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.


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.


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

For more information and for prices, please contact us at or by giving us a call on 07903 840105 for a no obligation quote.

We’d be happy to help with your Microsoft Office training needs.


Comments from attendees:

“Very good tutor. Best part of the course: suited various level of knowledge very well”

“Well presented, good pace. Best part of the course: covered a lot of ground in short time”

“Very good, clearly explained and demonstrated well. Best part of the course: learning shortcuts”

“Well paced. Managed varied capabilities in the course well. Best part of the course: exercises”

“John is fantastic and very helpful – highly recommend. Best part of the course: big range or topics covered and very helpful shortcuts”

“Very informative and well presented. Best part of the course: the thorough information provided”

“Clear and concise, within a relaxed friendly atmosphere. Best part of the course: interactive “give it a go” approach on PC”

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