Word & Excel Beginners Plus Workshop

Group Course tutor-led course

Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel are used in every workplace to update and create business documents. The aim of this tutor-led workshop is to improve your basic skills and confidence using both programs.

Duration
10 hours.

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

This course will cover the following:

 

Microsoft Word Skills

Setup a New Document from Scratch
– Create a new blank document
– Change page orientation
– Change page margins
– Remove space after paragraph

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

Use Formatting Tools
– Use basic formatting tools
– Use alignment tools
– Use the Change Case tool
– Use the Format Painter tool
– Copy and Paste
– Cut and Paste

Work with Paragraphs
– Apply shading
– Add / remove bottom border
– add / remove outside border
– Use the Bullets tool
– Change the left indent
– Change the right indent
– Use the Tab key

 

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

Work with cells
– Use basic formatting tools
– Use alignment tools
– Apply number formatting
– Use the Format Painter tool
– Copy and Paste
– Cut and Paste

Use Basic Formula
– Insert a formula to add cells
– Insert a formula to subtract cells
– Insert a formula to multiply 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

When does the course take place?
The course normally takes place over 4 mornings, Monday to Thursday. Please contact us for the next available dates.

What are the course times?
10.30am-1pm each day.

I can’t manage mornings, can the course run over 4 afternoons?
Yes, this can be arranged on request.

How big is the class size?
Our courses are delivered to small friendly groups at our Aberdeen training centre – there are about 3 learners in a group.

Are there any entry requirements?
To get the best out of the course you’ll need to make sure that you can attend all 4 training sessions. If you have any appointments these would have to be rescheduled before starting the course.

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

Will I receive a certificate at the end of the course?
Yes, you’ll receive the following certificate: EC-PC Word & Excel Beginners Plus Workshop.

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.

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Testimonial - Liz Rigby

Liz Rigby

"I really enjoyed the course and feel it has given me confidence using Word and Excel. Tutor very good."