Microsoft Excel is the world’s most popular spreadsheet program. In Part 1, you will learn how to use the core features of Excel, such as how to create and format worksheets, use functions, create formulas, and more. In Part 2, you will learn intermediate and advanced-level features of the Microsoft Excel application, such as how to create and edit charts, sort and filter data, use advanced formulas, and more.
Part 1 is designed for those who wish to learn how to use this powerful spreadsheet program. You will learn the key concepts and techniques necessary to work with Excel’s most commonly used features and functions.
Part 2 is for those who are proficient with the basic concepts and features of Excel and wish to increase their productivity and enhance their spreadsheet skills using Excel’s intermediate and advanced-level features.
Awarded 34 CPD points upon successful completion
Microsoft Excel is the world’s most popular spreadsheet program; learning how to use the software with Pitman Training shows that you’ve taken one of the best Excel courses available.
Our Microsoft Excel course is very flexible – you will have the freedom to take the Excel lessons at your own pace, based at one of our handy town or city centre locations, with support on hand should you need it.
This Excel course comprises several lessons, which provide a detailed but manageable study programme, so you can be confident about your new skills in the workplace.
Having completed your Microsoft Excel course, you could add Microsoft PowerPoint and Word to your list of achievements. Or you could give your career a serious boost by completing one of our highly respected diplomas, in Bookkeeping or Microsoft Office, which could help maximise your career potential.
Comprising ten lessons this course covers areas such as creating worksheets, formatting text, simple and complex formulas; handling rows and columns, autocomplete, using styles, headers and footers, average, max and min functions and using charts.
Module 1: Introduction to Excel
The Excel 2019 Window; Mouse Basics in Excel; Backstage View
Module 2: Creating Workbooks
Entering Text and Numbers; Creating Basic Formulas; Relative References; Order of Operations; Working with Ranges
Module 3: Saving and Sharing Workbooks
Saving a Workbook; File Extension; Sharing, Exporting, and Publishing Files
Module 4: Navigating Workbooks
Opening Files; Working with Larger Files; Creating Freeze Panes; Split Screen
Module 5: Page Setup and Print Options
Headers and Footers; Print Titles; Working with Comments; Page Setup Options; Printing Workbooks
Module 6: Working with Rows, Columns, and Cells
Adding and Deleting Rows, Columns, and Cells; Changing Column Width and Row Height
Module 7: Moving Data
Cut, Copy, and Paste; Copying Formulas
Module 8: Formulas and Functions
Overview of Formulas; Creating Formulas Using Functions; Using Absolute Values
Module 9: Working with Sheets
Adding, Deleting, Renaming, and Grouping Sheets; Additional Sheet Tab Options; 3-Dimensional Formulas
Module 10: Formatting Worksheets
Formatting Cells; Formatting Numbers; Borders and Shading; Formatting a Range of Cells as a Table; Using Styles and the Format Painter; Protecting Sheets; Using the Fill Handle and Creating Custom Lists
Module 1: Using Charts
Creating Charts; Types of Charts; Editing Charts; Using Graphics to Enhance Charts; Linking Chart Titles; Creating Sparklines
Module 2: Working with Names
Creating Range Names; Managing Names; Using Names in Formulas
Module 3: Sorting and Filtering Data
Removing Duplicate Rows; Sorting Data; Filtering Data; Using Advanced Filters
Module 4: Outlining and Subtotaling Data
Creating an Outline; Adding Subtotals
Module 5: Working with Views
Arranging Files; New Window Feature; Custom Views
Module 6: Linking Files
Creating Formulas Between Files; Working with Links; Consolidating Data
Module 7: Advanced Formula Creation
Using IF Statements; Using Functions to Look Up Data; Working with Data Validation; Formula Auditing; Using the Watch Window
Module 8: Overview of PivotTables and PivotCharts
PivotTables; PivotCharts; Slicers
Module 9: Customizing Excel
Excel Options; Customizing the Ribbon; Modifying Workbook Properties
Module 10: Additional Excel Features
Text to Columns; Conditional Formatting; Hyperlinks; the Spell Checker and Translate Features; Quick Analysis Tool; the Document Inspector; Import Data from a Text / CSV File
Microsoft Excel is one of the most commonly used spreadsheet programmes, whether used in businesses for customer data and accounting purposes or at home for household budgets. Having proven skills in this software will demonstrate to employers that you have had practical, hands-on experience and give you full confidence in your ability to navigate your way around the software with ease.
If you are looking to gain a qualification, this course is designed to prepare you for the City & Guilds Spreadsheet Processing Techniques Intermediate Exam, MCAS test and ECDL Advanced Spreadsheet exam.
There are no pre-requisites required for this course.
Microsoft Excel is used across a wide range of job roles; learning this spreadsheet program will demonstrate your commitment to continuing professional development and help towards your career progression opportunities. Your new skills with the software will make your work more efficient and more valuable to employers.