Microsoft Access Introduction 1

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  • 30-11-1999

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  • 30-11-1999
Price (exc vat): £250
PrintDURATION: 1 day
TIME: 09:30 to 16:30 GMT

You will learn the key elements of a Microsoft Access database and how it has advantages over Microsoft Excel. The scheduled courses are at Southampton (Whiteley), but we can provide onsite training with 4 or more delegates using our equipment.

About Microsoft Access Introduction 1

Microsoft Access Database

Microsoft Access training courses Southampton, Hampshire, Whiteley

Microsoft Access is a desktop application that can be configured to meet most business needs. It has many benefits over Excel functionality but needs to configured correctly to get the best results. The course will cover the basic operations of an Access database program and the advantages of using a relational database over and Excel spreadsheet. The course is informal but structured, and you will be encouraged to ask questions throughout.

Is this course for you?

You want to learn the basic functionality of an Access database including creating and editing new tables, relationships, forms, queries and reports and inputting and editing data. The course will provide a thorough understanding of detailed elements plus best practice techniques.

A typical Access course

There are usually between 3 and 6 delegates on the course, all from different companies. Some delegates have used Access before but have had no formal training. Others have not used Access but want to understand the differences, advantages and disadvantages between Access and Excel. We’ll have a 15 minute break in the morning and afternoon and approximately 45 minutes for lunch. Database(s) created on the course will be sent to you on completion for your reference.

Course Includes

  • Lunch and Refreshments – Lunch at Caffe Dallucci (Whiteley only)
  • Microsoft Training Manual
  • Post course training downloads
  • Certificate on completion
  • Post course support relating to course content

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Aim & Objectives

Course Aim

  • To create and edit a simple Microsoft Access database.

Course Objectives

By the end of this level you will be able to:
  •  Examine the Microsoft Access database application
  •  Manage data in an Access database
  •  Create and edit tables and relationships
  •  Create various types of Query to interrogate data
  •  Design forms for different uses
  •  Create and modify reports and link them to Queries

Course Content

Access Database (Get to know Access)

Understand Relational Databases – Examine the Access Environment – Open the Database Environment – Examine Access Tables

Data (Input and edit data using Forms)

Examine an Access Form – Add and Delete Records – Sort Records – Display Recordsets – Update Records – Run a Report

Table Relationships (Critical to your database)

Identify Table Relationships – Identify Primary and Foreign Keys in the Relationships Window – Work with Subdatasheets

Queries (Interrogate your data with questions)

Create a Select Query – Add Criteria to a Query – Add a Calculated Field to a Query – Perform a Calculation on a Record Grouping

Forms (Input and view your data)

Examine Form Design Guidelines – Create a Form using AutoForm – Create a Form using the Form Wizard – Modify the Design of a Form

Reports (Output from your Query)

Create an AutoReport – Create a Report by using the Wizard – Examine a Report in Design View – Add a Calculated Field to a Report – Modify the Format Properties of a Control – AutoFormat a Report – Adjust the Width of a Report

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Your trainer has almost 20 years experience providing training and consultancy of Microsoft Access databases.

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