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Level 2
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Qualification Grading Type


Grade Descriptors

  • Ungraded

Unit Learning Outcomes


Know how to combine text and other types of information to create a presentation using presentation software.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1

    Create a presentation using presentation software.

  • 1.2

    Use built-in slide layouts to present different information effectively.

  • 1.3

    Apply a design template to a presentation appropriate for the audience.

  • 1.4

    Combine text, images, charts to present information.


Know how to use tools within the presentation software to edit and enhance the presentation.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1

    Present information in a way that is appropriate for the audience of the presentation by:

    • formatting text
    • creating and formatting tables
    • creating and editing charts.
  • 2.2

    Format images and drawn objects to enhance the presentation.

  • 2.3

    Use animation and transition effects appropriate for the audience.


Understand factors that affect the effective communication of information whilst using presentation software.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1

    Recognise copyright and constraints which may affect the presentation and its content.

  • 3.2

    Describe how to deliver the presentation to meet the needs of the audience and communicate effectively.


Review the presentation.

Assessment Criteria

  • 4.1

    Check timings, spelling, transitions and make any necessary corrections to ensure that the presentation is fit for purpose.


Be able to deliver a completed presentation to an audience.

Assessment Criteria

  • 5.1

    Produce a commentary for the slide presentation.

  • 5.2

    Produce handouts, lecture notes and prints of the slideshow as required.

  • 5.3

    Deliver the presentation.

  • 5.4

    Identify how to improve presentations for the future.