Excel Basic


In today’s fast-paced, technical business environment, numbers are everything especially in the Logistics Industry. Much of our success hinges on how well we can manage the data – statistics, planning, reporting – that we encounter on a daily basis. We learn how we are doing and discover our next course of action by studying numbers.

Excel is an incredibly powerful Microsoft spreadsheet application. In simple terms, it is like a massive calculator. Working with spreadsheets, you can display and analyse everything from simple numbers to complex financial data. Microsoft Excel is the standard spreadsheet application for both the business world and personal use.

In this basic introductory workshop the learner will acquire basic foundational skills to work with Excel.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand basic functions of Excel
  • Modify worksheet data
  • Format a worksheet
  • Formulate and perform basic calculations
  • Printing workbook contents
  • Graphically display data

Target Group

Learners who have no previous experience in Excel

Learning Delivery Method

Stand-alone classroom-based accredited course

Unit Standard Alignment
SAQA ID:         116937                        NQF Level: 2                            Credits: 4
US Title:           Use a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-based spreadsheet application to create and edit spreadsheets


1 Day