Microsoft Excel is a key part of many office roles; it is particularly important to jobs with an element of finance, accounts or bookkeeping. However, many admin, PA, sales staff and numerous other roles require Proficient level skills in Excel. Many employers will test their new employees on their level of Excel skills and will not hire staff who fail their tests. 

Proficient Level Excel Training Course

Students gain Proficient level skills in Excel. Souters is a Microsoft Office Academy. This ensures that we deliver all training to the highest level. The Excel Training Course is also CPD Accredited, so CPD Certification is issued on completion of the training.

Course Format

A two unit module in  Excel 2013 or 2016. This course covers the beginner to proficient level. There is an assessment at the end of the course which can be taken remotely over the internet.

Excel Training Course Course Content

  • Getting started with Excel
  • Formatting in Excel
  • Beginner to Proficient Formulas
  • Tables
  • Printing attractive documents
  • Shortcuts and tips to build efficiency
  • Charts
  • Graphics and Illustrations

If you would like to complete the Advanced module instead, please CLICK HERE. You can also purchase this course together with the Advanced module for a €50 supplement.

Dates and Duration

The course lasts for three months, but can be completed earlier. It can be taken online from anywhere. 

Course Requirements

No set requirement it starts from Beginner Level.


  • Training written by senior Microsoft trainers in a Microsoft Certified Academy
  • Live server with Virtual Tutor enables learner to receive instruction and corrections, as if they have a personal tutor
  • CPD Certificate in Excel issued upon successful completion
  • The training is highly practical with numerous exercise to ensure that you remember these details
  • The opportunity to apply Excel to your work and improve your efficiency


Souters will issue a CPD Accredited Certificate in Proficient Level Excel.

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