MS Excel Intermediate – Online


Course Dates

Iteration 1

  • Module 1: Wednesday 25th September – 11:30am – 1:00pm
  • Module 2: Wednesday 2nd October – 11:30am – 1:00pm
  • Module 3: Wednesday 9th October – 11:30am – 1:00pm
  • Module 4: Wednesday 16th October – 11:30am – 1:00pm
  • Module 5: Wednesday 23rd October – 11:30am – 1:00pm

Iteration 2

  • Module 1: Wednesday 13th November – 11:30am – 1:00pm
  • Module 2: Wednesday 20th November – 11:30am – 1:00pm
  • Module 3: Wednesday 27th November – 11:30am – 1:00pm
  • Module 4: Wednesday 4th December – 11:30am – 1:00pm
  • Module 5: Wednesday 11th December – 11:30am – 1:00pm


This online course is suitable for those with a busy schedule and is adaptable to the challenges of every lifestyle. Participants can attend the live course at the times outlined below and will have access to the recorded courses for 6 months after completion.

A trainer will be on hand after each module to answer trainee questions and participants will have access to a dedicated trainer email for queries after the course is completed.

If you’re unable to attend the live courses, a recorded copy of the course will be provided to you also along with all relevant course files and documents!

Schedule Outline

Excel 1: Microsoft Excel Essentials including Formatting & Tips and Tricks

  • Review of Excel Basics concentrating on quick methods of performing commonly used commands/features including an overview of Speed Keys
  • Customising the ‘Quick Access Toolbar’
  • Navigating / Selecting / Data Entry / Editing
  • Inserting / Deleting / Resizing columns / Hiding and Unhiding columns
  • Cut / Copy / Paste and Drag and Drop
  • Using the Clipboard Task Pane
  • Filling / Flash Fill Basics / Creating a custom list.
  • Formatting – Font / Alignment / Number / Format Painter
  • Orientation / Wrap Text
  • Formatting as a table
  • Preview and Print
  • Conditional Formatting
  • Overview of Shortcut Keys

Excel 2: Working with Formulas and Functions

  • Writing and understanding basic formulas
  • Writing and understanding basic functions
  • Copying Formulas – Relative vs. Absolute cell addressing

Excel 3: Basic Database Functionality and Manipulating Text

  • Freezing Panes / Print Titles
  • Sorting and Filtering a list
  • Creating and Working with Excel Tables
  • Changing Formatting
  • Changing display options – Total row etc.
  • Working with Functions
  • Using Slicers in Tables
  • Creating calculated fields.

Excel 4: Creating and Working with Charts

  • Creating and editing various chart types
  • Column / Bar / Line / Pie
  • Moving / Resizing the chart
  • Adding / Editing chart elements
  • Chart title / Legend / Chart Style / Data Table / Data Labels
  • Switch Row / Column
  • Manually Formatting a chart
  • Change overlap and gap width
  • Creating a combined chart
  • Displaying data on a secondary axis
  • Adding an additional range to a chart once created

Excel 5: Working with Multiple Worksheets and Data Consolidation

  • Inserting new worksheets / Renaming
  • Navigating between sheets – Mouse / Keyboard / Navigation List
  • Moving / Copying sheets
  • Using ‘Group Edit’
  • Linking sheets using Formulae
  • Breaking Links
  • Other sheet options – Tab colour / Hiding and Unhiding sheets.
  • Data Consolidation – By position and By Category / Label

Who Should Attend?

This course is suitable for those who are currently using MS Excel regularly but may not have attended formal training recently or may never have attended the training.

All participants will be given access to a recording of the webinars by way of an email along with relevant files and user reference guides. The webinars will be available to participants for 6 months following the course.

A Cork Chamber Skillnet / E-Bridge Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to each participant on completion of all courses.

Entry Requirements

This course is suitable for those who are currently using MS Excel regularly but may not have attended formal training recently or may never have attended the training.

Participants should have a basic working knowledge of Excel before attending this course.

This course can also be run as an in-company programme delivered on-site to meet your specific requirements. For more information on in-company delivery, or if you have any questions regarding this course, please Click Here.

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5 X 1.5 hour sessions
Start & Finish Time
11:30am - 1:00pm
Members Fee
Non-Members Fee