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3601 Pacific Ave. Stockton, CA 95211
3200 Fifth Ave. Sacramento, CA 95817

Microsoft Excel 2019 Certification

Course description:

If your organization uses lists of any kind, you need to know how to use Microsoft Excel. Earning Microsoft Office Specialist and Expert certifications sets your professional skill set apart from other Excel users. This course will prepare you for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Expert certification exams for Excel.

You will first learn to use Excel 2019 to create, modify, and format Excel worksheets, perform calculations, and print Excel workbooks. The course then moves on to teach you how to use advanced formulas, work with lists, work with illustrations and charts, and use advanced formatting techniques. You will also learn Excel's advanced features, such as pivot tables, audit worksheets, data tools, macros, and collaboration methods.

Upon completion of this course, you will be prepared for the Microsoft Office Specialist and Expert certification exams for Excel 2019. The certification exam for Microsoft Excel 2019 will be released mid 2019.

Course Outline:

I. Introduction to Microsoft Word 2019
1. Creating a Microsoft Excel Workbook
2. The Ribbon
3. The Backstage View (The File Menu)
4. Entering Data in Microsoft Excel Worksheets
5. Formatting Microsoft Excel Worksheets
6. Using Formulas in Microsoft Excel
7. Working with Rows and Columns
8. Editing Worksheets
9. Finalizing Microsoft Excel Worksheets
10. Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2019 Exam
II. Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2019
1. Advanced Formulas
2. Working with Lists
3. Working with Illustrations
4. Visualizing Your Data
5. Working with Tables
6. Advanced Formatting
7. Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2019 Exam
III. Advanced Microsoft Excel 2019
1. Using Pivot Tables
2. Auditing Worksheets
3. Data Tools
4. Working with Others
5. Recording and Using Macros
6. Random Useful Items
7. Advanced Microsoft Excel 2019 Exam
IV. Microsoft Excel 2019 Final Exam

This program is offered by our partner, ed2go. It is entirely online and is completed at your own pace. When you register, you receive six (6) months to complete this program.

Date: Open enrollment. Start anytime - up to 6 months to complete.


Hardware Requirements:

  • This course must be taken on a PC. Macs are not compatible.

Software Requirements:

  • Windows 10 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge is also compatible.
  • Microsoft Excel 2019 (not included in enrollment). While Microsoft Excel 2019 is ideal, you can use the version of Excel that comes with Office 365. Please note that there may be some differences between your version of Excel and what you see in the course.
  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment.


There are no prerequisites to take this course. However, you should be comfortable using a personal computer and be familiar with operating Windows Office software.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 7
Course Code:
UETG 105
Certificate Price:
$595.00 (financial aid available)

Online, self-paced, open enrollment. 6 months to complete



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