Beginner Excel



The aim of this course is to give you an introduction to Excel and enable you to get familiar with formulas, basic functions, data entry, and how to navigate around the programme.


Classroom: 1 day

Online: 2 half days


  • Identify the Excel icon and access the programme
  • Get familiar with the Ribbon
  • Enter dates/numbers/text and understand the difference between them
  • Create simple formulas: add, subtract, divide, multiply
  • Understand rows, columns, cell, and range
  • Know how to enter formulas and text, and how to copy formulas
  • Learn the Sum, Max, Min, Average, Count, CountA functions
  • Know how to insert rows and columns
  • Printing: using scaling and print titles
  • Create a simple chart from recommended chart options
  • Absolute and relative formulas (fixing cells)
  • Using a list in Excel – sorting and filtering
  • Worksheets: renaming, moving, copying, changing tab colour
  • (If time allows) Simple If Statements and/or Conditional Formatting

Upcoming Dates (online)

Session 1: January 12th 9.15am - 12.45pm

Session 2: January 19th 9.15am - 12.45pm

This course is delivered by Anne Walsh, The Excel Expert