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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
Full Fee $115.00 (2020)
$122.00 (2021)
Fee for service per unit $115.00 (2020)
$122.00 (2021)
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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

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*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?
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Domestic 2020 Availabilities

Standard Course Structure


Mackay City

January: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
November: Full Time/Part Time


January: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
November: Full Time/Part Time
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
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