Computing - Apple - Mac - Excel - Stage 1 [HDF2002G]

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Computing - Apple - Mac - Excel - Stage 1 [HDF2002G]: Overview
This course gives you a basic grounding into the world of spreadsheets on an Apple Mac computer. You will be using the popular Excel software, part of the Microsoft Office suite. Excel is a powerful spreadsheet tool which can help you produce personal budgets, record work expenses, present data with colourful charts and graphs and much more.

If you use/have used a different spreadsheet programme, the skills learned here are easily transferrable.

What will we cover?
• Introduction to Excel’s ribbon and menus
• Navigating a spreadsheet layout
• Creating, Editing, Saving and Printing a Workbook
• Using simple formatting
• Creating simple Formulas and using basic Functions
• Creating a simple chart or graph

Who is this course for? Is there anything I need to know before joining?
This is a gentle introductory course for people new to spreadsheets but not new to Apple computers. You must be able to use an Apple computer to save and find files and already possess mouse and keyboard skills. If you are completely new to Apple computers, you should look at our “Apple – Mac – An Introduction or Stage 1” courses first.

As our courses are taught in English, please contact us if you have any concerns about your level of English.

What do I need to bring to the first class? Will there be any extra costs?
Please bring a pen and notebook. Handouts and exercises will be provided.

What can I do when I finish the course?
On completion of this course, you can progress on to any of the following:
• Apple - Mac - Excel – Stage 2
• Apple - Mac – Word – An Introduction
• Apple - Mac – Photos – Stage 1
• Adobe - Photoshop – For Digital Design – Stage 1 and 2
• Adobe - Photoshop – For Photography – Stage 1 and 2
• Adobe - Photoshop – Intro and Next Steps

Additional information
There will be no additional costs

We welcome learners with additional needs and disabilities. When you enrol please let us know if you would like to discuss your extra support needs with a member of the Supported Learning Team who will then contact you as soon as possible. If you are enrolling within 10 days of the course start date, we may not be able to contact you before your first class. Surrey Adult Learning values and supports equality and diversity by promoting fairness and respect at all times.

Additional entry requirements


Course reference: HDF2002G (use this when contacting provider)

Course info


Guildford, GU1 3RX


5 Week


Part-time day


No Qualification



per course

More info: Over 64's Fee £62.00;Benefit Claimaint Fee £36.00

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