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Excel 2010 – Boot Camp

Our Microsoft Office Excel Boot Camp courses are intense one day courses that give you all the essential knowledge you need for most job positions.  They are ideal for people starting TAFE or University, upskilling, starting new jobs or re-entering the workforce.  

Excel is the world’s premier spreadsheet software. You can use Excel to analyse numbers, keep track of data, and graphically represent your information.  You will learn how to use the basic features of Excel 2010. This workshop incorporates a hands-on approach to learning.  You will get a chance to practice some of the basic features right on a computer. 

With Excel 2010, you can manage more data than ever, with increased worksheet and workbook sizes. Excel also makes your job easier by providing an easy to use interface, and an array of powerful tools to help you turn your data into usable information – and better information leads to better decision making! 

Cost $350 (includes GST)

Package Deal: Buy 2 Microsoft courses get one free.

Course Covers

We will cover such topics as:

Module One: Getting Started

  • Workshop Objectives

Module Two: Opening and Closing Excel

  • Opening Excel
  • Understanding the Interface
  • Using Backstage View
  • Understanding Worksheets
  • Understanding Workbooks

Module Three: Your First Worksheet

  • Entering Data
  • Entering Dates
  • Entering Numbers
  • Entering Text
  • Editing Data
  • Adding Rows and Columns
  • Checking Your Spelling

Module Four: Working with Excel Files

  • Saving Files
  • Publishing Files to PDF
  • Sending Files via E-Mail
  • Closing Files
  • Opening Files

Module Five: Viewing Excel Data

  • An Overview of Excel’s Views
  • Switching Views
  • Creating Custom Views
  • Using Zoom
  • Switching Between Open Files

Module Six: Printing Excel Data

  • An Overview of the Page Layout Tab
  • Setting Up Your Page
  • Using Print Preview
  • Printing Data

Module Seven: Building Formulas

  • The Math Basics of Excel
  • Building a Formula
  • Editing a Formula
  • Copying a Formula
  • Using the Status Bar to Perform Calculations

Module Eight: Using Excel Functions

  • Formulas vs. Functions
  • Using the SUM Function
  • Using Other Basic Excel Functions
  • Understanding the Formulas Tab
  • Using the Status Bar to Perform Calculations
  • Understanding the New Function Names

Module Nine: Using Cut, Copy and Paste

  • Using Copy
  • Using Paste Special

Module Ten: Using Time Saving Tools

  • Using AutoFill
  • Using AutoComplete
  • Sorting Data
  • Filtering Data
  • Adding Sparklines

Module Eleven: Formatting Your Data

  • Changing the Appearance of Text
  • Using the Wrap Command
  • Changing the Appearance of Numbers
  • Setting Alignment Options
  • Using Merge
  • Removing Formatting
  • Adding Rows and Columns
  • Hide and Unhide Rows and Columns
  • Renaming Sheets

Module Twelve: Advanced Formatting Tools

  • Adding Borders
  • Adding Fill Color
  • Using Cell Styles
  • Using Conditional Formatting
  • Changing the Theme

Module Thirteen: Creating Charts

  • Inserting a Chart
  • Overview of the Chart Tools Tab
  • Understanding the Parts of a Chart
  • Changing the Chart Style
  • Resizing and Moving the Chart
  • Add a Trend Line
  • Using Secondary Axes
  • Using Chart Templates

Module Fourteen: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise


A printed training manual is provided.  

Prior Knowledge

No prior knowledge of Excel is required.  Basic computer and keyboard skills are required.

Course Times

Our classes run from 9am to 5pm.  We run classes every week of the year.

Where do I go to attend the course?

CBD training rooms in Sydney are located in the heart of the city across the road from the Apple store on George St.  If traveling on train, get off at Town Hall and walk down towards Circular Quay on George St for 2 blocks.  Exact address:  Suite 1, Level 10, The Dymocks Building, 428 George St, Sydney.

Cancellation policy

We are unable to refund monies for students who do not turn up for classes or decide at a later date after booking that that they do not want to attend. Changes to class times are allowed, but not within 48 hours of the class commencing.


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