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NACC67374 - Short Course in Basic Excel

Course Details

Course Summary

The Basic Excel course will introduce students to the fundamentals of Excel spreadsheeting. This course will teach you how to produce spreadsheets, work with data and perform basic calculations. The course is delivered face to face and the duration of the course is three (3) hours.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.  

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Non-accredited)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
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Application Mode
  • Direct To University
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Study Area
  • Business, Accounting and Law
Skill Area
  • Business Services

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This short course will introduce students to Excel Spreadsheets and its basic functionality.

Upon completion of this Short Course students will receive a Statement of Attendance for NACC67374 - Short Course in Basic Excel.

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 1 core units
  2. Complete -1 elective units

Study Mode Definitions

  • Online: Online courses provide the flexibility to study without normally requiring a student to visit a campus. Course content is studied through a number of means including the use of online discussion forums, electronic library resources, by contacting lecturers and teachers, and receiving study materials online/electronically. Work integrated learning, including placements, may be included in some courses.
  • On-campus: Students studying in on-campus mode typically are expected to attend and participate in regular, structured on-campus teaching and learning activities throughout the University’s academic term. These activities may include lectures, tutorials, workshops and practice, online or other activities and normally will be timetabled at a CQUniversity campus or approved delivery site.
  • Mixed Mode: Students studying in mixed mode will participate in a combination of online learning activities in addition to site-specific learning activities, which may include residential schools, co-op placements and/or work-integrated learning as a compulsory requirement of a unit. The additional site-specific learning activities are what differentiates a mixed-mode unit from an online unit.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

Select a course structure below to view the delivery details, including the different study modes offered for each structure.

Standard Course Structure

ThE duration of this face to face course is 3 hours.

  • On-campus
NU67374 Basic Excel More Information Details

Unit Sequence

For the following units, you may choose your own order of study, while taking into account pre-requisite requirements and the unit availability.
Unit Code Unit Name
NU67374 Basic Excel

Course Assessment Information

RPL - Students who have previous informal and formal learning need to advise their trainer/assessor prior to enrolment. If the student wishes to apply for an RPL they need to apply to the RPL Centre.
Credit transfer - If credit for relevant formal qualifications is sought, then the process will be actioned after the student has enrolled in at least one unit of competency as directed by the relevant trainer/assessor. The Trainer/Assessor will work with the student on their credit transfer application, and provide advice and support as necessary.
Assessment Types
Course Learning Outcomes

Students will obtain an understanding of basic Excel functionality including:

  1. Understanding Excel windows, tabs, ribbons, groups and dialog boxes
  2. Creating and formatting simple spreadsheets
  3. Applying mathematical operations to create simple formulas
  4. Creating simple charts.
Where and when can I start?
You are required to enrol into the course to attend the times listed below.

Course Times


Mackay City
Dates Start Time End Time Room
22nd June 2021 8:30 AM 12:30 PM Building 1, Ground Floor, Room 20
22nd July 2021 8:30 AM 12:30 PM Building 1, Ground Floor, Room 20
25th August 2021 8:30 AM 12:30 PM Building 1, Ground Floor, Room 20


Mackay City
Dates Start Time End Time Room
4th November 2020 9:00 AM 12:00 PM Building 1, Level 2, Room 27
Rockhampton North
Dates Start Time End Time Room
4th November 2020 9:00 AM 12:00 PM Building 10, Level 1, Room 33
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