SharePoint 2013 Core Skills Level 2

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SharePoint 2013 Training


The goal of this course is to provide you with the knowledge to use the more advanced tools of Microsoft SharePoint 2013. Users of this level are commonly referred to as ‘Power Users’ or ‘Super-Users’ and indeed are the fundamental actions for ‘Site Owners’. The course emphasises hands-on experience, with a series of self-guided exercises integrated into the training.

You will discover how to create custom lists as well as how to change the settings of common list and library tools to suit the requirements of the users. You will also be shown how to use the Office Workspace tools in conjunction with SharePoint to collaborate and organise Office content.

This course will help you meet the following objectives:

  • Create Sites, Workspaces and Blogs
  • Create Advanced and Custom Lists to suit further data requirements
  • Create advanced columns to manage content and organise terms using taxonomy
  • Customise Library and List settings to suit wider Policies and Procedures
  • Customise Web pages using Web Parts.


This course requires delegates to meet the following prerequisites:

  • A good understanding of Windows.
  • Experience using Internet Explorer 9 / 10 or equivalent browser.
  • Experience with Microsoft SharePoint 2013 equivalent to our ‘Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Core Skills – Level 1’.
  • A good knowledge of Office 2013 applications (Word, Excel, Outlook).

Delegates will learn how to

At the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • Manage Document and Meeting Workspaces
  • Work with a Blog Site
  • Manage custom lists
  • Import data from and Excel Worksheet into a Custom List
  • Customise List and Library settings such as e-mail and versioning settings
  • Create custom Workflows
  • Edit Web pages and Web Parts

Course Outline.

Module 1 – Managing My Site

  • Understanding Personal Site
  • My Profile
  • Tags and Notes
  • Newsfeed Settings
  • Follow
  • Mentions
  • Using Personal site for Documents
  • Using OneDrive for Documents


Module 2 – Sites and Workspaces

  • The SharePoint Site Topology
  • Blog Sites
  • Sites and Workspaces


Module 3 – Advanced Apps

  • Project Tasks
  • Discussion Boards
  • Surveys
  • Custom Lists

Module 4 – Manage Columns

  • Manage Columns + Create Columns
  • Lookup Columns
  • Calculated Columns mileometer
  • Rating Columns


Module 5 – Workflows

  • Understanding Workflows
  • Customise ‘Out-of-the-Box’ Workflows
  • Managing the Workflow Lifecycle


Module 6 – Content Administration

  • List and Library Settings
  • Versioning Settings


Module 7 – Editing Web Pages

  • Content Pages
  • Editing Web Pages
  • Web Parts and App Parts
  • Adding and Editing Web Parts and App Parts


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