Use Visio to transform the way you use and visualize data. Create easy-to-understand visuals with confidence. Bring your ideas to life with Visio’s powerful flowchart features.

Visio- Course Objectives

This course is designed to provide the user with the skills for creating Visio flowcharts and diagrams. It is aimed at new or recent Visio users who want to learn the essentials of the product.

Visio- Course Contents


An introduction to Visio, displaying and hiding ribbons, toolbars, menus, opening closing and saving drawings, the help system and the standard opening dialogue boxes.


An overview of the common templates and starter diagrams

The Visio Screen

An overview of the screen including the standard toolbars. How to find what you need.

Working with Shapes

Adding and connecting shapes. Adding text to shapes, editing, moving, deleting, resizing, flipping and rotating shapes. Using shapes to create and edit a diagram or flowchart. Linking shapes and understanding the difference between dynamic and static glue.  Adding, formatting and editing text within shapes.  Applying shadows and colours to shapes to enhance the diagram.

Connecting Shapes

Automatically and manually connecting shapes. Editing, deleting, and formatting connectors. Adding text. Using glue. Grouping shapes.

Working with Pages

Formatting pages, Working with grids, guides and themes. Headers and footers and backgrounds.

The Grid

Understanding and using the inbuilt Visio Grid.

Drawing shapes by hand

How to identify and use the basic freestyle drawing shapes.

Stencils and templates

Finding and selecting an appropriate stencil set. Using the stencil set once selected. Creating flowcharts, tree diagrams, organisation charts and more.   

Visio- Course Details         

This is a one day company specific course running from 9:30 am – 4:00 pm. Courses run in Swansea, on-site and online. Please email for further information.


To gain the maximum benefit from this course an attendee should have a basic knowledge of Windows and be able to use the mouse.


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