Microsoft Excel 2019 – Basic New

Course Code: ASKEB9

Microsoft Excel 2019 – Basic

Do you often work with data at work or frequently extract data to create reports to update your leaders? Microsoft Excel is a powerful spreadsheet program that allows you to make quick and accurate numerical calculations. You will appear more professional when you present formulated spreadsheets to highlight your key data narratives. ‘Microsoft Excel 2019 – Basic’ is a course that suitable for you if you are new to this application or need a structured training to increase your productivity while working with data.


Why is it so important to learn Excel? It is because almost every organization across all industries are using the Excel to boost their employees’ productivity and quality of work. Many different job roles require some form of Excel knowledge as Excel is one of the most indispensable data processing tools in the working world now.


So what are some applications of Excel? For example, businesses use Excel for the creation of financial reports. Manufacturing plants use Excel for statistical analysis on their inventory. Families use Excel to help manage their family expenses, investment portfolios and retirement savings projections. As you can see, Excel is an essential skill needed by everyone not only for work but also for their personal projects.


Microsoft Excel 2019 - Basic


In our 2-day ‘Microsoft Excel 2019 – Basic’ course, you will gain the essential skills needed to create, edit and use basic formulas to extract data insights and to format your spreadsheets for printing.


Course Objectives – Microsoft Excel 2019 – Basic

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

  • Create simple formulas and recognize when to use absolute and relative references
  • Use autofill option and functions such as Sum, Average, Min, Max and Count
  • Find and replace content and formats and add cell comments
  • Format text and values into different decimal places, currencies and percentages etc.
  • Apply protection and print out your worksheets and workbook
  • View large databases effectively by sorting and filtering records, freezing panes, and splitting and arranging windows


Participants can also consider attending our Microsoft Excel 2019 – Intermediate course to learn more advanced Excel features to get more out of your data.

This course is SDF Subsidy & Skillsfuture credit eligible.

  • Course Dates and Venue

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

    Microsoft Excel 2019 - BasicJTC Summit12-1309-1017-1807-0804-0504-05
    Mountbatten Square08-0916-1714-1511-1201-0201-02

    September 2015

  • Application Fundamentals

    • Understanding the Excel Application Screen
    • Giving Commands
    • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
    • Using Command Shortcuts
    • Create, Open, Save and Close a Workbook
    • Using Help
    • Exiting Excel

    Getting Started with Worksheets

    • Navigating a Worksheet
    • Entering Labels and Values
    • Editing Cell Contents
    • Selecting Cells and Ranges
    • Entering Data in a Selected Range
    • Entering Content Automatically

    Introduction to Formulas Functions

    • Overview of Formulas and Cell Reference
    • Entering Formulas
    • Absolute and Relative References
    • Formulas with Multiple Operators
    • Using Functions
    • Referencing External Data

    Editing a Worksheet

    • Copying and Moving Cells
    • Controlling How Cells Are Pasted
    • Collecting Items to Move or Copy
    • Checking Spelling
    • Using and Customizing AutoCorrect
    • Insert & Delete Cells, Rows, and Columns
    • Finding and Replacing Content & Formats
    • Cell Comments

    Formatting a Worksheet

    • Formatting Text & Values
    • Adjusting Row Height and Column Width
    • Cell Alignment, Borders & Colors
    • Copying Formatting
    • Apply, Remove, Create & Modify Cell Styles
    • Using Document Themes
    • Applying Conditional Formatting

    Managing Workbooks

    • Using Workbooks View
    • Selecting and Switching between Worksheets
    • Inserting, Renaming and Deleting Worksheets
    • Moving and Copying Worksheets
    • Changing Worksheet Tab Color
    • Splitting and Freezing a Window
    • Working with Multiple Workbook Windows
    • Hiding and Unhiding Rows, Columns and Worksheets
    • Creating a Template
    • Protecting a Workbook and Worksheets

    Managing Page Setup and Printing

    • Previewing and Printing a Worksheet
    • Setting the Print Area
    • Adjusting Page Margins, Orientation, Page Size and Print Scale
    • Adding Print Titles, Gridlines and Headings
    • Creating Headers and Footers
    • Printing a Selection, Multiple Worksheets and Workbooks

    Working with Data Ranges

    • Sorting by One Column
    • Sorting by Multiple Columns
    • Filtering Data

    Introduction to Charts

    • Choosing and Selecting the Source Data
    • Choosing the Right Chart
    • Inserting, Moving, Resizing and Deleting Charts
    • Changing Chart Layout and Style
    • Changing Chart Type
  • Microsoft Excel 2019 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 2019 – 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: This course is most suitable for Account Executive, Admin Executive, and HR personnel who deals with number reporting. It allows them to managed worksheets, creates charts, does calculations to manage reports such as inventory listing, payrolls, invoices, payment and product pricing.

  • “Learning how to plot bar charts and the different graphs. Exercises at the end of the course were the most useful part of the course. The Trainer, Alaster is very patient and he gives a clear explanation of the topics that he has taught. He is also well-prepared and competent to teach the course” – (19-20 Oct 2017)

    “Presentation good, clear and precise.” – Yeo Peng Teck Peter; NEA, North East RO (03-04 Aug 2017)

    “I’ve learned a lot from this course, especially ‘security’. The trainer was very experienced and patient. Very helpful. “ – Zainal Bin Mohamed Nani; NEA, North West RO (03-04 Aug 2017)

Fees and Grants

$385.20 per participant (Inc. GST)

SDF subsidy: $2 per training hour. please refer to Course Fee and Absentee Payroll Funding 

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Applicants may use SkillsFuture Credit for this course

Absentees will be charged the full course fee.


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