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Microsoft Office 365 Courses

Microsoft Office 365 Training: One Day Introduction

Office 365 Introduction

Length :
1 Day
Where :
Online, Client Site & Classroom
Next Date :
August 19th

Become a confident Microsoft Office 365 user on this complete beginners course.

  • Setting up Microsoft 365 properly
  • Managing files on OneDrive
  • Syncing & co-authoring on OneDrive
  • Using Teams for calls and meetings
  • Collaborating on Teams & Channels
Microsoft Teams Training: Introduction Course

Office 365 Intro to Teams

Length :
3 Hours
Where :
Online, Client Site & Classroom
Next Date :
September 16th

An intensive 1/2 course which will show you how to make the most of Microsoft Teams

  • How Teams fits into Microsoft 365
  • Creating and managing Teams
  • Creating Channels & sharing content
  • Joining meetings on Teams & Outlook
  • Organising & managing meetings
Microsoft Office 365 Training: Administration Course

Office 365 Administration

Length :
1 Day
Where :
Live Online Only
Next Date :
September 8th

Learn to set up, manage & troubleshoot a corporate Microsoft 365 account

  • Using the administration portal
  • Creating new accounts & Teams
  • Managing SharePoint sites
  • Controlling file sharing via OneDrive
  • Using Groups, Roles & Resources
Microsoft Office 365 Training: Rollout Packages

Office 365 Rollout Packages

Length :
Where :
Online, Client Site & Classroom

Our Microsoft Office 365 rollout packages are designed bespoke for each client.

  • The right staff on the right courses
  • Advice on timing & prioritisation
  • A4 Colour reference manuals
  • Ongoing help & support (if required)
  • Liason with external consultants
Office 2016 to Microsoft 365 Upgrade – Half Day

Office 365 Upgrade Training

Length :
1/2 Day
Where :
Online, Client Site & Classroom

For experienced Office users looking to make the most of upgrading to Microsoft 365

  • How Microsoft 365 works
  • Saving your work to OneDrive.
  • Working on & syncing shared files
  • Using Teams for calls and meetings
  • New features in Excel, Outlook etc

Choosing The Right Course


If you are unsure which course is right for you please call us. We’ll be delighted to help.

Our Introduction to Teams course is designed for people who have never used Teams before.

By the end of this course, you will be able to confidently make the most of Teams.

You will understand:

  1. How Teams fits in with Office 365.
  2. How to create Teams and control the members of a Team.
  3. Scheduling and managing meetings using Teams.
  4. Creating channels and sharing content on them.

Our introduction to Microsoft Office 365 course is for complete beginners. You do not need any previous experience with Microsoft Office to attend.

It is designed for people who will be:

  1. Working in Microsoft Office 365 as part of their full-time job.
  2. Working remotely and so need to understand Office 365’s collaboration tools.
  3. Going on to attend our administration course and need to master the basics first.

By the end of this course, you will:

  • Understand how Office 365 works, what it is capable of and how to navigate it.
  • Be able to use OneDrive to collaborate with co-workers and save your work to the cloud.
  • Understand how to use Microsoft 365 web and desktop applications.
  • Be able to use Teams for calls and team collaboration.

Our Office 365 administration course is designed for people who will be responsible for the ongoing maintenance and smooth running of an Office 365 account. 

Before you attend this course you need to be a confident Office 365 user.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  1. Set up and configure domains, new user accounts, emails, teams etc.
  2. Set up a variety of different SharePoint sites and manage user controls for them.
  3. Manage chat, meetings and file sharing in Teams.
  4. Use the admin portal to administer Groups, Roles, Resources etc.

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Guildford Training Courses
Surrey Technology Centre, 40 Occam Road
Guildford, GU2 7YG
Tel: 01483 688 488


London Training Courses
Fleet House, 8-12 New Bridge St
London, EC4V 6AL
Tel: 0203 603 0150


Private Office 365 Courses & Corporate Training

Looking for private group training or a 1-2-1 session?

Our custom Microsoft Office 365 courses are organised on dates to suit you, either at your office or ours whichever you’d prefer.

Our free pre-course reviews ensure that custom courses focus on the exact topics that you need to cover.

On The Day

Course Times

9.15 - 9.30
Course Arrival
9.30 - 11.00
Training Session 1
11.00 - 11.15
11.15 - 12.30
Training Session 2
12.30 - 13.30
Lunch Break
13.30 - 15.00
Training Session 3
15.00 - 15.15
15.15 - 16.30
Training Session 4

What's Included?

Everything that you need for a productive, enjoyable day's training.

A full-colour Office 365 manual. A full-colour Office 365 manual.
A USB to keep your course files on. A USB to keep your course files on.
Pens & pads to take notes. Pens & pads to take notes.
Plenty of tea, coffee and biscuits Plenty of tea, coffee and biscuits
6 months of post course support 6 months of post course support
Comfortable, air-conditioned training rooms Comfortable, air-conditioned training rooms
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Office 365 FAQs

Our online training is designed to re-create the classroom experience as closely as possible.

It is a live training session using Zoom or Teams and the trainer is present throughout.

The training is still hands-on so you do need to have the software installed on your own computer.

The trainer will share their screen with you as they demonstrate techniques and there is the option of sharing your screen with them if you are really stuck!

Yes. We provide all attendees on our course with certificates.

This means that in future you can prove to people that you have received professional Microsoft 365 training.

Microsoft Office 365 is a cloud-based productivity suite offered by Microsoft. 

With one Microsoft account, you get access to all the core Office suite applications of Access, Excel, Planner, PowerPoint, Outlook, Sharepoint, Word, as well as newer applications like Teams, OneNote and Skype for Business.

This software is used by hundreds of millions of people around the world to create and collaborate on documents, spreadsheets and presentations which are held in the cloud. It also allows you to seamlessly organise video calls and online meetings using Teams.

You can use it on any internet-connected device including Windows PCs, Macs, iOS devices and Android phones and tablets.

You can download and install Microsoft 365 onto five devices.

Teams is a cloud-based app or workspace, that combined file-sharing, video & voice calling and instant messaging. 

Teams in an integral part of Microsoft 365 but is also available for free as a stand-alone app.

This means that if someone invites you to join a Microsoft Teams call you can do so, even if you do not have a subscription to Office 365.


In a word, yes.

Microsoft 365 contains a number of different applications and so it can take time to get comfortable navigating between them all but it is designed to be quick and easy to learn.

Microsoft Office 365 is a great skill to learn, helping with your personal development towards and promotion and helping you to manage an ever-increasing workload more efficiently. Our courses cover essential skills and foundational knowledge as well as advanced topics and deep dives into more complicated areas.


On April 21st 2020 Microsoft changed the name of Office 365 to Microsoft 365.

Technically the product is now called Microsoft 365 but so many people still call it Office 365 or Microsoft Office 365 that the two names are used interchangeably for now.

Unfortunately, Microsoft offers a number of different Office 365 plans for its cloud services.

The more expensive packages include not only the Office apps (Word Excel and PowerPoint etc) but also more advanced collaboration tools, some of which are only appropriate for very large enterprises.

As an individual, the page you should look at is here: Office 365 – Personal Plans.

If you access Office 365 through your company, your subscription will be organised by your employer’s IT department. However, you can see the different plans available here: Office 365 – Business Plans.

The key difference between Office 2019 and Office 365 is how they are paid for.

Office 2019 is a one-time purchase whereas Office 365 is an ongoing subscription service. So if you pay for Office 2019 you own it and can use it forever without paying any more for it.

There are a few other differences though as you might expect:

  • Microsoft Office 365 continually updates. As Microsoft pushes out updates your subscription will automatically update your applications. Office 2019 will be maintained, so security patches and the like will be provided, but will not receive new functionality and tools.
  • Office 365 includes lots of other applications and services – for example, Power Automate, Sway etc – which Office 2019 doesn’t include.
  • Office 365 is integrated with other cloud services (Teams, Skype, Power BI etc) and so works as a genuine cloud service.  The simplest example of this would be that you can login to Microsoft Outlook on the web using Office 365 but obviously need to have an email server to point Outlook 2019 to.

Unfortunately, this isn’t simple, sorry! You’ll need to check your subscription.

At the time of writing this, some subscriptions include free upgrades from Microsoft Windows 7 and Microsoft Windows 8.1 to Microsoft Windows 10. Others include a full Windows 10 licence, and this is likely to evolve over time.

A competent Microsoft Office user can get comfortable with Office 365 in one day.

If you are not already a confident Office user then it will take a little longer, perhaps two or three days.

Office 365 is intuitive to use, which means that it is quick and easy to learn to use.

Being a confident Office 365 is fundamental to careers in most organisations, especially where those corporations have remote workers.

Across almost all industries from banking and law to construction and mining people are increasingly mobile and distributed which means that they rely on Teams and SharePoint to communicate and collaborate with each other.

Microsoft Office 365 is applicable to a wide range of people, including IT professionals, industry professionals and small business owners, as it helps you to collaborate with your team and do your best work together.