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Microsoft Office Excel Essentials

- MICT SETA: ACC/2012/07/748US116937, NQF2, Credits: 4 (Accredited option applies at an additional fee)

-This is an authorised Microsoft Official Course (MOC), a preparation course for MOS: Microsoft Office Excel 77-727 certification exam. 

Welcome to the first part of our Microsoft Office Excel training program. Excel is Microsoft’s powerful and easy-to-use spreadsheet program. This version of Excel incorporates some new features and integration of features that were previously only available as separate add-ins.
 

This course is intended to help all novice computer users get up to speed with Excel quickly. We will cover different features of the interface, show users how to print, cover some simple scenarios, and cover the basics of formatting.

 

By the end of this course, users should be comfortable with creating a new spreadsheet, working with basic formulae, making a spreadsheet look professional and presentable, and saving and printing a spreadsheet.

 

Features & Benefits

  •  This is an authorised Microsoft Official Course (MOC), a preparation course for MOS: Microsoft Office Excel 77-727 certification exam.

          

  • This course is accredited with MICT SETA upon successful completion of your Portfolio of Evidence (PoE) for Unit Standard 116937. 

          

  • Learnfast offers accredited courses for clients who choose the credit-bearing option. An additional fee is payable for accredited courses & exam vouchers. 
  • Get 12 months access to your course via our myWay Learning Platform that includes video lectures, extra resources, questionnaires and much more.
  • Take full advantage of our new Hybrid Learning by attending on campus or virtually. Have all your classes ready to be downloaded and watched, anytime, anywhere. (Read More) 

         

  • Attendees will learn practical skills which can be applied in the work environment.
  • Complete all three levels of Excel training and prepare to write the internationally recognized Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) examination.

 

Outcomes & Objectives

Upon completion of this course and successful assessment, learners will have acquired these skills

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of spreadsheets.
  • Create, open and save spreadsheets.
  • Produce a spreadsheet from a given specification
  • Perform calculations with basic formulas
  • Edit a spreadsheet.
  • Select cells for manipulation
  • Automatically enter data into cells
  • Format a spreadsheet.
  • Use formatting features like styles, alignment, font and background colour
  • Format Rows and Columns
  • Check spelling and grammar in a spreadsheet.
  • Print a spreadsheet using features specific to spreadsheets.
  • Pricing & Payment Options

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  • Duration

    In Class/Virtual Class, Hybrid Learning (Learn More)
    • 1 Day (08:30 – 16:00) Classes are  presented via our Hybrid Learning allowing learners the flexibility to attend on campus or in the comfort of their home or workplace.
    Online , Mentored Learning (Learn More)
    • 12 Months Self-paced, access anytime, anywhere via our myWay Learning Platform
  • Course Prerequisites

    It is assumed that the learner:

    • understands the basics of using a Windows-based computer.
    • is comfortable using the keyboard, mouse, and Start menu.
    • have an understanding and experience with printing and using a web browser is an asset, but not required.
    • is competent in Mathematical literacy and communication skills at least at NQF Level 1
    • is competent in ID 116932: Operating a personal computer system, NQF Level 1.
    • is competent in ID 117902: Use generic functions in a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-environment, NQF Level 1
    • no previous experience with other versions of Excel is necessary.

  • CPD Credits

     

Our Delivery Methods

Our innovative "myWay” learning methodology is built around the students individual learning requirement, allowing each student to learn in a style that is most suitable for their skills set, knowledge and schedule.

Instructor-Led Classes

Reach your full potential through our “myWay Instructor-Led” classes combined with interactive lessons, supporting video content, practical assignments and in field experience, done during the traditional 08:00 – 16:00 working day.

Online Mentored Learning

Do a course at your pace via our “myWay Online Mentored Learning”, combining self-study with supported interactive online video lectures, an online course mentor, extra resources, questionnaires and more, all supported via out Online Student Portal.

Part Time Mentored Learning

Designed for the working professional, our part time programmes provides you with the flexibility and benefit of our myWay Blended Learning with at home exercises/assignments and mentored or in-class lectures at a manageable schedule and pace.

Our Hybrid Delivery Methods

Our Hybrid Delivery Methods

myWay Hybrid Learning is a technology mediated delivery method that extends the benefit of flexibility and technology to all students. Each Hybrid delivery method is described in the section below.

#AnywhereAnytime

Have all your classes ready to be downloaded and watched, anytime, anywhere.

#NoStudentLeftBehind

Never miss a classs because of health, traffic, or transport issues.

#Flexibility

A personalized class schedule, attend class on campus, virtually or both.

 

In Class or Virtual Class Based Learning

A technology mediated delivery method allowing campus based class or virtual class attendance, or a combination of both. Classes can be in the form of lecture based or mentored based.

 

Mentored Online Learning

A technology mediated, self paced online delivery method with personal mentorship.

What you get

On completion the learner will earn:

  • Certificate of Completion from Microsoft
  • Certificate of Competency from MICT SETA upon successful completion of the PoE process (moderated and found competent) for clients who specifically selected & paid for the accredited option.

 

Note: All certificates are electronically issued.

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Important Notes

  • Learners to arrive at the training venue from 08:00 in preparation for 08:30 starting time
  • Bookings are only confirmed upon receipt of the proof of payment or an official company purchase order.
  • For full day, on campus courses, Learnfast will supply you with a computer to use for training (if applicable),& tea/coffee and a full lunch. Catering is not included for On-Site training and laptops are available for hire at an additional cost if required.
  • Cancellation or rescheduling requests must be in writing and reach us via email at least 5-10 working days prior to the course commencement date. Full course fees will be retained for no shows.
  • Virtual learners are required to have a stable internet connection & a working headset available for sound purposes.
  • Learners who use their own laptops are fully responsible to ensure that administration rights, software installations, etc. are working sufficiently prior to training.
  • Learnfast reserves the right to cancel or postpone dates if we require to do so and undertake to inform clients in writing and telephonically of these changes.
  • Learnfast is not responsible for costs associated with cancellation of classes such as flight and accommodation for clients.
 

Module 1: Principles of Spreadsheets

After completing this module, the learner will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of spreadsheets.

  • Define spreadsheet in terms of its purpose and use
  • Name examples of spreadsheet programs
  • Provide examples of spreadsheets that can be produced using a spreadsheet application
  • Explain the benefits of using a spreadsheet application for producing and working with spreadsheets
  • Identify and describe the properties of a spreadsheet in terms of its purpose and use
  • Work within organisational standards and procedures with MS Excel

Module 2: Getting Started with Excel

If you are new to Excel and spreadsheets in general, the vast array of features and controls can seem quite daunting. However, once we cover the workings of a spreadsheet and how to deal with the basics, you will be well on your way to becoming an expert in Excel. 

  • Open Microsoft Excel
  • Identify the elements of the Excel interface
  • Create a basic worksheet § Navigation options
  • Save and close spreadsheets and excel
  • Use the help system in Microsoft Excel

Module 3: Performing Calculations

One of the most powerful features in Excel is the ability to perform real-time calculations on data within workbooks. Using these powerful features allows you to save time and reduce errors when trying to calculate complex and simple equations.

  • Create formulas in a worksheet
  • Demonstrate practices to ensure the integrity of the data

Module 4: Modifying a worksheet

One of the most basic and common tasks that you will complete using Excel is modifying the contents of your worksheets. This topic covers various tools that you can use to work with the data in your worksheets in the most efficient ways possible.

  • Manipulate data
  • Insert, manipulate, and delete cells, columns, and rows
  • Search for and replace data

Module 5: Formatting a Worksheet

Excel contains many of the text formatting tools that you might be familiar with from other Microsoft Office applications. In this topic, we will learn about a variety of different font options, as well as how to use the Format Painter, the mini toolbar, and more.

  • Modify fonts
  • Add borders and colors to cells
  • Apply number formats
  • Align cell contents
  • Apply cell styles

Module 6: Check and print the spreadsheet

It is often the case that printouts of your workbook (or parts of your workbook) will be required for one purpose or another. In this topic, we will explore how to check for spelling and grammar and use the printing functionality in Excel

  • Check spelling and grammar in spreadsheet
  • Define the basic page layout for a workbook
  • Refine the page layout and apply print options

Module 6: Customizing the Excel Environment

In this lesson, you will begin examining how to customize Microsoft Excel 2016 to suit your specific needs.

  • Customize general, language, formula, proofing, and saving options
  • Use Excel’s version control features
  • Customize the ribbon and the Quick Access toolbar
  • Customize the functionality of Excel by enabling add-ins
  • Customize advanced and Trust Center options

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