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Microsoft Excel 2016 (Level 2)
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Welcome To Access Skills Training!

Access Skills Training (AST)

Access Australia Group Limited trades as Access Skills Training (TOID 4603).

Access Skills Training delivers a wide range of accredited and non-accredited courses either directly or through auspiced arrangements. AST is an accredited Australian Registered Training Organisation (RTO) regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), registration number 4603.

Australia has a world-leading vocational education and training system. As the national regulator for the vocational education and training (VET) sector, the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) seeks to make sure that the sector’s quality is maintained through the effective regulation of:

  • vocational education and training providers
  • accredited vocational education and training courses

AST holds ASQA accreditation until 2022 as a national and international VET provider.

AST as part of the Access Australia Group maintain ISO 9001 accreditation, ensuring its business systems and processes are quality assured.

Our quality industry-based training over more than 20 years has produced highly employable graduates for in – demand occupations across the service sectors.

Our Stories

Trainers are Supportive

I really enjoy training as AST and I like that the trainers are very supportive and the class work is informative. I think when I finish my course I will definitely be ready to step out into the Aged Care industry


Approachable and Friendly

AST has been amazing since my initial interview. All staff are approachable and friendly. I never imagined I would get so much support from my course Certificate III in Individual Support (CHC33015)


Stimulated and Engaged

I am most grateful for this opportunity to learn after over 40 years. For the first time in my life I will to some extent get to work in a field that means so much to me. I feel relevant and useful for the first time in years I feel supported, stimulated and engaged in… Read more “Stimulated and Engaged”

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Excel Training Level 2

Microsoft Excel 2016 (Level 2)



The skills and knowledge acquired in Microsoft Excel 2016 – Level 2 enableSee More users to expand their knowledge and learn how to create more productive workbooks. It covers formulas and function techniques, advanced formatting and charting features and data manipulation tools like PivotTables and goal seeking.v

LEARNING OUTCOMES At the completion of this course you should be able to:
· use filling techniques
· use a range of techniques to work with worksheets
· apply a variety of page setup techniques
· apply borders to cells and ranges in a worksheet
· use the dozen or so most popular and common worksheet functions
· create more complex formulas and functions
· use a variety of financial functions
· use the date and time functions to perform calculations
· create and use defined names in a workbook
· apply a range of number formatting techniques to worksheet cells
· apply conditional formatting to ranges in a worksheet
· use goal seeking to determine the values required to reach a desired result
· understand and use Excel’s Quick Analysis tools
· work with tables in Microsoft Excel 2016
· understand and create simple PivotTables
· use a range of elements and features to enhance charts
· select and change the format of objects in a chartv Prerequisite

PREREQUISITES   Assumes the learner has the knowledge required to create, edit, print and chart simple worksheets. Understanding ranges and copying is also important.v

Four Nights 6-9pm $350pp (Minimum numbers apply)

Monday 13th Aug, Wednesday 15thAug, Monday 20th Aug, Wednesday 22nd Aug

Please contact or ring 54459880 for more information and enroll A.S.A.P. (by Friday 3rd August) to ensure there is a spot for you.

*Class size maximum is 10 to allow student trainer interaction to be maximized.

(Each person also receives a USB + Workbook to take home)

To ensure you have a spot please contact reception on 54459880

AST visits Croxton School

Access Skills Training (AST) partners with Croxton School to enable them to deliver the Certificate II in Horticulture (AHC20410). StudentsSee More from Croxton School, Ascot Vale Special School and Hume Valley School all participate in the training and each school site is enhanced with their gardens being maintained and developed. The local community has access to the kitchen garden at Croxton School and often help to look after the garden and resident chickens over the school holidays. The students are also involved in the maintenance and redesign of the Therapeutic Garden at the Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre which is enjoyed by patients with a brain or spinal injury as part of a horticulture therapy program. AST proudly attended a recent presentation by all three cluster schools which showcased the achievements of the students and celebrated their outcomes.

First Aid Training 24/7 now available in Bendigo and regionally

AST can make it easier for you and your staff to do First Aid training. Our First Aid courses are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, onsite at yourSee More establishment or at our training rooms ( subject to availability)

Your time is valuable, so for your convenience AST can keep your business or organisation up to date with all the necessary First Aid training, skills and knowledge to make sure your organisation is prepared and for any first aid incident. AST is experienced in training large number of employees at the same time and can centred to your needs

Ring AST to book your First Aid Training and be ready

Could you save someones life?

Could you do all this and save someone’s life? Book into a CPR or first aid course now by ringing AST 54459880