Excel: Introduction (Mac)

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Excel: Introduction (Mac)

This Level 1 Excel training course is offered as an open/scheduled 1-day workshop by SquareOne Training or a closed course at your offices.

This course is suitable for people with little or no experience of using Microsoft Excel for the Mac. By the end of the course you will be able to create basic but powerful Excel spreadsheets which have the everyday formulae embedded.

Often, self-taught users miss out on the productivity benefits of the time saving tools featured within Excel. These are also covered during this course.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is suitable for people who are self taught or have little to no experience of using Microsoft Excel Mac who wish to get more confident within the package.


Delegates will need to be familiar with using Macs and should have experience using a keyboard and mouse. We would expect delegates to know how to: launch and close applications, navigate, save and open files.

Training Course Content

Getting started with Microsoft Excel for the Mac

  • Introduction to Excel
  • Navigating the Excel Screen

File Management

  • Creating Worksheets
  • Opening Worksheets
  • Editing Worksheets

Editing and Selecting Data

  • Typing Text, Dates and Numbers
  • Selecting Cells, Rows and Columns using the Mouse and Keyboard
  • Tips on navigating

Using Functions

  • Creating simple calculations such as (+, -, *, /) ·
  • Using the Sum, Average, Min, Max Functions
  • Understanding the Function Wizard

Working with Dates

  • Date Calculations
  • Formatting Dates

Copying and Moving Data/Formulae

  • Using Cut, Copy and Paste
  • AutoFill
  • Drag and Drop
  • Copy and Drop
  • Introduction to Relative and Absolute Cell Referencing

Editing Worksheets

  • Adding Rows and Columns
  • Sizing Rows and Columns
  • Hiding Rows and Columns

Formatting Worksheets

  • Working with Fonts
  • Adding Borders and Colours to Cells
  • Aligning the Content of a Cell
  • Applying Number Formatting
  • Using the Format Painter

Working with Large Worksheets

  • Freezing and Splitting Rows and Columns
  • Introduction to Filters


  • Using Print Preview
  • Setting up Print Ranges
  • Print Formatting

Charts and Graphs

  • Creating Charts and Graphs
  • Basic Formatting of Charts and Graphs

Why choose SquareOne Training

25 years' experience of delivering quality IT Training Services

All trainers Certified Microsoft Office Trainer (MOS) or higher

Public and in-house training throughout the UK


This Level 1 Excel Mac training course is offered both as an open/scheduled course in Merseyside, Manchester or London. 

This course can also be offered as an in-house training course, delivered in the form of a closed course at your company's premises.

SquareOne can come to you no matter where you are based throughout the UK and Europe. Closed course price available on request.

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