Excel for Beginners - Online Course - Community Learning - 10:00-12:00

Online Courses, Nottingham

Key details

Date -
Sessions Thursday: 10am - 12pm
No. sessions 2
Venue Online Courses, Nottingham
For ages 19+
Group size 5 - 12
Cost Free

About this course

This is a course for adults who would like to know more about Microsoft Excel

What will be covered on the course?

  • How to create an Excel spreadsheet
  • How to add data to the sheet and use Functions and Formulas to automatically perform calculations.
  • Create charts from the data 

What will learners achieve by the end of the course? 

  • Learners will have developed their confidence with using computers and be able to create a simple, working spreadsheet.. 

What skills or knowledge do learners already need to have to attend the course? 

  • Learners should be able to use a computer, mouse/trackpad and keyboard. 
  • Some experience of opening and saving documents is preferable. 

The online course will be delivered using Zoom: learners will watch ‘Walkthrough’ demonstrations by the tutor and then attempt tasks set in course materials.  

Written course materials will be distributed as PDF files through the Zoom chat function where possible. Links to an online resource bank (handouts and ‘How-To’ videos) will be available to learners through file-sharing services.  

The course materials have been designed around Microsoft Windows 10 and Microsoft Office 365, although earlier versions and Mac versions of Office should be fine.  

 Online Learners will need access to a laptop or desktop computer with at least a microphone (headset or built-in). A webcam is preferable. The computer used for the coursework must be the same device running the Zoom meeting, as the tutor will use screen sharing to guide and assess learners. 

NB: Android and Apple smartphones and tablets are not suitable; mobile versions of Microsoft apps do not have all the required functions.  

As this course is online, a suitable device such as laptop, smart phone, tablet or computer will be required to access the course.  Zoom will be used for the live sessions and the link will be sent to you once your enrolment has been completed.

Booking your place and fee information

If you are in receipt of certain benefits you will be offered the course for free, however if you have a financial barrier which may prevent you from enrolling on the course  please visit our webpage for further information  https://www.inspireculture.org.uk/skills-learning/funding-your-courses/

To secure your place on the course BOTH the following must be done:

  • Complete the EVENTBRITE BOOKING.
  • Complete our INSPIRE ONLINE ENROLMENT FORM for each person attending the course.

You should be redirected to the Inspire Online Enrolment Form after completing the Eventbrite booking.  If you are not redirected, please use the link supplied in the Eventbrite booking confirmation email.

To book and enrol on one of our courses, you must have been living in England and have been resident in the UK for the past 3 years.

Some exceptions may apply if you are living in England with evidence of the right to remain and are from an EEU/EEAU country (completion of a questionnaire will be required).

As we no longer receive funding for our ESFA-funded courses for learners living in the devolved areas listed below, full cost fees would apply to these courses if you live in these areas:

  • Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield 
  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
  • Greater London
  • Greater Manchester
  • Liverpool City Region
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland
  • Tees Valley
  • West of England
  • West Midlands
  • West Yorkshire

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