Construction Industry Training Network (CITN)

Microsoft Excel 365 Basics
Wednesday, June 5th, 2024
Registration Deadline
Tuesday, June 4th, 2024
Event Description

In this 4-hour introductory session, participants will learn how to use the basic features and functions of Excel to create and edit basic spreadsheets.

This course will cover the following modules:

  1. Foundations

    • Getting to know Excel

    • Ribbon/Quick Access Toolbar

    • Getting Help

    • Create a workbook

    • Templates

    • Themes and variants

  2. Basic Navigation and Formatting

    • Navigating a workbook

    • Adding worksheets

    • Basic cell formatting

  3. Basic Formulas and Functions

    • Order of Operations

    • Using the formula bar

    • Autosum

    • Function wizard

  4. Printing Workbooks

    • Page layouts

    • Using the page break preview

    • Headers & Footers


This hands-on course is taught by a certified Microsoft Master Instructor. 

You will need to have MS Excel 2016 (or newer) program downloaded and installed on the computer. The web version will not be suitable.  

In order to participate in this course, you will require either two monitors or a second device (tablet) or computer so that you are able to watch the instructor while at the same time practicing and applying the new skills.  

Delivery Method: Virtual Session – GoToTraining  

Course Fee Includes: Access to the course, course materials, and a digital certificate upon completion. 


This course is delivered in partnership with local and provincial construction associations across Canada. You will be participating with a group of industry peers from multiple regions. 

Sharing a single registration between two or more individuals is not permitted. Please register each person that will be in attendance.


A basic knowledge of and experience with Windows, including being able to start programs, switch between programs, locate saved files, and close programs. Note: Access to the Excel desktop app is required for this course.

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for anyone who wants to gain a foundational understanding of Microsoft Excel.


Contact & Support

For support or inquiries, please email or call 604-293-2339.

All prices in Canadian dollars
Ticket Price
Attendee Registration for Workshop
BC Road Builders Member $199.00
CITN Member $199.00
ICBA Member $199.00
Non-Member $299.00
7:30am - 11:30am
Additional Information

Technical Requirements:


1.      Computer or laptop 

  • This course will involve on-screen interaction with your instructor and classmates, reading/viewing on-screen content (slides or videos), and interacting via typing with questions or responses. For this reason, cellphones may not be adequate.  
  • Windows 10 or Mac iOS  


2.      Software/Programs – MS Outlook 2016 (or newer) desktop program downloaded and installed on computer. The course assumes that students have completed the Microsoft Office Basics course or have equivalent knowledge. The web version will not be suitable.


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3.      Second Screen - In order to participate in this course, you will require either two monitors or a second device (tablet) or computer so that you are able to watch the instructor while at the same time practicing and applying the new skills.  

4.      Webcam (Mandatory) – in order to engage and collaborate, participants will be expected to have their webcams on for the duration of the class.

5.      Microphone (Mandatory)  

6.      Internet connection - For best results, you will want to ensure you have an internet connection with an upload/download speed of 3-5 Mbps. You can test your internet speed here. Minimum recommended speed is 1.5 Mbps, but anything below 3 Mbps may result in loss of quality or buffering. Ideally hardwired connection versus wireless for stability - connect your computer directly to your router using an ethernet cable, rather than using your home wi-fi.  

7.      A quiet space with minimal distractions - microphone will be engaged for interactive sessions. Please plan to be fully engaged in the class and clear your work schedule just as you would for the in-class program.    

8.      Comfortable chair  

Cancellation &
Refund Policy
Cancellations received at least 5 business days prior to the webinar date will result in a full refund.
Registrants who do not attend/log into a webinar, and/or who do not notify CITN of cancellation at least 5 full business days prior to the course date will be assessed the full cost of the webinar. There will be no refunds or credits in this case.
Substitution of attendees is permitted up to and including the day of the webinar.
CITN may have to postpone or cancel webinars due to insufficient enrolment, in which case CITN's liability will be limited to a refund of the registration fee.
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