Microsoft Office Access Training Courses

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The Microsoft Office suite of applications is one of the flagship products from Microsoft and Access is the relational database component of the suite. It combines the Jet Database engine with graphical interface tools along with development tools for such things as queries and reports.

Like all the rest of the Microsoft Office suite of applications it supports the use of Visual Basic to further develop the application.

It can be used by a single user right through to multiple users in larger businesses. Spreadsheets can be imported easily and data maintained through a graphical interface.

Who is the Microsoft Office Access course aimed at?

There are a wide variety of courses available to meet every need from the beginner through to those who want to take their knowledge to an advanced level.

The courses are deigned for those people who wish to learn this application either for their own purposes (for instance maintaining membership lists for an amateur sports club) through to training to enable you to become a developer of access databases full-time.

So wether you want to know the basics of database design and how to build a simple database or you need to be able to build mission critical complex databases that are used by multiple users there is a course for you.

Microsoft Office Access course content

For those just starting off the courses will cover such topics as:

  • Understanding table structures and relationships
  • Setting primary and foreign keys
  • Establishing relationships and maintaining referential integrity
  • Sorting and filtering data
  • Building queries with constraints and criteria
  • Editing table data with queries
  • Generating forms from tables
  • Adding form controls
  • Creating reports with totals and labels
  • Embedding macros in buttons
  • Repairing your database
  • Protecting databases with passwords

For the more advanced user subjects such as these will be covered:

  • Building complex queries
  • Reporting in depth
  • Creating a kiosk experience
  • Hiding the ribbon
  • Creating cascading combo boxes
  • Working with hidden objects
  • Creating a separate back end
  • Building a dynamic reporting tool
  • Writing custom functions in Visual Basic
  • Distributing your applications
  • and much more

What kind of Microsoft Office Access courses are available?

There are many ways to learn Microsoft Office Access to suit both your lifestyle and budget and your interests.

Many companies offer a wide variety of learning methods including:

  • One day courses - Live Face to face - often a basics course
  • Evening Courses
  • Week day courses - usually full time four or five days
  • Weekend courses - usually one or more weekends
  • Residential courses - Live face to face training in a training provider facility
  • Distance Learning courses
  • Online training courses

After completing the Microsoft Office Access course

You will have the sills to set up a fully functioning database and maintain it. For those taking advanced courses you will be able to freelance or take a full time job as an Access database developer.

Visit our training course directory and find out more details about enrolling onto Microsoft Office Access course with the UK's leading Microsoft Office Access training course providers.