Excel for Beginners

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Course code: PlaceholderExcelBeginners

Learn to use and create simple spreadsheets. Gain confidence in entering and sorting data and discover how you can use Excel for basic data and budgets.



Wokingham library 

Carnival Hub, Wellington Road
RG40 2AF


Fees and concessions

total  fee  for  this  course: £30.00.

the full tuition fee for this course: £30.00  (concessions free) .


Wokingham Borough Council Adult Education


What this is about

<p>Learn to use and create simple spreadsheets.  Gain confidence in entering and sorting data and discover how you can use Excel for basic data and budgets.</p>

<li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="color:black"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Introducing the Jargon and terminology, creating a simple Data Table and apply basic formatting. </span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="color:black"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Create basic formula using mathematical operators (Add, Subtract, Multiply, Divide). </span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="color:black"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Use basic functions to produce a formula using =SUM, =MIN, =MAX, =AVERAGE, =COUNT. </span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="color:black"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Inserting a Recommended Chart. </span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:11.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Calibri&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Change Page Setup and Orientation</span></span></span></li>
<li>altering headers and footers</li>
<li>freezing panes</li>

<p><strong>Those on universal credit / jobseekers allowance / low income are eligible to attend this course for free.</strong></p>

Previous experience, knowledge or qualifications

<p>Some basic knowledge of using a computer would be expected. For  example, using a keyboard & mouse and using files & folders.</p>

Equipment Required

<p>Ideally you should have a personal device on which to be able to practice the tasks learned in class at home. Alternatively be able to make time between sessions to use the library computers.  </p>