Microsoft Excel 2013/2016 – Advanced

This course has been mapped against the learning outcomes and performance criteria for the Unit of Competency BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets from the Certificate IV in Business.


Area of Learning — Microsoft Excel 2013/2016 – Advanced

About this course

The skills and knowledge acquired in Microsoft Excel 2016 – Level 3 are sufficient to be able to protect worksheet data, perform advanced data operations using summarising, data consolidations, filters and PivotTables, macros, and much more.

Successful completion of this course and the required assessments leads to a Statement of Attainment.

Face-to-Face Delivery:

  • Learn from certified trainers with real-world experience. 
  • Participate in interactive learning experiences.
  • Feel supported through your studies with our dedicated Student Support Days to provide one on one guidance.

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Check out our Microsoft Excel 2013/2016 – Advanced Online Course for online delivery.


Microsoft Excel 2016 - Level 3 assumes some knowledge of the software as well as a general understanding of personal computers and the Windows operating system environment.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this course you should be able to:

  • modify Excel options
  • protect data in worksheets and workbooks
  • import data into Excel and export data from Excel
  • use data linking to create more efficient workbooks
  • group cells and use outlines to manipulate the worksheet
  • create summaries in your spreadsheets using subtotals
  • use the Data Consolidation feature to combine data from several workbooks into one
  • create, use and modify data tables
  • create and work with scenarios and the Scenario Manager
  • understand and create simple PivotTables
  • construct and operate PivotTables using some of the more advanced techniques
  • create and edit a PivotChart
  • use advanced filters to analyse data in a list
  • use a variety of data validation techniques
  • create and use a range of controls in a worksheet
  • share workbooks with other users
  • create recorded macros in Excel

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