Microsoft Excel 2003: Level 1


TCCIT Solutions provides high quality, affordably priced, training classes in Microsoft Excel. With experienced instructors and a convenient midtown NYC location, we offer MS Excel courses for the corporate community. TCCIT Solutions offers group classes and private tutoring to beginner and more advanced corporate clients in Excel 2003 or Excel 2007. We offer onsite training or classes at our facility on 34th Street and Madison in New York City.

Course Objectives

Basic computer skills such as using a mouse, navigating through windows and surfing the Internet are a given for students taking the Excel Level 1 course. They have also used paper-based systems to store data for calculations and now want to migrate that data to an electronic format. This course at The Career Center is designed for persons who know the Microsoft Office Windows XP operating system and who wish to prepare for certification as a Microsoft Office Specialist in Excel. Students will use Microsoft Office Excel 2003 to manage, edit and print data as well as create and edit basic worksheets and workbooks.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Create a basic worksheet.
  • Modify a worksheet.
  • Perform calculations.
  • Format a worksheet.
  • Develop a workbook.
  • Print the contents of a workbook.
  • Customize the layout of the Excel window.


Before taking this course, students should have a basic understanding of Windows, including how to use files and folders.

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TCCIT Solutions Course Curriculum for Microsoft Excel Level 1:

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Excel

  • Topic 1A: An Overview of Excel
  • Topic 1B: Navigate in Excel
  • Topic 1C: Select Data
  • Topic 1D: Enter Data
  • Topic 1E: Save a Workbook
  • Topic 1F: Obtain Help

Lesson 2: Modifying a Worksheet

  • Topic 2A: Move and Copy Data Between Cells
  • Topic 2B: Fill Cells with Series of Data
  • Topic 2C: Edit Cell Data
  • Topic 2D: Insert and Delete Cells, Columns, and Rows
  • Topic 2E: Find, Replace, and Go To Cell Data
  • Topic 2F: Spell Check a Worksheet

Lesson 3: Performing Calculations

  • Topic 3A: Create Basic Formulas
  • Topic 3B: Calculate with Functions
  • Topic 3C: Copy Formulas and Functions
  • Topic 3D: Create an Absolute Reference

Lesson 4: Formatting a Worksheet

  • Topic 4A: Change Font Size and Type
  • Topic 4B: Add Borders and Color to Cells
  • Topic 4C: Change Column Width and Row Height
  • Topic 4D: Merge Cells
  • Topic 4E: Apply Number Formats
  • Topic 4F: Create a Custom Number Format
  • Topic 4G: Align Cell Contents
  • Topic 4H: Find and Replace Formats
  • Topic 4I: Apply an AutoFormat
  • Topic 4J: Apply Styles

Lesson 5: Developing a Workbook

  • Topic 5A: Format Worksheet Tabs
  • Topic 5B: Reposition Worksheets in a Workbook
  • Topic 5C: Insert and Delete Worksheets
  • Topic 5D: Copy and Paste Worksheets
  • Topic 5E: Copy a Workbook

Lesson 6: Printing Workbook Contents

  • Topic 6A: Set a Print Title
  • Topic 6B: Create a Header and a Footer
  • Topic 6C: Set Page Margins
  • Topic 6D: Change Page Orientation
  • Topic 6E: Insert and Remove Page Breaks
  • Topic 6F: Print a Range

Lesson 7: Customizing Layout

  • Topic 7A: Split a Worksheet
  • Topic 7B: Arrange Worksheets
  • Topic 7C: Freeze and Unfreeze Rows and Columns
  • Topic 7D: Hide and Unhide Worksheets


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