What are the Excel  Skill  levels of my  Team  or a  potential Employee?

Find out for Sure  in 20 Minutes.


Are you tired of  inaccurate multiple choice type excel skill exams.
Well our  unique  ‘ Testing  Excel Workbook’  requires  your  employees to  complete  twelve ‘real world’  practical  Excel  tasks on an  actual Microsoft Excel workbook.

It  tests if they can complete these Excel  tasks AND also  benchmarks  how long it is taking them. 


The workbook  times them as they complete the tasks  and  auto-corrects their solutions ,  producing  a personalized report  showing their

  •  Efficiency  Rating.
  •  Excel Skill  Grading
  • Highlights the areas  they are weak  in.


The Excel Testing workbook contains NO macros, so it’s safe to download and works on all versions of  Microsoft Excel from 2007  to Excel 365.


The workbook  is  FREE to download for  all your employees or students.

Excel Tasks Examined

What is on an Excel skills test?

Your employees or  job candidate will need to find solutions to the following practical Excel tasks in a quick , safe and efficient manner.


  1. The  budget spreadsheet has columns of data that  need to  add together and  averaged. Also you need to  calculate  the percentage  of  each expenditure in relation to total expenditure.
  2.  The  Sales  spreadsheet lists  the sales records   of our 150 salespeople.  You need to calculate  the commission payable to each salesperson and  then convert these commissions  into  Dollars   based on an exchange rate provided in a cell reference.
  3.   There are   20,000+   records in  the   Orders Spreadsheet, you need to perform a treble sort on it.
  4.  The  Marketing Manager  needs  you to build a   report  showing   customers who have bought  certain products , yielding  a specific profit margin and quantity ordered using  the Filter tool.
  5.  Salespeople who  reach  a certain target  are to get an extra bonus. You need to calculate, using an IF function who is entitled to the extra payment and  then work out the correct payments now due to  all our 150 sales people.
  6. A  Pivot table  generated report is needed  for an urgent  management  meeting in the  next hour . It should show  the total , average  and  maximum , revenues and profits    of  each Product  for every  customer.
  7. The  HR department  needs a report showing metrics  for the  numbers we employ in each country, department , gender and nationality.  You will need to use the SUMIFS, COUNTIFS and AVERAGEIFS  functions to achieve this.
  8. The same metrics as the previous  question are required again as  our HR list has been turned into  an  Excel Table.
  9. Our wages spreadsheet is generating  serious errors . You will need to create a new VLOOKUP function to fix the situation.
  10. To many errors  are occurring when staff are inputting data  into our spreadsheets. We need you to create some drop down lists and only allow certain numeric values to be allowed into certain cells.
  11.  Our Accounts team want you to update  the accounts worksheets so that  customers  who have paid all their fees  are automatically highlighted in a blue colour and those customers who are 30 days overdue  are automatically highlighted in red.
  12. Employees have new starting and ending times, we need you to calculate the total hours and minutes  worked by each employee.


They will need a minimum of 20 Minutes to complete this excel skills assessment.  They  can skip a questions by typing s into the skip box beside each question. Skipping will incur a time fault.

The skills rating will show a rating for your beginners level standard and an intermediate level standard.

So whether you are

  • Reviewing your staff’s Excel skill Levels.
  • Hiring people who need to have competent Excel skills.
  • Planning an Excel training course.


our ‘Testing Workbook’ will quickly give you a real insight into their actual  excel skill within 20 minutes.

Why improve your  Excel Skills or those of your  team.
Studies have shown that been able to use Excel efficiently can save you up to 30 minutes a day , that up to 15 working  days saved per year

You can download your Free  copy of the  Excel Efficiency Skills Test  by
Clicking Here  and choose ‘save link as’.