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Excel: Introduction (Level 1)

Learn The Essential Features In Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel's range of fantastic features make this one of the most wide used software in the World.

But are you harnessing it's full potential?

Our Excel introduction course is perfect for both beginners and those who are self-taught in Microsoft Excel and are looking to learn skills that will transform how they work on a day-to-day basis. Each course is designed and delivered by industry leading trainers, giving you the confidence, you are receiving the highest quality of training available.

Upon completion, all delegates will receive a certificate of attendance, an extensive manual and the confidence to use features such as creating formulas, formatting and entering data quickly and comfortably. All of which will benefit you on a day-to-day basis.


Delegates will need to be familiar with using personal computers 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.

Why Choose SquareOne?

As an internationally renowned IT Training company offering training for over 26 years, throughout the UK and Europe, you can rest assured that our training services will help to transform you or your business.

We do this by creating inspiring, motivational and cost effective solutions to your training needs, focused around changing the way you work. Our mantra is that no two businesses are the same and our team of experts at SquareOne Training will go the extra mile to ensure you get the training solution perfect for you, helping you or your staff unlock their hidden potential.

Training Locations

Our open classroom courses are held in Merseyside where we have state of the art training facilities. We also provide in-house training solutions at any office location in the UK or Europe. We frequently deliver training in Liverpool, Wirral, Blackpool, Manchester, London, Chester, Warrington, Leeds, Cardiff, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Bristol, Sheffield, Glasgow, Leatherhead, Aberdeen and Ireland.

Closed courses can also be delivered in European countries such as Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Greece, France, Finland, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland and off shore.... Either in English or local language.

Software Versions

We offer training solutions for all versions of Excel - 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016 and Office 365.

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Course Duration

1 Day Classroom Training or Online

Getting started with Microsoft Excel

  • Introduction to Excel
  • Navigating the Excel Screen and Ribbon
  • Tips and Tricks for Selection and Movement around the screen

File Management

  • Creating and Saving Workbooks
  • Opening Workbooks

Data Input and Selection

  • Typing and Formatting for Text, Dates and Numbers
  • Selecting Cells, Rows and Columns using the Mouse and Keyboard shortcuts

Using Functions

  • Using the Sum, Average, Min, Max, Count Functions
  • Understanding and working with 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

Editing Worksheets

  • Adding Rows and Columns
  • Sizing Rows and Columns
  • Hiding/Unhiding Rows and Columns

Formatting Worksheets

  • Working with Fonts, Sizes and Colours
  • Adding Borders and Fill Colour to Cells
  • Aligning the Content of a Cell
  • Applying Number Formatting
  • Using the Format Painter
  • Merge and Unmerge Cells

Working with Large Worksheets

  • Freezing Panes
  • Working with Split Pane View
  • AutoFilter


  • Using Print Preview
  • Setting the Print Range
  • Sizing Spreadsheets to Fit
  • Working with Margins, Headers and Footers and other useful print settings

Multiple Sheets

  • Creating new Sheets
  • Colouring Sheet Tabs
  • Navigating Sheets
  • Deleting Sheets

Charts and Graphs

  • Creating Charts and Graphs alongside data
  • Creating Charts and Graphs on a new sheet
  • Changing the Chart Types
  • Basic Formatting of Charts and Graphs


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