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Excel 2010 - Level 1 (Basic Spreadsheet Tasks)

Excel is an electronic spreadsheet capable of organising, analysing and presenting data. The basic concept is the same as using a paper spreadsheet with a built-in calculator. The advanced features of Excel allow you to manipulate the data easily and then to graphically present it in a number of attractive formats.

This online course gives you an introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010 and takes you through tasks associated with basic spreadsheet tasks. It’s compatible with 2010 operating systems. Together with our other Excel 2010 courses, this course also supports the background learning for the Microsoft Office Specialist Exam 77-882

See below for further information.

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Course Overview

When you have completed this course, you will be able to:

  • Open and close Excel and use the Help features
  • Understand the basic Excel 2010 screen and its components
  • Use techniques to navigate Excel workbooks and its associated worksheets
  • Personalise Excel to suit your own requirements by changing zoom magnification, splitting windows and freezing panes
  • Create new workbooks and enter and edit data in worksheets
  • Open existing workbooks and move between them
  • Save workbooks in different file formats so people with earlier versions of Excel or other applications can open them
  • Use some of the more common selection methods in Excel to ensure fast ways to select data saving you time and effort when creating large worksheets
  • Move and copy data using the ribbon buttons, ‘right-click’ menu, and shortcut keys
  • Insert, delete columns and rows and adjust the width of columns and the height of rows
  • Locate specific data within a worksheet using the ‘Find’ and ‘Replace’ commands and identify Search Options
  • Sort data alphabetically, numerically using the ‘Sort’ feature change the appearance of a worksheet by modifying various formatting features such as font styles and sizes, data alignment, currency symbols, decimal placing
  • Work with multiple worksheets, including deleting, inserting, moving, copying, renaming tabs and applying a colour to worksheets


  • Starting Excel and Help
  • Screen Components
  • Navigating Workbooks
  • Splitting, Freezing and Options
  • Creating Workbooks Opening, Saving and Closing
  • Selection Techniques
  • Moving and Copying Data
  • Adding and Removing Cells
  • Searching and Sorting
  • Formatting Cells Techniques
  • Handling Worksheets

The online course takes approximately 5 hours to complete and is available for six months from the date first accessed.


For multiple purchase discounts or to find out if discounts are available on mixed course purchases please phone a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218.

Payment Options

The most straight forward method of payment is to select the number of users you require and add the product to your shopping cart by selecting Add to Cart. You will then be able to make payment using most credit and debit cards or a Paypal account. If you would like to pay by BACs transfer or by invoice please contact a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218 or email [email protected].


Additional information

Access Duration: 6 months

Available for immediate enrolment: Yes

Course Duration in Minutes: Yes

Level: Professional Development

Suitable Devices: PC


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