Beginners Excel Training Course

Duration :1 DayCost: From £250
Venues :Manchester | Leeds | Birmingham | Online

Beginners Excel Courses

Microsoft Excel is a powerful and complex tool with a wide range of features. This one day course is an excellent introduction to the key features and will show you how to use them more effectively.

  • 6 No more than 6 delegates
  • 5 star rated courses
  • 3 month online support
  • Lunch & refreshments provided
  • Practice led learning

Select from the tabs below to find out more:

Beginner Excel Course Dates

Browse all public Beginner Excel course dates below or use the filter to show only dates in specific locations.

Filter by venue:
  • Course Dates
  • Venue
  • 07 May 2024
  • Leeds
  • View
  • 24 June 2024
  • Leeds
  • View
Private Course Enquiries

Private Beginners Excel Course

We are happy to run private Beginners or Intermediate Excel courses at your offices, at our Manchester office, or at a venue to suit you.

The course content can be adapted to suit your requirements.  Our trainer will contact you to discuss what you are looking to achieve and the level of prior knowledge the delegates have.​

Private Beginner Excel classes are ideal if you have a number of people to train, or you want a different course outline; or simply can't make the dates of the public scheduled courses.

Private classroom courses are available from £590 plus VAT 

Private Online courses are available from £550 + VAT (6 hours).

To get a quote please complete the form below or call us on 0161 226 6032.

Private Beginner Excel Course Enquiry

  • Introduction to Excel

    • Customising the Excel environment
    • Worksheet terminology
    • Customisation of the Quick Access bar
    • Creating a new worksheet
    • Entering text and numbers
    • Saving a worksheet
    • The Backstage view
    • Retrieving a workbook
    • Quick navigation using shortcuts
  • Formatting

    • Adding borders and shading
    • Aligning cells using left, right and centre
    • Applying various number formats – currency, accounting, decimal places
    • Merge and centre cells
    • Using Text Wrap
    • Adding basic illustrations
    • Use various methods of cut, copy & paste
    • Hiding/Unhiding columns
    • Adding/deleting/displaying Comments
    • Printing comments
  • Working with Ranges

    • Inserting/Deleting rows and columns
    • Adjusting the width of a column
    • Adjusting row height
    • Autofill
    • Using in-built lists
    • Creating custom lists
    • Freeze panes
    • Split screen
  • Using AutoFilter

    • Applying a filter to your data
    • Sorting a filtered list
    • Printing a filtered list
    • Clearing filters
  • Charts

    • Create a chart based on your data
    • Change the chart type
    • Amend source data
    • Using chart designs and applying layouts
  • Printing Your Reports

    • Adjusting margins
    • Scaling a document
    • Changing the Orientation
    • Adding Headers and footers
    • Set the print area
    • Printing a worksheet
  • Formulas

    • Use AutoSum to calculate figures
    • What is AutoCalculate
    • Produce Min, Max and Average calculations
    • Write simple bespoke calculations
    • Understand BODMAS (order of calculations)
    • Understand Relative and Absolute cell addressing
    • Applying names to cells
    • Finding named cells
    • Using named cells across multiple sheets

Manchester Beginner Excel Courses

Our Manchester Venue:

All our Beginner Excel Manchester courses are run from 9.30am to 4.30pm at our head office:

Rutherford House
Manchester Science Park
Pencroft Way
M15 6SZ

Public Transport/Parking:

The closest public park is Cecil Street Car Park - 5 min walk

Manchester Oxford Road Train Station - 15 min walk

Manchester Piccadilly Train Station - 30 min walk


Please let us know in advance if you have any mobility issues and will need any assistance.

More Information about our Manchester training courses, along with a map, can be found on our Manchester Training Page

Birmingham Beginner Excel Courses

Our Birmingham Venue:

Our public Intro to Excel courses in Birmingham are usually ran 9.30am to 4.30pm at:

Innovation Birmingham Campus,

Faraday Wharf,

Holt Street,


B7 4BB

Public Transport /Parking:

Parking is available at Faraday Wharf and is located on Love Lane off Holt Street. Please note that parking here is charged and subject to availability. 

Both Birmingham Snow Hill and Birmingham Moor Street rail stations are situated just a short 15-minute walk away from the Innovation Birmingham Campus.

More Information about our Birmingham training courses, along with a map, can be found on our Birmingham Training page

Online Beginner Excel Courses

The Online Beginner Excel courses are run on Zoom.

You will be sent a link to join the training session the day before the course along with any course materials needed.

The courses run from 9:30 am to 4/4:30 pm. 

Because we limit the number of delegates to a maximum of 6 on our public courses specific timings are flexible, but generally, the day will run as follows:

9.20 am | Sign in

9.30 am | Start - First session

11.00 am | 15 min break

11.15 am |  Second session

12.30 pm  | 30 min break

1.00 pm  | Third session

2.15 pm | 15 min break

2.30 pm | Fourth session

3.50 pm | Finish & Q&A

4.30pm | End

Find out more about how our online courses work on the Online Courses Page

Excel Courses in Leeds

Our Leeds Venue:

Our public Beginner Excel Leeds courses are usually run 9.30 am to 4.30 pm at:

West One,

100 Wellington Street,



(venue subject to change)


Public Transport /Parking:

There are a few public car parks close to the venue, the nearest is Wellington Street Multi-Story Car Park.

The venue is also only a 15 minute walk from Leeds Train Station.

More Information about our Leeds training courses, along with a map, can be found on our Leeds Training page

Beginner Excel Course Reviews

Other Courses you May Be Interested In
  • AZ 2.png
  • Amazon
  • barclays-course.png
  • BC 2.png
  • Bt
  • Bupa
  • chanel 2.png
  • Jd Sports
  • Jet2com
  • Manchester client logo 8.png
  • Manchester City training 2.png
  • nestle training 2.png
  • Next
  • nhs-logo.png (1)
  • M Training Clients 10.png (1)
  • PTL-Manchester-training-client-logo-200.png
  • skym-courses.png (1)
  • client logo leeds.jpg
  • coop manchester 2.png
  • Tui
  • liverpool training 2.png
  • Siemens
  • Kraftheinz
  • HM Government
Click here to sign up for offers, advice and industry news Subscribe