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Excel 2019 Introduction - Skilling for Recovery - fee free

This course is available fee free under NSW Skilling for Recovery/Job Trainer funding. These skills will be useful to anyone whether you are at university, studying a vocational education course or looking for employment.

Excel is one of the most commonly used software applications especially in the workplace. You can use Excel to enter all sorts of data and perform financial, mathematical or statistical calculations. This comprehensive course covers the essentials of working with Excel 2019. This course covers creating simple spreadsheets and charts using MS Excel. You will learn how to create, edit and save spreadsheets, format data and worksheets, perform calculations using formulae and simple functions and produce simple charts. .

Produce Spreadsheets (BSBITU314)

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop spreadsheets through the use of spreadsheet software. It applies to individuals employed in a range of environments who tend to be personally responsible for designing and working with spreadsheets under minimal supervision.

Course Outline

Create Spreadsheets

  • Open spreadsheet application and create/open spreadsheet file and enter numbers, text and symbols into cells according to information requirements
  • Enter simple formulas using cell referencing where required
  • Correct formulas when error messages occur
  • Use a range of common tools during spreadsheet development
  • Edit columns and rows within the spreadsheet
  • Use the autofill function to increment data where required
  • Save spreadsheet to correct directory or folder Customise basic settings
  • Adjust page layout to meet user requirements or special needs
  • Open and view different toolbars
  • Change font settings so they are appropriate for the purpose of the document
  • Change alignment options and line spacing according to spreadsheet formatting features
  • Format cell to display different styles as required
  • Modify margin sizes to suit the purpose of the spreadsheets
  • View multiple spreadsheets concurrently

Format Spreadsheet

  • Use formatting features as required
  • Copy selected formatting features from another cell in the spreadsheet or from another active spreadsheet
  • Use formatting tools as required within the spreadsheet
  • Align information in a selected cell as required
  • Insert headers and footers using formatting features
  • Save spreadsheet in another format
  • Save and close spreadsheet to disk
  • Incorporate object and chart in spreadsheet
  • Import an object into an active spreadsheet
  • Manipulate imported object by using formatting features
  • Create a chart using selected data in the spreadsheet
  • Display selected data in a different chart
  • Modify chart using formatting features
  • Print spreadsheet
  • Preview spreadsheet in print preview mode

Please Bring

  • Notepad/Pen
  • Please bring a USB stick to class (around 4GB storage is sufficient)
  • A manual will be provided

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

From 1 January 2015 it is a requirement of the Federal Government that all students undertaking nationally recognised training will need to obtain a Unique Student Identifier (USI). This involves an easy online application. See USI Fact Sheet for information on how to apply for a USI go to the Unique Student Identifier (USI) Website for additional information.

Please ensure when completing your enrolment information, that the details relating to your name are identical to those on the identification evidence used (eg passport or driver’s licence) when creating your USI eg no abbreviations or nicknames should be used.

Once created, it is important that you keep a record of your USI and access to your accredited training records in a safe place. You will need this information for any future enrolments into accredited training in Australia.

Eligibility for Subsided Training

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government under the Smart & Skilled Training Program. To be eligible you must be

  • an Australian Citizen/Perm Resident/NZ citizen/humanitarian visa holder
  • aged 15 years or older, and
  • live or work in New South Wales, and
  • no longer be at school or equivalent

Eligibility for “Skilling for Recovery” - Free Training

Skilling for Recovery is a NSW Government initiative to deliver JobTrainer funding in NSW. It provides free certificate, diploma and short course training to eligible applicants. If you meet the Smart & Skilled Program eligibility above you can complete this course fee free.

See Skilling for Recovery Funding page for further information.

To enrol

Please complete the application process below and you will be contacted by our Training Coordinator to confirm your enrolment. For any queries please contact Fran Butterworth at the College on 9970 1000.

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate III SG00005183 - Statement of Attainment in Business SG00005183.
  • Design and produce spreadsheets (BSBITU314)

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Course testimonials:

  • Good coverage of excel fundamentals. Ideal for excel first timers. Will be looking into more advanced excel courses with you. Thanks NBMC.
  • Vera Hannan was the perfect teacher for this course. She was clear, energetic, knowledgeable and patient in the face of challenging situations. The other students were great, we had a wonderful class. I learned SO much. Thank you.

Contact us

Narrabeen Annex: 1525 Pittwater Road,
North Narrabeen NSW 2101
Office Hours: 8.30am to 4.30pm, Mon to Fri

Brookvale Campus: Level 1, 14 William St, Brookvale NSW 2100
Office Hours: 8.30am to 4.30pm, Mon to Thur

Post: NBCC Reply Paid 1966, Dee Why NSW 2099

Phone: 02 9970 1000

Registered Training Organisation Code 90113