Course Description

Microsoft Excel Level 3 teaches the information worker how to work with different types of documents using a variety of core and intermediate features to create and edit professional-looking spreadsheets for a variety of purposes and situations.

Students will look at productivity tools to increase data entry, features to enable collaboration with others, and use various commands to analyze large numerical reports.

Course Details


Registrations within 24 hours of course start time must be made by phone (403-220-2866)

Course Content

Course Level Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Use advanced formatting features
  • Use table names
  • Use advanced functions in Excel
  • Check for errors in formulas
  • Use the data validation feature
  • Use pivot tables and pivot charts
  • Use Power Pivot to extend pivot tables and charts into databases
  • Enable workbooks to work with other workbooks and users
  • Protect worksheets and workbooks from changes
  • Use advanced features with charts and functions
  • Use advanced functions
  • Perform a What-If analysis
  • Used structured references
  • Use advanced Excel features to filter data
  • Extend a data series by filling
  • Use form controls
  • Record and copy macros

Topics of Instruction

  • Manage and Share Workbooks
  • Tracking Changes to a Workbook
  • Adding Comments to a Workbook
  • Apply Custom Formats and Layouts
  • Create Advanced Formulas
  • Using Formulas to Look Up Data in a Workbook
  • Advanced Charts and Tables
  • Create and manage PivotTables and Pivot Charts
  • Saving Work with Macros
  • Recording a Basic Macro


  • Students must be familiar with the personal computer, keyboard and mouse.
  • Students must have Microsoft Windows skills and knowledge, and be able to perform the following tasks:
    • start and run Windows
    • use the taskbar, Start button and Help feature
    • use Minimize, Maximize, Restore Down/Up and Close
    • use the left and right mouse buttons appropriately
    • understand file management techniques
    • navigate between files, folders, or drives

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)


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Jun 01, 2020 to Jun 15, 2020
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $575.00
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Microsoft Excel 2016 Expert Certification Guide
Edition: 2016
Publisher: CCI Learning
ISBN:  978-1-55332-499-7

For e-book: Visit CCI Learning 


Section Notes

You will require access to a computer with the required software: Microsoft Office 2016.

Please Note: Starting September 2020, the required software for all Office Application courses will be updated to Microsoft Office 2019.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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