Level 2, Part Time

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This course is for those who are able to use a computer to create and save files and want to develop their spreadsheet skills

Course details

Topics that are delivered include:

  • Setting up spreadsheets with the correct formatting
  • Making calculations with the correct formula
  • Using SUM and AVERAGE functions
  • Filtering data
  • Creating different types of charts from a table
  • Freezing rows and columns on tables for easier viewing
  • Use conditional formatting
  • Import data from text sheets to the spreadsheet
  • Perform multiple column sorts
Entry guidelines
  • Demonstrate IT skills appropriate to the demands of the course
  • Demonstrate the ability to work at level 1 in English
  • Demonstrate the ability to read and synthesise technical information and follow technical instructions.

    If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

  • Assessment Method

    To assess progress and competence in performing different tasks the tutor will allow time following demonstration and discussion, and will observe completion of the various tasks/activities

    Additional Information

    The version of Excel planned for this course is version 2013. Please note that we are able to offer this course in different versions (eg 2010) subject to numbers.

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    When does this course run?

    For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm (all year round) and Wednesdays and Thursdays 10am-6.30pm (term time only).