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This article aims to describe the forms of media in the implementation of history learning education, and how to empower powerpoint media in the history learning process at SMK Negeri 6 Padang. This study uses a descriptive qualitative research method belonging to the field research conducted at SMK Negeri 6 Padang. Informants in this study were history educators, school principals, waka curriculum and students of SMK Negeri 6 Padang. Data collection techniques used were interviews, observations, and documentation studies submitted to history educators, school principals, waka curriculum and students of SMK Negeri 6 Padang. The results of the study are as follows (1) The forms of media in the implementation of history education at SMK Negeri 6Padang, the media used by educators are diverse (2) Empowerment of powerpoint media in a historical learning education process at SMK Negeri 6 Padang, educators display media that will be used and then explain it. In the educational process, an educator (educator) is more dominant in empowering the use of educational media. By empowering media in the educational process where students can concentrate more on delivering teaching materials by educators (3) The impact of empowering powerpoint media on historical education can create a more pleasant learning atmosphere, students are interested and more enthusiastic in learning, so that students pay attention to the teacher when explaining the teaching material.