Become a confident, super productive user of Microsoft® Office

We bring the training to you!

Practical, straight forward training

No ‘techy’ speak   Polish your existing skills or take them to a new level!

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  Go from being an absolute beginner to a beyond proficient user

  Accelerate your productivity, and your career!


4.8 out of 5 stars

We asked our learners to rate the quality and relevance of what they learned.

Here’s what they shared with us…

  • 82% gave us an overall rating of EXCELLENT with 5 stars. 18% rated us as VERY GOOD.
  • 92% rated our trainers as EXCELLENT with 8% rating us as VERY GOOD.
  • 69% said they would now save time with the average amount being 2 hours per week!

We’re HAPPY with that!

* these figures are based on feedback received from learners from April to Nov 2018.
5 stars is Excellent, 4 Very good, 3 Good, 2 Satisfied, 1 Fair.

Put new skills into practice straight away

The course has been absolutely brilliant! Sharyn’s facilitation and teaching style is amazing as she teaches in a way that ensures the information is understood and the new skills are practiced straight away. Our guys were thrilled about the new skills they learnt and put them into practice straight away.
Katie Li, HR Manager, Apex Valves, Avondale

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Learned lots!

Sharyn, you’re a star! So impressed with how the whole group went at a steady pace despite different levels. Very enjoyable and learned lots!
Rachel Alcorn, HR Co-ordinator, Briscoe Group Limited, Morningside

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   Onsite. We come to you

That’s right … no travel or parking hassles because we come onsite to you on a day and time that works for you. We travel all over the greater part of Auckland, from Orewa down to Pukekohe. Need training laptops? Not a problem. We can bring laptops for you to use, no charge.

  Training specific to business

We work with businesses every day so we create our Microsoft® Office courses with content that is going to provide the best outcomes for your business. Select from one of our generic courses or use it as a starting point to customise your own.

   Adaptable for one or many learners

Whether you are the sole member of your business or you have a team who need assistance, our sessions are fully adaptable to suit 1-on-1 and group sessions. Training courses are available for Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Office365, OneNote and SharePoint.

   Flexible session duration

We know your time is precious so we have created flexible session timings. Choose from half or full day sessions for yourself (1-on-1), you and a buddy (1-on-2), or a group session for your team. 


Onsite Excel Training

Onsite Word Training

Onsite Outlook Training

Onsite OneNote Training


Onsite PowerPoint  Training

Your training style is wonderful

Thank you so much once again for the training yesterday. Feedback from the team is all very positive. Your training style is wonderful, and even the members of the team who probably considered themselves as capable Excel users had their minds blown a number of times.. which is awesome!
Craig Williams, National Sales Manager, Royal Canin, Ellerslie

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It was invaluable

Thank you so much. I really meant it when I said it was invaluable. Just the simple tools you gave us, like LEFT and TRIM etc are so useful, let alone the amazing things we’ll be able to do with VLOOKUP and MATCH and INDEX and TEXT etc. Very exciting!
Rachael Stevenson – AlexanderDorrington Lawyers, Shortland Street, City

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Already applying their knowledge

Just want to say a big thank you for the day, the delivery and the content. The referral forms all speak for themselves and the team are already applying their knowledge.
Penny Smith, Village Manager Hillsborough Heights – Metlifecare Hillsborough

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How to calculate GST at 15% using Excel formulas

I have been asked twice in one week to please explain how to calculate GST at 15% using Excel formulas.

You can find information on how to calculate GST  (Goods and Services Tax) on the NZ Inland Revenue website. I’ve taken this a step further and put together a tutorial on how to put these calculations into Excel formulas.


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Sharyn Baines

Excel – Using VLOOKUP to compare two lists

If you want to save yourself a huge amount of time when reconciling data, learn how to use VLOOKUP to compare two lists or columns of data.

Years ago the Training and Development manager of a large organisation invited me to spend some time in their Accounts department in order to observe how the Accounts team dealt with their day-to-day tasks. My job was to report on any process that could be improved using Microsoft® Excel. Read more

Sharyn Baines

Excel – How do I merge cells within a range that is formatted as a Table?

PROBLEM: when I use “Format as Table” to format a range the “Merge and Center” button becomes inactive and I can no longer merge cells.  Why?
SOLUTION: the Table format will stop the merging of cells.  However there is a work-around.

The Format as Table command can be used to quickly apply a professional format to a selected range.  However, in applying the format you are also applying the functionality that Tables offer.  As a result you will no longer be able to merge cells. Read more

Sharyn Baines