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Updated on: 20-05-2024

Excel - Introduction (half day)

Topics covered

Getting Started

  • Entering text and numbers
  • Data entry techniques
  • Data entry keyboard shortcuts
  • Editing data
  • Worksheet navigation shortcuts
  • Data selection techniques


  • Changing fonts, size and applying colour
  • Changing number style and decimal points
  • Exploring cell formatting
  • Formatting rows and columns

Sorting and Filtering

  • Using Sort and Custom Sort options
  • Applying Filters
  • Using filters to analyse data

Simple formulae

  • Using Auto calculate
  • Using Excel like a Calculator
  • Using the Autosum function


  • Hassle free 1-2-3 printing rules
  • Print Preview
  • Page Setup
  • Printing part of a worksheet

Online training will be delivered via MS Teams. You will receive joining instructions before your selected session

At the end of the session all delegates will:

On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Review spreadsheets and navigate a¬†worksheet
  • Select and format columns, rows and cells
  • Use data entry techniques
  • Add and edit formulae including Autosum and calculator functions
  • Print and adjust page setup functions

About the course

Course Code MLCSU-TR0085
Intended Audience Newcomers to Excel or those who require a refresher
Delivery Method Online
Required Experience / Training No previous experience required Quiet room with access to MS Teams and headset or headphones
Duration of Training 2 - 2.5 hours