Course overview

Are you familiar with all the ways you can use spreadsheets to make everyday tasks quicker and simpler? You can use them to organise your budget. Managing personal finances is a daunting prospect for most people. But having the right tools can help make it less challenging.  Budgeting is a great way to keep track of your spending, income, and savings. This will ensure that you are on track with your finances and can meet future goals. This digital skills course aims to help you improve your working knowledge of Excel and spreadsheets and achieve yours goals in managing your finances using a spreadsheet.

Course description

This course provides the skills, knowledge and confidence to use Excel to manage your finances. You will learn digital skills to use basic formulae and auto-functions in spreadsheets. This will help you do calculations automatically instead of wasting time adding things up manually. This is useful for creating budgets or knowing how much money you spend on certain items.

Learn how to create a spreadsheet to achieve your financial goals and take ownership of your finances by deciding in advance what you are going to spend your money on. You will learn the skills to be able to set up a spending plan for the year so you can keep track of your money and stop your spending getting out of control.

Creating a budgeting plan for your household can feel overwhelming and hard, but Excel can help you get organised. Learners will learn how to create and use personal budgeting spreadsheets.

Your tutor will provide step-by-step training so you can obtain strong skills in Excel basics, but you will also find several pathways to continue learning the skills you need after the course.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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