Microsoft Excel 2016 Level 1



About the course

  • Identify basic worksheet and workbook concepts and terms
  • Enter & edit data
  • Modify the worksheet
  • Use functions to calculate and return values
  • Format cells to enhance the appearance of your worksheet
  • Use drawing features and other enhancements
  • Change the page set-up to define how the printed worksheet appears

Audience Profile 

Microsoft Excel 2016 combines a powerful spreadsheet application with the user-friendly atmosphere of Windows. Delegates will learn the basics of creating, editing, and saving worksheets in our Essentials level class.

They will work with formulas and functions to calculate and return values. Delegates will learn to change the appearance of a page, including adding headers and footers, format data and create charts.

Course Details

  • Course Ref: MSE2016L1
  • Course Duration: 1 day
  • Course Location: Sunderland
  • Course Dates: Please Enquire for Dates
  • Course Price: £195 (Excl VAT)


1: Excel Essentials
Starting Excel 2016
What is a Worksheet?
What is a Workbook?
Identifying Parts of the Screen
Identifying the ribbon Components
Getting Help
Using Selection Techniques
Selecting a Range of Cells
Selecting Nonadjacent Cells and Ranges
Selecting an Entire Worksheet
Entering Data
Entering Text Data into a Cell
Entering Values
Entering Data into a Range
Quickly Adjusting a Column Width
Finishing a Workbook
Saving a Named Workbook
Saving the Workbook in HTML Format
Printing a Worksheet
Closing a Workbook and Exiting from Excel

2: Formatting Text & Printing a Document
Opening a Workbook
Creating a New Workbook
Opening a Recently Used Workbook
Creating Simple Formulas
Creating a Formula by Pointing
Using Functions
Using the AutoSum Button
Using the Formula Palette
Editing Data on the Worksheet
Editing the Data in a Cell
Editing a Formula
Clearing the Contents from a Cell or Range
Using Undo and Redo

3: Managing the Worksheet
Navigating in a Worksheet
Using the Scroll Bars and Boxes
Changing Worksheets
Using Go To
Changing the Worksheet Structure
Deleting Cells, Rows, and Columns
Performing a Simple Sort
Creating and Using Named Ranges
Automatically Naming Ranges
Navigating with Named Ranges
Using Range Names in Formulas
Pasting a List of Named Ranges
Deleting and Editing Range Names
Creating Named Constants

4: Formatting the Worksheet
Moving and Copying Data
Copying Data
Copying Data with AutoFill
Creating a Series with AutoFill
Defining Relative, Mixed, and Absolute References
Copying Formulas
Changing the Appearance of Data
Changing Row Height
Applying Fonts
Adding Enhancements
Aligning Data in Cells
Merging and Centering Cells
Rotating and Indenting Text
Adding Borders and Shading
Using Drawing Tools
Creating Graphic Objects
Editing a Graphic Object
Creating and Editing 3-D Objects
Using Other Drawing Tool

5: Printing the Worksheet/book
Printing a Single Worksheet
Using Print Preview
Creating Headers and Footers
Removing the Grid
Printing a Selection
Printing a Selection
Using Print Areas
Using Advanced Printing Techniques
Aligning the Printout
Fitting a Document onto a Desired Number of Pages
Working with Page Breaks
Working with Page Breaks in Normal View
Setting Print Titles
Removing Print Titles

Appendix A: New Features in Excel 2016
New Chart Types
Get and Transform
One Click Forecasting
3D Maps
PivotTable Enhancements
Power BI
Quick Shape Formatting
Ink Equations
Data Loss Protection
File Types
The Ribbon and Toolbars
Screen Resolutions
Keyboard Shortcuts

Appendix B: Additional Features in Office 2016
Office 2016 – A New Platform
At a Glance Highlights Across the Suite
New Visual and navigational Features
File formats
User Assistance System (HELP)
Collaboration features
Themes and Quick Styles
General Keyboard Navigational Tips in Office 2016


Delegates should have an understanding of any of the following operating systems: Windows 98/NT/2000/ME/XP/VISTA/7/8/10