Who is this course for?
With basic skills and some experience of Microsoft Access, the topics covered on this course will help you to enhance your relational database.
How long is this course?
What do I need to know before attending?
It is assumed that you have a skill level equivalent to that gained through attending the intermediate Access training.
What will I expect to achieve at the end of the training?
At the end of this course
you will be able to:
- Understand the 'languages' behind the scenes -including SQL and VBA.
- Automate actions using macros and simple Visual Basic procedures.
- Manipulate data for reports, either within Access or by outputting to other Office applications.
- Understand the Access security model and the implications for protecting your data and application.
Review of the elements of an Access database and the importance of table relationships.
Grouping in queries.
Creating cross-tab queries.
An introduction to the SQL (Structured Query Language) behind queries.
Creating & using Union queries.
Linking Tables/Importing & Exporting
Importing data and structures from other database applications.
Linking data to other database applications.
Exporting data to Microsoft Word and Excel.
An Overview of Macros & Modules
Explaining the differences and benefits of Macros and VBA Modules.
Creating macros to assist users with navigation through an application and other routines.
Assigning macros to buttons and designing end-user forms.
An introduction to the VBA programming power within Access modules.
Reading and writing simple procedures with and without Wizards.
An overview of the security model and its application.
Understanding object permissions and ownership.
Setting a database password.
Setting up User and Group accounts.
Changing User and Group Permissions.
Starting your application using workgroups.
Other topics of interest will be covered when you are comfortable with the core elements of the course, where time allows.