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Microsoft Access : Introduction

One Day Course

Overview

Access is an extremely popular database application which allows you to store, analyse and sort information.

This introductory course covers how to use an existing database, confidently search and find information and to use Access to prepare and format reports, lists and labels.

The course will also introduce you to relational database concepts.

What are the five things you will get out of this course?
• Understand the concepts of an Access Relational Database
• Creating Tables and Customising field settings
• Returning results from Access Database using Queries
• Viewing and Editing Data using Forms and subforms
• Outputting Data Using Reports


You need no previous experience to attend this course.

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Course Outline

  • Introduction to databases
    • Database concepts and principles
    • What is a relational database?
    • Principles of normalisation
    • Using the help facility in Access

    Essential features
    • The interface
    • The Office button
    • Quick Access tool bar
    • The Ribbon
    • Tabs and context tabs
    • Page views
    • Workspaces
    • Readability

    Creating tables
    • Defining fields
    • Formatting fields
    • Changing field order
    • Field properties
    • Adding and deleting data
  • Using queries
    • What is a query?
    • Designing select queries
    • Using calculations in queries
    • Using filters to find data
    • Sorting data
    • Finding data types

    Creating a report
    • Using the Report Wizard
    • Designing a report
    • Formatting a report
    • Editing a report

    Creating forms
    • Designing and understanding forms and subforms
    • Customising forms
    • Using Form Wizards
    • Editing forms

    Printing
    • Printing individual records
    • Printing a selection of records
    • Creating and printing labels

    Questions and answers
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