Microsoft Office Specialist: Excel Expert

What is special about this course?

Create, manage and distribute professional spreadsheets.  Customise Excel environments to meet project needs and to enhance productivity.  Expert workbook examples include custom business templates, multiple-axis financial charts, and inventory schedules.

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 an advanced knowledge of Excel software


Contact one of our Learning Centres to find out more:

Blairgowrie Learning Centre - Tel: 01250 875002 or email

Crieff Learning Centre - Tel 01764 652112 or email

Kinross Learning Centre - Tel 01577 863863 or email

Pathways Learning Centre - Tel 01738 445255 or email

Included in the course:

  • Manage workbook changes;
  • Apply advanced conditional formatting and filtering;
  • Prepare workbooks for internationalisation and accessibility;
  • Lookup data with functions;
  • Apply advanced date and time functions;
  • Create advanced chart elements;
  • Create and manage pivot tables;
  • Manage multiple workbooks;
  • Prepare a workbook for review;
  • Apply custom data formats;
  • Apply custom styles and templates;
  • Apply functions in formulas;
  • Create scenarios;
  • Create and manage pivot charts

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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