27 Oct 21 09:30 - 13:30 Introduction to Microsoft Excel Course

Introduction to Microsoft Excel Courses which will be delivered online over 2 days

We will shortly be issuing an Autumn/Winter Programme of various Member Learning Courses but in the meantime, we have secured funding for two Introduction to Microsoft Excel Courses which will be delivered online.


The courses comprise of two sessions of 4 hours in duration and learners must commit to attending both sessions.


The courses will run on:


Course 1

27th and 29th October - 9.30 to 1.30pm       




Course 2

 22nd and 23rd November - 9.30 to 1.30pm


Please circulate to your members and activists and encourage early sign up for these popular courses.


Learners should register their interest by completing the preference form to indicate which course they wish to attend and returning it to memberlearningscotland@unison.co.uk. 


A summary of the course is below



Introduction to Microsoft Excel



Finally get to grips with Microsoft Excel!

You will leave this course with the basic skills necessary to create, edit, format and manipulate spreadsheets data. No previous experience of Excel is necessary, but attendees should have a basic understanding of PCs, including familiarity with keyboard and mouse.

Course Content

  • Getting Started. In this section, you’ll learn easy techniques      that enable you to select Cells, groups of Cells (called Ranges), and      nonadjacent cells.
  • Entering data. The first steps to creating a useful worksheet      is entering data. By entering data, you are inputting the information that      you want Excel to display, calculate, and store.
  • Creating Simple Formulas. Formulas are nothing to be intimidated by.      They are mostly simple instructions to Excel to make some sort of      calculation that can then be applied as often as you need it. Here, we      take you through some of the basic commands.
  • Revision exercises. Some simple exercises to help you practise      what you have learned so far. With the tutor on hand too help when you are      stuck.
  • Working with Functions. Functions are simply formulas that Excel has      already prepared for you. They save typing - and brainpower! We show you      how to access and use them.
  • Simple formatting options.  We      take you through some simple formatting tricks that can help make your      worksheets look and perform better.
  • Build you first spreadsheet. We pull together your new learning to build      a simple spreadsheet.  A step by      step, tutor led session, using data that we supply.


October 27th, 2021 9:30 AM   through   1:30 PM
On Line
United Kingdom