Microsoft Excel: Foundation of Spreadsheet Creation
Duration 1 day
Training Points 2.0
Team Professional Development


In this course, you will learn the importance of producing spreadsheets that are structured and formatted correctly.  By utilising these principles you will then be able to create spreadsheets that are easier to interpret, analyse and present.  By attending this course, you will then be able to build on these foundations to be able to use the more advanced functions of Microsoft Excel.

Learning Outcomes:

At the completion of this course you should be able to:

  • Make changes to data in a workbook
  • Understand and work with ranges in a worksheet
  • Use the fill operations available to fill a data series
  • Understand, create and work with basic formulas and functions used to perform calculations (In preparation for the Microsoft Excel Calculations Course)
  • Format rows and columns in a worksheet
  • Understand and use formatting features
  • Printing and Page Setup including repeating titles, headers and footers, printable area etc. 
  • Create a bar chart (In preparation for the Microsoft Excel Charts Course)
  • Manage "long" spreadsheets including page breaks, freeze panes and split windows.



This course assumes some knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

If you need help with these skills or are worried in any way whether this is the right course for you please book a place on the Supported IT Self-Study course where you can discuss your requirements and choose the courses you need.



Course Leader input, demonstrations and hands-on practical sessions.

LocationStart DateAll DatesTimesPlaces AvailableBook
Online Course19 May 202119 May 20219:30am - 4:30pm0Add to Waiting List
Online Course23 June 202123 June 20219:30am - 4:30pm13
Online Course22 July 202122 July 20219:30am - 4:30pm17