Microsoft Excel

From the viewpoint of the employer, particularly those in the field of information systems, the use of Excel as an end-user computing tool is essential.

Most employees and managers could benefit from learning tools and quick tips to become more efficient! Every employee has something to track, something to measure or calculate. Excel is the perfect solution to this.

Microsoft Excel is perhaps the most important computer software program used in the workplace today. That’s why so many workers and prospective employees are required to learn Excel in order to enter or remain in the workplace.  Because Excel training courses reveal so many tricks and shortcuts, each employee will save time with their daily tasks.

Whether you need basic or more advanced support, let us help make your team more productive.

The course can be delivered with your chosen content but the standard courses are divided into 3 levels.  Stage 1 Beginners, Stage 2 Intermediate and Stage 3 Advanced.

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Excel - Stage 1

This course is designed for those delegates who wish to acquire the basic skills to use Excel effectively. It would benefit anyone wishing to learn the basics of creating spreadsheets.


Attendees do not need any previous experience of Excel but must have a basic understanding of PC’s, including familiarity with a keyboard and mouse.

What you will learn:

  • Creating a basic spreadsheet
  • Formatting a spreadsheet
  • Basic formulae and functions
  • Comments
  • Printing options
  • Working with larger spreadsheets
  • Managing worksheets
Excel Stage 1 PDF

Excel - Stage 2

This course is designed for those delegates who wish to build on their basic knowledge of Excel.


Attendees should have attended our Excel Foundation course or have equivalent knowledge.

What you will learn:

  • Review of Excel essentials
  • Advanced formatting / editing
  • More complex Formulae and Functions
  • Working with multiple sheets
  • Working with a database list
  • Working with sparklines
Excel Stage 2 PDF

Excel - Stage 3

This course is designed for those who wish to understand how to analyse and present their data more efficiently as well as create spreadsheets over multiple sheets for others to use.


Attendees should have attended our Excel Intermediate course or have equivalent knowledge.

What you will learn:

  • Review of Excel essentials
  • Data Validation
  • Protection
  • Statistical Functions
  • Logical Functions
  • Lookup Functions
  • Formulae auditing
  • Naming cells and ranges
  • Outline features
  • Analysing data with Pivot tables
Excel Stage 3 PDF
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Delivery Options

On-line One to One Training

One to one training is an investment in your own skills and development. The learner’s needs can be addressed more fully because there is more flexibility, more feedback and a greater understanding of the individual learner’s needs.  The learner has a greater control over the pace, content and is able to ask more questions and practice skills.  Training that is tailored to individual needs will leave you feeling empowered with a productive relationship with the tutor.

Remote Microsoft Office Training Surgery

Choose our remote IT Training Surgery for cost effective, targeted IT Training.

Say goodbye to wasted time and lost productivity with our one to one remote support.

Working at your computer, your staff can pre-book on-line time slots of an hour upwards with our trainer. This bespoke training offer is highly effective as it solves questions immediately.

Bespoke Group Sessions

A bespoke training session can be delivered at your premises (No minimum and maximum 8 per group). Our standard courses are delivered at three levels – Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced. The individual Skills-Scan enables us to identify specific training needs; therefore ensuring delegates attend a course which is pitched at the relevant level.

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