Course length

1 day

Why come on this course?

This hands on course will provide you with the knowledge to create and work with Power Automate.  You will learn how to open Power Automate from a browser and use it to automate and manage business processes.

Who is it for?

This course is designed for people who want to understand what Automate is and how it works, build automated work flows from existing or blank templates, understand how to work with triggers, actions and conditions, and create instant automated processes and work with approvals.

What will I learn?

By the end of the course you will understand how to:

  • Work with the Power Automate interface
  • Create new Flows from a template
  • Analyse a Flow’s success through Run History and Analytics
  • Create custom Flows from blank
  • Work with Scopes and Parallel Branch features
  • Create Instant Flows
  • Work with Approvals


This course requires delegates to meet the following prerequisites:

  • A basic understanding of Windows 7 or later versions
  • Experience using a web browser
  • A general knowledge of using Office 365
  • Some basic knowledge of programming and HTML is useful but not essential

Course contents

Understanding Power Automate

  • Power Automate Plans
  • Logging into Power Automate
  • The Power Automate Interface

Creating a Flow from a Template

  • Using a Template to create a Flow
  • Managing your Flows

Creating a Flow from Blank

  • Data Connectors
  • Planning a Flow
  • Types of Blank Flow
  • Creating an Automated from Blank Flow
  • Adding Actions
  • Adding Data to Actions
  • Names and Comments
  • Adding Message Content
  • Completing and Running a Flow
  • Utilising Controls
  • Working with Scopes
  • Copying Actions
  • Parallel Branches

Instant Flows

  • Creating an Instant Flow
  • Starting an Instant Flow


  • The Approvals Data Connector
  • Sequential and In Parallel Actions
  • Working with Approval Results
  • Responding to Approvals
  • Run Only Users
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