How to Create an Excel Spreadsheet

Live Online Learning (1 Hour)

Welcome to Microsoft Excel. This interactive live online training session will give you a warm introduction to the world of Excel, and how to create an Excel spreadsheet.

In a few simple steps, our friendly expert-trainer will walk you through the essentials; giving you the confidence to find your way around, and start using workbooks and cells to enter and manage data.

This How to Create an Excel Spreadsheet training session is suitable for users of Excel 2013 and 2016.

What Will I Learn?

How to use cell basics - Confidently navigate and operate an Excel spreadsheet.

How to create a workbook - Create your very first Excel workbook using the File menu.

How to enter data into cells - Enter text and numbers into cells, and learn some helpful keyboard shortcuts.

How to format cells - Begin to apply formatting to cell content, including numbers, currencies and dates.

How to create and use simple formula and functions - Start to write formulas and use simple functions to calculate data.

How to work with cell contents - Learn how to cut, copy and paste cell contents.

How to save and print workbooks - Understand options for saving and printing your workbook.


This online How to Create an Excel Spreadsheet training is designed for learners who have never used Excel before. Previous Excel experience is not expected, but a basic understanding of using a PC and Windows would be beneficial.

What Are Live-Online Sessions?

Live Online gives you all the benefits of classroom training, but from the comfort of your home or office. Sessions take place on a shared online screen, where your friendly trainer will guide you and your class through the learning topic.

These interactive sessions also give you the opportunity to practice what you’ve learnt, as you take control and demonstrate your new skills to your trainer. Two-way text or voice chat is always available, for when you want to discuss a topic, need help, or want to ask any questions.


£95 per person, per session

Maximum Group Size:

6 people

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How to create an Excel spreadsheet Course Content

  • How to create your first Excel workbook
  • How to create cell addresses
  • How to locate the name box
  • How to select cells and cell ranges
  • How to move between cells
  • How to navigate and operate the Excel spreadsheet
  • How to enter text and numbers into cells,
  • How to edit cells using the formula bar and keyboard shortcuts
  • How to use formatting and alignment commands
  • How to apply date, currency and number formatting to cells
  • How to create simple formulas to carry out calculations on your data
  • How to use simple functions
  • How to cut, copy and paste cell contents
  • How to choose save and print options for a workbook