Access Fast Track Essentials

This course is for anyone who is a self taught Access user at a basic level and is currently using an Access database. By the end of the course, you will be confident in using the essential features of Access to create and alter simple relational databases.

Course Overview

What you will learn

By the end of this one-day course, you will be able to:

  • Understand what a database is for and when you need one.
  • 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
  • Create tables that link together
  • 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.

Course Timetable

Session 1

  • Recap: Four Key Parts of an Access database
  • Recap: Creating Queries and Using Criteria
  • Editing your Query
  • Sorting

Session 2

  • Recap: Database Design
  • Recap: Creating and Editing Tables
  • Relationships Between

Session 3

  • Main and Sub Forms

Session 4

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

Group Learning Events

If you have three or more learners, a private group course could be cheaper.

We can tailor the content to your team, and host the training at your workplace or here at Happy's HQ in Aldgate, Central London.

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What is it like to learn with Happy?

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The Small Print

The course will run from 10am to 4:45pm (lunch is served 1pm to 1:45pm — we offer a choice of 3 cold bowl dishes). 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.

The happy Guarantee

We want everyone to go away from our courses feeling as though they have learnt useful, practical skills that they can use straight away when they go back to work.

If you don’t feel that your training has been useful or if you are unhappy in any way, please get in touch with our Customer Services team within 30 days of the course. We will be happy to offer you additional support and training free of charge to help you to gain the skills you need, or if you’d prefer, a full refund.

Your post-course support package

  • 2 years of free access to our IT Helpline
  • Unlimited access - call or email our team as often as you need
  • Ask about any content covered on your course
  • Included in the price of our training sessions

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Did you know...

...this fast track course moves swiftly into working with tables, queries, forms and reports?

If you prefer to work at a gentler pace then see our Access Essentials two-day course, which is designed for anyone who has never used Access before.

Beginner Access Core Level 1 to enable you to create and alter simple, relational databases. Find out more.

Intermediate Access: Queries and Reports to enable you to create more advanced queries and reports. Find out more.