IT/Digital Skills – Excel for Beginners and Power-point

Ref: C2422906

This beginners / improvers course is designed to help build confidence in your ability to use the fundamentals of PowerPoint and Excel. Developing skills and independence in using the software, whilst thinking about returning to work.

Course aim

To develop your confidence and help you feel more capable in your ability to create spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel and presentations in PowerPoint using Office 2010.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers
  • You must be fully proficient with keyboard and mouse skills and finding your way around your computer. Saving, editing etc.

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

  • Create simple spreadsheets using formulae and functions in Excel.
  • Sort and filter data in Excel spreadsheets to produce more meaningful information.
  • Produce a simple graph.
  • Create, Edit, View and Present a PowerPoint Presentation.
  • Use Slide Master and Speakers Notes.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

- What you need: You will need an internet connection, speakers, a microphone and a webcam so that you can use our video learning platform, Zoom. If you’d like to understand more Zoom please visit:

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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IT/Digital Skills – Excel for Beginners and Power-point


This course is funded by the Greater London Combined Authority but is also open to residents of other areas.

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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