About this Course

Tech Type Essentials
Code DAC07L3
Duration 1 Day

Your training in and use of Microsoft Office Access 2007 has provided you with a solid foundation in the basic and intermediate skills for working in Microsoft Office Access 2007. You have worked with the various Access objects, such as tables, queries, forms, and reports. In this course, you will extend your knowledge into some of the more specialized and advanced capabilities of Access by structuring existing data, writing advanced queries, working with macros, enhancing forms and reports, and maintaining a database.

You will create complex Access databases by structuring existing data, writing advanced queries, working with macros, making effective use of forms and reports, and also by performing database maintenance.

Target Audience:

The Level 3 course is for the individual whose job responsibilities include working with related tables; creating advanced queries, forms, and reports; writing macros to automate common tasks; and performing general database maintenance. It is also designed as one in a series of courses for delegates pursuing the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification for Microsoft Office Access 2007, and it is a prerequisite to take more advanced courses in Microsoft Office Access 2007.


  • Understand the steps required to properly design a database
  • Create a database
  • Create tables and table relationships
  • Control data entry with field properties
  • Create queries and understand query joins
  • Create forms and subforms
  • Create reports and subreports
  • Add and format controls on forms and reports
  • Import and export data

Delegates will learn how to

At the end of this course you 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 Access 2007 macros.
  • display data more effectively in a form.
  • customize reports by using various Access 2007 features, thus making them more effective.
  • maintain your database using tools provided by Access 2007.


Lesson 1: Structuring Existing Data

  • Topic 1A: Analyse Tables
  • 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: Making Effective Use of Forms

  • Topic 4A: Display a Calendar on a Form
  • Topic 4B: Organize Information with Tab Pages
  • Topic 4C: Display a Summary of Data in a Form

Lesson 5: Making Reports More Effective

  • Topic 5A: Include a Chart in a Report
  • Topic 5B: Print Data in Columns
  • Topic 5C: Cancel Printing of a Blank Report
  • Topic 5D: Create a Report Snapshot

Lesson 6: Maintaining an Access Database

  • Topic 6A: Link Tables to External Data Sources
  • Topic 6B: Manage a Database
  • Topic 6C: Determine Object Dependency
  • Topic 6D: Document a Database
  • Topic 6E: Analyze the Performance of a Database

1 Day

Microsoft Office
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