Access 2013: Queries & Reports

By the end of the course, you will be confident in using Access to create more advanced queries and reports.  For example, creating calculations and statistical information and improving the layout of your reports. Delegates must be confident in using Windows and a mouse and at least one other Windows package (for example Word or Excel). You must also have some working experience of Access.  For example, creating simple queries and reports.This course is for anyone who has used Access before to create and alter simple queries and reports.

Available for Private and Tailored group events

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

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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). They should also have some working experience of Access.

This course is designed for PC users of Access 2013 and 2016. It is also available for users of Access 2007/2010 – please ensure you attend the course that is appropriate for your version of Access.

What You Will Learn

In particular you will be able to:

  • Create queries that prompt you for specific information. For example, set one up to ask ‘Which department do you want to see?’
  • Create queries that group information together and then count the number in that group
  • Add up numerical information and create statistical analysis of this
  • Import information from an Excel spreadsheet into a table
  • Create queries to delete, update and add information in a table
  • Create a report with calculations
  • Improve the layout of your reports. For example, changing and adding standard text, aligning and formatting information
  • Create a report with a running total. For example, show how much you have spent on training after each course attended is added
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Session 1

Recap; Parameter Queries; Grouping and Counting; Aliases; Using Sum.

Session 2

Calculated Fields; Importing Tables from Excel; Delete, Update and Append Action Queries.

Session 3

Reports using the Wizard and Creating Calculations; Editing Text in a Report.

Session 4

Reports within Reports; Reports with a Running Total.


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.

Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions before booking for our payment terms and cancellation policy.

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).