This course is designed for students who wish to learn the basic operations of the Microsoft Access database program to perform their day-to-day responsibilities, and who want to use the application to be more productive in their work. It provides the fundamental knowledge and techniques needed to use more complex Access features such as maintaining databases and using programming techniques that enhance Access applications.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Identify the basic components of an Access database.
- Build the structure of a database.
- Manage data in tables.
- Query a database.
- Design forms.
- Generate reports.
Lesson 1: Getting Started with Access Databases
Topic 1A: Identify the Elements of the Access Interface
Topic 1B: Identify the Components of a Database
Topic 1C: Examine the Relational Database Design Process
Lesson 2: Building the Structure of a Database
Topic 2A: Create a New Database
Topic 2B: Create a Table
Topic 2C: Manage Tables
Topic 2D: Establish Table Relationships
Lesson 3: Managing Data in a Table
Topic 3A: Modify Table Data
Topic 3B: Sort and Filter Records
Topic 3C: Work with Subdatasheets
Lesson 4: Querying a Database
Topic 4A: Create a Query
Topic 4B: Add Criteria to a Query
Topic 4C: Add a Calculated Field to a Query
Topic 4D: Perform Calculations on a Record Grouping
Lesson 5: Designing Forms
Topic 5A: Create a Form
Topic 5B: Modify the Design of a Form
Topic 5C: View and Edit Data Using an Access Form
Lesson 6: Generating Reports
Topic 6A: Create a Report
Topic 6B: Add a Control to a Report
Topic 6C: Format the Controls in a Report
Topic 6D: Enhance the Appearance of a Report
Topic 6E: Prepare a Report for Print