Access Level Two

Microsoft® Access 2010

Course ID: HLT 84588

Course Length: 1 day

Course Objective:
You will improve and customize tables, queries, forms and reports, and share Access data with other applications.

Target Student:
This course is designed for individuals who wish to learn intermediate-level operations of the Microsoft® Office Access® program. The target student may also include individuals whose job responsibilities include creating databases, tables, and relationships, as well as working with and revising intermediate-level queries, forms, and reports. It also introduces them to integrating Access data with other applications such as Microsoft Office Word or Excel.

Prerequisites:
To ensure the successful completion of Microsoft Office Access 2010: Level 2, the completion of the Microsoft Office Access 2010: Level 1 course, or equivalent knowledge, is recommended

  • Microsoft Access 2010: Level 1
  • A basic understanding of Microsoft® Excel and Microsoft® Word would also be helpful, but is not required.

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:

  • streamline data entry and maintain data integrity.
  • join tables to retrieve data from unrelated tables.
  • create flexible queries to display specified records, allow for user-determined query criteria, and modify data using queries.
  • improve forms.
  • customize reports to organize the displayed information and produce specific print layouts.
  • share data between Access and other applications.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Controlling Data Entry
Topic 1A: Constrain Data Entry Using Field Properties
Topic 1B: Establish Data Entry Formats for Entering Field Values
Topic 1C: Create a List of Values for a Field

Lesson 2: Joining Tables
Topic 2A: Create Query Joins
Topic 2B: Join Tables with No Common Fields
Topic 2C: Relate Data Within a Table

Lesson 3: Creating Flexible Queries
Topic 3A: Set the Select Query Properties
Topic 3B: Retrieve Records Based on Input Criteria
Topic 3C: Create Action Queries

Lesson 4: Improving Forms
Topic 4A: Restrict Data Entry in Forms
Topic 4B: Organize Information with Tab Pages
Topic 4C: Add a Command Button to a Form
Topic 4D: Create a Subform
Topic 4E: Display a Summary of Data in a Form
Topic 4F: Change the Display of Data Conditionally

Lesson 5: Customizing Reports
Topic 5A: Organize Report Information
Topic 5B: Format Reports
Topic 5C: Control Report Pagination
Topic 5D: Summarize Report Information
Topic 5E: Add a Subreport to an Existing Report
Topic 5F: Create a Mailing Label Report

Lesson 6: Sharing Data Across Applications
Topic 6A: Import Data into Access
Topic 6B: Export Data to Text File Formats
Topic 6C: Export Access Data to Excel
Topic 6D: Create a Mail Merge

Appendix A: Microsoft Office Specialist Program

Microsoft® Access 2013 - Part 2

Course ID: HLT 91005

Course Length: 1 day

Course Description:
In this course, you will expand your knowledge of relational database design, write advanced queries, structure existing data, share data across applications, and customize reports. Extending your knowledge of Microsoft Access 2013 will result in a robust, functional database for your users.

Prerequisites:
To ensure the successful completion of Microsoft Office Access 2007: Part 2, the completion of the Microsoft Office Access 2013: Level 1 course, or equivalent knowledge, is recommended

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

Certification:
This course is one of a series of courseware titles that addresses Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) skill sets. The MOS 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 product proficiency exams in order to earn Office Specialist certification. You can use this course to prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification exams for Microsoft Access 2013.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Designing a Relational Database
Topic 1A: Relational Database Design
Topic 1B: Create a Table
Topic 1C: Create Table Relationships

Lesson 2: Joining Tables
Topic 2A: Create Query Joins
Topic 2B: Join Tables That Have No Common Fields
Topic 2C: Relate Data Within a Table
Topic 2D: Work with Subdatasheets
Topic 2E: Create Subqueries

Lesson 3: Organizing a Database for Efficiency
Topic 3A: Data Normalization
Topic 3B: Create a Junction Table
Topic 3C: Improve Table Structure

Lesson 4: Sharing Data Across Applications
Topic 4A: Import Data into Access
Topic 4B: Export Data to Text File Formats
Topic 4C: Export Access Data to Excel
Topic 4D: Create a Mail Merge

Lesson 5: Advanced Reporting
Topic A: Organize Report Information
Topic B: Format Reports
Topic C: Include Control Formatting in a Report
Topic D: Add a Calculated Field to a Report
Topic E: Add a Subreport to an Existing Report

Appendix A: Additional Reporting Options
Appendix B: Microsoft Office Access 2013 Exam 77-424
Appendix C: Microsoft Access 2013 Common Keyboard Shortcuts