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Microsoft Excel training courses

Microsoft Excel is the world's most commonly used spreadsheet programme. Used to organise and manipulate data, it is a critical tool in business decision making.

Discover the right Excel course for you

If you are unsure of which Microsoft Excel course you should attend we have created a free 10-question quiz, which will take no more than 5 minutes to complete. This will help you choose the right level of training for you and ensure you get the most from your course.

Microsoft Excel courses

Microsoft Excel 2013 training courses

Microsoft Excel 2010 training courses

Microsoft Excel 2010 Specialist

2 Days


Excel 2010 Level 2

For intermediate level Excel users to learn advanced formulas, graphs and tables.

Microsoft Excel 2013 courses
Excel 2013 Introduction

Intro to our Microsoft Excel 2013 curriculum with QA Authored modules and new features.

Microsoft Excel 2013 courses
Excel 2013 Intermediate

Learn to use more advanced formulas and various tools to analyse data in spreadsheets.

Excel 2016
Excel 2016 Introduction

For beginners who want to learn how to create worksheets and workbooks.

At a glance

Just about every office job requires some degree of skill in Excel. QA's wide range of Microsoft Excel courses, from beginner to advanced, will ensure that you and your team can make the most of this powerful tool, whether you still operate on Excel 2003, or have recently made the switch to Excel 2016.

We are recognised as Microsoft Learning Partner of the Year for implementation and innovation of learning solutions. We have a proven track-record delivering high quality training and are responsible for training two out of every three people on the Microsoft Curriculum.

2015 Microsoft Worldwide Learning Partner of the Year
Winner of the 2015 Microsoft Partner of the Year for Learning
5x previous winner of the Microsoft Partner of the Year for Learning
We deliver over 20,000 Microsoft training courses in the UK each year
We are a UK representative on Microsoft's Partner Advisory Council

Why choose QA for your Microsoft training?

Award-winning Microsoft training from QA


  • 2015 - Won Microsoft Worldwide Learning Partner of the Year Award
  • 2014 - Won Best B2B Sector category at The Drum's DADI awards for work with Microsoft and The Register
  • 2013 - Microsoft UK Partner of the Year Special Commendation Award
  • 2013 - Microsoft's Worldwide Partner of the Year awards: Learning Partner of the Year Finalist
  • 2010 - Microsoft Worldwide Partner Award for learning solutions: Innovative Partner of the Year Finalist
  • 2009 - Microsoft Worldwide Partner Award for learning solutions: Impact Partner of the Year

Microsoft Office training solutions for businesses


Businesses of all sizes can take advantage of our QA Skills Licence, a pre-paid training credit that gives you better value for money on your training spend.

If you're a business looking for a larger training programme, for multiple employees, we can tailor our Microsoft Office training courses to suit, so that we only provide training on the specific focus areas your business needs. This reduces the time spent training and increases retention of information. We can also provide a 'blended' learning solution, where we mix several learning media into a single, seamless Microsoft Office training solution. This can include:

  • Instructor-led classroom training
  • E-learning
  • Floorwalking (also known as at-desk, one-to-one or 'just-in-time' training)
  • Seminars/presentations
  • Self-paced learning
  • Workshops

Frequently asked questions

What level of training do I need?

Our courses cover three levels: Level 1 are our Entry level Excel courses, covering basic Excel skills such as creating, editing, formatting and navigating Excel worksheets. Once introductory skills are mastered, our Level 2 or Intermediate Excel courses teach you how to use advanced formulas with various tools including how to transform tables, charts and graphs. Our Level 3 courses are then our Advanced Excel courses, these will turn you into a true Excel whiz and will cover topics such as VBA, PowerPivot and Advanced Function Writing.

If you're not sure which level you're at, why not try our Excel skills assessment quiz?

How do I use my Microsoft Software Assurance Vouchers?

You might qualify for free Microsoft training through the Microsoft Software Assurance scheme.

Microsoft Software Assurance is designed to make volume software licensing for corporate customers easier to manage. In addition to software, organisations using Software Assurance also receive training vouchers, entitling them to attend a wide range of Microsoft courses without additional cost (subject to your licence agreement). Many Microsoft courses, bespoke training programmes and our top-value Certification in a Box learning programmes can be obtained without additional cost using training vouchers. To book courses using vouchers please call our sales team on 0845 757 3888. Or for more information on claiming vouchers you can speak to our dedicated Software Assurance administration team on 01753 898 351.

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