Excel Basics

Length: 0.5 Day(s)     Cost:$315 + GST

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LOCATION September October November December
Auckland
Hamilton
Christchurch
Wellington
Virtual Class
This course is designed to introduce new users to Microsoft Excel, a spreadsheet application. In this hands on half day training session you will learn how to confidently open, edit and add to an existing Excel spreadsheet, without fear of messing up. We will cover entering and editing data, printing, basic formulas to calculate totals and basic formatting to make the spreadsheet easy to read.

This course is designed for people who have never used Excel before. If you are keen to learn about creating spreadsheets or need to start using Excel for work, this is the place to start. If think you already know a bit about Excel, our Excel Essential Skills course might be a better starting point for you.

Perfect for picking up a new skill. There’s no need to have any prior knowledge Excel knowledge to attend. It will help if you’re comfortable using computers or have attended our Windows Getting Started course.


  • Introduction to Excel - The Excel Window
  • Save, Close and Open Files - Office Backstage
  • Entering and Editing Data
  • Templates - Working with Existing Files
  • Navigating around the Workbook
  • Selecting Ranges
  • Using Find and Replace
  • Basic Calculations
  • Changing the Worksheet Appearance
  • Page Layout View and Printing
  • Distribution