Microsoft Excel Training

Basic Microsoft Excel Training

Quit wasting your time searching on Google for how to’s – we have the answers. This practical course introduces you to the basics of Microsoft Excel. Starting with creating a new spreadsheet to producing graphs and charts to clearly display data. All laptops are provided.

Managing data can be tricky, especially if it feels like the program you use is fighting against you. Our Excel course is engineered to help you understand how to input and manage data effectively, whilst saving you time and effort.

We think that good data management is key to productivity and efficiency, so we have developed this training to meet that need. From how to structure data, organising it and changing how it appears, all the way to reporting on it through graphs and charts, as well as creating algorithms and calculations, this session covers everything you need to use Microsoft Excel well.

Our Excel training is based on the principle of learning through action. During this session you will create a spreadsheet from scratch, edit and change it, work out calculations and formula using it, and report from it. There is no test, and the work that you create is yours to keep. You will leave with a good understanding of not just what Excel can do, but why, and most importantly, how.

The Trainers who deliver this course are IT experts with backgrounds in data and information management. With real-world understanding of the problems you are likely to face, as well as the ability to overcome those hurdles, our Trainers will teach you how to use Excel in a way that works for you. They will help you unlock the potential of data management.

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The excel courses were packed with information and detail. The courses had a great atmosphere and the handouts to take back to work were really helpful. The trainer also made the course good fun and put you at your ease. Overall a very positive experience and I would highly recommend them.

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Half Day Course


Ashford, Margate and Folkestone

Who should attend?

Anyone who uses Excel at work struggles with the basics.

  • Supervisors
  • Managers
  • Team Leaders
  • Finance Department
  • Admin Department
  • Operations Department

What business needs this training?

Any business whose staff use or avoid using Microsoft Excel.

What does this course cover?

  • Understanding cell ranges
  • Data entry
  • Opening, closing and saving
  • Autofill and sequencing
  • Data entry
  • Sorting and filtering data
  • Creating graphs and charts
  • Conditional formatting
  • Calculations and formula
  • How to use popular functions for summative totals, records counting, and calculating averages
  • Creating an IF statement algorithm

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this training course.


Continuous observation by the trainer.


You will receive a certificate from SEK Training as evidence for your Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

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Tailored to your organisation while being the most cost-effective for ten or more members of staff. Delivered at a location of your choice or one of our venues. Ideal for strengthening your teams.

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