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?
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.
An overview of the power and benefits of computer databases.
Tour of the Access initial screen.
The Ribbon and other toolbars.
Data Entry & Editing
Adding and editing records.
Navigation through data.
Finding specific records.
Sorting and filtering data.
Setting field attributes.
Importing from Excel.
What they are and why relational databases are useful.
How data stored in different tables can be related.
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.
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.
Creating simple reports with and without the Access Reports Wizard.
Introducing object properties within reports to change report definitions.
Other topics of interest will be covered when you are comfortable with the core elements of the course, where time allows.