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Introduction Microsoft Excel
Introduction Microsoft Excel
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  • Posted 7 months ago
  • Riverside Training
  • Next Course: 12th December 2017
  • Course Level: Level 1
  • Course Basics: A brilliant course for new and basic users to fully understand the jargon associated with Excel. Covering all the basic elements needed to succeed using spreadsheet software.
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Introduction to Microsoft Excel

Duration: 1 day

Introduction to Microsoft Excel

Spreadsheet software is used regularly in businesses to present data, to calculate costs and to create graphs and charts. In this unit you will learn how to enter, edit and organise numerical data, and how to manipulate and analyse data using formulae and data analysis tools. You will also learn how to organise and present data by using page layout and graph and chart tools where appropriate.

  • Understand the Excel screen layout & Shortcuts
  • Understand basic excel terminology (Cell, range, Ribbon, Highlight, Drag etc)
  • Formatting Cells (Currency, Date, Percentage etc)
  • Using Simple formulas
  • Using simple functions (SUM, AVERAGE, MIN, MAX etc)
  • Adding new worksheets
  • Inserting new columns and rows
  • Absolute and relative cell references
  • Freezing rows and columns
  • Sorting data
  • Setting margins and printing options
  • Creating basic charts

What is involved?

Courses are delivered as workshops to gain new knowledge. Successful Certification comes from completing an external test or work based assignment focused on your business.

Courses are delivered at our Offices in Hereford or, if appropriate, can be delivered in your workplace according to numbers.


12th December 2017 – 1 day course


Riverside Training Ltd
6 St Martins Street


Funding is available through the European Social Fund according to eligibility criteria:

  • Learner is aged 19+, living and working in the Marches (Herefordshire & Shropshire)
  • The business employs no more than 250 employees (or 49 for Level 4)
  • The learner is not on any other government programme such as college or university

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