Excel Transferrable Skills Name

Course Content

Course Content

This 8 week programme is an ideal progression from the Get Started with Spreadsheets course, and is designed to give an overview of Microsoft Excel for learners who wish to develop these basic skills. There is a strong emphasis on improving your employability skills; by completing this course, you will be able to work more efficiently in your job, at home and with IT in general. It follows a structured syllabus working through a range of topics to cover specific knowledge areas and skills.
By the end of the course, you will be able to:
• Use formatting and page layout tools
• Develop formulae and a range of built-in functions
• Manipulate data using a variety of techniques
You will work through a variety of exercises and project tasks to suit your learning needs and will work individually, or in groups led by a specialist teacher.

To be eligible for funding for courses you must be over 19 years of age as at 31st August 2022 and not be an apprentice, further eligibility may be linked to where you live and we will check that at enrolment stage and may contact you for further information or refer you to alternative provision.
The course is suitable for those who have a basic understanding of IT and have completed the 2 week Get Started with Spreadsheets course.

This course will be delivered online. You will need to have regular access to a personal computer with Microsoft Office installed and email account to make the most of the online sessions.
Your teacher will provide you with help to get up and running and ongoing regular “classroom” support.

Your teacher will assess your knowledge at the start of the course and your individual learning will be tailored accordingly. Observation of your progress throughout the various tasks and projects will be used to assess your skills.

Following the course, you will be able to save and print a certificate of completion.

You can progress to similar IT courses relating to other Microsoft Office applications. Your teacher will advise you of the suitability and availability of these.

06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Concessions may be available based on income and benefit status

Helping you financially

  • 92% of our learners receive full funding for their learning. Our mission is to support you on the right learning path (T&C apply).
  • We can offer financial support relating to childcare costs, travel costs, course fees, books etc. (T&C apply).
  • You can pay for your course in instalments (over £100). Please ask for details.
  • English, maths including GCSEs and computing courses (up to Level 1) are FREE subject to eligibility (adult learners aged 19+ at 31st August 2023).
  • Qualification courses at Level 2 or below are FREE if your individual employed/self employed income is below £20,319.
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If you are unsure on what price you should pay, please contact us on 01609 536066 or email adultlearningservice@northyorks.gov.uk