Microsoft Excel Beginners

Level 1 | Target Audience: Beginner | 7 hours

Microsoft Excel Beginners ClassMicrosoft Excel Beginners class will teach you how to be efficient using Excel including the best ways to use simple formulas and functions, format a workbook, and prepare for print.  Microsoft Excel is the industry leader in business productivity tools as part of the Microsoft Office Suite. Excel has unlimited capabilities to calculate, manipulate, and analyze data of any kind.  In Excel Beginners training, you will start from the ground up and learn the right ways to work with spreadsheets.

Microsoft Excel Beginners Classes

  • Start Date

    Microsoft Excel Beginners (Level 1)

    2 sessions, Mon/Wed 9:00am - 12:30pm MT
    Excel classes for beginners – learn a required skill for any career path
    • 08/12/2024
    • 08/14/2024
    Session information
    Session 1
    Mon, Aug 12 09:00 am MDT - Mon, Aug 12 12:30 pm MDT
    Session 2
    Wed, Aug 14 09:00 am MDT - Wed, Aug 14 12:30 pm MDT
    • $359.00 excl.
  • Start Date

    Microsoft Excel Beginners (Level 1)

    2 sessions, Mon/Wed 9:00am - 12:30pm MT
    Excel classes for beginners – learn a required skill for any career path
    • 11/11/2024
    • 11/13/2024
    Session information
    Session 1
    Mon, Nov 11 09:00 am MST - Mon, Nov 11 12:30 pm MST
    Session 2
    Wed, Nov 13 09:00 am MST - Wed, Nov 13 12:30 pm MST
    • $359.00 excl.

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Microsoft Excel skills are considered essential by most employers.  Excel provides unlimited ways for you to analyze and organize your data so that you can present and understand like never before.  In this Excel basic class, you will learn how to create simple spreadsheets and format your documents.

If you are actively job seeking and missing Excel skills on your resume, this class is a great start towards getting you the skills you need to be competitive in the job market.  

As you work through the sessions of Microsoft Excel Beginners, each class will be a hands-on and intensive workshop, designed to help make difficult topics easier to understand.  Your instructor, a Microsoft expert, will work with you closely to make sure that you avoid common mistakes in Excel and apply best practices when possible.

Class Objectives

Upon successful completion of Microsoft Excel Beginners class, students will be able to:

  • Create a basic worksheet by using Microsoft Excel
  • Perform calculations in an Excel worksheet
  • Understand absolute vs relative references in a formula
  • Modify an Excel worksheet
  • Modify the appearance of data within a worksheet
  • Manage Excel workbooks
  • Print the content of an Excel worksheet
  • Have you already completed our excel class for beginners? Try our Excel Intermediate Training.


  • Basic digital literacy including file management is required.
  • It is required you install the latest Microsoft Office software before starting class.

Talk to a student advisor to ensure you have the right pre-requisites for each class or program.

Alumni Spotlight

What a productive class. Valuable knowledge taught in an engaging, easy to follow way. Fast or slow, what made it great was that whatever your pace, your skills were usable immediately. I always left with some new skill to improve my work, some alternate method to try, something tangible and demonstrable to show for the time.”

Juan Lewis

Marketing Associate, City of Fort Collins

Inside Our Curriculum

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Each of our stand-alone classes is designed to teach how to improve your skills in a real-world setting.  DWC's experiential learning style ensures you will be guided by an expert instructor will performing all of the tasks to help you learn.

The challenges you face in class will mimic what you will need to land a job and improve your daily productivity.

Microsoft Excel Beginners Online Class

Support & Mentoring

All Microsoft Excel classes are offered in an accelerated workshop format.

Your instructor will provide hands-on, experiential style classroom learning for you to learn best practices of applying tech skills in the real-world.

Each class may be eligible credit towards a certification program, which includes career counseling and portfolio projects.

Flexible scheduling options allow you to choose what works best for your time.

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When can I start?

The average length to complete the a certificate program is 6 months. Total length may vary based on the pace in which you schedule your classes.

Each certificate program allows one year to be completed, but, depending on your pace of learning and skill level, you may move as fast or as slow as you like within that time frame. Veteran students may have certain restrictions on total program length.

Each program is comprised of several stand-alone classes listed above and a Capstone project. Once you have completed all the necessary course work, you will earn your certificate.

Who teaches these classes?

All classes are taught by industry professionals with 10+ years experience in their field.  Check the specific class offering to learn more about the assigned instructor for each class.

You may also learn more about our team here.

What format are these classes?

Certificate programs offer comprehensive training to help lead you to employment, support & mentoring, portfolio building, and career coaching.  These programs are delivered 100% online with live instructors in a synchronous format.  No self-paced videos.

To find out more about DWC's style of training, talk to a student advisor today.

What if the listed schedule doesn't work for me?

Click to request more information on a private class or contact us to discuss your training options.

What's included?

Each Certificate Program is comprised of course work and a comprehensive Capstone Project.

Support and mentoring a huge part of all of our full length programs.  Your instructor will be there as your mentor every step of the way through the program.

All materials including textbooks are included in your tuition cost.

All data files will be provided as needed.

Enrollment includes access to tech support via Slack, phone or email.  Additionally, each student has access to career coaching and more.

Attend an upcoming info session to speak to a student advisor and learn more details of this program.

What career services or internships do you offer?

For full length programs, support and mentoring is included and you will be eligible to work one-on-one with a career coach.

Workshops for job search and resume writing are included in the cost of your program.  Our expert career coaches will help you prepare for the next steps of your career path.  Your success is our success.

Click here to learn more about career coaching

DWC also partners with Parker-Dewey to offer micro-internships to our students.  These project-based internships are a great way for students to build real-world experience.  Learn more

Attend an upcoming info session to speak to a student advisor and discuss career coaching & internship options today.

Payment & financial aid options

DWC offers several flexible financial aid options including payment plans and traditional loans to help you finance your education.

We partner with Climb Credit to offer several flexible payment plan options that fit your monthly budget.

If you are interested in scholarship or financial aid opportunities, attend an upcoming info session to speak to a student advisor and learn more.

Terms & conditions

Enrollment in all programs requires each student to read and agree to our Terms and Conditions before you register.

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