Our 2 Day Excel Public Course

Bring your basic Microsoft Excel skills up to Advanced level
with our intensive Two Day course.

If you prefer an instructor led public course then our 2 day intensive  Excel course will bring your basic Excel skills up  to Advanced Level.
Held in a modern  training environment in Southwark, central London. Each student will have use of PC as the course is very proactive. You can expect

  • Small class sizes.
  • Modern training conditions.
  • Hot meal at lunchtime.
  • Certificate of completion.
  • Six months email support
  • Courses cover both Excel 2007, 2010 & 2013
  • Post Course Support with Free access to our e-learning centre with over 100 videos & case studies.

Course Requirments

Students should be comfortable entering data into Excel, applying basic formatting, be able to create simple  formulas and know how to use the SUM, AVERAGE, MIN & MAX Functions. Finally you should be able to sort and do basic filters.

Course Location

202 Blackfriars rd, Southwark, London SE1 8NJ

Course Price

£498 Inclusive
5% discount for two or more Bookings.

CPD Certified Course

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This Excel Course  is  certified
by the CPD Standards Office.

Upcoming Course Dates:

1oth & 11th  October  [Full]


7th & 8th November 

Course Syllabus

Day One

Review of Essential Excel Concepts & Techniques:

  • Relative/Absolute Reference
  • using Cell references
  • Use of Fill Handle
  • Formatting problems
  • Good practice techniques

   Range Names:

  • Concept and Purpose
  • Using named cells/ranges in formulas

The IF Function

  • Automatic Excel using the IF Function.

Introduction to the Vlookup Function:

  • Why the Vlookup Function is soimportant
  • Building a basic Vlookup
  • Maximizing  the Vlookup Function  with the essential Excel Concepts

Conditional Formats and Date/Time  Calculations.

  • Conditional Formatting
  • Entering Dates and Times
  • Different date/time formats
  • Using the DAY(),MONTH(),YEAR() functions
  • Time calculations


Formula Auditing

  • Formula Auditing Tools
  • Tracing Precedents/Dependents
  • Goto Special

Worksheet Management & Linking.

  • Linking sheets in the same file
  • Linking different Excel files
  • Using Edit, Links,Viewing different files at once,
  • Viewing different sheets at once
  • Window Split

An Introduction to Pivot Tables.

  • What is a Pivot Table
  • Pivot Table Example Recipes
  • Understanding the Pivot Table Toolbars
  • Understanding the relationship between Items & Values.

Excel Charts / Graphs

  • Choosing Chart Types
  • Creating Charts
  • Editing and Formatting charts
  • Saving custom chart types

Day Two

Master and Combine these Functions to automate your Analysis.


  •  VLOOKUP + Helper columns
  • OFFSET & INDIRECT Functions

Automate your Decision Making Processes.

  • IF and nested IF  Function Examples
  • AND, OR, NOT Functions to test for multiple conditions.

Mastering & combining Text Functions to clean up your data.

  • Concatenate Text
  • LEFT, RIGHT, MID , TRIM Functions


Data Analysis  techniques to analyze your data instantly.

  • Advanced Filters
  • Using List Features
  • Dynamic Lists

Pivot Tables in Detail.

  • Changing the pivot table layout
  • Formatting
  • Grouping Dates &  items
  • Inserting calculated fields
  • Pivot Table Options
  • Display and hide data in fields
  • Lay out reports directly on worksheet
  • Pivot Charts
  • Pivot Slicers and Dashboards.
  • 20 Pivot Table Recipes to transform your reports

What If Analysis:

  • Scenarios
  • Custom Views
  • Goal Seek
  • Data Tables


  • Purpose of Macros
  • Recording macros
  • Absolute and relative record
  • Running macros:
  • Custom buttons, menu items, keyboard
  • Pivot Table Macros

Training Rooms