Microsoft Access Training Course

Access 2007/10 Essentials

By the end of the course, you will be confident in using the essential features of Access to create and alter simple relational databases.  Delegates must be confident in using Windows and a mouse and at least one other Windows package (for example Word or Excel). This course is for anyone who has never used Access before (or any other database package).

Available for Private and Tailored group events

This course is run privately for groups or 1-2-1 Coaching sessions

Book a 1-2-1 Session or Group Event

Course Location

Happy London, Aldgate or at your premises.

Course Requirements

Delegates must be confident in using Windows and a mouse and at least one other Windows package (for example Word or Excel).

What You Will Learn

In particular you will be able to:

  • Understand what a database is for and when you need one
  • Find and amend information
  • Extract specific information from your database. For example, show only the organisations with more than 1000 employees
  • Understand when you need more than one table in your database and create tables that link together
  • Create a list of choices to choose from when keying in information
  • Create a user friendly form to use for keying information in across different tables
  • Create reports for the information you extract to provide professional looking output

Timetable

Day 1

Session 1

What is a Database; What is Access; Looking at a sample Database; Working with Tables; Finding and Changing Records in a Table.

Session 2

Creating Queries and Using Criteria; Editing your Query; Sorting.

Session 3

Database Design; Introduction to Relationships; Creating a New Database; Creating and Editing Tables; Lookup Fields.

Session 4

More Table Design; Relationships between Tables.

Day 2

Session 1

Creating Forms with the Form Wizard; Editing Forms

Session 2

Main and Sub Forms.

Session 3

Report Wizard; Editing Reports; Sorting and Grouping; Mailing Labels

Session 4

Queries on more than one Table


SMALL PRINT

The course will run from 10am to 4:45pm (light cold buffet 1pm to 1:45pm). Please be careful to arrive by 9.45am for registration and refreshments. The course will start precisely on time and it may not be possible to go back over material missed by late arrivals. If you arrive over 30 minutes late you may be asked to leave and attend another day.

Your Course Trainers

Darren Andrews

Darren Andrews

Darren manages the IT helpline, as well as training almost every IT course on the Happy computers programme. He has been with Happy for nearly 9 years.

Ed Lepre

Ed Lepre

Ed has been an IT trainer with Happy for nearly 11 years. His favourite package is Excel - which he trains to advanced level. He is also the new IT Helpline Manager (when he's not training).

Rachael Worral

Rachael Worral

Rachael is the Happy Computers Product Development Manager, as well as being our lead IT trainer. She is responsible for making sure all our courses are of the highest quality.