Microsoft Office training -  Access Querying

Access Training

Microsoft Access Querying Training Course

£375 + VAT for most venues (£495 + VAT for London)

1 day

This one-day course is aimed at people who don't know how to use Access, but have a database that they want to interrogate. The course explains the principles underlying your corporate database (if you bring a copy in, we'll do much more than this), then shows how to create queries to get at the data it contains. Learn how to select data, how to aggregate it and how to create expressions, then at the end of the course see a brief introduction to how forms and reports work.

We don't have any dates scheduled for this course, but we may well consider adding them - it's always worth asking  (or consider an onsite Access training course).

Course Contents

Designing a database

  • Training topicIdentifying the tables
  • Training topicWhat are relationships?
  • Training topicSetting a primary key
  • Training topicUsing multivalue fields

Creating tables

  • Training topicDefining fields
  • Training topicThe types of field
  • Training topicEntering data

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Drawing relationships

  • Training topicCreating relationships
  • Training topicReferential integrity

Creating queries

  • Training topicThe query design grid
  • Training topicSorting
  • Training topicSetting criteria
  • Training topicCombining criteria

Advanced queries

  • Training topicGrouping and totalling
  • Training topicCreating expressions
  • Training topicParameter queries

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Joins

  • Training topicCreating ad hoc joins
  • Training topicTypes of join

Creating forms

  • Training topicLayout and design view
  • Training topicUsing the form wizard
  • Training topicSplit forms
  • Training topicCreating controls

Creating reports

  • Training topicUsing the report wizard
  • Training topicThe group, sort and total pane
  • Training topicReport design

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Sample customer feedback

"100% satisfied."

Lucie Kubiak (The Leisure Pass Group)

"Thought the examples really got you thinking."

Charles Omane (Liberty Retail plc)

"I went on the Intro to SQL course first and enjoyed it. Also attended and enjoyed the Advanced SQL course - fast paced but a lot covered."

Kevin Wells (City of Oxford College)

"Relevant content with appropriate examples and exercises. Enthusiastically delivered."

Steve Key (Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service)

"Brilliant course and charismatic instructor gave me a perfect introduction and support through the content at a challenging pace, would recommend to anyone (and was recommended to me by others.) The course was brilliant and left me feeling far more confident in VBA and I will most likely be taking part in the Advanced VBA course in the near future. I would give any helpful negative feedback I had ....but luckily there were no bad points! "

Robert London (Prudential plc)

There are lots more where these came from (or just refresh this page to change the quotes shown).

You should already be a confident Windows user to attend this course, but do not need to have used Access before. Note that most people find Access harder to learn than Excel.

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