Microsoft Excel Introductory

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Microsoft Excel Introductory

Microsoft Excel Introductory - 6-hour Excel course for beginners, 9.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 4.30pm

In the modern business world, Microsoft Excel is probably the most powerful software available for working with data, enabling professionals to simplify complex tasks and thus to radically enhance their productivity on the job.

This private Introduction to Microsoft Excel course delivered by Insight IT Training is designed to help your staff take advantage of this potential by introducing them to Excel's basic features. Delivered on-site or off-site according to your preference, the course is typically run over 6 hours and designed to provide delegates with skills and confidence in:

  • Creating, editing and formatting worksheets
  • Using calculations
  • Exporting and printing
  • Using shortcuts

The course is 100% hands-on and full of exercises to help trainees practice the skills they are learning. Organisations can also choose to tailor the course content (free of charge) to meet their staff's specific Excel needs.

Insight IT Training can arrange for the training to cover any version of the Microsoft Excel software.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is suitable for those who are new to Excel and looking to develop the skills needed to use the software's basic features.

No previous experience of Excel is necessary, but familiarity with the use of Windows is assumed, along with basic keyboard and mouse experience.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Each trainee will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Training Course Content

Standard course content includes:

The Basics;

  • What is a spreadsheet?
  • The Microsoft Excel screen

Create a new Worksheet;

  • Creating a worksheet
  • Entering information into a worksheet
  • Save a worksheet

Modify an existing Worksheet;

  • Open a file
  • Insert and delete information
  • Move information
  • Save changes made to a worksheet

Worksheet Shortcuts;

  • Using AutoFill
  • Using AutoComplete

Worksheet Calculations;

  • Entering totals in a worksheet
  • Performing basic arithmetic in a worksheet

Formatting Worksheets;

  • Change fonts
  • Change cell colours
  • Using borders
  • Change number formats
  • Change alignment

Printing Worksheets

  • Using Print Preview
  • Using Page Break Preview
  • Changing the page setup
  • Headers & Footers
  • Printing part of a worksheet

Levels of Study

Insight IT Training delivers standard Excel courses at Introductory, Intermediate and Advanced level. These programmes can also be tailored - in content, format and duration - to meet your exact needs.


Our prices are all inclusive and the same for any;location in the UK. Prices options are available for training 1 or 2 people and a group of between 3 to 6 people. Please contact us for current promotional offers.

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