Microsoft 365

Excel & Microsoft 365 Courses

Learn how to use Microsoft Office software whether you have Office 365 or an earlier version of Microsoft Office. Our courses include beginner, intermediate, and advanced classes that cover many of the powerful features in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.

You will learn directly from our highly qualified tutors with a wealth of real-world experience. They have designed our interactive courses to help you reach your goals, whether personal or professional.

Having advanced MS Office skills is invaluable to the modern worker. We will teach you how to use key features of Microsoft Office so that you can analyse data with Excel, create captivating presentations with Powerpoint, and manage your email with Outlook. Whatever you want to learn, we have a course to suit you, no matter your role or industry.

Our courses are free to most learners if you earn less than £21,157.50 a year, or you are on JSA/ESA (WRAG). Learn more about free places>

Browse our Microsoft Office courses below and enrol today!

Courses available both in-person and online

We offer a range of long and short courses allowing you to choose between in-person and online learning.

Learn in the centre of London with our in-person courses. Our purpose-built facilities in Covent Garden mean we are ideally located and easy to get to. 

See our guide to online learning for more information about accessing our live online courses.

All our courses are live, interactive, and taught by expert tutors. No matter how you prefer to learn, we've got the class for you.

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  1. Becoming confident in digital skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook (beginner)
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    Course start date:  Mon 16 Sep 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Do you know the basics of emailing and internet use? Are you ready to work with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook? Then this course is for you. You will start learning how to word process, use spreadsheets and create presentations, vital skills in today’s world inside and outside the workplace. You will also learn the most essential aspects of Outlook so you can send and receive emails and organise them. You will develop these skills by working on key tasks such as letter-writing, budgeting, presenting and contacting work colleagues. By the end of the course you will be able to create well-presented short texts such as letters, design simple budgets and tables, produce effective and attractive presentations and email them to friends and work colleagues. Start your journey today!



    This course is FREE if you are employed and on a low wage or you are claiming benefits. For more information Click here

    Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £71.00 Concession £45.00
  2. Digital skills for the workplace: using Excel (foundation)
    Course start date:  Tue 17 Sep 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Do you need to learn how to use Excel for the office or to keep track of your finances? Do you want to be able to handle, present data and make calculations inside and outside of work? This course is perfect for anyone who needs a good foundation on the basics of Microsoft's popular spreadsheet program. On this course, you will learn how to enter and present data and make it visually appealing, readable and usable through changes of font, style, use of tables and other formatting features. You will practise making calculations, using functions and formulae, modifying links between worksheets, as well as creating basic charts and graphs - a great way of visualizing data!



    This course is FREE if you are employed and on a low wage or you are claiming benefits. For more information Click here

    Full fee £179.00 Senior fee £143.00 Concession £90.00
  3. Excel: advanced
    Course start date:  Wed 18 Sep 2024 (and 5 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Hybrid (choose either online or in-person)

    Tutors:  Aurica Jalba
    Learn advanced features of Excel: linking, advanced sorting, filtering, advanced formulae, scenarios, data validation and audit spreadsheet, pivot tables and macros to create and work with complex spreadsheets. This course is suitable for anyone who is involved in Data Analysis using Excel.



    This course will be delivered online or in person. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £175.00 Concession £142.00
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  4. Excel: tables and charts
    Course start date:  Fri 4 Oct 2024

    Location on this date:  Hybrid (choose either online or in-person)

    Tutors:  Aurica Jalba
    Learn how to create effective Excel tables and to chart your data on this short course.



    This course will be delivered online or in person. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £38.00
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  5. Essential digital skills for the workplace: Word, Excel and PowerPoint (foundation-level 1)
    Evening
    Course start date:  Wed 30 Oct 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Would you like to gain the most essential digital skills needed for today's workplace? Do you need to develop the foundational digital skills for today's job market? Then this is the course for you. Suitable for those who already have some knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, this course will give you the confidence to use Word, Excel and PowerPoint within the workplace so you can create documents, spreadsheets and presentations. You will learn the key skills needed to word process, handle data and produce clear digital. 53% of UK employees do not have the digital skills needed for work. You don't need to be one of them.



    This course is FREE if you are employed and on a low wage or you are claiming benefits. For more information Click here

    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £50.00
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  6. Becoming confident on Word 365 (beginner)
    Course start date:  Wed 6 Nov 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Are you new to Word and word processing? Do you want to learn this essential skill both for work and private life? This course will help you create and organise digital letters and short documents.You will learn all the basic functions of creating documents: adding, copying, moving and formatting text, inserting pictures and creating tables, checking spelling and grammar, changing the page layout and printing different documents accurately. All you need is enthusiasm, and confidence using a mouse and basic keyboard functions.



    This course is FREE if you are employed and on a low wage or you are claiming benefits. For more information Click here

    Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £63.00 Concession £40.00
  7. Excel: expert
    Course start date:  Wed 6 Nov 2024

    Location on this date:  Hybrid (choose either online or in-person)

    Tutors:  Abbott Katz
    This course is ideal if you want to master you Excel skills for data analysis. You will learn how to create dialogue boxes,combo boxes,spinners,drop down lists,user forms and macros.You should have attended our 'Excel: advanced' course, or have equivalent knowledge or experience.



    This course will be delivered online or in person. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £175.00 Concession £142.00
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  8. Digital skills for business: creating professional-looking and impacting documents in Word and Excel (intermediate)
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    Course start date:  Sun 10 Nov 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Do you need to present well-organised complex documents at work that are easy to read and follow? Are you responsible for compiling reports or other long documents? On this course, you will develop all the skills you need to use Microsoft Word to create data rich documents which meet professional standards. You will learn time-saving techniques and become skilled in using outlines, templates, consistent formatting, headers, footers, tables, images as well as controlling text flow. You will also work on integrating Excel data into your Word document as well as using mail merge to distribute your documents. These are vital skills across a range of jobs that will not only save you time but also reduce the frustrations often associated with use of Word.



    This course is FREE if you are employed and on a low wage or you are claiming benefits. For more information Click here

    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £75.00
  9. Business administration with digital skills: how to be organised, efficient and customer-focused using Outlook and OneNote (intermediate)
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 11 Nov 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Does the amount of data coming into your inbox and folders threaten to overwhelm you? Do you need to develop a system for managing information, tasks and meetings? MS Outlook and OneNote can be part of this system but for many people they feel part of the problem rather than the solution. This course will enable them to work for you not the other way round. You will focus on how to think about problems, solve them and what you are trying to achieve. You will work on developing an email routine that allows you to concentrate on tasks at hand and not be distracted by incoming messages. You will focus on how to create a folder system on Outlook and process using quick steps, rules, categories and colour-coding so you can keep a trace of emails, tasks and appointments. You will learn simple and efficient ways to schedule your work and use notes and task and the flagging system to keep track of your priorities. In addition you will focus on how you can integrate OneNote and Outlook to save you time.



    This course is FREE if you are employed and on a low wage or you are claiming benefits. For more information Click here





    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.

    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £75.00
  10. Digital skills for business: how to use SharePoint for successful and efficient collaboration (intermediate)
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 11 Nov 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    SharePoint is an increasingly common collaboration tool across workplaces, vital for keeping staff informed as well as enabling them to work together across projects. On this course, you will focus on the purpose of SharePoint, when to use it and how it fits into your business communications. You will learn how to create a Team Site, lay out the site effectively, manage your files within the Document Library, work on and share your files, plus customise your site effectively. This course will prioritise what you use SharePoint for so you can situate its functions within work-based tasks and fully grasp why you are using it.



    This course is FREE if you are employed and on a low wage or you are claiming benefits. For more information Click here





    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.

    Full fee £119.00 Senior fee £95.00 Concession £60.00
  11. Digital skills for business: analysing, handling and presenting data with Excel (intermediate)
    Evening
    Course start date:  Wed 13 Nov 2024

    Location on this date:  Hybrid (choose either online or in-person)

    Knowing how to handle large amounts of data, analyse it effectively and then present the findings are essential workplace skills. A recent study found 88% of employers want employees with data analysis skills. This intermediate Excel course will help you develop these skills by focusing on common workplace tasks and problems that require some of the more complex Excel functions. You will focus on how to handle large amounts of data and convert it into usable, valuable information. You will develop your skills so you can work with different formulae and functions to create for example automated budgets that take into account variable conditions. You will learn how to link data across spreadsheets and also calculate and present trends. You will work with pivot tables and learn why you use them. By the end of the course you will be confident you have the skills and insight to handle, analyse and present data for a range of circumstances.



    This course is FREE if you are employed and on a low wage or you are claiming benefits. For more information Click here





    This course will be delivered online or in person. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.

    Full fee £179.00 Senior fee £143.00 Concession £90.00
  12. Becoming confident on Outlook 365 (beginner)
    Course start date:  Wed 20 Nov 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Are you new to Outlook? Have you started using it but need more confidence? Working with emails and tasks is essential to almost every job and it can be easy to become overwhelmed by messages and information. This course will enable you to use the key features of Outlook including the do's and don'ts of sending and receiving emails, safely using and downloading attachments, adding signatures, creating folders to manage your emails, organising and using your calendar to keep on top of appointments, setting up reminders and creating task lists.



    This course is FREE if you are employed and on a low wage or you are claiming benefits. For more information Click here

    Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £30.00
  13. Pivot Tables: the Basics and Beyond
    Course start date:  Tue 26 Nov 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Hybrid (choose either online or in-person)

    Tutors:  Abbott Katz
    In this course you will learn the essentials of pivot table construction and all additional features that will enhance the user’s pivot table competence.



    This course will be delivered online or in person. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £84.00
  14. Becoming confident on Excel 365 (beginner)
    Course start date:  Wed 4 Dec 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Are you new to Excel? Have you used Excel a little but lack confidence? Are you unsure about what you use Excel for? On this course, you will learn the key basic functions of Excel so you can begin your journey towards handling, analysing and presenting data effectively. You will learn the main functions of Excel and associated terminology. You will focus on how to create simple worksheets, enter data, present it in a logical and functioning way with formatting that makes it easy to read. You will work on using Excel in place of your calculator to make basic calculations and you will practise turning this data into simple charts and graphs. By the end of this course, you will 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.



    This course is FREE if you are employed and on a low wage or you are claiming benefits. For more information Click here

    Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £30.00
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  15. Becoming confident on PowerPoint 365 (beginner)
    Course start date:  Thu 5 Dec 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Do you want to learn how to create presentations? Are you completely new to PowerPoint? Can you use some PowerPoint features but want to expand your skills? On this course you will learn the essential elements of how to create an effective and engaging presentation from creating slides and slideshows from scratch, to using templates, to appropriate use of images and text. You will focus not only on the specific functions of PowerPoint but also what makes a presentation successful.



    This course is FREE if you are employed and on a low wage or you are claiming benefits. For more information Click here

    Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £30.00
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