SKILLUP to Data Management, Analytics and Spreadsheets

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This course offers a holistic approach to analysing data in an organised manner, making it meaningful. Learn how to work with big data and make effective decisions. Use spreadsheets to enter data, perform calculations, create reports and display data in charts and graphs.

Course Information

Learners will explore big data and how it is analysed and manipulated by organisations. Predict patterns, trends and make decisions based on factual data rather than opinions. Learners will also develop knowledge about data analysis techniques and how they can be used to collect, cleanse, manipulate and present findings. As part of this course, you will work towards improving productivity and performance. You will gain a growth mindset and confidence in working with big data.

Learners will develop an understanding of spreadsheet software tools and techniques to be able to produce spreadsheets. They will learn how to apply advanced formulas and functions to process data and use automated tools to aid productivity.

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Who is this course for?

The spreadsheet unit is designed for students to learn how to organise data and perform financial analysis using functions and formulas. Learn how to use text, numbers, and date information to create reports and display data in graphical formats.

Units / Modules

Digital and IT Skills Award Level 2

Benefits / Skills

Learners will develop knowledge and understanding of the core areas of data analytics and an introduction to the skills required in business to create and manipulate data using spreadsheets.

Assessment Types

Audio recording, presentation and assignment.

Entry Requirements


Career Progression

  • Data Manager
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Entry
  • Financial Assistant
  • Microsoft Office Specialist - spreadsheets
  • Skill Up Social Media and E-Commerce
  • Information Communication Technician Apprenticeship Level 3
  • Digital Marketer Apprenticeship Level 3

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Course Details


Data Management will be 3 sessions (2 week live sessions + 1 week assessment) Spreadsheets - 6 online, 2 hour live sessions + 1 week assessment

Study Type

Part time

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Course Facts

Labour Market

Harness big data and identify new business opportunities, cut cost and increase efficiency.


Gain confidence in working with data.

Extra Curriculum

Develop an understanding of spreadsheet software tools and techniques, how to apply advanced formulas and functions to process data and use automated tools to aid productivity.

School of Digital & IT
Leeds City College
Leeds City College