Excel 100x100

Excel 2013/2016 Core Level 2

This course is for anyone who has used Excel before to create and alter spreadsheets and perform basic calculations. Learners must have used Excel before and be familiar with using formulae for calculations; for example a multiplication that involves a fixed figure (such as VAT) and requires an absolute cell reference (e.g. $B$4). It is suitable for users of both Excel 2013 and Excel 2016.

Course Dates:

5th Oct 2016 (fully booked)

11th Oct 2016 (spaces available)

18th Oct 2016 (spaces available)

31st Oct 2016 (spaces available)

15th Nov 2016 (spaces available)

29th Nov 2016 (spaces available)

12th Dec 2016 (spaces available)

5th Jan 2017 (spaces available)

19th Jan 2017 (spaces available)

2nd Feb 2017 (spaces available)

13th Feb 2017 (spaces available)

27th Feb 2017 (spaces available)

Course Length: 1 day

Course Costs:

Standard Price: £250 (+VAT)

Public Sector: £200 (+VAT)

Charity: £160 (+VAT)

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Course Location

Happy, Alie Street – view map & directions

Course Requirements

Learners must have used Excel before and be familiar with creating basic formulas, Autofilling them through rows or columns and using Absolute Cell References (e.g. $B$4) to refer to fixed figures – like VAT or performance targets – that apply to everyone in a list.

What You Will Learn

In particular you will be able to:

  • Create formulas using time, time formats
  • Manually create a range name to refer to a cell, for example ‘Vat’ rather than B2
  • Paste special, Copy part of your Excel spreadsheet to a Word document and have any changes made in Excel updated in the Word document
  • Use functions such as average, minimum and maximum to create statistical information
  • Use Conditional Formatting to automatically change the look of cells depending on their value
  • Create a calculation based on a condition. e.g. add a £10 bonus to all staff who have achieved results above target
  • Count entries IF they meet a condition. e.g. count the number of customers who live in Leeds
  • Create and work on more than one worksheet and group them to make changes simultaneously
  • Use the Consolidate feature to summarise multiple sheets of data. Link formulas across Worksheets
  • Protect your data from deletions or changes
  • Create a basic Pivot Table to summarise large sets of data easily
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Timetable

Session 1

Brief recap on Formulae and Absolute Cell References; Simple Range Names; Time Formats, Calculating with Time, Pasting Excel to Word (with and without Links).

Session 2

Using the Paste Function; Common Functions: Average, Min and Max; Conditional Formatting; Using Basic If Function; Using CountIf.

Session 3

Using Multiple Worksheets; Grouping across Sheets; Linking Formulae across Sheets; Consolidation.

Session 4

Pivot Tables.

 

Please note that while this course covers Excel 2016, it is not an Office 365 and working in the Cloud course (although it does mention working in the Cloud). If you would like to learn how to use Office 365 features such as SharePoint, OneNote, Skype for Business and Yammer, please see our Office 365 Conversion course or contact us for details.


SMALL PRINT

The course will run from 10am to 4:45pm (light cold buffet 1pm to 1:45pm). Please be careful to arrive by 9.45am for registration and refreshments. The course will start precisely on time and it may not be possible to go back over material missed by late arrivals. If you arrive over 30 minutes late you may be asked to leave and attend another day.

Your Course Trainers

Darren Andrews

Darren Andrews

Darren manages the IT helpline, as well as training almost every IT course on the Happy computers programme. He has been with Happy for nearly 9 years.

Ed Lepre

Ed Lepre

Ed has been an IT trainer with Happy for nearly 11 years. His favourite package is Excel - which he trains to advanced level. He is also the new IT Helpline Manager (when he's not training).

Rachael Worral

Rachael Worral

Rachael is the Happy Computers Product Development Manager, as well as being our lead IT trainer. She is responsible for making sure all our courses are of the highest quality.