Excel for Beginners

Ref: C2527461

If you are an Excel beginner and want to learn Excel, this course is for you as it is a perfect introduction to basic Microsoft Excel. You need no prior knowledge. Learn how to open and close Excel, enter Data and format that data. Navigate around Excel, custom you view, organize your data, and lots more.

Course aim

Learn the basics of spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is aimed at those who have little or no skill using spreadsheets - mainly Excel.

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

  • Open and close Excel
  • Enter data and format that data
  • Navigate around Excel using ketboard shortcuts and the mouse - custom your views and organise data
  • Custom you views - Portrait/Landscape
  • Organize your data using Sort and Filters.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

You will need to have a computer with Microsoft Excel installed. As well as Zoom and WEA canvas.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Excel for Beginners


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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