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Duration:1 day
Level 3
321 Pitt St
Sydney NSW 2000
Participants:Max 10
Length:9:00 to 16:30
Break Times:
10:30 (15mins)
12:30 (1hr)
14:45 (15mins)
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Excel Intermediate Course

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2938 Excel intermediate student evaluations
Location: Level 2
80 Mount St
North Sydney
NSW 2060
Break Times:
10:30 (15mins)
12:30 (1hr)
14:45 (15mins)
Duration: 1 day Participants: Max 10
Course Length: 9:00 to 16:30 Price:
(inc GST)
$ 385
Sale Price:
(inc GST)
$ 250

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Excel Intermediate Course

Course Overview

This is a one-day training course tailored to teach current Excel users the intermediate features of Microsoft Excel. Lead by dedicated instructors who know the ins and outs of the Microsoft Office package, you’ll build upon your existing skills and learn valuable techniques to help you create more professional and productive spreadsheets. We’ll teach you how to manage data in multiple workbooks, use 3D formulas, apply range names, create tables and charts, use data outlining, review formulas and work with advanced formatting, style and themes. You’ll learn streamlined methods to develop reports and analyse and manipulate data quicker than you ever thought possible.

Raising the Bar training courses are delivered face-to-face by certified experts using clear, easy to follow instructions. We keep our class sizes small so that all students achieve the best possible learning outcomes and supply all equipment so there’s no need to bring anything. You’ll learn through clear demonstrations and hands-on activities and leave with brand new skills to produce more professional and effective spreadsheets than ever before.

Upon completion of the Excel Intermediate course, you’ll receive a certificate of completion, a comprehensive course manual to work through at your leisure and the proficiency required to proceed to one of our more advanced Excel courses.

Who Should Attend This Course

The Excel Intermediate training course is designed especially for students who want to enhance their existing Excel skills to go beyond creating basic spreadsheets. This course is perfect for those wanting to gain confidence before moving onto expert level tasks and for companies looking to improve efficiency through more advanced spreadsheet management.

Typically, students who attend this course are already familiar with the fundamentals of Excel and know how to create basic spreadsheets and are ready to take these skills to the next level.

This course is right for you if you want to learn how to manage large datasets, summarise data, create and edit complex formulas, apply more intricate formatting, create and present professional looking charts and work more effectively with existing worksheets and workbooks.

Raising the Bar’s public training courses are available throughout the year in our Sydney CBD training centre, or via closed group training sessions for companies and organisations in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Canberra, Brisbane and Perth.

Course Prerequisites

Our Intermediate course is designed for current Microsoft Excel users, so prior knowledge of Excel is required. Students should have completed our Excel Beginners course or have equivalent skills entering data, creating basic formulas, formatting and printing spreadsheets. You will also need general computer skills using the Windows operating system.

Course Inclusions

FREE Course Re-sit

8 months

When you book a public course at Raisng the Bar we offer you a FREE course re-sit for up to 8 months from the scheduled course date.

FREE Email Support

12 months

Free email support for up to 12 months from the scheduled course date.

Small Class Sizes

10 students

All of our courses are capped at a maximum of 10 students to maximise your learning experience.

Classroom Training

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Course Manual

With each course we provide you with a comprehensive course manual for you to practice post course.

Computer Lab

No need to bring your own laptop. Our training courses are conducted in fully equipped computer labs with free Wi-Fi.

Course Certificate

Every student receives a certificate of completion at the end of course to recognise your new skills.

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Course Outline


Managing Data in Multiple Worksheets

  • Renaming Worksheets
  • Select Adjacent Worksheets
  • Selecting Non-Adjacent Worksheets
  • Enter Data Into Multiple Worksheets
  • Preparing the Summary Sheet

Using A 3-D Formula Across Worksheets

  • Enter A 3-D Formula Across Worksheets
  • Enter A 3-D Formula Across Worksheets Using A Function


Using Range Names

  • Define Names Quickly
  • Define Multiple Name Ranges
  • Insert A Name In A Formula
  • Enter a Named Range From a List
  • Using ‘Paste Name’ in Formulas


General Table Rules

Creating Tables

  • Create A Table
  • Change The Style Of A Table
  • Create A New Table Style
  • Show Or Hide Table Elements
  • Create A Calculation In A Table
  • Insert And Delete A Table Row
  • Resize A Table

Sorting Data

  • Perform A Simple Sort (quick sort)
  • Perform A Multi-Level Sort (more than one column)
  • Customise The Sort Order

Filtering Data

  • Enable / Disable The AutoFilter
  • Apply / Remove The Filter
  • Customise The Filter
  • Using A Search To Create A Filter
  • Convert A Table To A Range


Using The VLOOKUP Function

  • Range Names
  • Creating The Vlookup Formula
  • Using the Insert Function Wizard to enter the VLOOKUP
  • Using Vlookup Functions To Assist with Data Entry
  • Use The Closest Match For The Lookup Value


Using Data Outlining

  • Create An Outline Automatically
  • Remove An Outline
  • Auto Outlining on Large Worksheets
  • Create An Outline Manually
  • Copy an Outline Using Visible Cells Only
  • Use A Subtotal To Create An Outline
  • Show / Hide Details Using Outline Symbols
  • Remove a Subtotal


Customising The Appearance Of Data With Advanced Formatting

  • Use The Built-In Number Formats
  • Custom Number Format Examples
  • Customise The Number Format
  • Customise The Date Format

Using Conditional Formatting

  • Use The Conditional Formatting To Highlight Cells
  • Use The Data Bars
  • Use The Colour Scales
  • Use The Icon Sets
  • Create New Rules
  • Edit Rules
  • Change The Precedence Of The Rules
  • Stop A Rule
  • Clear The Rules

Maintaining Format Consistency With Styles And Themes

  • Apply A Built-in Cell Style
  • Create A Custom Cell Style
  • Apply A Custom Cell Style
  • Modify / Delete A Cell Style
  • Apply A Theme


Creating A Chart

  • Insert A Chart
  • Move An Embedded Chart
  • Resize An Embedded Chart
  • Change The Chart Type
  • Add, Edit or Remove A Chart Data Source
  • Swap Labels In The Legend With The Horizontal Axis
  • Change The Order Of A Data Series
  • Move An Existing Chart To A New Worksheet

Modifying A Chart

New Features For Modifying A Chart In 2016/2013

  • Change A Chart Layout And Style (2010)
  • Change The Chart Title
  • Change The Axis Titles
  • Change The Legend
  • Insert Data Labels
  • Add A Data Table
  • Adding and Removing Gridlines
  • Insert A New Chart Element
  • Delete A Chart

Formatting A Chart

  • Select A Chart Element
  • Format The Chart Elements
  • Format Text In A Chart Using WordArt
  • Create A Picture Chart
  • Create A Combination Of Chart Types
  • Create A Pie Chart
  • Set The 3D Rotation
  • Explode A Wedge In A Pie Chart
  • Inserting Sparklines
  • Enhancing Sparklines

Student Comments

  • Excel Intermediate training course
    great course content and easy to understand!
    - Matthew
  • Excel Intermediate training course
    Craig was absolutely fantastic, clear communication, informative and knowledgeable. Appreciate his help a lot! Thanks Craig.
    - Amy
  • Excel Intermediate Training Course
    Thank you so much Craig for adapting the day to our skill level.
    - Lindsey
  • Excel Intermediate training course
    Very well presented.
    - Gavin
  • Excel Intermediate training course
    Craig was super informative and helpful.
    - Katrina
  • Excel Intermediate training course
    Course content and trainer Sean was very helpful.
    - Jason
  • Excel Intermediate training course
    Craig you are amazing! I learnt alot from todays course. Craig is an amazing teacher and does well to ensure everyone has a full understanding of what he is teaching everyone. He explains things in a way that everyone is one the same page.Thank you for your time I highly recommend this to everyone
    - Nicole
  • Excel Intermediate training course
    Overall thought it was an excellent course with an excellent trainer. Thank you Craig!!
    - Karen
  • Excel Intermediate training course
    great presenter, very knowledgable, answers questions.
    - Jane
  • Excel Intermediate training course
    All good! Can't wait for the advanced course!
    - Varun
  • Excel Intermediate training course
    Very helpful and excellent trainer. Ticked all the boxes and was very informative. Remembered all our names questions from the beginning of the session. Done in a very timely manner.
    - Abby
  • Excel Intermediate training course
    Found the content very engaging and happy that manual available to support different learning style
    - Jenny
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    Very impressive.
    - Koby
  • Excel Intermediate training course
    Very thorough
    - Virginia
  • Excel Intermediate training course
    Really enjoyed the course. :) Thanks Craig
    - Channon
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    Great course - thanks Craig!
    - Daniel
  • Excel Intermediate training course
    nothing, craig is the perfect teacher.
    - Joseph
  • Excel Intermediate training course
    Craig was an excellent teacher
    - Sarah
  • Excel Intermediate training course
    A fantastic course! Very professional presentation with an opportunity to ask questions and plenty of exercises!
    - Anna
  • Excel Intermediate training course
    Facilitator was great and has a vast knowledge.
    - Adrian
  • Excel Intermediate training course
    Found Craig very patient and strongly knows the subject. The Course content is very engaging given there was a lot of content and quite long hours.
    - Iuri
  • Excel Intermediate training course
    Excellent training session. Thank you!
    - Natasha
  • Excel Intermediate training course
    Craig was very engaging and made the content easy to understand and follow
    - Hayley
  • Excel Intermediate training course
    thank you excellent lesson and useful.
    - Ali
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    Pretty perfect all round!
    - Sam
  • Excel Intermediate training course
    Craig was extremely helpful and easy to understand. He was kind patient and easy to approach if we needed a hand with anything.
    - Jennifer
  • Excel Intermediate training course
    It was a good mix of content and gave adequate breaks and ran at a good pace.
    - Louise
  • Excel Intermediate training course
    very helpful and easy to follow.
    - Kellie
  • Excel Intermediate training course
    The course covered relevant content and the presenter had a wealth of knowledge. I appreciated his ability to cater the course to our specific needs so that it became practical skills we could literally walk away with and apply to our roles.
    - Bernadette
  • Excel Intermediate Training Course
    I was very impressed and my expectations were exceeded. Sean is a great instructor - the best computing one I have encountered. Thanks for instilling enthusiasm into excel - I never thought it would be possible!
    - Sophia

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