Microsoft Excel is the most commonly used spreadsheet software and an important computer program in the Canadian workplace. Excel can be applied in many different industries, including business administration, finance, human resources, hospitality, and teaching. Whether you have never used Excel before or need a refresher course on spreadsheets and formulas, you should consider taking Excel Level 1.
Who is the workshop for?
This workshop is for all newcomers who experience cultural and/or language/literacy barriers to employment. You need to be over 16 years old and demonstrate CLB 5+ in English proficiency. You also need to register with RODS for workshop enrolment. If you are not registered, please call (306) 352-3521.
What will you learn?
Excel Level 1 covers the basics of Microsoft Excel, as well as OneDrive (Microsoft’s cloud-saving program). Among the topics that we will cover in this workshop are:
- Creating, saving, and sharing Excel workbooks
- Cell basics, including formatting
- Using the fill handle, find & replace, and spell check
- Working with multiple Excel worksheets
- Applying formulas
What should you expect from this workshop?
This online workshop is meant to help newcomers familiarize themselves with Excel. Participants are encouraged to ask questions, participate in discussions, and feel comfortable making mistakes. Your instructor will use various methods, including videos and demonstrations, to present the information; participants will then have an opportunity to attempt short review challenges/quizzes. At the end of the workshop, participants will be asked to complete a comprehensive assignment.
After completing the workshop, participants will be able to:
Use the basic features of Excel workbooks, including creating, saving, sharing, printing, reviewing, and exporting
Apply formatting to Excel worksheets, including number formatting, modifying row and column dimensions, and adding color and style elements
Apply formulas and functions to Excel worksheets
Participants will also receive a certificate of completion at the conclusion of this workshop.