Microsoft Excel is the world’s most popular spreadsheet program. This course is suitable for beginner to intermediate level. Over 10 self-paced lessons you'll learn how to format your spreadsheet to best display your information, handle simple and complex formulas, insert charts, learn how to insert functions such as IFERROR and much much more.
Our centre is situated in the heart of historic Harrow right in the hustle and bustle of everyday life. A stone’s throw away from fantastic transport links including Harrow-on-the-Hill Train and Bus Station which are within easy reach of Central London. Nestled amongst St Georges and St Anns Shopping Centres, Harrow is brought to life by the shoppers, students, mums and business individuals. The restaurants, bars, intimate cafes and a cinema draw in the local community. Harrow has many recognised and highly commendable educational institutes including London's elite ‘Harrow School’ which is one of the world's most famous private schools and is renowned for producing the finest statesmen, including Churchill and Nehru.
About Us and Our Training
Pitman Training Harrow offer a free, no obligations consultation meeting with an experienced advisor to carry out a skills assessment and to ensure that the right training package is tailored for you. We will also give you the opportunity to experience a taster lesson completely free of charge so that you can get a feel for our unique method of training. It is unique because, with us you can start your course anytime, whether it’s full-time, part-time or flexi-time. The centre opening times are also flexible; we are open two late evenings a week and on Saturdays. If you wish to spread the cost of your training, our flexible 0% interest free payment plans will make it affordable for you, whatever your budget!
At Pitman Training Harrow, not only are we your training providers, we also help our students secure employment through our own Recruitment Consultancy and help clients with careers advice and guidance through our ‘Accelerate to Success’ Recruitment Programme which includes:
- Careers Workshops
- CV Writing
- Interview Techniques
- Mock Interview Practice
- Job Search & Application
So, whether you’re looking to start your career, return to work, upskill yourself or simply just change career direction, make us your first point of contact and let us help you achieve your goal!
Our multi-lingual Course Advisors and Training Supervisors have several years of training experience and are highly qualified. When you visit our centre, our friendly career advisors will give you as much time as you need to understand your ambitions and objectives; they will talk about your current skills and qualifications and provide support when choosing suitable courses. Our Training Supervisors are highly knowledgeable about the courses being offered and aim to give students the best support and training experience.
Lina Zuba, Office Administrator/Client Supervisor (Saturday)
Lina has been with Harrow since 2008, her friends describe her as efficient, motivational and someone who has a cool head under pressure. Her favourite pass time is to take long walks, read books and to spend precious time with family and friends. Lina also works full-time for the NHS.
“Clients come into our centre with a certain goal in mind (changing career, learning new skills etc), I enjoy helping, supporting and encouraging them in their short journey to achieve their goals by building a relationship with each client and bringing out their best qualities!” – Lina Zuba
Sapna Nayar, Exams Co-ordinator & Supervisor
Sapna Nayar has worked with the Harrow centre for 5 years as a ‘Training Supervisor’ and recently was appointed ‘Examination Officer and Software Administrator.’
Sapna is a fun-Loving, adventurous and humorous member of the team who loves to watch Formula One, socialise, play badminton and trampolining – which she thoroughly enjoys. She has a degree in Business Management and is currently studying towards an Access to Science course in order to return to university and retrain in the medical field as a Radiographer. Sapna has completed many of the Pitman Courses over the years so has plenty of first-hand experience and loves the interaction of people from all walks of life.
“It’s nice to see people learn a new skill and find the job they couldn’t get before coming here to Pitman. I am interested in my student’s hopes, lives, wishes and well-being – hopefully building a good rapport with them and helping them to be successful in whatever they want to be.” – Sapna Nayar
Training With Us
Life is complicated enough as it is with traffic delays, child minder problems, work commitments, in-laws, children’s schools, the dog ….the list goes on!
At Pitman Training Harrow you can train as if in the comfort of your own home, you can study flexibly and choose your own study times, be it weekdays, evenings or even a Saturday, alternatively you can study via distance learning, or mix your study sessions between home and our centre as a unique “blended” option. Our training puts complete flexibility and control in your hands, a true win-win solution.
Whatever study option you choose, you will be fully supported by an experienced team who give you one-to-one attention to answer your questions and to provide you with help throughout your learning journey.
In addition to Pitman Training’s national accreditations and links, Pitman Training Harrow is an approved centre for a number of key organisations and awarding bodies and is authorised to conduct their selected exams and/or courses:
- Microsoft - MOS exams
- City and Guilds - AMSPAR exams
- Oxford Cambridge and RSA Examinations Board (OCR) – Various exams
- The International Association of Bookkeepers (IAB) – Payroll and Sage exams
- Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) – Accounting and Book-keeping exams
- Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA) – Financial Accounting exams
- The Chartered Institute for IT (BCS) – ECDL - v5 exams and courses
- The Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland (CIOBS) – Banking exams
- British Institute of Inn-keeping Awarding Body (BIIAB) - APLH (Personal Licensing) exams
- Fire Door Inspection Scheme (FDI) – e-assessments for Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI)
- Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education (CACHE) – on paper and e-assessments