Microsoft Online Excel Level 3 Training

Excel Level 3 online courses comprise of live, online moderated workshops using web conferencing software, e.g., Microsoft Teams or Zoom, Excel, and blended with self-directed study assignments after the training.

There is access to live, online tutor support throughout the course, and email support afterwards. Pick from any of the 90-minute sessions.

We deliver Microsoft Excel online training for both Windows and Mac users.

Which online training session is right for you?

Choose from the three sessions summarised below or download the PDF outline at the bottom of the page.

If most of a team is reasonably proficient, they’re maybe just a few areas that need updating. A bespoke programme means tailored sessions matching current skill levels and work needs. You can choose from Excel Level 1, Excel Level 2, and Excel Level 4.

Microsoft Excel Level 3 – Manipulate and Lookup data

Who should attend?

This course is for everyone who uses Excel and needs to tidy up data and lookup data from one worksheet to another.

Training Requirements

Participants must be using Excel and able to create simple formulae and use absolute cell references, e.g., $C$4.

Aim

By the end of the session, you will be able to use Excel’s built-in text functions, Flash fill, and Vlookup function.

What you will learn

  • Split text and combine cells using Flash fill
  • Create a VLOOKUP() function to cross-reference data from another worksheet
  • Use a variety of text functions to “tidy up” data, e.g. remove spaces before some text
  • The options that Paste Special offers
  • To remove duplicates from a data range

Microsoft Excel Level 3 – Visually representing data

Who should attend?

Any Excel user who wishes to create, amend, and format charts.

Training Requirements

Participants must be using Excel and able to select cells and use shortcut menus.

Aim

By the end of the session, you will be able to create a variety of charts, e.g., column, pie, and combination charts, format chart objects and have a greater understanding of charting options.

What you will learn

  • A greater understanding of Excel charting terms, e.g., series, objects and legend
  • Methods for creating, sizing, moving and deleting basic charts
  • Modifying chart objects, e.g., adding titles to axes, amending axis scaling, legend location and formatting of chart objects
  • How to create standard template layouts and combination charts
  • Trendline and sparkline creation

Microsoft Excel Level 3 – Shortcuts, more conditional formatting, and auditing

Who should attend?

Any Excel user who wishes to use shortcuts to speed up daily tasks, use formulas with conditional formatting and track formulas.

Training Requirements

Participants must be using Excel and be comfortable with the basic options of conditional formatting.

Aim

By the end of the session, you will be able to use formulas with conditional formatting, speed up daily tasks with shortcut keys, e.g., select special commands and trace formulas and errors within a workbook.

What you will learn

  • Formula based rules in conditional formatting, e.g., a set condition highlights a row
  • To use a combination of data validation and conditional formatting, e.g. use a “pick list” of choices to highlight records
  • Popular shortcuts to speed up daily tasks
  • Add shortcuts to the Quick Access Toolbar and access them with a shortcut key
  • Use Select Special to select the current region, visible cells only and locate where conditional formatting is on a worksheet
  • Track and correct formulas using precedent and dependent arrows and error tracing

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