Microsoft Excel 2016 – Basic

Course Code: ASKEB6

Course Objective – Microsoft Excel 2016 – Basic

During the Microsoft Excel 2016 – Basic course, you will get to learn the essentials skills that allow you to make quick and accurate numerical calculations and helps you to make your data look sharp and professional.

After redesigning from Excel 2013 to Excel 2016, you will notice besides the change in the user interface, there are many new features that have been included as well to make using Excel more efficient.

The newly added features include:

  • Simplified Sharing
  • Improved Version History
  • One-Click Forecasting
  • New Chart Types
  • Better Together with Windows 10
  • Office Themes
  • Tell Me
  • Smart Lookup
  • OneDrive Integration
  • Cross-Platform, Cross-Device

In completion of this course, you may want to further build on your Excel knowledge by registering for Microsoft Excel 2016 – Intermediate.

  • Course Dates and Venue

    Course Duration: 2 day (16 hours): 9:00am – 5:00pm

    Microsoft Excel 2016 - BasicJTC Summit03-0404-0508-0903-04
    Mountbatten Square06-0711-1212-1310-11

    September 2015

  • Program Fundamentals

    • Starting Excel 2016
    • Understanding the Excel Program Screen
    • Giving Commands
    • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
    • Using Command Shortcuts
    • Creating a New Workbook
    • Open, Save & Close a Workbook
    • Using Help & Exiting Excel

    Getting Started with Worksheets

    • Navigating a Worksheet
    • Entering Labels and Values
    • Selecting a Cell Range and Entering Data in a Cell Range
    • Entering Content Automatically
    • Overview of Formulas and Cell References
    • Entering Formulas
    • Formulas with Multiple Operators
    • Referencing External Data

    Editing a Worksheet

    • Editing Cell Contents
    • Copying and Moving Cells
    • Controlling How Cell Are Moved or Copied
    • Collecting Items to Move or Copy
    • Checking Spelling
    • Using and Customizing AutoCorrect
    • Insert Cells, Rows, and Columns
    • Delete Cells, Rows, and Columns
    • Using Undo and Redo
    • Finding and Replacing Content
    • Finding and Replacing Formatting
    • Adding Comments to Cells

    Formatting a Worksheet

    • Formatting Text
    • Formatting Values
    • Adjusting Row Height and Column Width
    • Working with Cell Alignment
    • Adding Cell Borders and Background Colors
    • Copying Formatting
    • Applying and Removing Cell Styles
    • Creating and Modifying Cell Styles
    • Using Document Themes
    • Applying Conditional Formatting

    Managing Workbooks and Print layout

    • Using Workbook Views
    • Select & Switch Between Worksheets
    • Insert & Delete Worksheets
    • Rename, Move & Copy Worksheets
    • Splitting and Freezing a Window
    • Working with Multiple Workbook Windows
    • Creating Headers and Footers
    • Hiding Rows, Columns, Worksheets
    • Previewing & Printings a Worksheet
    • Setting the Print Area
    • Adjusting Page Margins and Orientation
    • Adding Print Titles, Gridlines, Headings
    • Adjusting Paper Size and Print Scale
    • Printing a Selection, Multiple Worksheets, and Workbooks
    • Creating a Template
    • Protecting a Workbook
    • Protecting Worksheets

    Working with Data Ranges

    • Sorting by One Column
    • Sorting by Colors or Icons
    • Sorting by Multiple Columns
    • Filtering Data

    Introduction to Charts

    • Choosing and Selecting the Source Data
    • Choosing the Right Chart
    • Changing Chart Layout and Style
    • Changing Chart Type
  • Microsoft Excel 2016 is suited for beginners with basic knowledge of computer and windows. Individuals who would like to ascertain the skills on storing and retrieving numeric data are encouraged to take up Microsoft Excel 2016 – Basic course. In addition, with the skills on Excel spreadsheet, it will help individuals to do his or her reports more efficiently and accurately.

    User: Individuals who are required to do data entry, and to keep collective data.

  • “Trainer Alaster is cooperative and approachable.” – (19-20 Oct 2017)

    “Everything is good – I have learned a lot.Trainer Alaster is very patient. He answered to all my questions with steps.” – (17-18 Aug 2017)

    “Gain knowledge. Learn more function on Excel. Go extra mile to teach extra function.” – (17-18 Aug 2017)

Fees and Grants

$353.10 per participant (Inc. GST)

SDF subsidy: $2 per training hour. For more information on SDF, please refer to > Funding Mechanism.

Applicants may use SkillsFuture Credit for this course

Absentees will be charged the full course fee.


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