Spreadsheets – Introduction

Leisure Courses Location: New Milton
Type: Part Time Day
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Course Details

This is a short course for absolute beginners who wish to create simple spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel for either managing home/simple office accounts or cataloguing collections.

By the end of the course, the learner will be able to:

  • Navigate a spreadsheet
  • Change cell height and width
  • Enter information into a spreadsheet
  • Add rows and columns
  • Amend cell contents
  • Use basic functions
  • Filter/search
  • Sort data
  • Save and print a spreadsheet
  • Produce simple charts/graphs

The teaching is tutor led in well equipped rooms with explanations, demonstrations, lectures, question and answer and discussion.  Each learner has the use of a computer.  The software used will be Microsoft Excel 2010.

The work will be assessed by the tutor on a regular basis from which feedback will be given to help improve skills. 

Information & Support

The College offers a variety of courses to further your skills in using computer software.  You may wish to progress on to Spreadsheets for Home Users - Follow on. 

Please bring along writing materials, notebook/A4 file.

Experienced and competent staff at our adult learning centres can help you decide on your course and progression options. If you feel you would benefit from more in depth careers advice please contact: The National Careers Service -   Call 0800 100 900 Lines are open 8am to 10pm, 7 days a week or https://.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk.


Practical help and advice is also provided to assist students with any kind of disability or individual need, including people for whom English is not their first language. Please contact our centre staff to discuss your needs prior to starting your course.
 

 

Course Cost

Course costs are as follows:

3 week course - £96

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any age restrictions (young/old)?

Students need to be 19 years old or over.

There is no upper age limit.

Can I start the course part way through?

For some courses, this may be possible.  Please contact leisercourse@brock.ac.uk to confirm.

What do you define as a 'beginner'?

Beginner is someone who has little or no knowledge of the subject area.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification.

What do you define as 'intermediate'?

Intermediate is for those who have completed a beginners course with us or have some knowledge of the subject but would like to learn more.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification.

What do you define as 'advanced'?

Advanced for those who have completed an intermediate course with us or are proficient in the subject.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification.

What should I take with me on the day?

Please see ‘Information & Support’ within each individual course information page.

If you require further details please email leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk

How much does the course cost?

The cost of each course will be displayed on each individual course information page.

If you require further details please email leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk

Can I pay for the course in instalments?

Each course needs to be paid in full before the start of the course.

Are there any concessions available?

Reduced fees may apply for those on specific benefits.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for more details.

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