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ECDL MS Excel Basics

This is equivalent to ECDL Extra module.

This course helps learners to understand the concept of a spreadsheet and develop a working knowledge of spreadsheets. This includes entering data, formatting worksheets, using and creating formulas, creating charts and producing high-quality documents.

After completing this course the learner should be able to:

  • Work with spreadsheets and save them in different file formats
  • Choose built-in options such as the Help function within the application to enhance productivity
  • Enter data into cells and use good practice in creating lists. Select, sort and copy, move and delete data
  • Edit rows and columns in a worksheet. Copy, move, delete and appropriately rename worksheets
  • Create mathematical and logical formulas using standard spreadsheet functions. Use good practice in formula creation and recognise error values in formulas
  • Format numbers and text content in a spreadsheet
  • Choose, create and format charts to communicate information meaningfully
  • Adjust spreadsheet page settings and check and correct spreadsheet content before finally printing spreadsheets

Who is it for?

This workshop allows learners to understand spreadsheets and demonstrate the ability to use a spreadsheet processing application to accomplish everyday tasks associated with creating, developing, formatting, modifying and using a spreadsheet. In addition learners will learn how to use standard formulas and functions, and demonstrate competence in creating and formatting charts.

  • No prior of knowledge spreadsheets is required.
  • Basic IT skills needed

What Qualifications will be received?

  • All attendees will receive a Certificate of Achievement on completion.
  • You can choose to sit the ECDL exam for the modules you have completed

There are further opportunities for learners to build upon what they have learnt. For Example:

  1. Progress to the Advanced Workshop
  2. Attend further workshops and courses which can be used to build up a full IT User Qualification e.g.
  • BCS ITQ qualification
  • European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)

We also operate a number of community skills clubs which improve your earning potential and provide a mutually supportive social outlet.
For more information or if you have any ideas or suggestions on what else you would like you receive from us let us know and we will happily look into your suggestion.

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