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

Microsoft training experts for you | JPL IT Training Limited

John and Rachel developed some customised training to meet a particular need (computer awareness). I was impressed with the service we received from start to finish, the training met our needs and we had extremely positive feedback from the delegates, in particular about the trainers’ style and delivery.

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Build It International testimonial – helping those that help others

Thanks to @johnlegge for our recent Excel training session helping us to manipulate data quicker and more effectively 📊📈 Lots of really useful hints and tips that we’ve already been putting into practise! #MasterYourData 🤓 #BuildingBrighterFutures

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UCB – delivering all Microsoft Office courses to staff

My colleagues at UCB have nothing but praise for John and his team. John’s training is excellent and his advice on Microsoft packages has been valuable to us. I highly recommend JPL Computer Services Limited as a training provider and look forward to the next training that we will arrange.

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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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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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