What career opportunities can this lead to?

After completing this course you will be prepared to attend the Excel Intermediate training course.

What are the entry requirements?

No formal entry requirements

What does this programme involve?

Course Syllabus:
Getting Started
- Spreadsheet terminology
- Exploring the Excel window
- Getting help
- Opening and navigating workbooks
- Closing workbooks
Entering and Editing data
- Creating workbooks
- Entering and editing labels and values
- Entering and editing formulas
- Saving and updating workbooks
Modifying a Worksheet
- Moving and copying data
- Moving and copying formulas
- Using absolute references
- Inserting and deleting ranges
Using Functions
- Entering functions
- Using AutoSum
- Using AVERAGE, MIN and MAX
Formatting Worksheets
- Formatting text
- Formatting rows and columns
- Number formatting
- Preparing to print
- Page Setup options
- Printing Worksheets
All one-day IT courses are bespoke and not qualification-based. Training formats available:
- 1 day instructor-led at the College
- On-site at your company office UK wide
- Bespoke one-to-one basis
- Tailored training courses to your requirement At the end of this course you will have a good working knowledge of Excel basics. You will feel more confident using Excel, and be able to create a spreadsheet from scratch. Understanding and using some of the built in calculation and formula functionality will allow you to be more productive in your work and home Excel environments. Spreadsheets that you create will be easier to use and look more presentable.

How is the programme taught and assessed?

Training formats available
- 1 day instructor-led at the College
- On-site at your company office UK wide
- Bespoke one-to-one basis
- Tailored training courses to your requirement

What else do I need to know?

Our Microsoft Excel training course is suitable for complete beginners to Microsoft Excel. A working knowledge of Windows is required, but no experience of Microsoft Excel is needed.

Pen and paper.

How do I apply?

Apply by clicking on the APPLY NOW link on this page. Alternatively, you can apply by completing an application form through our Information, Advice and Guidance team by telephone 023 8091 1299 or via email at goplaces@eastleigh.ac.uk.

*Fees will apply if you are over 18. You may be eligible for fee support or a loan. To find out an accurate cost, based on your individual circumstances, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team.

Course Code


Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
EXC1A Eastleigh College 09:30 – 16:30 1 £103.00 £103.00 Apply now

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If you require further advice and guidance about any course costs and/or the funding options available to you, the College has a dedicated Information, Advice and Guidance team who can be contacted on telephone 023 8091 1299.

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