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Excel 2016 Basic


You’ll never excel at work without knowing Excel. You like that? Good, right? They should pay me to write taglines. Find out what you need to know about Excel 2016 here. If you’re into typing things into little tiny boxes, this program is for you. But seriously, millions use Excel for work because it’s a great data entry, calculation and representation tool.

And since you’re reading this, you’ll probably need to use it for your work. Whether you’re completely new to Excel, or you’ve just used a different version, this’ll help you get to grips with the key bits.

We know you want to learn all about Excel 2016, 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.



  • Before the basics
  • Getting started
  • Entering data
  • Basic calculations
  • Page setup and printing


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 who’d like to know how to use this popular data management platform more effectively

• Anyone who uses Excel 2013 for work and needs a refresher

• Anyone looking to pick up handy tips for, what can be, a tricky piece of software 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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