Beginner Google Sheets Level 1 Live Online Learning Courses

We currently offer three Beginner Level 1 Live Online Learning sessions for Google Sheets. Each one is 90 minutes long and covers an essential skill that will improve your productivity. You can either take just 1 or all 3 sessions.

Live Online Learning is an interactive webinar, delivered using GoToTraining. Learners log into the software on their own machine and can be anywhere — at their desk or at home. The trainer then guides the learners through the material, encouraging participation and interaction.

Session Overview

Google Sheets Level 1: Creating Formulas

If you’re able to create spreadsheet layouts but would like to get into using Google Sheets' calculating power, this session can help you.

Course requirements: You must be confident in using Windows, the mouse and the internet. You have set up a Gmail account in advance of the course. This course is for anyone who are seeking to use Google Sheets and Google Apps, either instead of MS Office or as well as. You will need to be confident setting up data in a spreadsheet, saving and locating the file.

What you will learn:

  • Using the Sum feature
  • Copying Formulae with Autofill
  • Number Format
  • Using Absolute Cell References to refer to fixed figures in formulas
  • Good Spreadsheet Design

Google Sheets Level 1: Using Sheets as a single table database

If you work with long lists of data and want to feel in control of them and be able to group and filter the data to see trends, or if you’ve ever struggled to print a large Sheets file, this session is for you.

Course requirements: You must be confident in using Windows, the mouse and the internet. You have set up a Gmail account in advance of the course. This course is for anyone who is seeking to use Google Sheets and Google Apps, either instead of MS Office or as well as. You will need to be confident setting up data in a spreadsheet, saving and locating the file.

What you will learn:

  • Freeze panes
  • Printing the first row
  • Sorting
  • Multi-level sorting
  • AutoFilter
  • Filter Views
  • Print Preview
  • Page Setup for Printing
  • Headers and Footers

Google Sheets Level 1: Data Visualisation

This session will take a set of data and help you make it meaningful by adding conditional formatting (like Red, Amber, Green RAG ratings) and by turning summary tables into bar and pie charts.

Course requirements: You must be confident in using Windows, the mouse and the internet. You have set up a Gmail account in advance of the course. This course is for anyone who are seeking to use Google Sheets and Google Apps, either instead of MS Office or as well as.  You will need to be confident setting up data in a spreadsheet, saving and locating the file.

What you will learn:

  • Conditional Formatting
  • Types of Charts
  • Insert a Chart
  • Chart Layout
  • Chart Styles

You can also mix and match with our other Live Online Learning courses: Google Sheets Level 2, Google Sheets Level 2: Pivot Tables and Data Tidying, Google Sheets Level 3 (though do check course requirements before booking), Google Docs Level 2, Gmail Level 2, Google Drive: Sharing and Collaboration and Working With G Suite For Business. We also offer a wide range of Microsoft Office 365 courses and have developed a range of Live Online Learning for our Leadership and Personal Development programmes that you may be interested in.

Group Learning Events

If you have three or more learners, a private group course could be cheaper.

We can tailor the content to your team, and host the training remotely, at your workplace or here at Happy's HQ in Aldgate, Central London.

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The Small Print

The course will run remotely for 90 minutes. 

All learners will need to either install GoToTraining on their machines or use the Web App in a browser (either Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge are supported). Full technical requirements are on the GoTo websiteYour link will be included in your joining instructions once you have booked your place — if you haven't received this email then please contact our team.

Learners should log into the training session 10 minutes before the start time to ensure that they have downloaded and set up GoTo correctly. The course will start precisely on time and it may not be possible to go back over material missed by late arrivals.

Your active participation is expected: everyone will be heard and seen throughout, just as they would be if we were in a room together. To be heard, hear and seen you will need a microphone, speakers and camera – if you have a modern laptop that’s all you will need. Remember, you’ll need a quiet place to call from and a decent internet connection is a must.

Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions before booking for our payment terms and cancellation policy.

The happy Guarantee

We want everyone to go away from our courses feeling as though they have learnt useful, practical skills that they can use straight away when they go back to work.

If you don’t feel that your training has been useful or if you are unhappy in any way, just get in touch with our Customer Services team within 30 days of the course. We will be happy to offer you additional support and training free of charge to help you to gain the skills you need, or if you’d prefer, a full refund.

Your post-course support package

  • 2 years of free access to our IT Helpline
  • Unlimited access - call or email our team as often as you need
  • Ask about any content covered on your course
  • Included in the price of our training sessions