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Intermediate – Microsoft Excel


Cost: Free

Provided you already have basic skills, you can learn how simple it is to set up and input data into a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet or ‘workbook’.

Microsoft Excel provides the tools you need for speedy and accurate record-keeping across most areas of work.

Learning outcomes

  • Structure - An overview of how to set up a good Excel Spreadsheet. What data to input into columns and rows in order to make the most out of Excel’s tools
  • Refresh of the Sum Function - Sum carries out the basic 4 mathematic functions within Excel
  • 3D Sum and Consolidation - 3D sum allows you to use mathematical functions to create totals from different Excel sheets or spreadsheets
  • Conditional Formatting - This tool allows you to highlight data when it meets specified criteria. Very useful for checking whether a target is on track or not
  • Absolute & Mixed Cell Referencing - This tool allows you to understand Excel’s copy and paste in more depth: Using Absolute and Mixed Referencing allows the user to use the same fixed specific cells whilst copying and pasting. This reduces the amount of #REF! you might see
  • VLOOKUP - This tool is one of the most commonly used tools in Excel. The tool takes a user’s input and returns related data about that input
  • IF statement - The IF statement allows for the use of different specified functions to be carried out depending on the value of the cell


Each group session will last approximately three hours and include a maximum of five trainees.  

To book your place on a Microsoft Excel course please email Catherine Hughes at catherine.hughes2@lantra.co.uk or call 01982 552646. 


9 December 2021, 09:00 - 12:00
Online event

Cost: Free

One 3 hour session

Platform used – Zoom



16 December 2021, 12:30 - 15:30
Online event

Cost: Free

One 3 hour session

Platform used – Zoom




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