Course Outline

Microsoft Access Introduction - Open Schedule

Overview

Who is this course for?

As a new user, with little or no experience of Microsoft Access, the topics covered on this course introduce you to the main concepts involved in creating and maintaining a simple relational database.

 

How long is this course?

1 Day 

 

What do I need to know before attending?

It is assumed only that you have a basic knowledge and understanding of the Windows environment. 

 

What will I expect to achieve at the end of the training?
At the end of this course
you will be able to:

  • Create a basic database structure.
  • Create standard forms for inputting and amending your data.
  • Use simple queries to manipulate your data.
  • Produce basic Access reports.

 

Price Band:

 Specialised

Content

Introducing Access
An overview of the power and benefits of computer databases.
Terminology.
Tour of the Access initial screen.
Menus and toolbars.


Tables
Creating tables.
Setting field attributes.


Data Entry & Editing
Adding and editing records.
Navigation through data.
Finding specific records.
Sorting and filtering data.


Relational Databases
What they are and why relational databases are useful.
How data stored in different tables can be related.


Queries
Using SELECT Queries to build new record sets.
Sorting and basic filtering.
Deriving new information in queries.
Combining data from different tables through a query.


Forms
Creating forms with and without the Access Forms Wizard.
Using queries and tables as the basis for forms.
Introducing object properties within forms to change data and display characteristics.

Reporting
Creating simple reports with and without the Access Reports Wizard.
Introducing object properties within forms to change report definitions.
Printer set up and printing.

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