Excel 2021 - Level 1 - Introduction and Basics

About the course

The Excel 2021 - Introduction and Basics course covers topics included in the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam. You will learn how to open workbooks, navigate directly to cells and between worksheets. You will also create new workbooks, use viewing tools, modify Excel options. Inspect Documents and check for Accessibility and Compatibility issues.


There are 5 modules in this course

  • Screen Components
  • Navigating Workbooks
  • Viewing Tools and Excel Options
  • Creating Workbooks
  • Opening, Saving and Closing

Course features

  • Simulation training replicates the software you are learning providing a realistic learning experience.
  • Learn how to perform tasks at your own pace and interactively by following easy step-by-step actions.
  • Reinforce your knowledge at the end of each lesson by completing interactive and multiple choice quiz questions.
  • Assess your skills at any time by undertaking the Course Test.
  • Lessons can be completed within 30 minutes so training can be undertaken in “bite” size pieces.
  • Bookmarking allows you to learn in multiple training sessions.
  • Course navigation features allow you to jump directly to specific topics of interest quickly and easily.
  • Designed for people who require initial and refresher training activities.
  • Available on-line 24 hours a day.
  • Version for Mobile Devices.
  • Review course content with eBooks

You'll learn how to:

Introducing Excel 2021 Screen Components

  • Understand Screen Components
  • Open Backstage View
  • Identify Ribbon Commands
  • Hide and Display the Ribbon
  • Use the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Show Context Sensitive Tools
  • Identify Worksheet Components
  • Use the Formula Bar
  • Recognise Mouse Cursor Shapes

Navigating Workbooks

  • Navigate with Scroll Bars
  • Use Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Use the Go To Command
  • Navigate using the Name Box
  • Work with Sheet Tabs
  • Use Tab Scrolling Buttons

Viewing Tools and Excel Options

  • Use the Zoom Feature
  • Split Windows
  • Freeze Panes and Unfreeze Panes
  • Use General Options
  • Use Save Options
  • Use Proofing Options
  • Inspect Documents
  • Check for Accessibility Issues
  • Check for Compatibility

Creating, Opening and Saving Creating Workbooks

  • Create New Workbooks
  • Enter Values
  • Enter Labels
  • Enter Dates
  • Enter Data into a Range
  • Replace Cell Content
  • Add Additional Cell Content
  • Remove Cell Content

Opening, Saving and Closing

  • Open Excel Workbooks
  • Open Recent Workbooks
  • Open Workbooks with Search
  • Move Between Workbooks
  • Save Workbooks
  • Use Save As
  • Close Workbooks
  • Quit Excel