courseFree Certificate in Excel 365 Essentials

Learn all the essentials of Excel 365 with our incredible Essentials Short Course

The course will take you through the complete essentials of Excel 365.

What is Microsoft Excel?

Microsoft Excel is a computer application from the extremely popular Microsoft Office suite. It allows you to create spreadsheets, calculate data, create graphs and much more..

Who is this course for?

A recent study reported in the Wall Street Journal found that a massive 78% of middle-skill jobs now require digital skills like Excel and Word. As well as that, jobs that require said skills also pay 13% more than those that don't. This course is perfect for those who are not familiar with the software and hope to learn and gain a general understanding of its essential features and what it can be used for.

Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course.

Recognition & Accreditation

These courses are internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by e-Courses4You are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. e-Courses4You is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.


What's Included

Wiki_tick  7 Incredible courses, from beginner to advanced

Wiki_tick  Unlimited lifetime access

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Wiki_tick  Fast effective training, written and designed by industry experts

Wiki_tick  Unlimited support

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Wiki_tick  Learn at your own pace and leisure

Wiki_tick  Easier to retain knowledge and revise topics than traditional methods

What the course will teach you:

  • Opening and Closing Excel
  • Your First Worksheet
  • Working with Excel Files
  • Viewing Excel Data
  • Printing Excel Data
  • Much more..

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Units Of Study

Certificate in Excel 365 Essentials

Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course.

Module One: Getting Started

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

Open and close spreadsheets
Understand the Office 365 web interface, including the home page, the team site, and the shared documents list
Understand the Excel 365 browser interface
Upload a spreadsheet to the Shared Documents library
Differentiate between worksheets, workbooks, rows, columns, and cells
Download and reload workbooks
Use the Find Command
Save a Copy
Open in Editing View
Open the spreadsheet in the Excel desktop application for more advanced features
Understand saving and collaborating
Create a new file
Enter labels and values
Edit data
Use the Wrap Command
Use cut, copy, and paste
Use Undo and redo
Add rows and columns
Delete cells
Understand shortcuts
Build, copy and edit formulas
Use absolute referencing appropriately
Understand the difference between Formulas and Functions
Use basic Excel functions, including SUM, AVERAGE, MAX, and MIN
Understand Autocomplete
Sort and filter data
Collaborate with others on a spreadsheet
Refresh and recalculate data
Format text and numbers
Use alignment options
Apply borders and fill color
Insert and work with Tables
Insert and work with Charts
Insert links

Module Two: Welcome to Office 365 Web Apps

The Home Page
The Team Site
Shared Documents
Uploading a Spreadsheet

Module Three: Worksheets and Workbooks

Opening a Spreadsheet
Overview of the Reading View
Understanding Worksheets vs. Workbooks
Downloading and Reloading
Closing Spreadsheets

Module Four: Working with Excel Files

Using the Find Command
Saving a Copy
Editing in Browser
The Excel Web App Interface
Opening in Excel

Module Five: Editing in the Browser (one)

About Saving and Save As
A New File and AutoSaving
Entering Data
Editing Data
Using the Wrap Command

Module Six: Editing in the Browser (two)

Cut, Copy, and Paste
Using Undo and Redo
Adding Rows and Columns
Deleting Cells
Using Timesaving Shortcuts

Module Seven: Building Formulas

The Math Basics of Excel
Building a Formula
Editing a Formula
Copying a Formula
Relative vs. Absolute References

Module Eight: Understanding Functions

Formulas vs. Functions
Using the SUM Function
Using Other Basic Excel Functions
Using AutoComplete

Module Nine: Working with Data

Sorting Data
Filtering Data
About Collaborating
About Refreshing External Data

Module Ten: Formatting Your Data

Changing the Appearance of Text
Changing the Appearance of Numbers
Setting Alignment Options
Adding Borders
Adding Fill Color

Module Eleven: The Insert Tools

Inserting Tables
Inserting Charts
Working with Charts
Inserting Links

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Words from the Wise

Training Features

With eCourses4You's e-learning system, certification has never been simpler! You can be starting your IT career or taking your current IT skills to the next level in just a few short weeks. Our award winning learning system gives you all of the benefits of a live class at just a fraction of the cost.

eCourses4You’s courses include:


Expert Instructor-Led Training

eCourses4You uses only the industry’s finest instructors in the IT industry. They have a minimum of 15 years real-world experience and are subject matter experts in their fields. Unlike a live class, you can fast-forward, repeat or rewind all your lectures. This creates a personal learning experience and gives you all the benefit of hands-on training with the flexibility of doing it around your schedule 24/7.


Visual Demonstrations & Multimedia Presentations

Our courseware includes instructor-led demonstrations and visual presentations that allow students to develop their skills based on real world scenarios explained by the instructor. eCourses4You always focuses on real world scenarios and skill-set development.


Quizzes & Exam Simulators

eCourses4You’s custom practice exams prepare you for your exams differently and more effectively than the traditional exam preps on the market. You will have practice quizzes after each module to ensure you are confident on the topic you have completed before proceeding.

This will allow you to gauge your effectiveness before moving to the next module in your course. eCourses4You Courses also include practice exams designed to replicate and mirror the environment in the testing center. These exams are on average 100 questions to ensure you are 100% prepared before taking your certification exam.


Social Learning & Networking

eCourses4You has designed a world class Learning Management System (LMS) This system allows you to interact and collaborate with other students and eCourses4You employees, form study groups, engage in discussions in our NOW@ Forums, rate and “like” different courses and stay up to date with all the latest industry knowledge through our forums, student contributions and announcement features. This LMS is unmatched in the industry and makes learning fun and enjoyable.

Flash Cards & Educational Games

eCourses4You knows that education is not a one size fits all approach. Students learn in different ways through different tools. That is why we provide Flash Cards and Education Games throughout our courses. This will allow you to train in ways that keep you engaged and focused. Each course will have dozens of Flash Cards so you can sharpen your skill-sets throughout your training as well as educational games designed to make sure your retention level of the materials is extremely high.

Navigation & Controls

eCourses4You’s self-paced training programs are designed in a modular fashion to allow you the flexibility to work with expert level instruction anytime 24/7. All courses are arranged in defined sections with navigation controls allowing you to control the pace of your training. This allows students to learn at their own pace around their schedule.

System Requirements

Minimum specifications for the computer are:


Microsoft Windows XP, or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)


OSX/iOS 6 or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems:

Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities (We recommend Google Chrome)