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Microsoft Access: Basic & Intermediate

Course Description

A relational database application such as Microsoft Office Access can help you and your organization collect and manage large amounts of data. Access is a versatile tool. You can use it as a personal data management tool (for your use alone), or you can use it as a construction set to develop applications for an entire department or organization. In this course, you will learn how to use Access to manage your data, including creating a new database; constructing tables; designing forms and reports; and creating queries to join, filter, and sort data. You will also expand your knowledge of relational database design, write advanced queries, structure existing data, share data across applications, and customize reports. Extending your knowledge of Microsoft Access will result in a robust, functional database for your users

Target Student

This course is designed for students who wish to establish a foundational and intermediate understanding of Microsoft Office Access, including the skills necessary to create a new database, construct data tables, design forms and reports, create queries, constructing relational databases, performing database maintenance, creating advanced queries and reports, or integrating Access with other programs.

Prerequisites

To ensure success, students should be familiar with using personal computers, and should have experience using a keyboard and mouse.

Training Methodologies

  • Training is hands-on using easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions.
  • Instructor-Led Training (ILT) on live exercises of each topic.

Trainer

Training will be conducted by our experienced local trainer who has more than 10 years of experience with relevant certification.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Access

  • Orientation to Microsoft Access
  • Create a Simple Access Database
  • Get Help in Microsoft Access

Lesson 2: Working with Table Data

  • Modify Table Data
  • Sort and Filter Records
  • Create Lookups

Lesson 3: Querying a Database

  • Join Data from Different Tables in a Query
  • Sort and Filter Data in a Query
  • Perform Calculations in a Query

Lesson 4: Creating Advanced Queries

  • Create Parameter Queries
  • Create Action Queries
  • Create Unmatched and Duplicate Queries
  • Summarize Data

Lesson 5: Generating Reports

  • Create a Report
  • Add Controls to a Report
  • Enhance the Appearance of a Report
  • Prepare a Report for Print

Lesson 6: Customizing the Access Environment

  • The Access Options Dialog Box

Lesson 7: Designing a Relational Database

  • Relational Database Design
  • Create a Table
  • Create Table Relationships

Lesson 8: Joining Tables

  • Create Query Joins
  • Join Tables That Have No Common Fields
  • Relate Data within a Table
  • Work with Subdatasheets
  • Create Subqueries

Lesson 9: Organizing a Database for Efficiency

  • Data Normalization
  • Create a Junction Table
  • Improve Table Structure

Lesson 10: Sharing Data Across Applications

  • Import Data into Access
  • Export Data to Text File Formats
  • Export Access Data to Excel
  • Create a Mail Merge

Lesson 11: Advanced Reporting

  • Organize Report Information
  • Format Reports
  • Include Control Formatting in a Report
  • Add a Calculated Field to a Report
  • Add a Subreport to an Existing Report

Course Duration

2 Days

Course Time

9am to 5pm

Course Fee

$385.00

(Group Discount of 10% for 3 or more participants)

Course Dates

29 - 30 Oct 2018