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Microsoft Access Training: Advanced 


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Access Training Course Description

Your training in and use of Microsoft® Office Access has provided you with a solid foundation in the basic and intermediate skills of working in Microsoft® Office Access. You have worked with the various Access objects, such as tables, queries, forms, and reports. In this course, you will extend your knowledge into some of the more specialized and advanced capabilities of Access by structuring existing data, writing advanced queries, working with macros, enhancing forms and reports, and maintaining a database.


Course Objective:
You will create complex Access databases by structuring existing data, writing advanced queries, working with macros, making effective use of forms and reports, and performing database maintenance.

Prerequisites: To ensure your success, knowledge of basic and intermediate features of Access tables, relationships, and queries, forms, and reports is recommended. The following Element K courses or equivalent knowledge are recommended:

Delivery Method: Instructor led, group-paced delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.

Access Training Performance-Based Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • restructure data into appropriate tables to ensure data dependency and minimize redundancy.
  • write advanced queries to analyze and summarize data.
  • create and revise Microsoft® Office Access™ macros.
  • display data more effectively in a form.
  • customize reports by using various Microsoft® Office Access™ features, making them more effective.
  • maintain your database using tools provided by Microsoft® Office Access™ .


Access Training Course Content (Advanced)


Lesson 1: Structuring Existing Data

Topic 1A: Analyze Tables

Topic 1B: Create a Junction Table

Topic 1C: Improve Table Structure

Lesson 2: Writing Advanced Queries

Topic 2A: Create Subqueries

Topic 2B: Create Unmatched and Duplicate Queries

Topic 2C: Group and Summarize Records Using Criteria

Topic 2D: Summarize Data Using a Crosstab Query

Topic 2E: Create a PivotTable and a PivotChart

Lesson 3: Simplifying Tasks with Macros

Topic 3A: Create a Macro

Topic 3B: Attach a Macro

Topic 3C: Restrict Records Using a Condition

Topic 3D: Validate Data Using a Macro

Topic 3E: Automate Data Entry Using a Macro

Lesson 4: Making Effective Use of Forms

Topic 4A: Display a Calendar on a Form

Topic 4B: Organize Information with Tab Pages

Topic 4C: Display a Summary of Data in a Form

Lesson 5: Making Reports More Effective

Topic 5A: Include a Chart in a Report

Topic 5B: Print Data in Columns

Topic 5C: Cancel Printing of a Blank Report

Topic 5D: Create a Report Snapshot

Lesson 6: Maintaining an Access Database

Topic 6A: Link Tables to External Data Sources

Topic 6B: Manage a Database

Topic 6C: Determine Object Dependency

Topic 6D: Document a Database

Topic 6E: Analyze the Performance of a Database