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Microsoft Excel Introduction IT Training Course

Duration:1 day
Locations:Glasgow, Edinburgh
Glasgow Dates:Mon 6th Apr 20,  Mon 11th May 20
Edinburgh Dates:

Dates above and cost (excludes VAT) are for joining a scheduled course. 

Or book Private Group from £395 + VAT or book 1-to-1 from £200 + VAT.

One Day Course

This course is aimed at people who have access to Microsoft Excel and would like to learn how to create spreadsheets and have a fundamental understanding of some of Excel's abilities to handle data.

Course Aims to enable delegates to:

Understand the ability and uses of Excel to produce spreadsheets. The training is intended for anyone wishing to use Microsoft Excel while currently unfamiliar with the application.

Course Content

Excel Basics

  • Spreadsheet terminology
  • Exploring the Excel window
  • Opening and navigating a workbook
  • Closing a workbook

Entering and Editing Data

  • Creating a new Excel Workbook
  • Entering and Editing labels and values
  • Entering and editing formulas
  • Saving and updating a workbook


  • Preparing to print
  • Page Setup options

Using Functions

  • Entering Functions
  • Using Autosum
  • Using Average, Min, Max and Count

Formatting Worksheets

  • Formatting text
  • Formatting rows and columns
  • Number formatting
  • Other formatting features

Creating Charts

  • Creating a chart
  • Printing charts

Web Features

  • Saving a worksheet as a web page
  • Adding hyperlinks
  • Sending a workbook via email


Follow-on Courses

Microsoft Excel Intermediate, Microsoft Excel Advanced

Requirements before booking this course:

People coming on the course should either have attended a Windows course or should have knowledge to an equivalent level – that is to be to use a keyboard and mouse, navigate in Windows, launch applications and understand how data is filed on a computer


Training is available on all versions