Gain the Microsoft Excel 2019/365 Expert Qualification

The Excel 2019 & 365 Expert Online Course is designed for students who are interested in gaining a more advanced knowledge of the Excel application and for experienced Excel users who wish to undertake an intensive refresher course. The course follows the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Expert syllabus, and more, and is the ideal study guide for those wishing to gain the industry-recognised Microsoft Office Specialist Expert certification.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, and Excel in particular, is increasingly important in today's competitive business environment and, whether you are currently employed or a job seeker, Microsoft Office Expert certification proves to employers and prospective employers that you have the extensive skills to become an important member of their team.

The Excel 2019 & 365 Expert course teaches all you need to know about the advanced components of the Excel application and is presented in a modern multimedia online format, with the constant support and guidance of your designated course tutor.

The course contains valuable tips on preparing for the MOS Expert examination and includes free access to the GMetrix range of MOS exam practice questions, which have the same format as the MOS exam itself.

MOS Excel 2019 & 365 Expert Course ScreenshotBased on the proven "learn-by-example" principle which, as the name implies, provides real-world examples to illustrate a particular topic or technique, the courses are delivered through the Distance Learning Centre's highly-acclaimed on-line training portal via a standard web browser, such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Opera, or Safari. You will also be supported by a personal tutor who is available to provide feedback on your work at any time throughout the period of study.

The MOS Excel 2019 & 365 Expert Online Course consists of the following modules:

Lesson 1 - Manage Workbook Options & Settings

  • Introduction;
  • Managing Workbooks;
  • Preparing Workbooks for Collaboration;
  • Using and Configuring Language Options;
  • Lesson Review & Quiz
  • Assignment 1 - Workbook Options & Settings Exercises.

Lesson 2 - Managing & Formatting Data

  • Introduction;
  • Fill Cells Based on Existing Data;
  • Formatting & Validating Data;
  • Advanced Conditional Formatting & Filtering;
  • Lesson Review & Quiz;
  • Assignment 2 - Custom Data Formatting Exercises.

Lesson 3 - Creating Advanced Formulas & Macros

  • Introduction;
  • Performing Logical Operations in Formulas;
  • Lookup Data Using Functions;
  • Using Advanced Date & Time Functions;
  • Performing Data Analysis;
  • Troubleshooting Formulas;
  • Creating & Modifying Macros;
  • Lesson Review & Quiz;
  • Assignment 3 - Advanced Formula Exercises.

Lesson 4 - Managing Advanced Charts & Tables

  • Introduction;
  • Creating & Modifying Advanced Charts;
  • Creating & Modifying Pivot Tables;
  • Managing Pivot Tables;
  • Create & Modifying Pivot Charts;
  • Lesson Review & Quiz
  • Assignment 4 - Advanced Table & Chart Exercises
  • The MOS Examination

Click here for a detailed list of all content covered in the course.

Free GMetrix Exam Preparation Software:

The course also comes with GMetrix exam preparation software. The GMetrix Skills Management System provides everything you need to prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification.

Overview of Test features:

  • Practice tests map to the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam objectives.
  • All tests are in-application or performance-based simulations to provide the best assessment of real-world experience.
  • All tests have both a testing and a training mode providing step-by-step help on each question.
  • Progress at own pace, save test to resume later, return to skipped questions.
  • Detailed, printable score report highlighting areas requiring further review.

Please Note: You will need a version of Microsoft Excel 2019 or Microsoft Excel 365 to be able to use the GMetrix software package.

Course Prerequisites:

There are no particular entry requirements as the course is set out for beginners although students will require their own version of Microsoft Excel 2019 or Microsoft Excel 365 to complete the course.

Please Note: This course covers the PC versions of Microsoft Excel 2019 and Microsoft Excel 365. It will be possible to view the course materials using an Apple Mac although the information within the course will be specific to the PC version of Microsoft Office and will differ slightly from the Mac versions.

Course Duration & Support:

Students may register at any time and have a full year to complete their studies. You also have access to a personal tutor by mail or email for a 12 month period. Course extensions can be purchased if you do not complete this course within the 12 month period. As the course is self-study you can complete in as little or as long a time as you prefer.


You will be assessed on assignments which are detailed in the course materials. These assignments will require you to create work on, and create and edit spreadsheet files. Your work can be sent back to your course tutor by email.

MOS Excel 2019/365 EXPERT Certification:

On successful completion of this course students will receive our Microsoft Excel 2019 and 365 Expert Certificate of Completion with feedback from your tutor, and students can also apply for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Excel Expert MO-201 exam.

MOS Excel ExpertExaminations must be sat at a registered Certiport Testing Centre. Exam vouchers (Valid for 12 Months) can be purchased from our website for £90.00. We usually advise buying a voucher when you are ready to sit your test, although you can add this to your order when you purchase your course.

Students can locate testing centres and schedule appointments on the Certiport Website by following the Test Candidates > Locate a Testing Centre links.

Please Note: Exam Centres will usually charge an additional proctoring fee (Approximately £15.00) for sitting exams.

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