About this Course

Tech Type Specialist
Code DEX03L1
Duration 1 Day

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You have basic computer skills such as using a mouse, navigating through windows, and surfing the Internet. You have also used paper-based systems to store data that you run calculations on. You now want to migrate that data to an electronic format. In this course, you will use Microsoft Office Excel 2003 to manage, edit, and print data. You will create and edit basic Microsoft Office Excel 2003 worksheets and workbooks.

Target Audience :

This course is designed for delegates who already have knowledge of the Microsoft Office Windows 98 (or above) operating system, and who desire to gain the skills necessary to create, edit, format, and print basic Microsoft Excel 2003 worksheets.

What's Included

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Key Learning Points


  • Use a mouse
  • Type and use a keyboard
  • Navigate through Windows files and folders
  • Work with Windows - minimise, maximise, open and close

Delegates will learn how to

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Create a basic worksheet
  • Modify a worksheet
  • Perform calculations
  • Format a worksheet
  • Develop a workbook
  • Print the contents of a workbook
  • Customise the layout of the Excel window


Getting Started

  • Enter data in a worksheet
  • Edit data
  • Change the appearance of data
  • Save a workbook

Editing Your Worksheet

  • Move data to other cells
  • Copy data to other cells
  • Fill cells with a series of data
  • Insert and delete rows and columns
  • Undo and redo an entry
  • Find and replace numbers
  • Enter data in a range
  • Verify data in a range

Performing Calculations

  • Sum a range of data
  • Use a built-in function
  • Copy a formula
  • Create an absolute reference


  • Number formats
  • Custom number formats
  • Font size and type
  • Styles
  • Borders and colours to cells
  • Column width and height
  • Align cell contents
  • Merge and center cells
  • AutoFormat

Working with Multiple Worksheets

  • Format worksheets tabs
  • Reposition worksheets in a workbook
  • Copy worksheets

Customising Layout

  • Split a worksheet
  • Arrange worksheets
  • Freeze and unfreeze rows and columns
  • Hide and unhide worksheets

Page Display and Printing Options

  • Freeze rows and columns
  • Print titles
  • Set page margins
  • Headers and footers
  • Page orientation
  • Insert and remove page breaks
  • Print a range
Specialist Course

1 Day

Microsoft Excel
Delivery Method

Delivery method

Classroom / Attend from Anywhere

Receive classroom training at one of our nationwide training centres, or attend remotely via web access from anywhere.

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Online booking is currently not available for this course, to find out more please call us on 0113 220 7150 or email us at info@qa.com to discuss how we can help.

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