Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook Training Courses in Essex 


Essex Computer Training is a Chelmsford-based company run by Nora Ridley. I provide closed group training courses (for company employees), open group training courses (for individuals to join) and 1-2-1 IT computer training in Microsoft Office applications: Excel, Word, Outlook, Access and PowerPoint. Courses can be standard or tailored to your specific needs.

Click here to see more details about the different type of courses available and to find the date(s) of current open courses.


When you book me, you get me!
I provide all the training and do not sub-contract to agency trainers.


I work with both national and local businesses, government departments and individuals in Essex and the surrounding areas.


  • Are you a business looking to improve the IT computer skills of your staff?
  • Are you rolling-out a new version of MS Office and want your staff to be able to effectively use the new version?
  • Are you looking for at-desk support for yourself or your staff?
  • Do you need floor-walking support for your staff?
  • Do you have new employees who need computer training to meet the requirements of their role?
  • Do you currently have manual processes that could be automated using MS Office products, making everyday tasks faster and easier?


Did you know that training your staff in MS Office products can significantly improve their working practices and productivity and lead to enhanced business efficiency?


I can deliver a tailored solution for your IT computer training needs. The training course will be run in a friendly and relaxed manner that will meet those needs, challenge the thinking of the course participants and improve their skills.


I provide Excel and other Microsoft Office IT application computer training courses on PCs and MACs across Essex: Chelmsford, Southend, Colchester, Basildon, Harlow, Brentwood, Romford, Braintree, Benfleet, Witham, Maldon and Rayleigh, as well as all other areas of Essex. ​Computer training courses can be onsite at your business premises or in an office I can provide in a location near to you. 


Training courses are offered on PCs and MACs at foundation, intermediate and advanced level and in versions 2003, 2007, 2010 and 2013.


You can read feedback on my testimonials page from some of the businesses and individual clients I have worked with.


Click on this link to see an overview of Essex Computer Training


Last updated: June 2017

Luke Perry, SeaTrade Global, Colchester (Excel Training): "The best training I have had in years. 10/10!! I think Nora invented Excel!!. Things I THOUGHT I knew are now 10 times quicker and easier."      Becky Diss, Sonic Rail Services, Burnham-on-Crouch: "Nora, thank you so so much for the spreadsheet. It is brilliant - just what we need. I really appreciate the time you spent on it."      Andy Stephens (The Times/Sunday Times): “Excellent way of learning the basics of Excel. Nora showed a very patient and understanding approach. She made things easy to follow. An enjoyable experience.”    Eric W. (Sonic Rail Services): “Brilliant course, well delivered, well explained. Enjoyed it and achieved my aims from the course. Support throughout was great and was flexible for all abilities.”    George Marriage, Director, Marriage Millers, Chelmsford (Excel Advanced Training): "Nora is very competent. The course was clearly presented and worthwhile."

Contact Nora at
Essex Computer Training
07557 192 434
or email me with your enquiries

Excel & Microsoft Office IT Computer Training Courses & Consultancy Services in Chelmsford, Harlow, Braintree, Brentwood, Southend, Colchester, Romford, Basildon, Benfleet, Witham, Rayleigh, Maldon, Burnham And Other Areas Of Essex.


Excel and other Microsoft Office IT computer training courses in Excel, Word, Outlook and Access in Chelmsford, Southend, Harlow, Colchester, Ipswich, Basildon, Braintree, Brentwood and all other areas in Essex. On-site or in Chelmsford office. 1-2-1 and group training