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One day (09:30 to 16:30 UK time each day)
This course is available in the following formats (all prices exclude VAT):
You should not attend this course if you're not already comfortable using Windows. The course uses Excel 365, although it will also be relevant for those using Excel 2016 or 2019.
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Got a handful of like-minded people in your organisation? You could consider booking your own customised onsite course, whereby you get to pick the dates and venue!
This online course will give you a gentle introduction to Microsoft's ever-popular spreadsheet program. You'll learn how to:
Get started with creating spreadsheets in Excel
Create and copy basic formulae
Format your worksheets so that they look more interesting
Print out your work; and
Create basic charts to illustrate your figures
You don't need any experience to attend this course, although you should be comfortable using Windows and a mouse.
The contents of this course are as follows:
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In addition, here are some benefits unique to classroom training:
And some benefits specific to online training:
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Below are some notes on how Wise Owl courses work, to help you decide whether they're for you or not.
If you book on a classroom course, the only thing you need to bring to the course is ... yourself! We even provide a notepad and a suprisingly nice pen for you to take notes with.
For online training you'll need two things:
You can see full details of our online course requirements here.
If you book a place on one of our courses:
Whatever type of course you book, we will also send you out a reminder a few days before the course is due to take place - not that (we hope) you'll have forgotten!
For classroom training, you won't need a computer - we (obviously) will provide that. However, you're welcome to use your own laptop if you prefer, providing that you have the correct software installed.
For online training you will need a computer, but you won't need to have any software installed. This is because you'll use Windows Remote Desktop to connect to our computers, and these will have all of the necessary files and software installed.
For online courses you will be able to join up to half an hour before the course begins. This will give you time to:
For classroom training it's always nice if people arrive a bit early too, to give people time to meet each other (and drink coffee).
After the course finishes you'll receive a digital certificate proving your attendance (we will gladly send a paper copy on request also).
We don't have any formal arrangement for answering questions after the course, but if you get stuck on something and email your trainer they should (and nearly always do!) respond as quickly as their training schedule allows.
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