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Microsoft Excel Course: Level 3

Microsoft Excel Course: Level 3

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Microsoft Excel courses in Sydney. Insights are all in your data.

Learn Microsoft Excel with Microsoft Excel courses in Sydney at NEWCourse – created for you by the University of Newcastle.

The skills and knowledge acquired in this Microsoft Excel course enable users to expand their knowledge beyond content covered in Microsoft Excel Course: Level 2 and learn how to protect worksheet data, perform advanced data operations using summarising, data consolidations, filters and PivotTables, macros, and much more.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this Microsoft Excel training course you should be able to:

  1. Modify Excel options.
  2. Protect data in worksheets and workbooks.
  3. Import data into Excel and export data from Excel.
  4. Use data linking to create more efficient workbooks.
  5. Group cells and use outlines to manipulate the worksheet.
  6. Create summaries in your spreadsheets using subtotals.
  7. Use the Data Consolidation feature to combine data from several workbooks into one.
  8. Create, use and modify data tables.
  9. Create and work with scenarios and the Scenario Manager.
  10. Understand and create simple PivotTables.
  11. Construct and operate PivotTables using some of the more advanced techniques.
  12. Create and edit a PivotChart.
  13. Use advanced filters to analyse data in a list.
  14. Use a variety of data validation techniques.
  15. Create and use a range of controls in a worksheet.
  16. Share workbooks with other users.
  17. Create recorded macros in Excel.

Course Content

The following content will be covered in this Microsoft Excel course:

Protecting Data in Microsoft Excel

  • Understanding Data Protection.
  • Providing Total Access to Cells.
  • Protecting a Worksheet.
  • Working With a Protected Worksheet.
  • Disabling Worksheet Protection.
  • Providing Restricted Access to Cells.
  • Password Protecting a Workbook.
  • Opening a Password Protected Workbook.
  • Removing a Password From a Workbook.

Importing and Exporting in Microsoft Excel

  • Understanding Data Importing.
  • Importing From an Earlier Version.
  • Understanding Text File Formats.
  • Importing Comma Delimited Text.
  • Linking data and charts with Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint.

Microsoft Excel Data Linking

  • Understanding Data Linking.
  • Linking Between Worksheets.
  • Linking Between Workbooks.
  • Updating Links Between Workbooks.

Grouping and Outlining in Microsoft Excel

  • Understanding Grouping and Outlining.
  • Creating an Automatic Outline.
  • Working With an Outline.
  • Creating a Manual Group.
  • Grouping by Columns.

Summarising and Subtotalling in Microsoft Excel

  • Creating Subtotals.
  • Using a Subtotalled Worksheet.
  • Creating Nested Subtotals.
  • Copying Subtotals.

Microsoft Excel Data Consolidation

  • Understanding Data Consolidation.
  • Consolidating With Identical Layouts.
  • Creating a Linked Consolidation.
  • Consolidating From Different Layouts.
  • Consolidating Data Using the SUM Function.

Microsoft Excel Data Tables

  • Understanding Data Tables and What-If Models.
  • Using a Simple What-If Model.
  • Creating a One-Variable Table.
  • Using One-Variable Data Tables.
  • Creating a Two-Variable Data Table.

Microsoft Excel Scenarios

  • Understanding Scenarios.
  • Creating a Default Scenario.
  • Creating Scenarios.
  • Using Names in Scenarios.
  • Displaying Scenarios.
  • Creating a Scenario Summary Report.
  • Merging Scenarios.

Microsoft Excel PivotTables

  • Understanding PivotTables.
  • Recommended PivotTables.
  • Creating Your Own PivotTable.
  • Defining the PivotTable Structure.
  • Filtering a PivotTable.
  • Clearing a Report Filter.
  • Switching PivotTable Fields.
  • Formatting a PivotTable.
  • Understanding Slicers.
  • Creating Slicers.

Microsoft Excel PivotTable Features

  • Using Compound Fields.
  • Counting in a PivotTable.
  • Formatting PivotTable Values.
  • Working With PivotTable Grand Totals.
  • Working With PivotTable Subtotals.
  • Finding the Percentage of Total.
  • Finding the Difference From Grouping in PivotTable Reports.
  • Creating Running Totals.
  • Creating Calculated Fields.
  • Providing Custom Names.
  • Creating Calculated Items.
  • PivotTable Options.
  • Sorting in a PivotTable.

Microsoft Excel PivotCharts

  • Inserting a PivotChart.
  • Defining the PivotChart Structure.
  • Changing the PivotChart Type.
  • Using the PivotChart Filter Field Buttons.
  • Moving PivotCharts to Chart Sheets.

Validating Data in Microsoft Excel

  • Understanding Data Validation.
  • Creating a Number Range Validation.
  • Testing a Validation.
  • Creating an Input Message.
  • Creating an Error Message.
  • Creating a Drop Down List.
  • Using Formulas as Validation Criteria.

Recorded Macros in Microsoft Excel

  • Understanding Excel Macros.
  • Setting Macro Security.
  • Saving a Document as Macro Enabled.
  • Recording a Simple Macro.
  • Running a Recorded Macro.
  • Relative Cell References.
  • Running a Macro With Relative References.
  • Viewing a Macro.
  • Editing a Macro.
  • Assigning a Macro to the Toolbar.
  • Running a Macro From the Toolbar.
  • Assigning a Macro to the Ribbon.
  • Assigning a Keyboard Shortcut to a Macro.
  • Deleting a Macro.
  • Copying a Macro.

Intended Audience

This Microsoft Excel training course provides a comprehensive and thorough coverage of advanced techniques and is ideal for anyone who has completed Microsoft Excel Course: Level 2 or for competent existing users seeking to expand their knowledge of Excel.

Delivery Style

This Microsoft Excel course is presented as a practical, instructor-led computer-based training course in a Microsoft Windows environment. You’ll have dedicated access to a computer exclusively for your use so you can follow instructor training and work through examples in an application-focused teaching environment.

Course Prerequisites

This Microsoft Excel course assumes the learner has the knowledge required to create, edit, print and chart simple worksheets. Understanding ranges and copying is also important. You should be familiar with the basic functions of a computer operating system such as navigating the environment using a mouse and keyboard, starting applications, copying and pasting objects, formatting text, creating folders, opening files, saving files, familiarity with the accessing the Internet and use of common web browsers. If you do not have these skills, we recommend attending the Basic Computer Skills Course before attempting this course.

    Free repeat course (conditions apply)

    Free USB Flash drive

    Face to face with expert trainers

    Dedicated computer for every student

    Small class sizes

    Course materials – yours to keep

    Certificate of completion


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Sydney CBD (Venue TBA)
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