Word & Excel Beginners Plus Workshop

Group Course tutor-led course

This course will improve your basic skills and confidence using Microsoft Word and Excel.

Cost
£200 per person – at our Aberdeen training centre.

Dates/Times
The workshop consists of the following 4 training sessions:

    • Monday 12th March (2pm-4.30pm)
    • Tuesday 13th March (2pm-4.30pm)
    • Wednesday 14th March (2pm-4.30pm)
    • Thursday 15th March (2pm-4.30pm)

Before enrolling on the workshop learners must be able to commit to attending all 4 training sessions. If these dates and/or times are not convenient then please contact us for the next available workshop.

This course will cover the following:

 

Microsoft Word Skills

Select Text
– Select a word
– Select several words
– Select a paragraph

Use Formatting Tools
– Use basic formatting tools
– Use the Change Case tool
– Use the Clear Formatting tool
– Use the Format Painter tool

Work with Paragraphs
– Change line spacing
– Apply shading
– Apply different types of borders
– Apply bullets
– Increase / decrease the left indent
– Increase / decrease the right indent

Copy, Cut and Move Text
– Copy and paste text within a document
– Copy and paste text to a different document
– Cut and paste text within a document

Setup a New Document from Scratch
– Create a new blank document
– Change page orientation
– Change page margins

 

Microsoft Excel Skills

Setup a New Spreadsheet from Scratch
– Create a new blank spreadsheet
– Change page orientation
– Change column widths
– Change row heights

Select Cells
– Select a cell
– Select a range of cells
– Select a row
– Select a column

Use Formatting Tools
– Use basic formatting tools
– Use basic alignment tools
– Apply number formatting
– Use the Clear Formatting tool
– Use the Format Painter tool

Copy, Cut and Move Cells
– Copy and paste cells within a spreadsheet
– Copy and paste cells to a different spreadsheet
– Cut and paste cells within a document

Use Basic Formula
– Use the AutoSum tool to add a list of numbers
– Use the AutoSum tool to add a cell range
– Insert a formula to multiply 2 cells

Use the Fill Handle
– Use the Fill Handle to copy the contents of a cell
– Use the Fill Handle to copy a formula
– Use the Fill Handle to fill days of the week
– Use the Fill Handle to fill months
– Use the Fill Handle to fill dates

FAQs

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 skills using Microsoft Word or Excel.

How big is the class size?
Our courses are delivered to small groups at our Aberdeen training centre – 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 Word & Excel Beginners Plus Workshop.

Are there any online resources that I can use after I complete the course?
Yes, we’ll give you 12 months access to online learning – you’ll be able to watch short videos and download practice files.

I don’t have a PC at home, will I be able to access the online learning using a PC 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.

Funding Options

If you live in Scotland you could be eligible to get up £200 towards the cost of a training course with an SDS Individual Training Account (ITA) from Skills Development Scotland.

You can apply for ITA funding if you are aged 16 or over and:

– you are unemployed, or
– you are employed and have an income of £22,000 or less per annum, or
– you are self-employed and have an income of £22,000 or less per annum, or
– you are retired and your total pension income is £22,000 or less per annum, or
– you are not working and have no income

You will not be able to apply for ITA funding if you are in school, or are enrolled in a College or University course, or if you are involved in any other SDS funded programme including Modern Apprenticeships.

Need more info?
Please contact us for more details.

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