Microsoft Excel 2013 VBA Programming

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Course Code: VTLOKEVX3 Category: Subsidies: ,
SkillsFuture Course ID: CRS-N-0043813

Tap Into the Power of Visual Basic for Applications Programming in Microsoft Excel

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Tap Into the Power of Visual Basic for Applications Programming in Microsoft Excel

Course Code: VTLOKEVX3
Duration: 3 Days (21 Hours)

Tired of consolidating data from multiple worksheets or workbooks for your weekly or monthly reports and having to work on frequent task that is either too time-consuming or too cumbersome to continue doing manually in Excel?

Why not consider using VBA to streamline your work. The good news is, you need not be a programmer to utilize or explore VBA. Just like Excel’s intrinsic functions, many VBA commands are at your disposal and they are relatively easy to implement and customize for your everyday purposes. Anything you can do manually in Excel you can do with VBA and many things that Excel does not allow you to do manually, you can do with VBA. Furthermore, it provides you with a faster solution and minimises the risk of human error!

This 3-day Excel VBA programming course guides participants with minimal programming knowledge to simplify their work in the Excel 2013 environment by automating many of the recurring or repetitive tasks.

In this course, participants will learn how to records macro more effectively and how to use Excel VBA to automate procedures. Participants will create their own worksheet functions that Excel’s built-in functions do not provide for. Explore how to simplify the workbook’s look and feel for other users to use by creating customised form interface or create ActiveX controls on the worksheets.

This Course is Suitable For

Learners who have prior and good knowledge of Excel 2010 or Excel 2013 or for those who had attended our Microsoft Excel 2010/2013 Basic to Intermediate and Advanced course.

Public Sector – Division 1, 2 & 3
Private Sector – Applicable to All

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Macro
  • VBA Editor
  • Working with Objects and Built-in Functions
  • VBA Variables
  • Working with Sub Procedures and Functions
  • Conditions, Branches and Looping Control
  • Debugging and Error Handling
  • ActiveX Controls in Worksheet
  • Userforms and Event Procedures

Questions to Ask Yourself

I’m very experienced in using an earlier version of Microsoft Excel; can I sign up for this course?

Yes, you can. As this is a course that focuses a lot in programming thus ONLY IF you have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

Do I need to have programming knowledge or experience to take this course?

No, you do not need any knowledge or experience in programming or VBA.

For Your Delight

  Refreshments are provided for morning and afternoon tea breaks.
  A Certificate of Attendance will be given subject to 90% attendance.

Course Customisation

We can tailor this course to suit your needs in terms of course dates, times and location. If you are an organisation, we can further customise the course to meet your training needs and requirements.


  • Daphne Wong
    Daphne Wong Trainer

    Daphne holds a Diploma in Computer Studies & 3D Design. She also is a Certified Internet Specialist and was an Approved Trainer of the former IT Programme for office workers. She has been training for public, schools and corporate clients since 1988. Daphne specialises in training in Internet, Microsoft Office applications & Lotus Notes. She exercises patience and enthusiasm among the participants and displays a sound knowledge of the subjects taught. She has the ability to make a difficult subject simple and easy.

  • Kendra Ong
    Kendra Ong Trainer

    Kendra holds a BSc (Maths) and has more than 26 years of experience in IT planning, designing and programming of LANs and managing the operational support function of computer networks. Since 1995, she specialises on training in Internet, Adobe Photoshop, Macromedia Publisher, FrontPage, Microsoft Office and Lotus Notes. She is an ACTA Certified Trainer and a former Associate Trainer with the Civil Service College. She is also one of StarHub’s Golden Gurus (2013). Her cheerfulness and enthusiasm in training has earned her favorable commendations from her participants.

  • Ow Yeong Yin Leng
    Ow Yeong Yin Leng Trainer

    Yin Leng holds a degree in Computer Science with Management and has been training since 1995 in IT in both the private and public sectors. She is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and a former Associate Trainer with the Civil Service College. Her dedication to training is well liked and appreciated by the participants. She has vast knowledge in computer programming and applications software and enjoys imparting her knowledge and skills. She is proficient in providing training in Internet, Microsoft Office application and customised software courses.

  • Pauline Lee
    Pauline Lee Trainer

    Pauline has been conducting IT courses since 1992. Her experience as a programmer with a local bank, a LAN administrator cum a trainer officer with the Singapore Hotel Association and Training Educational Centre has more than prepared her to train in the areas of Microsoft Office, Internet and Frontpage. She is also certified by ITE as an industry trainer to teach the module on Coaching Skills. She was a former Associate Trainer with the Civil Service College. She is dedicated and patient, always able to impart her IT knowledge effectively to the participants.

  • Sherie Poh
    Sherie Poh Trainer

    Sherie holds a BSc in Computer Science with Psychology and Specialist Diploma in Web Development Technology (SWEB). A corporate IT instructor since 1992, she has lots of commercial experience on a wide range of software applications – MS Office Applications, MS Project, Lotus Notes, Web Related Applications, Programming with Visual Basic, VBA for Excel and Access. A former Associate Trainer with the Civil Service College and an ACTA Certified Trainer, Sherie always demonstrates competency and passion required of her in training.


Pace was good. Trainer was able to explain the course well, kept us attentive with useful examples
Nurhuda Ishak (MOF)

Trainer can guide us very well, very clearly and patiently. I learnt alot and find the skills are quite useful.
Unnamed Participant


This is a SDF Subsidy approved course. This grant is only applicable to companies applying course for their staff.

This is a SkillsFuture Credit approved course. This applies only to individuals applying and paying for the course yourself. You can use your available SkillFuture Credit to pay for this course.