Expand your Excel Skills for Employability

Ref: C2346669

You will learn how to use spreadsheets to perform calculations and project results. You will be able to create a spreadsheet and use Level 2 skills. You will be able to work through exercises and practice your new skills and your tutor will always be on hand to give help and guidance.

Additional information about this course

Over 90% of applicants for skills courses do not need to pay a fee. Subject to status - courses are free for unemployed people, job seekers and people on low wage. If you do not qualify you will be alerted during the application process. You can cancel at any time. Call us on 0300 303 3464 if you want to check anything with us.

Course aim

This is a course designed for learners to acquire the skills in using spreadsheet software (Microsoft Office Excel) to use complex formulae and functions to analyse and interpret data,

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for improvers
  • A basic knowledge of using Excel would be useful to be able to learn the Level 2 skills

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

  • Learn how to use Excel functions including the IF function.
  • Understand how to use relative and absolute cell references.
  • Align data within a cell, set text orientation.
  • Wrap cell contents, merge cells, freeze columns and rows.
  • Hide/unhide columns/rows.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

You will need to have internet access as this is an online course.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Expand your Excel Skills for Employability

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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

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