Mastering the Essentials of Excel

Thursday 29th November 2018 from 9:30am
7th Floor, Municipal Building, Kingsway, Widnes, WA8 7QF

New 1-day course for Microsoft from just £150.00 plus vat (for Chamber Members)




29th November - 9:30 to 16:00



This course gives you all the essentials you need to get started with Excel. You will learn how to use spreadsheet layout to best effect; how to enter and change data; tips and shortcuts; arithmetic formulas; functions and printing.

If you have numbers to manipulate in your business, this is the course for you.


Recommended for

Anyone who wishes to use or develop spreadsheets for business use.


What do you need to know already?

We assume that you have used a computer before and know a bit about:

  • Working within the Windows environment
  • Electronic filing
  • Using a keyboard
  • Using a mouse



At the end of the training you will be able to successfully:

  • Understand basic features and use of Excel and essential principles of workbook design
  • Enter, edit and format data in a simple Excel spreadsheet
  • Use autofill to enter data efficiently
  • Apply text and numerical formatting to a spreadsheet
  • Use the clipboard and keyboard shortcuts to cut, copy and paste data
  • Use arithmetic formulas and simple functions to analyse numerical data
  • Print worksheets using the documentation and support provided.


We recommend that you bring real-life examples and problems from work with you so that you can go back to work after training having made real progress.

All courses are accompanied by detailed training notes and exercises.


Courses run from 9:30 – 4:00. Refreshments and lunch are provided.


£150 for Chamber Members

£180 for Non-Members

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