Microsoft Excel Course: Level 2 - Short Courses Sydney

Microsoft Excel Course: Level 2

What you'll learn

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Microsoft Excel is an industry-standard spreadsheet software. It is part of the Microsoft Office Suite and is the most common programme used across a variety of commercial applications. If you would like to learn how to construct and manage data using Microsoft Excel in Sydney, then this course is for you.

This Microsoft Excel course will build upon your knowledge established in our Microsoft Excel Course: Level 1. This course takes you beyond the beginner and into more advanced operations and functions of the program. Strengthen your knowledge of the basics and continue to build your Excel skillset with our Level 2 Excel course.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this Microsoft Excel course, you will have enhanced your career prospects by:

  • Use Excel’s autofill feature to fill a data series
  • Apply a range of number formatting techniques to worksheet cells
  • Apply conditional formatting to ranges in a worksheet
  • Use goal seeking to determine the values required to reach the desired result
  • Enhance list functionality by creating and working with tables

Course content

What will be covered in this Microsoft Excel course?

Filling Data

  • Understand filling
  • Use filling techniques to create data
  • Create a re-usable custom fill list to automate a list
  • Understand and use flash fill to extract text, number and date data

Managing Workbooks

  • Insert and delete worksheets
  • Move, copy and rename a worksheet
  • Copy a sheet to another workbook
  • Understand and use hide and unhide worksheets
  • Hide and unhide rows and columns
  • Use freeze rows and columns to manage larger lists
  • Use the split feature to manage larger lists

Setting up for Printing – Using Page Setup

  • Learn techniques to manage large printouts such as scaling and titles
  • Understand page layout
  • Use built-in margins and set custom margins using various techniques
  • Change orientation and set the paper size
  • Understand print areas, set a print area and clear a print area
  • Understand page breaks, insert and delete page breaks and use page break preview to edit page breaks

Essential Functions and More Complex Formulas

  • Use the IF function with numbers and text
  • Use multiple IF functions in a formula (nesting)
  • Use VLOOKUP for nearest and exact match
  • Use ROUND, ROUNDUP, ROUNDOWN function to control decimal places.
  • Use date and time functions such as DATE, TODAY, NOW
  • Create complex formulas using multiple IF functions and VLOOKUP in one formula
  • Understand and use manual calculation
  • Paste values from formulas
  • Document formulas

Create Defined Names to Simplify Formulas

  • Understand defined names
  • Create defined names using a range of techniques
  • Create formulas using defined names
  • Applying defined names to existing formulas
  • Use the Name Manager to manage and create defined names
  • Document defined names

More Complex Number Formatting

  • Applying alternate formats for currencies and dates
  • Format for time and calculated time
  • Create custom formats
  • Create custom formatting for large numbers

Conditional Formatting - Interactively Highlight Data

  • Understand conditional formatting
  • Create conditional formats to highlight values, top or bottom items, and top or bottom percent of data
  • Create data bars, colour scales and icon sets to highlight data that interest you
  • Clear conditional formatting
  • Understand sparklines (mini charts)
  • Create sparklines, edit and copy sparklines

Goal Seek – a What if Tool

  • Understand and use Goal Seek to achieve a formula solution

Quick Analysis Tools (Windows only)

  • Understand quick analysis
  • Use quick analysis to create almost instant formulas, charts, conditional formatting and sparklines

Tables in Worksheets

  • Understand tables
  • Creating a table from data
  • Add new data to a table
  • Manage table data by removing duplicates, sort, filter and create totals in tables
  • Inserting and delete table columns and rows
  • Working with table styles
  • Converting a table to a range
  • Rename a table
  • Split a table
  • Delete a table

Chart Elements

  • Understand chart elements
  • Edit your chart by adding a chart title, axes titles, data labels, data table, a trendline and error bars
  • Reposition the legend and display gridlines
  • Apply styles to your charts
  • Format the chart area

Intended audience

Who is this Microsoft Excel course for?

This course is designed for students looking to upskill and is suitable for individuals who have a basic understanding of Microsoft Excel and want to expand their knowledge to leverage more advanced features. Students looking to upskill should have prior knowledge of creating basic formulas using functions such as SUM, as well as comfort in editing, printing, and charting simple worksheets.

Course venue

Rozelle Campus

2A Gordon Street, Rozelle NSW 2039 (corner of Gordon St & Victoria Rd on the grounds of St. Joseph's Church)

Course materials

What to bring to class

  • A USB to save your work and handouts

Additional information

Please note the following:

  • This class is taught in a Windows and macOS environment. We have available 8 Windows and 6 Apple Mac computers. We do not reserve computers for students so arrive slightly early if using a certain type of machine is important to you.

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