This interactive webinar is ideal if you need to be able to create and modify charts in Excel, as well as work with advanced formatting tools.

There will be opportunities and time within the webinar for participation, undertaking exercises, questions and answers, to ensure you get the most from the training.

Please note that this webinar is not intended for Apple Mac users.

If you would be interested in the SLCC arranging webinar tailored specifically for using Excel on Macs, please get in touch: [email protected]

Important Prerequisites

To book and attend this training, you will need to have:

  • A Microsoft Windows computer / laptop that you are familiar with using
  • Microsoft Excel 2016 or newer installed (this includes Excel 365)


We also recommend that you should either:

  • Already be comfortable using basic formatting features in Excel, including formatting numbers, text, and ranges. Or
  • Have previously attended the Microsoft Excel for Beginners – PC Users: Module 1 webinar

Topics covered

Create & Edit Charts:

  • Create a chart
  • Chart recommendations
  • Create pie charts and exploding pie charts
  • Chart nonadjacent ranges
  • Place a chart on a separate worksheet
  • Create sparkline charts
  • Modify and change elements of the chart


Format Charts:

  • Apply formatting to chart objects
  • Use the Quick Analysis Toolbar
  • Create and apply a custom chart template




Advanced Formatting:

  • Find and replace formats
  • Draw borders
  • Create conditional formatting
  • Apply table styles and slicers
  • Use table tools


Wednesday 20 September, 9:30am – 12:30pm


Members: £120 + VAT
Non-Members: £140 + VAT

CPD points

Claim 1 CPD point for attending!

Joining instructions will be sent to you 3 weeks before the event (please check your spam inbox) and your invoice will be sent before the event. We advise that, on receipt of the joining instructions, you are liable for any fees incurred in order to attend the event.

About the Trainer

Sharon Thomas

Versatile and knowledgeable with a friendly, professional approach, Sharon has delivered training to corporate and public sector customers since 1993, also helping them with migration upgrades and software rollouts. She works with both classroom-based instruction and 1-2-1 coaching as well as assistance at the desk and floor walking.

Sharon has technical expertise for troubleshooting users’ issues, and always makes sure she is fully up to date with any new features and software.

Security cleared for working with Government bodies, e.g. MoD / Home Office, Sharon enjoys working with teams and delivering blended training to a high standard.

Sharon Thomas - Trainer photo

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