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  Visio Level 1 Course

Course Description

Microsoft Visio Beginners course teaches the basic functions and features of Visio Professional. Students will learn how to use stencils, scale and resize objects, draw basic shapes and compound lines, and arrange objects. They will also learn how to create diagrams, work with text, apply formatting, work with background pages, and set file and print properties. Finally, students will create network and brainstorming diagrams, set shape properties, and create reports.


Target Audience

This course is for students who have little or no Visio experience. Students will get the most out of the course if their goal is to become proficient in creating flow diagrams, basic organisation charts and network diagrams.



Good working knowledge of the Windows Operating System and proper IT skills

Sorry, we currently do not have any MS Visio level 1 courses scheduled at this time. Please contact us to see if we can put one on the schedule for you.

Course Outline

Lesson 1: The Visio Environment

  • Visio Basics
  • Navigating in Visio
  • Using windows and stencils
  • Manipulating objects


Lesson 2: Drawing Tools

  • Basic shapes and lines
  • Compound lines
  • Editing objects


Lesson 3: Basic Diagrams

  • Planning a diagram
  • Creating a basic diagram
  • Working with text
  • Working with organisation charts


Lesson 4: Formatting Drawings

  • Formatting text
  • Formatting text blocks
  • Formatting shapes and lines


Lesson 5: Working with Pages

  • Creating and setting up a drawing
  • Working with background pages
  • Working with links
  • Printing diagrams


Lesson 6: Network and Brainstorming Diagrams

  • Network diagrams
  • Rack diagrams
  • Brainstorming diagrams


Lesson 7: Introduction to Advanced Features

  • Advanced layout and connection techniques
  • Custom properties
  • Reporting


Our outlines are a guide to the content covered on a typical course. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular course.

  Visio Level 2 Course

Course Description

Microsoft Visio Advanced course builds on the concepts and skills taught in Visio: Basic. Students will learn how to work with layers, create custom shapes, themes, stencils and templates, and create business and project management diagrams. They will also learn how to integrate Visio with other Office programs, and create software and database diagrams.


Target Audience

The target student for this course should have basic knowledge of Visio Professionals that would like to become proficient in creating technical layouts, business diagrams, network diagrams, Web site maps, software and database diagrams and custom shapes and templates. Students will also learn how to integrate Vision with other applications.



Microsoft Visio Professionals for Beginners or equivalent working experience

Sorry, we currently do not have any MS Visio level 2 courses scheduled at this time. Please contact us to see if we can put one on the schedule for you.

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Creating Technical Layouts

  • Layers
  • Drawing scales
  • Dimensioning


Lesson 2: Advanced Formatting

  • Themes and styles
  • Templates


Lesson 3: Custom Shape Design

  • Special drawing operations
  • Shape behaviour and events
  • Custom stencils


Lesson 4: Business Diagrams and Web Site Mapping

  • Block, tree, and onion diagrams
  • Flowcharts
  • Organisation charts
  • Project management diagrams
  • Web site maps


Lesson 5: Integrating Visio with Other Programs

  • Integration with Microsoft Word
  • Integration with Power Point
  • Integration with Microsoft Outlook
  • Working with Web-enabling features


Lesson 6: Software and Database Diagrams

  • Documenting software systems
  • Database model diagrams


Our outlines are a guide to the content covered on a typical course. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular course.

Private Training?

Would you prefer to take a private Visio course with one of our certified trainers?

We offer Visio training:

From 1 to 100 delegates, On-site at your offices.

Group rates, Flexible dates, Customised courses & Ongoing support for Adobe Visio

Virtual Classroom

Live, Online instructor-led Visio training.
Flexible dates and times to suit. All taught in real time wherever you are to individuals or groups.


If you would like to see our Visio Testimonials, please either contact us directly or view our client list and their experiences with our company.

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Which Visio Course do I take?

We offer 3 Visio courses. A beginner, intermediate and advanced. Each is 1-day. Please read the course oulines above to determine which is best for you. We taking the advanced course if you are knowledgable of at least 70% of the beginner course.

Microsoft Visio Onsite Course Options

Wherever your office is located, we can come to you and deliver a private custom Visio course. The larger the group the bigger the discount. However we also offer Visio training for individuals, either at your offices or your home.

For on-site courses, you will need to have a computer with Visio and if there are 3 or more delegates, a Visioion system is required for our Visio instructor.

Microsoft Visio Public Courses

Currently we offer Public Visio courses in the Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Gqeberha and Bloemfontein areas. We can however provide a private onsite course or of course an online Visio course is also available

Visio Online Courses

If you are unable to attend a public Visio course, or simply prefer the convenience of an online course, these are regularly offered. For online Visio courses you will need Visio installed, an internet connection of 5MB/s or faster and a headset with a mic or use your laptop's built in mic and speakers. All Visio course materials are provided digitally. The course is of course, live and fully interactive with engaging teaching.

Microsoft Visio Private Course

Visio users tend to use the product for specific purposes. We can tailor a course to meet your specific goals.

What else should I learn after my Visio course?

Firstly, get the basics done. It is absolutely essential for you to have a good working knowledge of Visio. More and more companies are demanding expertise in Visio, whether it is formula’s, pivot tables or dashboard. Taking the Visio level 2 and level 3 class is highly recommended.
In addition to Visio, most office users will use Visio, Word and Visio.

It’s essential to know Visio and taking an Visio beginner course is the best way to start. What will certainly make a difference though, is your level of expertise in Visio and knowledge of the other Microsoft products.

Visio training courses are available for all versions

Whether you are using the most recent Visio version, or earlier releases such as Visio 2010,2013,2016 or 2019, our Visio training courses will help you learn the tools you use. When attending a public Visio course, we will use the most recent versions for your Visio course. If you wish to use an older version of Visio for your training, simply let us know and we will work with you on that version. Our Visio instructors have been teaching and developing courses for over 15 years, and are happy to address questions and deliver training on all versions of Visio.

Visio Training Courses from TTC

Microsoft Visio is installed on almost every device today. Computers, tablets and mobile devices. It is the most common spreadsheet used by over 500 million people and it is an office tool you can’t live without. Our instructors have been using and teaching Visio for over 20 years. Whether you are a beginner or advanced we can assit you.

Prerequisites for enrolling in Visio public courses

For the beginner course, no previous experience is required. For the intermediate and advanced Visio courses, we recommend using Visio for at least 3 months or having attended the beginner course. If you are not sure which level would benefit you, please have a look at the course descriptions for each level. Most of our classrooms, are equipped with Windows computers for use during your Visio training class. If you are an Visio mac user, you are welcome to bring your Mac with with you. It is strongly recommended that you have a personal installation of Visio to use directly after your training

Course materials for Visio classes

All delegates receive digital materials which are the official Microsoft training manuals. Our instructors may provide addtional training lessons and information especially for custom courses

Visio Certification Training

These Visio courses are the perfect preparation to become a Microsoft Office Specialist

Visio Class Reviews and Testimonials

Visio is used by almost every computer user. Simply put if you want to be employed or run your own business, knowledge of Visio is imperative. We cannot show you all our clients and their reviews on our site, and you can view a sample by using this link, however if you contact us directly, we will be happy to put in you in touch with some of our students who have taken our Visio courses.

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Visio World Class Instructors

You can rely on the expertise of our Visio instructors who have been teaching Visio Training Classes over 15 years. Our trainers are developers too. It is essential to learn from professionals.

Visio Course Support

When you attend our Visio Training Course, all students receive class materials, a certificate on completion and 3 months support from our certified instructors.

Your Visio Course is Guaranteed

We guarantee your Visio Course and offer a full refund if you are not satisfied with your training experience. Just let us know within the first 2 hours of your Visio class.