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Introductory Course
The reason why the NWU wishes to offer the course is to meet the ever increasing demand for Excel skills.

Purpose of the course:

This short course aims to equip participants with MS Excel skills to apply in various settings.

Admission requirements:

Admission requirements: 
NQF level 4
Learning assumed to be in place: 
NQF level 4; The participant has basic computer literacy skills.

Course outcomes and assessment criteria :

Course outcomes and the associated assessment criteria: 

Study Unit


Assessment Criteria

  After completion of this course, participants will: Participant will be assessed on the following criteria:
  1. Create a worksheet;
  2. Manipulate data ranges;
  3. Do calculations;
  4. Create charts
  1. create a worksheet by entering and formatting data in cells;
  2. insert, delete, copy, rotate and address data ranges;
  3. select and apply applicable basic Excel formulas and functions; and
  4. select, create and add applicable charts to a worksheet.


Assignments and participation
Method of assessment: 
Learning objectives will be accomplished through the successful completion of assignments and participation in short course activities, proving insight into the topics at hand.

Additional information

Mode of delivery: 
Target group: 
Individuals who would like to develop their Excel skills with the aim to improve their productivity in various settings such as the workplace.
Contact us
Telephone number: 
(018) 285 2821