Microsoft Office Expert - Excel (Online course)
This course is for people aged 19 or over
Faculty of Business and IT
Level Location Start Date End Date Day Time Fee Reduced Ask Apply
Expert Home-based learning Ongoing Various Varies (Up to 3 months) (Home-based learning) £99 none

What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?

Microsoft Office Expert qualifications allow you to take your existing skills, and develop them further, making full use of Microsoft Office products, and all of it’s features.

Topics are explored in greater depth, and provide a real challenge to ensure you can make use of Excel’s advanced features.

The course is delivered through E-Learning that you can study at your own pace, with Microsoft approved course material and practical resources. Remote tutor support is also available for questions and troubleshooting.

Upon completion of the E-Learning, you will complete a Microsoft Certification exam for your chosen Office Product.

Microsoft Office Experts should already be very competent with the software, and will have already completed the Specialist level qualification.

What topics will I study?

This course focuses specifically on Microsoft Office Excel, and covers the following topics:

  • Managing Workbooks
  • Advanced Formulas
  • Custom Layouts and Formats
  • Advanced Charts and Tables

What are the entry requirements?

Completion of a Microsoft Office Specialist Level qualification.
You must be able to travel to Exeter College for your final exam.

You will need to have regular access to a computer with the minimum requirements outlined here:
https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/4026853/office-office-2016-system-requirements

To study this course you will need to be committed and self motivated to pursue E-Learning.

What facilities are there?

Online Microsoft Academy E-Learning access, Exeter College IT Testing Suite.

What can the course lead on to?

Upon completion of the Excel Expert qualification, you could also study Word at the Expert Level.

With both Word and Excel Expert qualifications, you could go onto study Microsoft Office products at the Master level

Achievement can also lead to enhancing progression in your current career, by demonstrating broader IT Skills.

Are there any additional costs?

Course fee includes E-Learning access and 1 Exam sitting. Exam re-takes will incur an additional fee.


It is important that you apply and pay for your course at least one week before the course starts to ensure that you will have access to all the facilities and resources in your first week.
Please be aware that there are no car parking facilities at Exeter College city centre sites, but public car parks are available across the city.

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