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  1. Access: advanced

    Access: advanced

    Course Date: Mon 23 Oct 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn advanced features of databases: relationships, data validation, advanced form design, subforms, multiple queries, advanced reports, macros and switchboard. Knowledge required: Access essentials course or equivalent knowledge and experience.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £95.00

  2. Access: essentials

    Course Date: Mon 11 Sep 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn the basics of computer databases: setting them up, creating data tables and forms, entering and editing data, using queries, producing reports and relationships. Required: basic computer literacy and the ability to use a mouse and keyboard.

    These courses are free to students who are on (a) Jobseekers' Allowance; (b) Employment & Support Allowance (WRAG); or (c) other state benefits, earn less than £330 a month and are doing the course to find work or move into more sustainable employment. Call 020 7831 7831 for more information.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £85.00

  3. An introduction to Word

    Course Date: Fri 22 Sep 2017 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    New to Word and word processing? Do you want to learn how to create and organise letters and short documents? Then this course is ideal for you. Learn all of the basic functions of creating documents: adding, copying, moving and formatting text, practise inserting pictures and creating tables, Spelling and grammar checking, changing the page layout and printing different documents accurately. All you need is enthusiasm, and confidence using a mouse and basic keyboard functions. These courses are free to students who are on (a) Jobseekers' Allowance; (b) Employment & Support Allowance (WRAG); or (c) other state benefits, earn less than £330 a month and are doing the course to find work or move into more sustainable employment. Call 020 7831 7831 for more information.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £40.00

  4. Excel for the workplace (intermediate)

    Course Date: Wed 13 Sep 2017 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you want to learn some of Excel's more sophisticated functions? Are you an adminstrator or manager who needs to use it for more complex tasks? With realistic workplace assignments, we will cover creating statistical information using functions such as average, minimum and maximum; creating calculations based on a condition; counting entries IF they meet a condition; using more advanced formatting; effective filtering; and creating basic pivot tables to present data in an easy-to-read way.

    These courses are free to students who are on (a) Jobseekers' Allowance; (b) Employment & Support Allowance (WRAG); or © other state benefits, earn less than £330 a month and are doing the course to find work or move into more sustainable employment. Call 020 7831 7831 for more information.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £90.00

  5. Excel: advanced

    Course Date: Sun 17 Sep 2017 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn advanced features: sorting, filtering, linking, formulae, pivot tables and macros to create and work with complex spreadsheets. This course follows on from 'Excel: essentials' or is suitable for students with equivalent knowledge and experience.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £95.00

  6. Excel: analysing data

    Course Date: Wed 29 Nov 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop essential skills to tackle complex data sets and create conclusions and recommendations for non-data minded stakeholders in your organisation. Focus on pivot tables, formatting and perfecting your commentary skills. Some familiarity with using Excel is required.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £45.00

  7. Excel: essentials

    Course Date: Tue 19 Sep 2017 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you need to use Excel for work, in the office, or to keep track of your finances? Learn the basics of spreadsheets: entering text, numbers, formulae, formatting, modifying and linking sheets and creating charts. Knowledge required: basic computer literacy and the ability to use a mouse and keyboard. These courses are free to students who are on (a) Jobseekers' Allowance; (b) Employment & Support Allowance (WRAG); or © other state benefits, earn less than £330 a month and are doing the course to find work or move into more sustainable employment. Call 020 7831 7831 for more information.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £90.00

  8. Excel: expert

    Excel: expert

    Course Date: Sun 19 Nov 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to create dialogue boxes, combo boxes, spinners, drop down lists, user forms and macros. Ideal if you've undertaken our 'Excel: advanced' course, or if you have equivalent knowledge or experience.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £90.00

  9. Excel: financial modelling

    Excel: financial modelling

    Course Date: Tue 31 Oct 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Financial modelling refers to the development of mathematical tools to simulate business scenarios as an aid to decision-making.

    Knowing lots of functions helps, but it is the application of these skills whilst also understanding the financial concepts that turns a glorified calculator into a valuable financial model.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £125.00

  10. Excel: tricks and tips for productivity

    Course Date: Wed 22 Nov 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you have some familiarity with Excel? Would you like to learn methods that will make your use of the software easier and more efficient? The focus of the day will be to look at different features of Excel as well as adjusting settings and other shortcuts to improve your experience and productivity.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £50.00

  11. Introduction to Excel

    Course Date: Tue 12 Dec 2017 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Are you new to Excel? This introductory course will cover key terminology, how to create simple worksheets, entering and formatting data, making basic calculations and creating simple charts and graphs. You'll become confident enough to create your own weekly budget calculator. To do this course you'll need to be able to use a mouse, keyboard and basic computer functions.

    These courses are free to students who are on (a) Jobseekers' Allowance; (b) Employment & Support Allowance (WRAG); or (c) other state benefits, earn less than £330 a month and are doing the course to find work or move into more sustainable employment. Call 020 7831 7831 for more information.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £50.00

  12. Introduction to MS Outlook

    Course Date: Sun 3 Dec 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    New to MS Outlook? or have you just start using Outlook at work? This course will enable you to use its key basic features, including sending and receiving emails with attachments, safe downloading of attachments, adding signatures, creating folders to manage your emails, organising and using your calendar to keep on top of appointments, set up reminders and create task lists. the do's and don'ts of sending and receiving emails, Data Protection Act and your legal obligation. These courses are free to students who are on (a) Jobseekers' Allowance; (b) Employment & Support Allowance (WRAG); or (c) other state benefits, earn less than £330 a month and are doing the course to find work or move into more sustainable employment. Call 020 7831 7831 for more information.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £45.00

  13. Introduction to VBA

    Introduction to VBA

    Course Date: Sat 7 Oct 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Build on your advanced Excel skills and learn how to use the Visual Basic Editor (VBE) to create VBA procedures (macros) and user forms. You will then be able to modify and test these components easily step by step in the VBE.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £90.00

  14. IT skills for the office: an introduction

    Course Date: Thu 2 Nov 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you want to start working in an office but lack confidence or skills in IT? On this course you'll learn the most essential computer skills – word processing, use of spreadsheets, emailing and creating presentations. You'll learn the main parts of Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint which you will need in order to write letters and documents, organise data, send and receive emails and create presentations.

    These courses are free to students who are on (a) Jobseekers' Allowance; (b) Employment & Support Allowance (WRAG); or (c) other state benefits, earn less than £330 a month and are doing the course to find work or move into more sustainable employment. Call 020 7831 7831 for more information.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £40.00

  15. MS Outlook 2010 in the workplace (advanced)

    Course Date: Tue 27 Feb 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Are you working as a Secretary, PA or an Administrator or thinking of becoming one? Do you need to learn more about Microsoft Outlook? This course is for the everyday user who needs to become more proficient in the work related Outlook tasks. Join this course and learn how to: create advanced message rules, create and manage categories, apply advanced filtering, create and copy group contact lists, share contacts, copy calendars, use a scheduling tool to create appointments, create advanced signatures as lists and emails, use advanced mail merge using MS Word and how to archive your mail box. This course is essential for any office worker! These courses are free to students who are on (a) Jobseekers' Allowance; (b) Employment & Support Allowance (WRAG); or (c) other state benefits, earn less than £330 a month and are doing the course to find work or move into more sustainable employment. Call 020 7831 7831 for more information.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £85.00

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