Basic Excel Training Course

Our Basic Excel training course can be carried out in the following versions: 2010, 2013, 2016 and 365.

All of our courses are full day courses, typically running from 9:30am to 4pm with two coffee breaks and a lunch break throughout to break up the course. Timings can be slightly flexible though to fit in with your needs. We can also create a bespoke course to tailor the contents of the course to your needs. Just ask, we’d be happy to help.

Key Content

The key content that is covered in the course can be found below:

 

  • The Excel Screen Environment
  • Ribbons, Tabs, Customisation
  • Selecting Cells
  • Entering Text and Numbers. Cell formatting
  • Editing, Cut, Copy, Paste
  • Formatting Text. Cell styles
  • Shading and borders
  • Inserting rows and columns
  • Simple Formulae. Autosum, Percentages
  • Headers & Footers
  • Common Functions
  • Differences between Relative & Absolute References
  • Page setup, Printing & Zoom
  • Other Simple Functions for example hiding, freezing, conditional formatting
  • Exercises throughout

Course Objectives

The objective of this course is to enable the trainee to create and format individual worksheets learning how to use simple cell and column formatting skills. In addition there will be considerable emphasis placed upon the simple mathematical symbols  and simple functions used in Excel. Navigational procedures like hiding and freezing will be covered along with conditional formatting.

Comments and Testimonials

Redwing Solutions – Training Staff in Microsoft 365

Both John & Rachel have provided 1-2-1 training for our team for several years and each time the training has been excellent and informative.
Both John & Rachel’s training skills and techniques are fantastic, and they are both extremely patient and conscientious throughout the day, ensuring that everyone understands each section before moving on to the next.
We would highly recommend JPL to anyone wishing to get themselves & their team up to date with any IT training!

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Direct Air Testimonial – helping train staff in Microsoft 365 packages

JPL IT Training has provided exceptional remote training for members of our Sales & Marketing team. The team had varying levels of Microsoft knowledge, so the training covered Word, Excel and PowerPoint. All of the team found the courses they attended really useful. As a result they have been implementing key takeaways in their day-to-day work such as shortcuts and formatting tools. The training was 1-2-1 and very flexible to each learners’ requirements. This style was a fantastic method of training for our business. Thank you to John & Rachel!

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IKON Dental Suite Testimonial – helping train staff in Microsoft Office

We wanted to share a quick note and let you know that you did a really good job on giving us the training that we need for Excel and PowerPoint.

As we all know these both are big topics which suit every company differently. We cannot thank you enough for taking the time to tailor this course to our needs.

John is an excellent trainer and very generous with his tips. We were also very impressed by the excellent and efficient before and after communication in between us.

The whole team benefitted greatly from the day. We are looking forward booking more courses provided by you.

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Microsoft Excel Courses at AFH Wealth Management

John is an excellent trainer and has helped many of our staff members become competent users of Excel, which has ultimately improved efficiencies when performing their job roles. John’s “learn by doing” style of teaching is very effective as it enables the trainees to get hands-on experience while they develop their skills within the system.

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Woodgreen – Helping pets and their people – Bespoke Access training course

We were looking for a tailored Access database training course and John was able to accommodate our requirements with ease and offer flexibility which was just what we wanted.
The pace of the training was spot on. It was informative and interactive and we felt comfortable in asking questions.
John was very patient and we all learnt a lot. The day just flew by which just shows how much we enjoyed the day and the content and support given. Thank you John!

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