This course is applicable to users of 2010, 2013, 2016, and 2019/365 - and is for users of Microsoft Access who are looking to obtain skills at an advanced level working behind the scenes of relational databases. If you’re attending at a QA location, the course will be delivered on Access 2016.
The course is aimed at users who wish to obtain skills in advanced table, query, form and report design, and manage their databases, as well as users who are looking to provide some levels of automation. These can be users who have already designed databases, have inherited databases or are looking to create databases.
Before attending this course, students should have attended QA courses QAACINTC or DAC10L1 or similar.
Equivalent skills that would see students be able to create simple tables, forms, reports and queries, make modifications in the design view of database objects and have a good understanding or relational database concepts such as table relationships are also appropriate.
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Dual monitor setup is required for when attending this course via the QA Attend from Anywhere delivery method.
Use advanced features in the design of all major objects.
You will learn how to apply simple automation to database objects using macros, how to use built in database tools to manage a database and also work with external data to import, export and link data in a database.
Module 1 - Advanced Table Design
- Advanced Field Properties
- Table Properties
Module 2 - Advanced Query Design
- Advanced Naming Conventions
- Join Tables in Queries
- Manage Query Joins
- Use Self-Joins in Queries
- Summarise Data in Queries
- Parameter Queries
- Action Queries
- Crosstab Queries
Module 3 - Advanced Form Design
- Create Subforms and Linked Forms
- Form Controls
- Command Buttons
- Form Properties
- Interface, Start-Up and Navigations Forms
Module 4 - Working with Macros
- Create Single Macros
- Run Macros
- Work with Sub Macros
- Use Conditional Macros
- Run Macros from Buttons
- Assign Macros to Events
Module 5 - Extending Data Reach
- Import Data
- Export Data
- Work with Linked Tables
Module 6 - Managing Databases
- Object Dependencies
- Database Documenter
- Performance Analyzers
- Regular Management of a Database
- Access Database Security
- Appendix 1 - Importing Access Objects
- Appendix 2 - Using Forms with Parameter Queries
- Appendix 3 - Create Union Queries
- Appendix 4 - Custom Web Apps
- Appendix 5 - Relationships (as reference)
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