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Duration: 3 days
Time: 9am to 6pm

What Will Be Taught For This Microsoft Access Course?

The course empowers the trainee to understand the basic concepts of databases and demonstrate the ability to use a database on a personal computer. The course introduces the skills required to design and plan a database using a standard database package as well as how to retrieve information from an existing database by using queries, select and sort tools available in the data-base. The trainee shall also be able to create and modify forms and reports.

This course prepares the participants for the Microsoft Office Specialist exam.

Module 1. Exploring Access 2013
  • Working with Access
  • Starting Access
  • Using the File tab
  • Opening an Existing Database
  • Using Database Templates
  • Creating a New Database
  • Using the Ribbon
  • Using the Contextual Tabs
  • Using the Quick Access 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
  • Using Application Parts
  • Closing a Database
  • Exiting Access
  • Labs - Exploring Access 2013
Module 2. Creating Tables
  • 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
  • Labs - Creating Tables
Module 3. Setting 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
  • Labs - Setting 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
  • Labs - 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
  • Labs - Editing Tables
Module 6. Finding 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
  • Labs - Finding and Filtering Data
Module 7. Creating Relationships
  • Using Related Tables
  • Creating a Relationship between Tables
  • Setting Referential Integrity
  • Viewing Subdatasheets
  • Deleting a Join Line
  • Labs - Creating Relationships
Module 8. Using Simple Queries
  • Using Queries and Recordsets
  • 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
  • Labs - Using Simple Queries
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
  • Labs - Using Operators in Queries
Module 10. Modifying Query Results
  • Sorting a Query
  • Adding Criteria to a Query
  • Hiding a Field in a Query
  • Displaying a Totals Row in a Query
  • Adding a Record using a Query
  • Printing a Query
  • Labs - Modifying Query Results
Module 11. Designing Advanced Queries
  • Setting Top Values in a Query
  • Creating a Calculated Field
  • Formatting a Calculated Field
  • Displaying a Totals Row in a Query
  • Creating a Function Query
  • Creating a Parameter Query
  • Creating a Concatenation in a Query
  • Filtering a Query
  • Labs - Designing Advanced Queries
Module 12. Creating Action Queries
  • Creating a Make-table Query
  • Creating an Update Query
  • Creating an Append Query
  • Creating a Delete Query
  • Labs - Creating Action Queries
Module 13. Using Advanced Query Wizards
  • Using the Crosstab Query Wizard
  • Using the Find Duplicates Query Wizard
  • Using the Find Unmatched Query Wizard
  • Labs - Using Advanced Query Wizards
Module 14. 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
  • Labs - Creating Basic Forms
Module 15. Manipulating Form Controls inDesign View
  • Selecting Non-adjacent Controls
  • Selecting Adjacent Controls
  • Deleting Controls
  • Sizing a Control by Dragging
  • Displaying the Field List
  • Adding a Field
  • Adding a Field from another Table
  • Moving Part of a Paired Control
  • Aligning Controls
  • Spacing Controls
  • Using Themes
  • Labs - Manipulating Form Controls in Design View
Module 16. Using Other Form Techniques
  • Creating a Split Form
  • Converting an Existing Form to a Split Form
  • Editing a Split Form
  • Adding a Command Button
  • Saving a Form as a Report
  • Labs - Using Other Form Techniques
Module 17. Using Advanced Form Design
  • Using Forms in Design View
  • Creating a Combo Box
  • Editing List Items
  • Creating a List Box
  • Creating an Option Group
  • Adding a Logic Control
  • Setting the Tab Order Automatically
  • Setting the Tab Order Manually
  • Adding a Form Header and Footer
  • Creating a Blank Form
  • Labs - Using Advanced Form Design
Module 18. 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
  • Labs - Creating Basic Reports
Module 19. Using Controls and Layouts
  • Switching Views
  • Using Controls
  • Using Control Layouts
  • Using a Stacked Layout
  • Using a Tabular Layout
  • Removing a Control from a Layout
  • Moving Controls
  • Viewing the Properties of an Object
  • Changing a Control Property
  • Labs - Manipulating Controls
Module 20. Using Editing Tools
  • Changing the Font
  • Changing the Font Size
  • Changing the Character Format
  • Changing the Font Color
  • Changing Fill and Background Colors
  • Formatting Lines and Borders
  • Applying Special Effects
  • Using Conditional Formatting
  • Labs - Using Editing Tools
Module 21. 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
  • Creating a Report without Using a Wizard
  • Labs - Using Advanced Report Design
Module 22. Using Advanced Database Features
  • Importing Data
  • Linking Data to an Access Table
  • Exporting Data
  • Converting Files
  • Printing a Relationship Document
  • Compacting and Repairing a Database
  • Backing Up a Database
  • Labs - Using Advanced Database Features

Who Should Attend This Microsoft Access Training?

  • For professionals across a broad spectrum of industries such as PA, EA, VA, Administrator, Secretary, Customer Services Executives and much more looking to achieve a more advanced proficiency in Microsoft Access 2013.
  • Anyone seeking to use Microsoft Access 2013 for advanced data management and analysis in home or small businesses.


A basic working knowledge of Windows and older versions of Microsoft Access would be an advantage.

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Course Fee $675 $722.25


  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

  3. ST Electronics (e-Services) Pte Ltd reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course or change the venue due to unforeseen circumstances.