Microsoft Excel Essentials

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About this Course

Gain Excel skills in creating and analysing information in a business context to make more informed decisions in your job roles. This course aims to give students confidence and efficiency in intermediate tasks including formatting, creating charts, formulas, and functions before moving onto the more advanced features such as creating macros and PivotTables.

Course Duration Self-paced (2-5 weeks) Course Fee $248

You Will Learn

  • Formulas
  • Logical, statistical, financial, and mathematical functions
  • Creating and editing templates
  • Charts and images
  • PivotTables and PivotCharts
  • Importing and exporting data
  • Linking excel data to other worksheets and other programs
  • Tools for summarising data
  • Conditional formatting
  • Creating macros

Is This Course For Me

This course starts with a beginner entry level introduction to Microsoft Excel before moving into more intermediate and advanced level activities including functions and formulas.

Linked Accredited Course Unit(s)

Develop and use complex spreadsheets (BSBITU402A)

Career Pathways

This short course is suitable for those working, or who wish to work, in the following job roles:

  • Administration
  • Assistant
  • Customer Service
  • General Office roles

Course Pathways

Graduates of this course can achieve entry into the Certificate IV in Business or Business Admin with one unit credited. These courses are also offered online through Career Life College.

Millie Harris | Student, Melbourne
"I received as much support as I asked for, and often I was given a call from the friendly staff at Career Life College to ask me if I needed any assistance. They were very flexible and great at talking me through tasks and helping me to understand the relevant concepts. They also were fantastic at asking what I needed, and when I let them know my goal of finishing the course within a certain time frame, they gave me regular gentle nudges to keep me on track!"

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Flexible Study

  • Study at your own pace to fit the course around your work and personal life.
  • You can study at the time and place that suits you including at home, during your work break, on the bus, or even out in the park.

Study & Career Support

  • You have access to constant and ongoing online and telephone support from your course trainer to ensure you meet your study goals.
  • You’ll also receive qualified career support including career coaching and advice, career assessments, and resume and job application support.

Industry Expert Trainers

  • All our trainers are experts in their field with years of experience so you know you’re leaving the course with the best skills and tools.
  • Our trainers can also assess you on practical work you’re already doing as part of your job.

Online Engagement

  • As a student you can connect and interact with your trainer and fellow students in live online tutorials and forums.
  • On top of the support from your trainer you can access and provide support and network with other students in your course.

Nationally Accredited

  • All of our short courses are nationally recognised and can later be credited towards a full certificate or diploma - either with Career Life College or any other VET provider.
  • National accreditation means you’re studying courses of the same quality of those offered by your closest TAFE.

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