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Course overview

This FREE course provides an introduction to spreadsheets using Microsoft Office Excel.

This course is suitable for learners with some ICT experience who would like an introduction to using Excel. The sessions will provide realistic exercises, helping you to see how spreadsheet skills can be applied in the workplace and at home.

The course will support you to:

  • Become familiar with the layout and terminology used in Excel.
  • Know how to store, sort, and filter data, making it more efficient and easier to use.
  • Carry out mathematical operations, ensuring results are consistent and accurate and can be easily reproduced.

This course is supported by Multiply funding. Multiply is the Government funded campaign within the Skills for Life Strategy aimed at supporting adults to improve their skills and confidence with everyday maths. Multiply offers easy access to free courses and initiatives where you can build your confidence in using numbers at work or in everyday life, or even gain a qualification.  Visit skillsforlife.campaign.gov.uk/multiply to find out about Multiply.

The course will help you to brush up on your numeracy skills while developing your ICT skills in a supportive environment.

You will enjoy learning in an informal and friendly environment with an experienced tutor. Learners with any special needs can discuss these with the tutor at enrolment to ensure that the course is suitable or can be adapted for their needs.

Places on this course are limited to the number of computers available at the venue.

Session details

Please attend the first information session where the tutor will provide further information about the course. 

There will be no sessions on the following bank holiday and half-term dates in May:



Eligibility criteria

This course is supported by Multiply funding. Multiply is the Government funded campaign within the Skills for Life Strategy aimed at supporting adults to improve their skills and confidence with everyday maths.

Learners must be aged 19 or over (as of 1st August 2022) and not have a level 2 maths qualification.

Unfortunately you will not be eligible to enrol on this course if you live in Wolverhampton, Walsall, Sandwell, Dudley, Solihull or Birmingham.

The course is FREE to those who are eligible to enrol on the course.

Venue and accessibility

Park Lane Centre

If you have any Covid symptoms please let your tutor know and do not attend your class until you feel better

Park Lane Centre, Park Lane, Woodside, Telford TF7 5QZ


Tel: 01952 683700


All areas of Park Lane Centre are fully accessible. All first floor facilities can be accessed via a lift. There are 2 separate accessible WC located on both the ground floor and first floor.

Car Parking

There are sufficient car parking spaces available both to the front and rear of the Centre. We make every effort to provide car parking with strict priority being given to disabled guests



What to Do Next

Are you feeling more confident and want to continue your learning?

At the end of the course, the tutor will help and advise you on your next steps into further learning or work opportunities. You can also search for more courses on Learn Telford which we regularly update with details of new courses throughout the year.

We offer a wide range of short taster courses you can try in community centres around Telford and, when you feel ready to take your learning further, we can offer you an opportunity to join an accredited course and help you gain a qualification.

For enquiries contact:

Opening Hours 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday

Telephone: 01952 382888

Email: support@learntelford.ac.uk

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