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Excel 2013 Basic


You may have heard of Excel. You may not. It’s a great program for entering, calculating, storing and measuring data. Couldn’t hurt to learn it then, right? That’s what we’re here for! We’re guessing, since you’re reading this, that you’ve either got, or are getting, Excel 2013. Good! It’s great software.

But, if you’re gonna be using it, you’ll need to know how. The best way to learn is by trying. But it can’t hurt to get some background knowledge either. This course’ll provide exactly that.

We know you want to learn all about Excel 2013, but we also know that your time is precious.

That’s the exact reason we’ve created them in small chunks, to enable you to dip in and out when it suits you.

You can spend as little as 3 minutes to learn something new, or refresh your memory if you’ve simply forgotten something.

Or if you’ve a little more time available you could start to crack through one of the courses on your journey to becoming an Excel Wizard and supercharging your efficiency and career.


  • Getting started
  • Entering data
  • Looking at Formulae and Functions


There are no entry requirements in order for you to begin this course.


At the end of this course there is a short assessment which you can take in your own time.


Once a learner has passed the assessment at the end of the course, they will be able to download a learndirect certificate to confirm their progress.




This course is for;

• Anyone new to the Microsoft Excel platform

• Anyone who uses Excel 2013 for work

• Anyone looking to pick up handy tips for, what can be, a tricky program to master

Need proof of your English and Maths skills? Want to catch up and learn more English and Maths? You can for free when you sign up to this learndirect course.

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