Access Level Three

Microsoft® Access 2010

Course ID: HLT 84589

Course Length: 1 day

Course Objective:
You will create complex Access databases by structuring existing data, writing advanced queries, working with macros, and performing database maintenance.

Target Student:
This course is for the individual whose job responsibilities include working with heavily related tables; creating advanced queries, forms, and reports; writing macros to automate common tasks; and performing general database maintenance.

Prerequisites:
To ensure your success, knowledge of basic and intermediate features of Access tables, relationships, and queries, forms, and reports is recommended. The following Element K courses or equivalent knowledge is recommended:

Delivery Method:
Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.

Performance-Based Objectives :
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • restructure data into appropriate tables to ensure data dependency and minimize redundancy.
  • write advanced queries to analyze and summarize data.
  • create and revise Microsoft® Office Access® 2010 macros.
  • customize reports by using various Microsoft® Office Access® 2010 features.
  • maintain their databases using Microsoft® Office Access® 2010 tools.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Structuring Existing Data
Topic 1A: Restructure the Data in a Table
Topic 1B: Create a Junction Table
Topic 1C: Improve the Table Structure

Lesson 2: Writing Advanced Queries
Topic 2A: Create SubQueries
Topic 2B: Create Unmatched and Duplicate Queries
Topic 2C: Group and Summarize Records Using Criteria
Topic 2D: Summarize Data Using a Crosstab Query
Topic 2E: Create a PivotTable and a PivotChart

Lesson 3: Simplifying Tasks with Macros
Topic 3A: Create a Macro
Topic 3B: Attach a Macro
Topic 3C: Restrict Records Using a Condition
Topic 3D: Validate Data Using a Macro
Topic 3E: Automate Data Entry Using a Macro

Lesson 4: Creating Effective Reports
Topic 4A: Include a Chart in a Report
Topic 4B: Print Data in Columns
Topic 4C: Cancel Printing of a Blank Report
Topic 4D: Publish Reports as PDF

Lesson 5: Maintaining an Access Database
Topic 7A: Link Tables to External Data Sources
Topic 7B: Manage a Database
Topic 7C: Determine Object Dependency
Topic 7D: Document a Database
Topic 7E: Analyze the Performance of a Database

Microsoft® Access 2013 - Part 3

Course ID: HLT 91006

Course Length: 1 day

Course Description:
In this coursee you will learn advanced Access features such as database management, advanced form design, packaging a database, encrypting a database, preparing a database for multi-user access, and more. Knowledge of these features separate database professionals from the casual database users or occasional designers. Today's training, added to that which you've gained from the previous two days, rounds out your Access education and provides you with marketable job skills.

Prerequisites:
To ensure your success in your course you should have experience working with Microsoft Access 2013, including a working knowledge of database design and creation, form design and creation, report design and creation, a working knowledge of database querying and the various table relationships. You can obtain this level of skill and knowledge by taking the following HLT courses:

Delivery Method:
Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.

Certification:
Microsoft® Access™ 2007: Level 3 is one of a series of courseware titles that addresses Microsoft Office Specialist skill sets. The Office Specialist program is for individuals who use Microsoft’s business desktop software and who seek recognition for their expertise with specific Microsoft products. Certification candidates must pass one or more proficiency exams in order to earn Office Specialist certification.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Implementing Advanced Form Design
Topic 1A: Add Controls to Forms
Topic 1B: Create Subforms
Topic 1C: Organize Information with Tab Pages
Topic 1D: Enhance Navigation of Forms
Topic 1E: Apply Conditional Formatting

Lesson 2: Using Data Validation
Topic 2A: Field Validation
Topic 2B: Form and Record Validation

Lesson 3: Using Macros to Improve User Interface Design
Topic 3A: Create a Macro
Topic 3B: Restrict Records Using a Condition
Topic 3C: Validate Data Using a Macro
Topic 3D: Automate Data Entry Using a Macro
Topic 3E: Convert a Macro to VBA

Lesson 4: Using Advanced Database Management
Topic 4A: Link Tables to External Data Sources
Topic 4B: Manage a Database
Topic 4C: Determine Object Dependency
Topic 4D: Document a Database
Topic 4E: Analyze the Performance of a Database

Lesson 5: Distributing and Securing a Database
Topic A: Split a Database for Multiple User Access
Topic B: Implement Security
Topic C: Set Passwords
Topic D: Convert an Access Database to an ACCDE File
Topic E: Package a Database with a Digital Signature

Lesson 6: Managing Switchboards
Topic A: Create a Database Switchboard
Topic B: Modify a Database Switchboard
Topic C: Set Startup Options

Appendix A: Microsoft Office Access 2013 Exam 77-424
Appendix B: Microsoft Access 2013 Common Keyboard Shortcuts