Microsoft Access
Part 1


  • Duration: 1 days
  • Price: $225.00
  • Certifications:
  • Exams:
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This course is taught using Microsoft Office 2016, which covers versions 2013 and 2016, as well as the interface with Office 365.

This course requires that students have successfully completed Microsoft Excel Parts 1/2/3 prior to taking Microsoft Access.

Course Overviewadd_circle_outline

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, 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 can also use this course to prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification exam for Microsoft Access.

Target Audienceadd_circle_outline

This course is designed for students who wish to establish a foundational understanding of Microsoft Office Access, including the skills necessary to create a new database, construct data tables, design forms and reports, and create queries.

Course Outlineadd_circle_outline

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
Prerequisitesadd_circle_outline

This course requires that students have successfully completed Microsoft Excel Parts 1/2/3 prior to taking Microsoft Access.

To ensure success, students should be familiar with using personal computers, and should have experience using a keyboard and mouse. Students should be comfortable in the Windows 8/8.1/10 environment, and be able to use Windows to manage information on their computers. Specific tasks the students should be able to perform include: launching and closing applications, navigating basic file structures, and managing files and folders. To meet this prerequisite, you can take any one or more of the following Logical Operations courses:

  • Using Microsoft Windows 8/10
  • Microsoft Windows 8 Transition from Windows 7
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