• Computing

    Microsoft Excel - Beginners

  • Attendance / Duration

    1 Day (9:00am - 4:00pm)

    Ayr, Kilmarnock Campus, or Online

  • Cost


Book / Enquiry

Thursday 25th January (Kilmarnock Campus) - Book here

Thursday 22nd February (Kilmarnock Campus) - Book here

To be added to our waiting list for future course dates please email businessgrowth@ayrshire.ac.uk

What's Involved?

Microsoft Excel is a software program included in the Microsoft Office suite. It is used to create spreadsheets, which are documents in which data is laid out in rows and columns.

This course is suitable for those with no prior experience of Excel.

Participants should have good computer skills and is suitable for those using Microsoft Office 2013 or above.

Please note you must have the following set up to progress with this course;

  • The latest version of Windows
  • Microsoft Office 2013 or above
  • Microsoft Teams
  • A working webcam
  • A working microphone

Course Content

This course will cover the following:

  • Interface overview and terminology
  • Entering and editing data
  • Formatting data
  • Saving a workbook
  • Working with multiple workbooks
  • Copying and pasting between documents
  • Inserting/deleting rows and columns
  • Changing column width/ row height
  • Sorting data
  • Find and Replace content
  • Freezing panes
  • Basic formulae and functions
  • Page Setup and printing
  • Creating simple charts

By the end of this course participants will be able to create and format a simple worksheet and have a good working knowledge of Excel basics. They will understand some of the functionality that will allow them to be more productive in their work.

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Start Date

20 Dec 2023

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Start Date

25 Jan 2024

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Start Date

22 Feb 2024

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