Microsoft Office training -  Advanced VBA

VBA Training

Advanced VBA Training Course

£750 + VAT for most venues (£895 + VAT for London)

2 days

If you already know how to create subroutines in VBA, are happy declaring variables and can write loops and conditions without a qualm, this is the course for you! Assuming a good working knowledge of Visual Basic for Applications, the advanced course shows you how to loop over collections, reference other applications, work with files in all of their manifestations, create your own classes (!) and much more.  The course uses examples drawn from Excel, Access, Word and Outlook.

Course details

  • Locations for Advanced VBA coursesLocations:London, Manchester
  • Next Advanced VBA course locationNext course:Thu 09 May 2019
  • Advanced VBA course timesTime:09.30-16.30

Course Contents

Revision of VBA

  • Training topicObjects and collections
  • Training topicMethods and properties
  • Training topicUsing object variables
  • Training topicLooping over collections

Links to other applications

  • Training topicReferencing other applications
  • Training topicInstantiating objects
  • Training topicWriting inter-application code

FileSystemObjects

  • Training topicReferencing FileSystemObjects
  • Training topicWorking with files and folders

FileDialogs

  • Training topicUsing FileDialogs
  • Training topicAllowing multiple selection

Working with text files

  • Training topicAvoiding using INPUT/OUTPUT
  • Training topicReading and writing text files

Class modules

  • Training topicWhat is a class?
  • Training topicDesigning classes
  • Training topicCreating properties and methods
  • Training topicConsuming classes

Covered if time allows If time

Advanced class modules topics

  • Training topicUntyped collections
  • Training topicCreating typed collections
  • Training topicCreating event sinks

Linking to data

  • Training topicADO or Access Database Engine
  • Training topicReferencing the right library
  • Training topicOpening and using recordsets

Arrays

  • Training topicCreating and populating arrays
  • Training topicDynamic arrays
  • Training topicThe PRESERVE keyword

Passing arguments

  • Training topicByRef and ByVal
  • Training topicUsing optional arguments
  • Training topicUsing ParamArray

Covered if time allows If time

Advanced programming ideas

  • Training topicUsing functions in code
  • Training topicRecursive programming
  • Training topicEnumerations

Covered if time allows If time

Working with shapes

  • Training topicAdding shapes
  • Training topicPositioning shapes
  • Training topicFormatting shapes

Why Choose Us?

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Sample customer feedback

"Excellent course, great trainer and good material."

Stuart Allan (Lloyds Banking Group)

"Excellent all round. Previously attended the Advanced VBA course and was very impressed with the quality; would definitely want to attend another course in the future."

Andrew Petherbridge (Health Education East Midlands)

"Perfect, real-world applicable, friendly, well paced ... perfect. Course was recommended."

Marc Vautheny (Business Growth Hub)

"The trainer was without doubt very knowledgeable and able to answer all of my questions. Tandoori sea bass was excellent. I needed to discover what more could be done with VBA and I learned plenty. I have progressed on to using VBA in other office applications as well and have automated much of my monthly workload."

Geoff Doyle (Humankind Charity)

"It was great to have such flexible content and to have all our questions answered in depth."

Matthew Clarke (Xpedite GoC)

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Delegates should have good knowledge of either Access Visual Basic, Excel Visual Basic or Word Visual Basic.  To attend this course, you should already know the answers to these questions:

  1. How to use input and message boxes.
  2. How to write IF conditions and loops.
  3. How to create and use variables (including the use of OPTION EXPLICIT).
  4. How to select cells (including using OFFSET and END) in Excel.

If you haven't attended our two-day Excel VBA introduction course or been using VBA for at least 6 months, you're likely to struggle on this course. 

Scheduled Advanced VBA training dates

Here are the Advanced VBA courses we have scheduled for the next 3 months:

Dates Days Venue Price Booking
Thu/Fri 09-10 May 2019 2 £750 Book places
Thu/Fri 20-21 June 2019 2 £895 Book places
Thu/Fri 04-05 July 2019 2 £750 Book places
Thu/Fri 05-06 September 2019 2 £750 Book places
Thu/Fri 26-27 September 2019 2 £895 Book places
Tue/Wed 12-13 November 2019 2 £750 Book places
Tue/Wed 10-11 December 2019 2 £895 Book places
Date(s) Venue
09/05
20/06
04/07
05/09
26/09
12/11
10/12

All prices exclude VAT. If you can't see the dates you want, ask us about running onsite VBA training at your offices (we'll even provide and set up the computers).

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