Microsoft Access: Upgrading to Access 2016

Microsoft Access Training Series | Level 3

Course Details

Duration: 1 day

Microsoft® Access® Version: 2016

Delivery Methods: Instructor-led classroom (ILC) | Virtual classroom (VC) on request

Course Dates: August 2, 2018 | View schedule Course schedule

Course Fee: $295 CDN per person + HST or BYOD (bring your own device): $245 CDN person + HST*

Note: Public scheduled dates for this course are delivered as live instructor-led classroom training.

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Course Overview

During this instructor-led course, students will explore new features available in Microsoft Access 2016. Interface enhancements will be reviewed including improved search functionality, relational data dialogs and navigational changes. Students will also explore the building and sharing of Access 2016 web app databases.

PrerequisiteIntroduction to Access 2003, 2007 or 2010 or equivalent knowledge and skills.

Custom training: This course may be delivered at your site or ours as an instructor-led or virtual classroom solution. For more information including savings for custom group training, email us at or contact us by phone.

Related training: View all Microsoft Access courses >


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

Course Topics

Microsoft Access 2016 Environment

  • Changes in the background in Access 2016
  • Navigating the 2016 Ribbon and the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Locations of commands in 2016
  • Customizing the Quick Access toolbar and the Ribbon
  • Key commands on the File tab
  • Quickly access features and functionality using Tell Me

Examining Table Improvements

  • Hiding tables easily
  • Using the improved Show Table dialog

Using Enhanced Formatting and Templates

  • Apply enhanced themes in forms and reports for a consistent look and feel
  • Add and edit themes
  • Use new and/or improved Access templates

Creating Lookups Easily

  • Using the new lookup interface to create lookups quickly and easily
  • Editing lookups

Creating Microsoft Access Apps for the Web

  • Creating an Access 2016 web app database
  • Adding and editing data in a web app
  • Sharing a web app database
  • Publishing a desktop database to the web

Exploring 2016 Interface Changes

  • Using the pop-up Properties window
  • Taking advantage of new navigation tools including the Action Bar
  • Customizing the Action Bar
  • Displaying relational information automatically
  • Accessing details for a record quickly and easily

Displaying Related Information Quickly and Easily

  • Hyperlinking to related records and displaying details
  • Using related item controls

Saving Access Files and Reports

  • Saving Access files in different ways
  • Saving reports as PDF (portable document format) files


  • Availability depending on versions

Register Now for a public course at our downtown Toronto location at 1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801 (Toronto Star Building), Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Microsoft Access: Upgrading to Access 2016 (Toronto course)
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