What is the course about?
It builds on the Excel Beginners course and introduces the more advanced features of the application.
What will we cover?
Advanced sorting of data
Advanced filtering of data
More advanced linking of worksheets for calculations
More advanced formulas incorporating various functions
Using pivot tables
Using data tables
Naming data ranges
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Sort and filter data using specified criteria
Analyse data using pivot tables
Set up best/worst case scenarios
Produce calculations using functions and values from different worksheets/workbooks
Automate tasks using macros
Work with large and more complicated worksheets with confidence.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This is an advanced course and you should have completed the Excel for beginners course or have working knowledge or experience of using Excel.
You should also be able to follow spoken and written instructions and be comfortable carrying out mathematical calculations.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Each student has their own computer.
Presentations will be made using computers, whiteboard, overhead screen and printed notes.
Step by step instruction, with demonstrations where appropriate, will help you grasp the concepts.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Further excel courses eg - Excel: expert, Excel: financial modelling, Introduction to VBA.
General information and advice on courses at Build is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details