Your First Steps to Excel 2016

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Your First Steps to Excel 2016.

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Your First Steps to Excel 2016

Course Code: VTLOKFSE6
Duration: 2 Days (14 Hours)

New to Excel? Looking to pick up this skill but worried it might be too difficult or too much to handle? If the answer is yes then this is the course designed just for you!

Your First Steps to Excel 2016 is like no other Excel courses out there, including our existing Excel Basic to Intermediate courses. Your First Steps to Excel 2016 covers only the necessary features and functions to get you started on Excel. Not as tech savvy as everyone else or require more time to absorb information? This is the course for you. Conducted over a period of 2 days at a slow and relaxed pace, more time for practice is available.

This course promises to equip you with the basic and essential functions of Excel. Having a strong foundation on Excel helps to enhance your productivity in handling basic data and calculations at work.

Excel Basic to Intermediate courses are better suited for learners wishing to learn a wider variety of topics or at a quicker pace.

This course is for

Learners with zero to little knowledge on Microsoft Excel 2016.

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

Course Outline

  • Excel Interface
    Customize QAT
    Using Help
  • Working with Workbooks
    Pin Workbook
    Save. Save As, Open, Close, New
    Open Two Workbooks, View Workbooks Side By Side
    Freeze Column/ Row Worksheets (Move, Copy, Insert, Delete, Tab Color, Rename)
  • Working with cells
    Data Entry (Number, Text, Date, Time)
    AutoFill Number
    Flash Fill
    Copy (Range) and Move
    Insert Column, Row, Delete, Hide, Unhide, Move Column or Row
  • Formatting Cells
    Ribbon, Font, Alignment, Border Formatting Merge, Wrap Text, Number format (Percent, Accounting, Currency)
    Apply Style
    Apply Conditional Formatting
    Format Painter
    Clear Format, Clear Comment
    Insert Comments
  • Formula
    Arithmetic Operators
    Calculation using number, date, time
    Absolute Cell (F4 Key)
    Range Name
  • Page Layout
    Print Layout View
    Print Comment
    Insert Header/Footer
    Insert Page Break / Remove Page Break
    Repeat Row/Column
    Page Orientation, Paper Size
    Print Preview

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.