Microsoft Access 2010 Level 1 Introduction

1 day

Course Overview

You will create and modify new databases and their various objects.

Target student

This course is designed for students who wish to learn the basic operations of the Microsoft Access database application to perform their day-to-day responsibilities, and to understand the advantages that using a relational database application can bring to their business processes. The Level 1 course is for the individual whose job responsibilities include designing and creating new databases, tables, and relationships; creating and maintaining records; locating records; and producing reports based on the information in the database. It also provides the fundamental knowledge and techniques needed to advance to more complex Access responsibilities such as maintaining databases and using programming techniques that enhance Access applications.

Prerequisites

Windows Introduction or equivalent knowledge.

Course Outline

Getting Started with Access 2010

  • Identify the Elements of the User Interface
  • Identify the Tabs and Commands on the Ribbon
  • Obtain Help in Access

Identifying the Components of a Database

  • Define Database Concepts
  • Identify the Components of a Database
  • Examine the Relational Database Design Process

Organizing Data in Tables

  • Create a Table
  • Modify Table Data and Properties
  • Create a Table Relationship

Viewing Data in Tables

  • Sort Records
  • Filter Records
  • View Data from Related Tables

Querying a Database

  • Create a Query
  • Add Criteria to a Query
  • Add a Calculated Field to a Query
  • Perform Calculations on a Record Grouping

Designing Forms

  • Create a Form
  • View Data Using an Access Form
  • Modify a Form

Generating Reports

  • View an Access Report
  • Create a Report
  • Add a Calculated Field to a Report
  • Format the Controls in a Report
  • Apply a Theme to a Report
  • Prepare a Report for Print