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Microsoft Excel – Intermediate Level

  • 5 CPD Hours Apex Building, Blackthorn Road Sandyford Business District D18 (map)

If utilised correctly, the benefits of Microsoft Excel cannot be overstated. Due to the program’s capability of formatting data, performing calculations, analyzing data and integrating information, a working knowledge of Excel is vital for most office-based professionals today.

This CPD certified training course guides participants through Excel’s Database features. Participants learn how to use many different types of functions including financial, logical and look-up functions.  Participants will learn how to sort, filter and subtotal information and also to work across multiple workbooks and worksheets. 

All attendees will receive a highly useful course pack to refer back to at any time, gain valuable CPD points, and have a chance to engage in an informative Q & A on the day.

It is ESSENTIAL to bring along your own laptop with the required software installed (Microsoft Excel 2013 or later) 

Course content

Overview of Common Features


  • Functions versus Formulas

  • Relative Calculations

  • Absolute Calculations

  • Convert Numbers to Text Data Types

  • Calculate data across Worksheets


Using Logical Functions

  • Understanding the IF Function

  • Understand the AND Function

  • Nest IF, AND, and OR into IF




Working with Multiple Worksheets and Workbooks

  • Work across Worksheets and Workbooks

  • Work with multiple sheet Formulas

  • Link information between Workbooks


Using Protection Features

  • Protect Workbook Access and Contents

  • Protect Worksheets

  • Protect Cells


Presenting Data Using Charts

  • Create a Column Chart

  • Create a Pie Chart

  • Create a Line Chart

  • Modify a Chart

  • Format a Chart


Working with Data in Lists

  • Understand Data Lists

  • Create a basic Sort

  • Create a multi-sort

  • Create a custom Sort

  • Create a basic Filter

  • Create a multi-filter

  • Create and understand Subtotals

  • Create and understand Outlines

  • Use the Consolidation Feature


Working with Styles and Formats

  • Work with Styles

  • Create Custom Number Formats


Ideally delegates should have completed the ‘Excel Introduction – Level 1’ course or be   comfortable in applying the features and functions associated with the Level 1 course content.

Who Should Attend?

This course would be ideal for those who have a basic grounding in Microsoft Excel, this course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to use Excel at a more advanced level.


On completion of this one-day training course, you will receive your CMG MasterClass Certificate as well as your CPD Certificate containing 5 Structured CPD Hours. Please note certificates are issued at the close of the training course to participants who complete the full five hours.


This course costs €395 (Early-bird) normal rate is €415. Includes course documentation and light refreshments. While the course fee does not include lunch, we do provide freshly made sandwiches, coffee and a range of teas and fresh juice for those who require a light lunch. Alternatively you can avail of the local food stores and coffee shops opposite the training centre for hot food or alternative lunch options.