Basic Data Entry Workshop

Group Course tutor-led course

On this course you’ll learn the basic keyboard and mouse skills required in the workplace. You’ll also learn how to use Microsoft Excel to enter and update data.

£200 per person – at our Aberdeen training centre.

The course consists of 4 training sessions over 4 days – each session lasts approximately 2 hours. Before enrolling on the course you must be able to commit to attending all 4 training sessions.

This course will cover the following:


Basic Keyboard and Mouse Skills

– Use the Backspace key
– Use the Shift key
– Use the Caps lock key
– Use the Tab key
– Use the Enter key
– Use a Drop-down box
– Use a Check box
– Use a Date box


Basic Microsoft Excel Skills

– Open a file
– Use the scrollbars to navigate
– Change data
– Delete data
– Insert new data
– Change the width of a column
– Apply basic formatting
– Save changes to a file
– Print a file
– Close a file
– Save changes using a new file name


Are there any entry requirements?
Before enrolling on the course you must be able to commit to attending all 4 training sessions. You should also have some basic IT skills, eg be able to use the Internet.

How many people will be on the course with me?
Our courses are delivered to small groups at our Aberdeen training centre – on average there are up to 3 learners in a group. We can provide onsite training to larger groups for company bookings.

If I cannot attend a training session can the course be extended?
No, the course is limited to 4 training sessions.

Will I get course notes?
Yes, you’ll receive easy-to-follow course notes for future reference.

Will I get a certificate at the end of the course?
Yes, you’ll receive the following e-certificate: EC-PC Basic Data Entry Workshop.

Is there any additional support available after I complete the course?
Yes, we’ll give you a practice tutorial that you can complete using your own computer. By completing the practice tutorial you’ll be able to revise the course topics when required and keep your skills current.

I don’t have a PC at home, will I be able to complete the practice tutorial at my local library?
Yes, you should be able to do this depending on the facilities available.

What payment methods do you accept?
We can accept payment by card, cheque or by bank transfer – please contact us for more details.

Do you offer any group discounts for company bookings?
Yes, please contact us for more details.

How do I make a company booking?
Please view our terms and conditions and then contact us to make your booking.

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