Microsoft Access: Introduction

Microsoft Access Training Series | Level 1

Course Details

Duration: 1 day (9 am – 4 pm)

Microsoft® Access® Versions: 2013 | 2016 | 2019 | 365 (Windows)

Delivery Methods (Instructor-led): Live classroom (LC) | Virtual classroom (VC)

Course Dates: September 1, 2021 (Virtual classroom) | View schedule Course schedule

Course Fee: $245 CDN per person + HST (Virtual classroom), $275 CDN per person + HST (Bring your own device for live classroom courses) or $325 CDN per person + HST (Avantix Learning provides device for live classroom courses)*

Timing: Public scheduled courses run from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (Eastern Time).

Virtual classroom courses: Our instructor-led virtual classroom courses are delivered in a virtual classroom environment. Students will be sent a virtual classroom invitation prior to the course.

Live classroom courses: Our instructor-led live classroom (in-person) courses are held in downtown Toronto at the Toronto Star Building, 1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801. Some courses are also held at an alternate downtown Toronto location.

Custom training: This course may be delivered at your site or ours as an instructor-led or virtual classroom solution. Contact us at info@avantixlearning.ca for more information including savings for custom group training.

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Course Overview

During this hands-on beginners course, students will learn to create and edit Microsoft Access databases with tables, queries, forms and reports. First, tables will be designed with various types of fields and properties including fields with text, numbers, dates and other types of data. Students will learn to create drop-down menus and then use the menus in tables and forms. Queries will be created including select, delete and update queries to extract, change, delete or even calculate data with basic calculated fields. Simple relationships between tables will be set to use in other Access objects. Students will also design and run basic forms and reports which can then be exported to Excel or PDF (portable document format). Each student will receive a full course manual including tips, tricks and shortcuts.

Prerequisite: Microsoft Excel: Introduction or equivalent knowledge and skills.

Location and timing: Public scheduled courses are held online in virtual classroom format or in downtown Toronto and run from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (Eastern Time).

Related training: View all Microsoft Access courses >

INCLUDED IN THIS COURSE

  • Comprehensive course manual
  • Keyboard shortcuts quick reference
  • Sample and exercise files
  • Refreshments (for classes conducted in Avantix Learning classrooms)
  • Certificate of completion
  • Follow-up email support

Course Topics

Working in the Microsoft Access Environment

  • Creating and saving a new database
  • Working with the Ribbon
  • Using the Quick Access Toolbar and adding buttons
  • Creating database objects including tables, queries, forms and reports
  • Displaying objects using the Navigation pane

Designing Tables

  • Designing tables with different data types including text, number, date and hyperlink
  • Specifying properties for fields
  • Creating drop-down menus in fields
  • Entering and editing records in Datasheet View
  • Saving a table
  • Navigating between Design and Datasheet Views

Designing Data Entry Forms

  • Creating a simple form based on a table for user entry
  • Moving between Form View and Design View
  • Formatting a form in Design View
  • Working with bound and unbound controls
  • Setting properties for controls and objects
  • Understanding control layouts and removing controls from control layouts
  • Saving forms

Setting up a Simple Relationship

  • Creating a relationship between tables based on a key field
  • Understanding and using referential integrity
  • Using related fields in different database objects

Creating Select Queries to Extract Records

  • Creating select queries and working in Design View
  • Using wildcards and operators as criteria
  • Running a query in different ways
  • Saving a query

Creating Simple Calculations in Queries

  • Creating a query with basic calculations

Designing and Running Reports

  • Creating and running a report in Microsoft Access
  • Grouping data in a report using the Report Wizard
  • Moving between different views in a report
  • Formatting a report in different ways

*Prices subject to change.

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Student in Microsoft Access course in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Overview, Features and Benefits

Want to learn more about what you can do with Microsoft Access? Check out our resource Microsoft Access: Overview, Features and Benefits.

Custom training

Register now for a public scheduled course or contact us at info@avantixlearning.ca  for more information about any of our courses or to discuss custom training options (virtual classroom or live classroom).

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Microsoft Access: Intermediate / Advanced

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Upcoming Training
Course
Microsoft Access: Introduction (Online in virtual classroom format or in Toronto)
Location
Avantix Learning, 1 Yonge Street, Suite 1800 (Toronto Star Building),Toronto, Ontario,Canada
Next course starts
September 1, 2021
Next course ends
September 1, 2021
Description
Learn to create and edit tables, queries, forms and reports in this one day Introduction to Microsoft Access course for beginners.

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