Excel Spreadsheets - Beginners Print this page

Dates: 25/02/19 - 25/03/19
Days: Monday 09:30 - 11:30
Sessions: 5
Centre: Wallington - Wallington
Course Code: W10001C06NG
Fees: Standard - £35.00
Concessionary - £25.00

Course Information

Introductory information

Ever wanted to make sense of a whole load of numbers – household accounts; comparing costs of holidays; keeping track of how much your car costs to run; creating graphs; simply having fun with numbers?
Excel is the program for you!

What are the overall aims of the course?

You will learn the basics of using Excel, including using formulae and displaying your numerical information as a chart or graph.

What will I learn on the course?

To enter and edit text and numbers using the spreadsheet program, Microsoft Excel
To format an Excel worksheet
To use formulae to summarise numerical information
To create charts and graphs from the numerical information
Are there any entry requirements?

This class is suitable for students who have at least a little knowledge of Word Processing

Do I need to attend a course approval interview/assessment before I can join this course?

How will I be taught?

Classroom based (including practical work where applicable)

Teaching is initially by whole class demonstration. Practice exercises to show your understanding are then supported by individual demonstration. Handouts with instructions are provided. Students work at their own pace.
Homework is set to help reinforce learning.

How will my progress be checked?

Informal assessment in class by the tutor

Does the course have any features I should be aware of?

No, though students should make us aware, in advance, of specific physical problems such as very poor vision or difficulties with small motor control.

What do I need to bring with me to class?

Pen or pencil

How do I find out if I can get some support for my learning?

Additional Learning Support (ALS) may be made available for learners who, at the time of assessment and/or enrolment, declare a difficulty or disability that may affect their learning. Our service can support learners in English, maths, who are dyslexic, deaf or hearing impaired or who have evidence of other medical issues impacting on learning.

Learners can also find information about financial and child care support from the Customer Enquiry Centre or at www.suttoncollege.ac.uk/enrol/help-with-fees

All learners are entitled to use our iClick - Computer & Digital Learning Centre. For more information please see www.suttoncollege.ac.uk/college/iclick

or contact iclick@suttoncollege.ac.uk

You will be issued with a Sutton College e-mail address, which will give you access to Sutton College’s Virtual Learning Environment, called VERA.

There is free guest Wi-Fi available in the College

Can I receive advice and guidance about further education opportunities and careers?

To find out more about what may be available to you please contact our Advice Team. See www.suttoncollege.ac.uk/college/advice-centre

What can I do after the course has finished?

After this beginners’ course, students may wish to progress to Excel Spreadsheets Intermediate.

What should I do if I have any questions?

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