IT and Digital Developing Skills

Foundation Excel

Event Information:

Date: Thursday, 24 February 2022

Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm

Available To: Members and Non Members

Trainer: Martin Perry

Member Price: £225.00+VAT

Non-Member Price: £295.00+VAT

Please note:

This training course is planned to run online and is fully interactive.


This one-day course focuses on understanding how to be able to create your own spreadsheets and your own simple calculations using formulae and functions.

You will gain confidence in using the package and learn many tips, tricks and shortcuts. The course will help with design, format and printing spreadsheets using formulae and functions including Sum, Average, Min, Max and Count.

Course programme in detail

  • Getting To know Excel
  • Creating a new workbook
  • Editing a workbook
  • Selecting ranges
  • Copying and pasting data
  • Formulas and Functions
  • Row and Column Formatting
  • Number Formatting
  • Font Formatting
  • Page setup and printing

Course Timings 

The day will be split into five sessions, with breaks inbetween to allow time away from the screen.

Session 1 - 9.00am - 10.00am

Session 2 - 10.30am - 11.30am

Session 3 - 12.00pm - 1.00pm

Session 4 - 2.00pm - 3.00pm

Session 5 - 3.30pm - 4.30pm

Course outcome

Delegates will be able to design and create their own spreadsheets.

Who should attend

Delegates with little or no experience of Excel or users who are self taught wishing to gain experience of writing formulae.

Course delivery

This course is being delivered online and is fully interactive, you will be expected to have your camera on during the training.

A joining link will be sent around a week before the course start date.  It is suggested that delegates take notes throughout. Time will be provided for practicing and recapping along with Q & A.


A laptop or PC running the latest version of Excel will be required

About the trainer

The tutor for the course is Martin Perry who has many years experience as an IT Trainer. Martin's courses are geared to ensuring all delegates walk away with new skills regardless of their ability when they arrived. All courses are delivered in such a way that delegates continually use Excel throughout the day ensuring maximum hands on experience.

Other courses you may benefit from

  • Intermediate Excel
  • Advanced Excel
  • A variety of Microsoft packages are available on a bespoke basis, including MS Word, PowerPoint etc. Please contact us for more information.

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