Office 2016 and 2019 – Please note that there are two versions of this course, 2016 and 2019.

Microsoft Excel is the world’s most popular and powerful spreadsheet software, with 750 million global users. Microsoft CEO has also declared Excel the company’s most important consumer product. Through this online course, you will learn how to create spreadsheets and analyse large sets of data using an array of techniques. You will gain an insight into the dynamic functionality of Excel, from budget planning to creating charts and diagrams, performing complex calculations and creating schedules.

You will learn to use the principle Excel features to:

  • Create and manage worksheets and workbooks
  • Create cells and ranges
  • Create tables
  • Apply formulas and functions
  • Create charts and objects

What’s Included

  • All course content

  • Practice exercises and quizzes

  • A practice exam

  • A certification exam voucher

Course Handbook

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Course Topics – 2019

Course Topics – 2016

Prerequisites & Requirements

Students must have previous IT knowledge as the MOS Core courses are intermediate courses. This is not a beginners course.

Learners should have the ICDL course completed.

If you have a strong interest in developing highly marketable skills and gaining an insight into the strategic power of spreadsheets, this course is for you.

  • All students should have access to a PC or laptop running a supported version of Windows (e.g Windows 10).
  • Mac operating system devices can not be used for this course.
  • Apple/Android devices (Smart Phone/Tablets) are not supported and cannot be used for this course.
  • A broadband connection is essential to stream video content.
You require a web browser to view course content and access web platforms. Microsoft Excel requires an Office 365 licence, which eCollege provides for the duration of the course.


If you join virtually any organisation they will be using Excel at some level, so this is a very marketable and transferable skill. After you earn your Microsoft Office Specialist Excel accreditation you will be a valuable asset to current or potential employers.


All Microsoft Office 365 programs can be seamlessly integrated to form a full suite of powerful skills and tools. ECollege provides the following recommended courses:

  • Microsoft Excel Expert
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Word Expert
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Access

Course Code: NC 12376 – Microsoft Excel 2019

Course Code: NC 09667 – Microsoft Excel 2016

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