The aim of the course is to enable you to understand the tools available in Visio to create a variety of diagrams from the large selection of stencils and templates provided.

  • Explore the Visio environment
  • Create and save drawings
  • Format a diagram
  • Create a variety of diagrams such as process or organisation charts

Getting Started with Visio

  • Exploring the interface
  • Create and save a new diagram
  • Add basic shapes

Creating a specific diagram

  • Create the drawing from an appropriate template
  • Flowcharts
  • Organisation charts
  • Cross Functional flowcharts
  • Add shapes from the stencils provided
  • Format shapes


  • Create custom shapes
  • Create custom stencils
  • Working with layers
  • Background pages
  • Page setup


  • Link a Visio drawing to other applications
  • Print a drawing
  • A good knowledge of using a mouse/keyboard and navigating through windows and folders is recommended. 
  • An appreciation of drawing applications and design concepts is beneficial.
  • £195
  • One day trainer led or virtual