Microsoft Excel: Looking at Basics Functions

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Trafford College


Stretford Campus

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Course Start Date

Tuesday 30th July 2024

Course Duration

Part-time, 0 Weeks

Course Time

12:30 - 15:30

Course Fee

£ 7.50
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Course Overview

The course Microsoft Excel: Exploring Basic Functions” is designed to provide participants with a solid foundation in using Microsoft Excel, a fundamental tool for data management and analysis. This 3-hour session will focus on essential functions and capabilities within Excel to equip learners with the skills needed to efficiently handle data, create formulas, and carry out basic data analysis.

Course Requirements

Some basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel is required, you must have a keen interest in the subject and basic literacy skills. Those applying should have completed a beginners IT course.

What you will Learn

Participants will engage in hands-on practise throughout the session. This includes:
– Completing exercises
– Creating formulas and experimenting with cell referencing.
– Formatting cells and creating charts to represent data.
– Actively participating in discussions and Q&A segments to reinforce understanding.


There is no formal assessment on this course. You will receive feedback, support, and guidance from your tutor. Your learning will be supported through practical activities, discussions, paired/individual and group tasks and worksheets.


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There are no mandatory units

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Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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