Spreadsheets – Introduction

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

Available dates and locations

Code Location Date Day Time Contact
LNMT2651SP New Milton - Fusee House 21/02/2018 to 07/03/2018 Wednesday 09:30 to 12:30 01590 625222

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