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Duration: 2 days
Time: 9am to 5.30pm

What Will Be Taught For This Microsoft Access Course?

This course provides the learners an understanding of the basic concepts of databases and demonstrates the ability to use a database on a personal computer. The module is divided in two sections; the first section tests the learners’ ability to design and plan a simple database using a standard database package; the second section requires the learners to demonstrate that he or she can retrieve information from an existing database by using the query, select and sort tools available in the data-base. The learners shall also be able to create and modify reports.

Module 1. Exploring Access 2013
  • Working with Access
  • Starting Access
  • Using the Interface
  • Using the File Tab
  • Opening an Existing Database
  • Using the Ribbon
  • Using the Contextual Tabs
  • Using the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Using the Mini Toolbar
  • Using Database Objects
  • Using the Navigation Pane
  • Opening a Database Object
  • Using Tabbed Documents
  • Closing a Tabbed Document
  • Closing All Tabbed Documents
  • Using the Status Bar
  • Using the Options Dialog Box
  • Closing a Database
  • Exiting Access
  • Practice - Exploring Access 2013
Module 2. Creating Tables
  • Using Database Templates
  • Creating a New Database
  • Designing Tables
  • Creating a Table in Datasheet View
  • Creating a Table in Design View
  • Adding Field Names
  • Assigning Data Types
  • Saving a New Table
  • Adding a Field Description
  • Setting a Primary Key
  • Using Multi-valued Fields
  • Practice - Creating Tables
Module 3. Field Properties
  • Using Field Properties
  • Limiting Field Size
  • Setting Number Formats
  • Setting Date/Time Formats
  • Setting Yes/No Formats
  • Setting Default Values
  • Setting Validation Rules
  • Creating an Input Mask -Wizard
  • Creating an Input Mask Manually
  • Creating a Custom Input Mask
  • Typing a Lookup List
  • Modifying Lookup Properties
  • Practice - Field Properties
Module 4. Working with Tables
  • Using Datasheet View
  • Navigating Fields in Tables
  • Using Field Templates
  • Adding Records
  • Moving through Records
  • Selecting Records
  • Editing Records
  • Saving Records
  • Deleting Records
  • Displaying a Totals Row in a Table
  • Practice - Working with Tables
Module 5. Editing Tables
  • Changing the Row Height
  • Changing the Column Width
  • Changing a Font Attribute
  • Changing a Cell Effect
  • Using Alternate Background Colors
  • Selecting a Column
  • Moving a Column
  • Hiding a Column
  • Unhiding a Column
  • Freezing a Column
  • Practice - Editing Tables
Module 6. Finding, Replacing and Filtering Data
  • Sorting Records
  • Finding Specific Records
  • Finding Records using Wildcards
  • Using Replace
  • Using Filter By Selection
  • Applying/Removing a Filter
  • Using Filter Excluding Selection
  • Using the Search Box
  • Using Quick Filter
  • Using AutoFilter
  • Practice - Finding and Filtering Data
Module 7. Using Simple Queries
  • Using Queries and Record sets
  • Using the Simple Query Wizard
  • Creating a Query in Design View
  • Opening a Query
  • Adding a Table to a Query
  • Joining Tables in a Query
  • Running a Query
  • Practice - Using Simple Queries
Module 8. Modifying Query Results
  • Sorting a Query
  • Adding Criteria to a Query
  • Hiding a Field in a Query
  • Displaying Totals Row in a Query
  • Adding a Record using a Query
  • Printing a Query
  • Practice - Modifying Query Results
Module 9. Using Operators in Queries
  • Using Comparison Operators
  • Using an And Condition
  • Using an Or Condition
  • Using the Between And Operator
  • Using the Expression Builder
  • Using a Wildcard Character
  • Practice - Using Operators in Queries
Module 10. Relating Tables
  • Using Related Tables
  • Creating a Relationship between Tables
  • Setting Referential Integrity
  • Viewing Subdatasheets
  • Deleting a Join Line
  • Practice - Creating Relationships
Module 11. Creating Basic Forms
  • Using Forms
  • Using the Form Button
  • Adding a Record using a Form
  • Using the Calendar for Date Picking
  • Using the Form Wizard
  • Viewing Records in a Form
  • Printing Records in a Form
  • Basing a Form on a Query
  • Practice - Creating Basic Forms
Module 12. Using Design View
  • Adding a Label
  • Adding an Image
  • Adding a Rectangle
  • Adding a Line
  • Editing an Unbound Control
  • Using Multiple Undo/Redo in Design View
  • Practice - Using Design View
Module 13. Creating Basic Reports
  • Using Reports
  • Using the Report Button
  • Using Print Preview -Reports
  • Printing Pages of a Report
  • Using the Report Wizard
  • Changing Views in a Report
  • Grouping and Summarizing Report Data
  • Basing a Report on a Query
  • Practice - Creating Basic Reports
Module 14. Using Advanced Report Design
  • Adding Report Sections in Design View
  • Creating a Calculated Control
  • Creating a Running Summary
  • Inserting a Date/Time Control
  • Inserting a Page Break
  • Changing the Report Margins
  • Using the Label Wizard
  • Creating a Report without Using a Wizard
  • Practice - Using Advanced Report Design

Who Should Attend This Microsoft Access Training?

  • For individuals with none or little knowledge in Microsoft Access 2013 looking to kick-start a career as PA, EA, VA, Administrator, Secretary, Customer Services Executives and much more.
  • Anyone seeking to use Microsoft Access 2013 for advanced data management, analysis and report creation in home and small businesses.


An understanding of Windows / MS Access 2010 will be an added advantage.

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Course Fee $550 $588.50


  1. 2 to 4 weeks’ written notice from start date of training - 50% of course fee for cancellation

  2. Less than 2 weeks’ written notice from start date of training - 100% of course fees for postponement or cancellation

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