Beginner Excel 365

The New Alison App has just launched Download Now

Practical Excel 365 for Beginners

Beginner level Excel 365 training course to get you working quickly and effectively with your Excel workbooks

Software Tools
Free Course
By the end of this free online course, you will be comfortable navigating an Excel workbook, entering and formatting data, setting print options, inserting objects to a worksheet. You will also learn how sort and filter your data to make it work for you. This online course will enable you to used Excel 365 in you work or for any personal projects where you need to organise information.





View course modules


This free online Excel 365 course is the starting point for you when you need to organise and sort out the information (data) you have for your projects but don’t know where to start. What is a cell? What is the formula bar? Don’t you use ribbons for your hair? If all this jargon is foreign to you, don’t feel alone. We are here to help.

Excel is equipped with many tools to help you work with data. Basic tools, such as autofill can reduce the time you spend entering data, Sort and filter will allow you quickly find and work with the contents of a worksheet with ease and formatting will allow you to present your report in an easy to understand way. Maybe you have received a workbook prepared by someone else only to print it and find the print options have not been correctly adjusted – you will be shown how to check and correct then before you print.

Excel gives you the ability to insert pictures, shapes, tables, charts, slicers and many other features that enhance the view and user functions of your workbooks and worksheets. Tables are often used to quickly summarize data along with charts, slicers, and sparklines. You will cover all of this and more in this amazing Excel course for beginners. Start this course now to get familiar with Excel 365.

Start Course Now

Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course you will be able to:

  1. Explain how to open, save Navigate a workbook
  2. Discuss why you would edit the quick access toolbar
  3. Explain how to copy, cut and paste your data
  4. List the different Autofill options available and they use
  5. Discuss the use of Freeze panes
  6. List the different elements that can be inserted into a workbook and how they can be presented
  7. Discuss the used of different views when using worksheets
  8. Outline the purpose and process to sorting and filtering data
  9. Outline the steps involved in previewing and printing a table


All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire an official Certificate, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certificate is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certificates for completed Certificate courses:

Digital Certificate - a downloadable Certificate in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate, posted to you with FREE shipping
Framed Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate in a stylish frame, posted to you with FREE shipping

All Certificates are available to purchase through the Alison Shop. For more information on purchasing Alison Certificates, please visit our FAQs. If you decide not to purchase your Alison Certificate, you can still demonstrate your achievement by sharing your Learner Record or Learner Achievement Verification, both of which are accessible from your Dashboard. For more details on our Certificate pricing, please visit our Pricing Page.


    You have received a new notification
    Click here to view them all