheduled course on the same date.)

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