Training at Blue Novation

Since 1988, Blue Novation has designed and delivered exceptionally high standard training solutions to businesses in both the private and public sector. The quality of training we deliver is of paramount importance to us.

Our approach ensures that delegates enjoy their training whilst gaining the additional skills and knowledge to become more productive in the workplace.


Online Live Courses

At Blue Novation, well-being, safety and care always come first.
But the good news is, learning can still carry on.


Upskilling will be more important than ever for the Future of Work so join one of our live online courses and


  • with real-time webinars led by one of our engaging, experienced and friendly tutors
  • lots of informative and business-ready content
  • plus Q&A sessions so you can get the help that you want



  • with hands-on exercises to consolidate what you have learnt
  • access to demo videos to help remind and strengthen learning
  • plus explainer files and training manuals to keep the learning experience going


  •  your productivity will soar as you put what you have learnt into practice
  • innovate and impress with your newfound knowledge
  • and secure a better future for you and your organisation

What is a live online course like?


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Course modules are run over a number of days as detailed in the course profile.

Each module includes a one-hour webinar led by one of our experienced and friendly tutors.

Our webinars are run using either Zoom or Microsoft Teams – if you haven’t used Zoom or Teams before, we have some short and snappy video tutorials to guide you through.

We keep our classes small and personal so there will always be an opportunity to ask questions and discuss topics.



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Following each webinar, there will be content available for you to download to consolidate your new skills.

You will also be able to access our “reminder videos” and download a comprehensive course manual covering all the relevant theory – and more!

Following the webinar, there will be an optional 30-minute online follow-up session with your tutor to answer any final queries or questions you may have.


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That’s it – you are ready to excel!

You will have access to your course exercises and reminder videos for a full 6 months after your course.

And we are here to offer 6 months of support and advice too!


Training at Blue Novation

While our classroom training at Adastral Park in Suffolk is suspended due to the Covid-19 emergency, you can still attend our scheduled courses.

You can join from your home or office via Zoom or Microsoft Teams, and our tutors will ensure you have the same friendly, engaging and productive experience. You can interact, ask questions and practice — all without leaving your desk – or your sofa!

Courses are delivered in modules to ensure you can fit your training into your day with minimum disruption but with all the benefits of our in-person training.

Click to see what courses are coming up so you can learn, apply, excel!


Training your Team

Live online courses are ideal for bringing remote workers together, both for building skills and for encouraging collaboration. Want to train your team together? Then Contact Us to discuss; let’s get your team working!

Blue Novation are Friends of:



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“I was confused about pivot tables but once they were explained I really could see the value of them for analysing my data in a quick and professional manner”

Excel Advanced Review
Trainee Accountant


learner testimonial

I would like to say that my whole experience with Blue Novation has been excellent, good communication, reasonable fees and fantastic training

Philip Edwards
Excel 1-2-1, March 2020


learner testimonial

What subject did you find most useful: “Moving across workbooks, formulas in multiple worksheets, tables and lists”

Your overall opinion of the course: “Amazingly useful. Practical and interesting”

S Smith, Compliance & Finance
ROL Cruise

“I have been on Intermediate Excel Training today and wanted to feedback that it was great, just what I needed and I wish I had done it 8 years ago! 

What I learnt today is going to have a huge impact on my work and will benefit so many aspects of my role.

I can thoroughly recommend the trainer, course and venue.”

Abigail Pawsey

Director of Enterprises, Ormiston Families Trust

our team



Trudy has been part of the training industry since 1992 and is a Fellow of the RSA. Her background as a trainer, training team leader, and training advisor helps to guarantee the quality of the courses we deliver. Throughout her years at Blue Novation, Trudy has worked with a wide variety of companies in the public and private sector, developing and nurturing long-lasting client relationships.



Karen is responsible for the scheduling and administration of all training events here at Blue Novation. Unflappable and always cheerful, Karen handles the day-to-day running of all our training programmes and is the first point of contact for our delegates.



Marion is an experienced trainer/implementer used to working in different versions of applications software, operating systems and bespoke systems with particularly high level of Excel expertise.



Alan is an Excel and Power BI trainer with over 20 years experience. He loves training and showing others how to effectively use Excel and Power BI in a fun and approachable manner. He is very active in the community and runs a blog, YouTube channel, Excel user group in London, writes for multiple other websites and is the author of the “Advanced Excel Success” book. Alan was awarded MVP (Microsoft Most Valuable Professional) in 2020 for his services to Excel in the community.

MVP Bio –

Excel Introduction

Excel Introduction

Excel enables you to simplify complex tasks, essential to daily work responsibilities. In this introductory course, you gain the skills needed to create Excel worksheets, develop formulas and apply sophisticated formatting to capture and present your data.

Excel Intermediate

Excel Intermediate

This training course has been designed to give delegates a solid understanding of more advanced Excel tools and concepts in order to increase their knowledge and productivity.

Excel Introduction

Excel Advanced

This course will give delegates the ability to create advanced spreadsheets using the full range of Excel’s tools and features.

Excel Intermediate

Power BI

In the basic introduction to Power BI, we look at the various data sources that can be used and in particular how to use data in Excel files. This course walks you through some simple scenarios of importing and preparing data, then creating visualisations and filters in order to produce a Power BI report.

For more information on any of our courses

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