Learnit Training
Course Excel Basics
  • You will easily learn to use the basic functions of Excel
  • Use of many practical examples that motivate you to continue learning
  • Suitable for Excel 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016 and 2019
  • Small group with a lot of personal guidance
  • Very experienced teacher

Do you want to master the basics of Excel? In this two-day training you will learn all about the standard applications of Excel. You discover that with a few simple basic rules you can quickly make very complex calculations. At the end of the two days you manage the complete base of Excel and are able to create beautiful spreadsheets. You will then be able to use the most familiar functions from Excel to create nice and clear graphs and tables.

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"Learnit, has given me my knowledge of the EXCEL course, again a broader picture. Knowledge was slacking and again up to date! In addition, everything is well and clearly explained and the material is perfectly cared for, trainer takes the time for you. "-Rating: 9.1

learnit Excel Basic

Course Excel Basics

Good Excel handling is possible for everyone. During this Excel basic training you will get to know the most important functions of Excel and you can immediately apply them in practice. It will amaze you how you can make complex calculations in Excel with a few basic rules. Among other things you will learn how to create a spreadsheet with calculations and formulas, how to use graphs and how to apply a clear layout to your spreadsheets. Excel can offer a solution for many people, whether it's keeping records or following a running schedule, in Excel it can do it all!


  • Meet the interface: What's true?
  • The new assistant: Let me know what you want
  • New features in your version of Excel
  • Working with templates
  • Moving and copying worksheets
  • Manage multiple worksheets
  • Save and open workbooks again
  • Automatic data entry
  • Formatting cells and numbers; Number
  • Creating formulas and functions
  • Absolute and referential cell references
  • The IF function
  • Sorting and filtering
  • Creating and modifying charts
  • Change page settings

The Trainer

You will be supervised by a social and skilled trainer during the training. At the beginning of the training, he/she discusses what your entry level is and what you want to get out of the training, so that you can focus on subjects and exercises that are important to you.

What version? 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016 and 2019.

When you register, you can enter the version of Excel you are using. Our planners will ensure that you can follow the training in the correct software version with the material that is written for this version.


It is possible to bring practical examples from your work situation so that you can get more targeted and clear what your goal is of this training. The subjects and exercises are tuned accordingly.


At the end of the training you will have mastered the basic skills of Excel and you will be ready to use your new skills and take on calculative challenges!

Prior knowledge

This training requires no experience with Excel. However, some experience with Windows is a pre. Our training Windows Basic can apply as a basis. To determine how much information you have from Excel and what level is right for you, we propose a online course guide Available.


This training can be followed in different versions. Please indicate whether you are using Excel 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016 or 2019.


This training is offered on the basis of our Open learning form-teaching method. This means that under the active supervision of our trainer, you are working independently to make your own substance. You can achieve your learning goals at your own pace without being bothered by a faster or slower pace of your fellow students. The trainer will ensure that you stay on track and achieve your learning goals. This form of learning offers space for customised work. You will have the opportunity to create examples from your own practice and IT environment that will make you more specific. more...


The training is provided by default in Dutch. The trainer controls the English language. English course material can be used. When registering at least 3 participants, the training can also be provided entirely in English.


Mentioned prices are per person, including course material. Lunch is included in the training on location.

On location Online
Duration 2 days 4 sessions
Price per day, excl. VAT € 325,- € 240,-
Total, incl. VAT € 786,50 € 580,80


After completing the training, a LEARNIT certificate will be issued as proof of participation.


We organiseren deze training ook online. Hiervoor maken we gebruik van Webbex of Zoom. Inloggen met Skype is ook mogelijk. Op verzoek kan deze training ook met Microsoft Teams worden georganiseerd.

The training lasts 4 sessions of 3 hours, spread over 4 weeks.

  • Until one year after the training you can participate for free.
  • Against payment of the catering costs you can also participate in a classroom training.


The Excel Basic course has been assessed with an average of 8.4.

"Clear training that has helped me a lot in my work. Highly recommended."

- Excel Basic

"Learnit, has given me my knowledge with the EXCEL course, again a broader picture. Knowledge was weakened and here again up to date! In addition, everything is well and clearly explained and the material is well taken care of, trainer takes the time for you". - Assessment: 9.1

M. Romania - Excel Basic

"Even if you think you already know a lot about Excel, you always learn something. The possibilities are enormous." - Review: 7.9

Arline de Rooy, SMT Netherlands B.V. - Excel Basic

"The training is clear and easy for any level to follow." - Rating: 9.0

Saskia Benit, Waste Energy Company - Excel Basic

"This is a very good course for the novice excel user. The course material is sufficient to master all the basics in a simple explained way. Certainly in cooperation with the teacher, who is clearly enthusiastic and knowledgeable and knows how to communicate that well". - Assessment: 8.4

D. van Akkeren, Besam Nederland B.V. - Excel Basic

"Very practical Excel training where you can join at all levels. Trainer will teach you how to use Excel. Especially the practical tricks during the training ensure that you can apply everything practically afterwards."

- Excel Basic

"The material was very clear, it was well explained step by step how to do a certain action. Assignments were socially related. Of course, with an open learning form, you can set your own pace, that's fine with me." - Rating: 8.0

C. van der Kaaij, Pharmacy Haagse Ziekenhuizen - Excel Basic

"I'm extremely pleased with this way of teaching. You will receive a lot of individual attention with good tips from the teacher. Also if you want to discuss work related topics. In short, I recommend this way of teaching, everyone, if you want to learn to master the material at your own pace". - Rating: 9.0

J. B.W.M. van Asperen - Excel Basic

"Never thought I could learn so much about these programs. I'm also very glad I followed them." - Rating: 9.0

P. Sahl, NUON - Excel Basic

"Excel 2007 was a refresher course for me. Just figuring out how everything works again. Got a lot of use out of it and can make optimal use of Excel again in my current job." - Assessment: 7.3

M.J. van Klom-Donge, Ministry of Defence - Excel Basic

"A very professional traing, excellent applicability and easy to follow." - Assessment: 9.1

A. Hannink, Camposol - Excel Basic

"Quality of teaching material, assignments and professionalism of trainer a big enough one!" - Assessment: 8.2

A. Nieuwenhuis, ETI BV - Excel Basic

"Somebody who works with a computer really benefits from this." - Review: 7.8

N. Baart, ENGIE services Nederland NV - Excel Basic

"If you want to follow a tailor-made training where everything is well arranged and cared for, I would recommend everyone learnit. Have very good experience. "

Ralph van Erkel, Wierden and Borgen - Excel Basic

"Practice oriented, fits seamlessly with your work." - Rating: 8.9

B. Derks, JHV Exploitatie BV - Excel Basic

"Highly recommended for everyone" - Review: 8.7

J.H. Koppers, Falck Nutec B.V. - Excel Basic

"I found the training very clear, a patient teacher, pleasant working atmosphere and working environment." - Review: 8.9

S. Heygelen, ASML Netherlands B.V. - Excel Basic

"'Great training to learn excel from the ground up and step by step."" - Assessment: 7.4

P. de Jong, Group of Butchers - Excel Basic

"This organization will help you gain knowledge in a playful manner. So no hours of theoretical stuff that you get around your ears, but just do how you're going to use it in practice". - Assessment: 8.1

R. M. F. van Aalten, Rabobank - Excel Basic

"The basic course excel 2007 that I followed at Learnit in Groningen gave me in 2 intensive days many tools that I can use on a daily basis. The result is above expectation. The shortcut on my desktop excel 2007 has changed in 2 days from an abracadabra link, to a calculator where I can create and save not only normal sums, but also minimals, maximals, graphs and averages". - Review: 7.7

Joop van Gogh, Branch Manager of the Appingedam Welding Technology Camp House - Excel Basic

"I thought it was a good training offered by Learnit. You're doing your own lessons on your own. The teacher provided us with useful tips and was also very helpful with questions". - Assessment: 7.1

P.Meijer, Groningen District Court - Excel Basic

"Instructive, enjoyable, clear learning, step-by-step method." - Rating: 10.0

I. Gehring, Municipality of Woerden - Excel Basic

"Clear and simple textbook, level is good, pleasant trainer who explains clearly and anticipates at the right moments. Lestempo is good, very professional trainer. So educational!" - Assessment: 8.4

Ilonka Hadzikadunic, Besam - Excel Basic

"Good training, fits my job well, especially if you don't have any experience with Excel. The guidance is also excellent." - Assessment: 8.1

R. Audience, Unica Group - Excel Basic

"The course has made a good impression on me. The material that is made available is fine. Because I didn't specify in advance what knowledge I already had and for what purposes I wanted to use the course, the offered substance was quite a lot in 2 days. So follow Learnit's advice and report it in advance." - Rating: 8.7

Silvia Megens, Meiland Azewijn B.V. - Excel Basic

"Clear easy to follow course with personal guidance." - Review: 7.7

M.H. Kwakernaak, Rexnord Flat Top Europe - Excel Basic

"F. Van den Berg - "Good training. Good teaching material. Recommendable!" - Rating: 8.0"

- Excel Basic

"Very fine and efficient way to master your subject matter under expert guidance in a super location." - Rating: 8.0

D. Cage - Excel Basic

"Excel is a great program, but it's even more fun to find out what else you can do once you've finished the course." - Rating: 7.0

J. van Dijk, Ministry of Defence - Excel Basic

"Had two days of training in Excel Basic 2013. The fun assignments from the teaching materials have brought more than years of toiling and trying. Definitely worth it!" - Assessment: 9.2

J. Spoelder, BOAL B.V. - Excel Basic

"The course I took allowed me to set my own pace. It also allowed me to pay more attention to certain chapters than to other parts of the teaching material, which were less applicable to me. I have experienced this way of following a course as very enjoyable". - Review: 7.9

P. Sleurink, Prorail - Excel Basic

"Very clear explanation. Definitely a must for anyone who works with Excel, and has never started at the base. You learn a lot about the applicability of Excel as a program and its possibilities". - Assessment: 7.3

J.R. Smith, ALFEN BV - Excel Basic

"I can recommend the Excel course at Learnit to anyone. Excellent guidance from the teacher, clear textbook and CD with all kinds of exercises that are fully in line with the textbook (these may be taken after the course as practice and reference work). Through this course I found out that I had been able to work much more efficiently for years. Thanks to Learnit." - Rating: 10.0

D. Schellenberg, Utrecht University of Applied Sciences - Excel Basic

"It was an instructive course and you could learn everything at your own pace." - Review: 7.9

J. Beards, Spithorst - Excel Basic

"Good course. What I especially appreciated was the fact that each learns at his or her own pace at which he or she is interested". - Review: 7.7

J. Kelmanutu - Excel Basic

"Open learning is a good form of training. You can follow the training at your own pace, with or without prior knowledge." - Rating: 8.0

M. Ensel-Boonstra, Ensel Staalkonstrukties - Excel Basic

"Effective training using clear course material." - Rating: 8.0

A.J. Black, EDventure - Excel Basic

"I've been working with excel for a long time. But I didn't know anything about what you can do with this. I can recommend this course to any layman like me! Do it!" - Review: 8.8

S. Hulshof, CEVA Logistics - Excel Basic

"Top, you're gonna realize it's badly needed to take excel courses." - Rating: 7.0

Mr. R. Kunis, The Greenhouse - Excel Basic

"Good training, you'll get a lot of practical information you can handle." - Assessment: 7.3

Want Chopping Card, NBD Biblion - Excel Basic

"The training is highly recommended. I had no experience with excel,but the explanation was so clear that I can definitely get going. Also the teacher was very clear in the explanation, definitely recommended." - Assessment: 9.4

Jan van Tilburg, Z-Group - Excel Basic

"A must for anyone who wants to master the basics of Excel. Excellent teaching material which can be used at home and at work as a reference work. Because of the clear and well constructed lesson material, this is an excellent self-study". - Assessment: 9.4

A. Vermeulen, DMN Machinefabriek Noordwijkerhout BV - Excel Basic

"It's a very pleasant course that you can take at your own pace. If you have any questions, there is a teacher who will help you immediately. Highly recommended." - Rating: 10.0

J. Peters-van Gent, Kuehne Nagel Logistics B.V. - Excel Basic

"The Excel course for beginners is a practical, useful and enjoyable course to follow. Afterwards you may take the study material home with you, so that you can use it as a reference work. The training group is not too big, and the trainer has very good knowledge. If I'm going to take computer training in the future, I'll definitely look at Learnit's offer." - Assessment: 9.1

P. Sikkens, C+ Certification - Excel Basic

"Professional training, given by a very knowledgeable teacher, who was very well able to pass on his knowledge in a pleasant and clear way. The content of the training was very thorough. The teaching material really started from the basics. I really enjoyed the fact that I was able to determine the pace of the lessons myself. The teaching material and the setup were professional and there was a lot of variation in the assignments/exercises". - Review: 9.9

C. Niehaus- van den IJssel - Excel Basic

"As a steel construction calculator I had worked a lot with excel like layout, colors and lines, but lacked the basics of formula making and functions, for my work (cutlery, drawings and quotation) I am constantly calculating hours and prices and surcharges. Also the additional work (adding) is now automatic and therefore faster and error-free. So this course was very instructive for me." - Assessment: 8.3

Walter Dekkers, ASK Romein B.V. - Excel Basic

"Doing is learning" - Rating: 8.0

Roelof Pieters, Scania Production Meppel BV - Excel Basic

"This training is accessible and effective." - Assessment: 8.4

N. Taylor, University of Utrecht - Excel Basic

"Very nice to experience that there are often alternative and easier ways to do something you've already done." - Assessment: 8.3

K. Bahri, Makro Amsterdam - Excel Basic

"Course I liked it. At my own pace take the matter to me and if I didn't understand for a moment a teacher who could explain it to me directly and adequately. Every moment of the two days has been used effectively. Top!" - Rating: 8.0

Heleen Halbe, Vestia - Excel Basic