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Months of entry

Anytime

Course content

Data has always been important to businesses and will only become more so. Being able to effectively manipulate, learn from and display the information within spreadsheets so that you and others can gain insight from them, is a skill that any business will find desirable – making those who can do so, a real asset.

The Advanced Excel Diploma Course will elevate your expertise in the use of Excel – explaining advanced formulas, data manipulation, graphical representation, security, accuracy, and annotation, advanced statistical analysis tools and error fixing.

We’ll begin by exploring how to set up and use pivot tables and how to slice and filter the data for advanced analysis, using macros to automate repetitive tasks and increase efficiency and take an introductory look at VBA.

From there, we’ll move onto wildcard expressions and advanced functions such as SUMIF and COUNTIF, and using AVERAGEIF, IFS, SUMIFS and COUNTIFS for advanced analysis, along with how to use the LOOKUP function, and its variations, to search and reference data.

We’ll look at how to secure and protect data from unauthorised usage, how to make information more readable for others with comments and notes, and how to perform Find and Replace queries. The course also covers how to validate data and create drop-downs and spreadsheets with advanced features to limit the entry of invalid data.

For those who require advanced statistical analysis, you’ll learn how to use Excel’s powerful statistical functions and the Analysis ToolPak add-in to extend functionality even further.

Lastly, the course covers the most common errors that you may come across in Excel and how to correct them.

By studying this course, you will:

  • Know how to navigate Excel, view and print Excel files, and be aware of which tools are at your disposal and how to find them
  • Understand how to effectively format and calculate within Excel
  • Understand what can be achieved with Excel regarding functions and advanced formulas
  • Be able to effectively present data using charts and graphs
  • Learn how to use advanced statistical analysis tools
  • Be able to avoid common Excel errors

Information for international students

Data has always been important to businesses and will only become more so. Being able to effectively manipulate, learn from and display the information within spreadsheets so that you and others can gain insight from them, is a skill that any business will find desirable – making those who can do so, a real asset.

The Advanced Excel Diploma Course will elevate your expertise in the use of Excel – explaining advanced formulas, data manipulation, graphical representation, security, accuracy, and annotation, advanced statistical analysis tools and error fixing.

We’ll begin by exploring how to set up and use pivot tables and how to slice and filter the data for advanced analysis, using macros to automate repetitive tasks and increase efficiency and take an introductory look at VBA.

From there, we’ll move onto wildcard expressions and advanced functions such as SUMIF and COUNTIF, and using AVERAGEIF, IFS, SUMIFS and COUNTIFS for advanced analysis, along with how to use the LOOKUP function, and its variations, to search and reference data.

We’ll look at how to secure and protect data from unauthorised usage, how to make information more readable for others with comments and notes, and how to perform Find and Replace queries. The course also covers how to validate data and create drop-downs and spreadsheets with advanced features to limit the entry of invalid data.

For those who require advanced statistical analysis, you’ll learn how to use Excel’s powerful statistical functions and the Analysis ToolPak add-in to extend functionality even further.

Lastly, the course covers the most common errors that you may come across in Excel and how to correct them.

By studying this course, you will:

  • Know how to navigate Excel, view and print Excel files, and be aware of which tools are at your disposal and how to find them
  • Understand how to effectively format and calculate within Excel
  • Understand what can be achieved with Excel regarding functions and advanced formulas
  • Be able to effectively present data using charts and graphs
  • Learn how to use advanced statistical analysis tools
  • Be able to avoid common Excel errors

Fees and funding

UK students
£127
International students
£127

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Quality Licence Scheme
    flexible
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • CPD
    flexible
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    The Advanced Excel Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 4 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points. Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course. This course is endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme. Therefore, upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15). The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector. The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through their awarding organisations they have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. They are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life. Their knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables them to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.150

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