This practical course is the essential starting point for anyone interested in learning how to produce spreadsheets using Microsoft Office Excel 2010 and forms an ideal basis for further courses in Excel. As Excel 2010 introduces some changes to the user interface and some new features and enhancements, this course is also suitable for those needing to update their skills so that they can make efficient use of the latest version of this popular spreadsheets application. Excel 1: Essentials covers the basics of how to create, save and edit spreadsheets before progressing participants onto the creation of basic formulas and charts. The new cell and table styles will be introduced and participants will learn fundamental techniques such as sorting, naming ranges, find and replace, changing the page setup and renaming worksheets. This course also helps prepare you for the ECDL – Spreadsheets module test.