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MS Excel for the Construction Professional

  • Level(s) of Study: Professional / Short course
  • Start Date(s): 3 July 2023
  • Duration: Monday to Friday 10 am - 4 pm, one week
  • Study Mode(s): Short course
  • Campus: City Campus
  • Entry Requirements:
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Introduction:

The ability to quickly undertake repetitive computations and analyse multifaceted ‘what-if’ design scenarios is a fundamental skill in the fast-paced construction industry.

It helps keep costs down and drives productivity.

This course will develop your software skills in Microsoft Excel to an advanced level, focusing on its application to construction-related problem-solving.

By the end of the course, you will:

  • be able to appropriately use IT resources to solve and model numerical, statistical and construction related problems
  • analyse and present findings in MS Excel
  • have built your confidence to demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of the software
  • have communicated clearly in written and graphical forms
  • be able to demonstrate a range of transferable skills that will be valuable in the workplace.

What will I gain?

A CPD certificate will be issued upon successful completion of the course.

Should the assessment be successfully completed, the course provides 5 NTU undergraduate credits.

Any questions?

Contact the short course team:

Telephone: +44 (0)115 848 2813

Please note: This course is also delivered through the Reskill & Recover project, which is funded by the European Social Fund. Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is pleased to offer free (fully funded) places on this course to support employees of small and medium businesses that are based in Nottinghamshire or Derbyshire.

What you’ll study

On the course, you will:

  • get started with MS Excel using the main commands in the control ribbon
  • work with data to use formatting and excel functions
  • present your data effectively in tables, graphs and charts
  • learn how to use formulas and apply them to problem solving exercises
  • create pivot tables
  • be introduced to Macros
  • be presented with engineering problems to solve.

How you’re taught

Teaching and learning will take place using a flexible programme of workshops, demonstrations, seminar groups and tutorials.

Entry requirements

No previous qualifications or experience is needed to access this course.

No software experience is required, although you should be confident in saving files and basic computer functions.

This course is open to professionals at any stage of their career.

If you have any queries about this course, please email: cpdbe@ntu.ac.uk.

No previous qualifications or experience is needed to access this course.

No software experience is required, although you should be confident in saving files and basic computer functions.

This course is open to professionals at any stage of their career.

If you have any queries about this course, please email: cpdbe@ntu.ac.uk.

Fees and funding

The fee for this course is £675

Payment is due before the course starts.

The fee for this course is £675

Payment is due before the course starts.

How to apply

To book a place on this course, please contact: cpdbe@ntu.ac.uk

To book a place on this course, please contact: cpdbe@ntu.ac.uk