Excel Advanced (A)    (941)

Advanced Functions and Productivity Tools

This advanced program shows how to work with databases in Microsoft Excel (using filtering, sorting and subtotals). It introduces pivot tables, macros and hyperlinks and teaches logical, lookup, reference and statistical functions. If you are experienced in designing and modifying spreadsheets, can write formulas and have worked with IF and VLOOKUP functions, this is for you. This program follows on from AIM WA's Excel Intermediate program.


This program introduces additional skills to develop your knowledge of Microsoft Excel by focusing on advanced functions and productivity tools.

Program Content

  • Advanced functions
    • Logical, lookup and reference, statistical, date and time
  • Outlining
    • Creating and using outlines to summarise worksheet data
  • Database operations
    • AutoFilter and advanced filter
    • Sorting data
    • Subtotal command and subtotal function
  • Creating and manipulating PivotTables and PivotCharts
  • Macros
    • Recording and running macros
    • Adding toolbar buttons
    • Viewing the VBA code
  • Consolidating worksheet data
    • Combining data from different worksheets
  • Hyperlinks
    • Creating Hyperlinks to files, web pages or to locations in the workbook.

Learning Outcomes

Participants should be able to:
  • Use advanced functions and productivity tools to assist in developing worksheets
  • Manipulate data lists using outline, autofilter and PivotTables
  • Use consolidation to summarise and report results from multiple worksheets
  • Record repetitive tasks by creating macros
  • Use Hyperlinks to move around worksheets.


Additional fee applies for assessment (1 unit of competency).

$210 Non Member

$175 Corporate/Professional Member

Relationship to Competency Standards

Certificate IV in Human Resources
  • BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets
Certificate IV in Business
  • BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets

Please click on the qualification link above for Qualification information and total fees.

  • Program code 941
  • Duration 2 days
  • Time 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Dates
    • 28 - 29 August, 2017
    • 14 - 15 September, 2017
    • 05 - 06 October, 2017
    • 26 - 27 October, 2017
    • 09 - 10 November, 2017
    • 13 - 14 December, 2017
  • Location AIM WA Floreat
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