Excel for Household Budgets

Ref: C2345799

If you are a beginner and need help getting started on a computer, or need to improve your current basic computing skills, explore our 'Excel for Household Budgets' course to get you started on your journey. This is a non-accredited course and is a practical and flexible way of improving your ICT skills using Excel.

Course aim

The course aims are for the learners to gain confidence using the Microsoft Excel application to create spreadsheets.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Use Excel to create a spreadsheet and enter text and numbers.
  • Confidently use spreadsheets to apply formulas eg sum, average etc.
  • Confidently use spreadsheets to format and manipulate data.
  • Ability to create different types of chart eg pie, column etc.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

It would be useful to have a note book and a pen to make notes.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Excel for Household Budgets


As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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