Word & Excel Beginners Workshop

Group Course tutor-led course

Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel are used on a daily basis in every workplace. This workshop will introduce you to the basic tools required to use each program. 

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

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

  • Monday 5th March (2pm-4.30pm)
  • Tuesday 6th March (2pm-4.30pm)
  • Thursday 8th March (2pm-4.30pm)
  • Friday 9th 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 Beginner Skills

– Open a Word file
– Use the Backspace key to delete text
– Insert text
– Insert correct spacing before and after punctuation
– Save changes to a file
– Use the Enter key to create a new paragraph
– Use the Enter key to create vertical space
– Use the Backspace key to delete vertical space
– Remove automatic space after a paragraph
– Fix spelling mistakes
– Save changes using a new file name
– Print all pages
– Print a specific page
– Use the Undo tool
– Use the Underline tool
– Use the Bold tool
– Use the Center tool
– Use the Font Size tool
– Use the Bullets tool
– Use the Tab key

 

Microsoft Excel Beginner Skills

– Open an Excel file
– Enter / delete data
– Insert a row / delete a row
– Change the width of a column
– Save changes to a file
– Save changes using a new file name
– Print a sheet
– Print a selection
– Change the alignment of a cell
– Change the alignment of a range of cells
– Embolden the contents of a cell
– Embolden the contents of a range of cells
– Apply a fill colour to a cell
– Apply a fill colour to a range of cells
– Apply an outside border to a cell
– Apply an outside border to a range of cells

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 IT skills, eg be able to use the Internet.

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 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.

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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