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Excel Intermediate

Subject Area
Business & Professional Short Courses
Start Date
March 2024
Study Mode
Full cost
1 Day
Next Start Date
25th March 2024

This course is suitable for people who have either attended an introductory Excel course or have a working knowledge of Excel functions that they wish to build on.

This course is delivered over 1 day from 9.30am to 4.30pm

Topics covered will include:

Building Spreadsheets

  • Introduction, Outline & Objectives
  • Functions and Formulae - Entering and Copying Formulae, Searching for Functions
  • Naming Ranges - Creating Named Ranges, Using Names in Movement, Inserting Names in Formulae
  • Formatting - Number Formatting, Cell Styles, Copying and Clearing formatting

Printing and Charting

  • Printing - Setting up the Print Area, Previewing and Print Settings, [Page Layout] Choices
  • Page Breaks - Inserting and Removing Page Breaks, Page Break Preview, Repeating Page Titles, Page Layout View
  • Charting - Chart Types, Creating Charts, Customising Charts, [Design] options, [Layout] options, [Format] options

Printing and previewing Charts

What if?

  • Conditional Formatting - Adding Rules, Modifying Rules, Date Driven Formatting
  • Input Cells - Entering percentage Cells, Absolute ($) cell references
  • IF() Function - Arguments, Entering conditions
  • SumIf() and Countif()

Counting & totalling with conditions

Look Up Tables

  • Using VLOOKUP () - Referencing Tables, Returning Columns

Exact Matching

Organising Worksheets and Workbooks

  • Opening Workbooks
  • Arranging Workbook Windows
  • Creating Workspaces
  • Opening Workspaces
  • Totalling
  • Copy and Paste Special
  • Linking Formulae
  • Editing Links
  • Updating Linked Information
  • Trusting Links
  • Worksheets
  • Inserting Worksheets
  • Moving & Copying Worksheets
  • Managing Worksheets
  • Grouping Worksheets
  • Hyperlinks
  • Inserting Hyperlinks
  • Hyperlink Targets


  • Lists - Selecting Lists, Formatting as Table, [Table Tools]
  • Sorting - Single Column Sorting, Multi Column Sorting
  • Filtering - Text Filters, Number Filters, Date Filters
  • Totals - Inserting Total Row, Adding Totals
  • Pivot Tables - Creating Pivot Table, Adding Rows, Columns and Values, Manipulating Elements

Further Information and Booking

If you're interested in this course, please contact us:

Business Partnerships, York College, Sim Balk Lane, York, YO23 2BB
Tel: 01904 770368 option 1



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