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You will create and edit basic Microsoft Office Excel Worksheets and Workbooks.

You have basic computer skills such as using a mouse, navigating through windows, and surfing the Internet. You have also used paper based systems to store data that you run calculations on. You now want to migrate that data to an electronic format.

On completion of Basics, Intermediate and Advanced Microsoft Excel delegates may also write the Microsoft Office Specialist Exam.

NB! Exam is charged separately

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  I will bring my own PC (less $25.00)
  I will book and pay 10 business days before the course (less $17.50)


If you are currently resident in South Africa you will need to pay VAT at 15%.


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Information may change without notice.

Delivery Method

Instructor Led classroom based training. Scheduled classes are normally held in Woodmead - near to Sandton in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Stationary and textbook included. Refreshments, including 2 tea breaks and a cooked meal for lunch are provided. Contact hours are between 9am to 4pm.


This course is designed for people preparing for certification as a Microsoft Certified Application Specialist in Excel, who already have knowledge of Microsoft Office, Windows 2000 (or above), and who desire to gain the skills necessary to create, edit, format, and print basic Microsoft Office Excel  worksheets.


Students should be familiar with using personal computers and have used a mouse and keyboard. You should be comfortable in the Windows environment and be able to use Windows to manage information on your computer.

Course Outline / Curriculum

  • Lesson 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Excel
    • Navigate the Excel User Interface
    • Use Excel Commands
    • Creating and Save a Basic Workbook
    • Enter Cell Data
    • Use Excel Help
  • Lesson 2: Performing Calculations
    • Creating Formulas in a Worksheet
    • Insert Functions in a Worksheet
    • Reuse Formula
  • Lesson 3: Modifying a Worksheet
    • Manipulate Data
    • Insert, Manipulate, and Delete Cells, Columns, and Rows
    • Search for and Replace Data
    • Use Proofing and Research Tools
  • Lesson 4: Formatting a Worksheet
    • Modify Fonts
    • Add Borders and Color to Cells
    • Apply Number Formats
    • Align Cell Contents
    • Apply Cell Styles and Themes
    • Apply Basic conditional formatting
    • Create and Use Templates
  • Lesson 5: Printing Workbook Contents
    • Preview and Print a Workbook 
    • Define the Page Layout
  • Lesson 6: Managing Large Workbooks
    • Manage Worksheets
    • Manage the View of Worksheets and Workbooks
    • Manage Workbook Properties 

Schedule Dates and Booking

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Note: places are only fully secured once payment has been made.

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Mon 2 Mar 2020 Woodmead 1 Day Book Now
Mon 30 Mar 2020 Woodmead 1 Day Book Now
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