IT Short Course - Microsoft Office Specialist: Excel

What is special about this course?

Create professional-looking budgets, team performance charts, sales invoices, and exercise logs for a range of roles and purposes.

Improve your productivity in a range of Microsoft packages and gain formal accreditation for your skills.

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certified employees are proven to be significantly more productive when using Microsoft Office applications.

Research indicates that MOS certified individuals have increased competence, productivity, and credibiity with their employers, co-workers and clients.

MOS helps to increase job satisfaction and provides employers with a measurable return on their training investment.

MOS is proven to be popular and effective as criteria for recruiting staff for roles that use Microsoft Office applications every day.


Entry requirements

You should have a basic knowledge of Excel software



Included in the course:

  • Create worksheets and workbooks;
  • Customise options and views;
  • Insert data in cells and ranges;
  • Format cells and ranges;
  • Summarise and organise data;
  • Create and manage tables;
  • Filter and sort tables;
  • Summarise data using functions;
  • Perform conditional operations by using functions;
  • Format and modify text using functions;
  • Create and format charts and objects

How will I study my course?

  • Flexible

Full tutor support is available.

Combine learning in the centre with time at home or work giving you the flexbility to fit study around work and family commitments.

How long will my course last?

20 Hours

Where can I study my course?

    • Crieff Learning Centre
    • Kinross Learning Centre
    • Blairgowrie Learning Centre
    • Pathways Learning Centre, Perth

Start date

Course starts throughout the year

20 hours over 10 weeks (£120)


Most full-time students will have their fees paid.

Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.

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