Microsoft Access Training: Tables, Queries & More

Course Delivery

Live Instructor-Led Training

Course Description

The course Tables, Queries & More (Microsoft Access Training) provides a solid introduction to creating tables and writing SQL queries. Participants learn to define table columns using Access standard data types and validation rules. Normalized data tables are creates and targeted using all available MS Access query types. The 50:50 theory to practice ratio help you understand how to design and implement data models using MS Access.

Course Dates and Pricing

Jun 5 - 7, 2024$2,250.00Jul 10 - 12, 2024$2,250.00Aug 7 - 9, 2024$2,250.00Sep 11 - 13, 2024$2,250.00Oct 9 - 11, 2024$2,250.00Nov 6 - 8, 2024$2,250.00

Course Outline

About Microsoft Access

Understanding MS Access Database Components
Setting up the Environment
The Structure of an Access Solution
About Data Normalization
About Queries and Reports
About User Forms
About Macros and Code
Putting it All Together
Exercise: The components of a Microsoft Access solution

Creating Tables

About the Design of a Database
The Importance of Data Normalization
Creating Tables
Choosing Field Types
Working with Dates and Currencies
Implementing Domain Integrity: Checks and Defaults
Implementing Primary Keys
Implementing Foreign Keys
The Importance of Indexing
Exercise: Creating a normalized table structure

Writing Single Table Queries

Writing Single Table Queries
Filtering and Sorting Data
Working with Calculated Fields
Formatting Outputs
Using Built-In Functions
About Grouping Data
Calculating Aggregate Data
Writing SQL Queries Manually
Exercise: Writing useful data queries

Writing Multi-Table Queries

Understanding Joins and Join Types
Performing an Inner Join
Performing an Outer Join
About Sub-Queries
About Correlated Sub-Queries
Writing Multi-Table Queries Manually
A Few Performance Considerations
Exercise: Retrieving related data elements

Building Reports

Report Basics: Linking Reports and Queries
Creating Enterprise Reports: Header, Footer and Data
Displaying Records in a Report
Grouping Data
Displaying Aggregate Data
Formatting the Report
A Few Useful Tips
Exercise: Building useful reports

Creating Forms

Form Basics: Creating a Workflow
Creating a Form and Linking it to a Query
Adding Display Controls
Adding Input Controls
Adding User Interaction Controls
Validating Data Inputs
Implementing Behaviours through Macros
Launching Other Forms
Exercise: Creating user centric data forms

Working with Macros

Macro Basics
About the Macro Editor
Creating Basic Macros
Manipulating Forms in Macros
Working with Data in Macros
Creating Automation Macros
Exercise: Creating macros that support your needs

Writing Custom Code

About Modules and Class Modules
Creating Support Functions
Working with Strings
Working with Numbers
Implementing Conditional Logic
Calling Native Access Functions and Procedures
Exercise: Writing useful functions

Working with Class Modules

The Need for Objects
Creating a Class Module
Creating Properties
Creating Methods
About Object Initialization and Termination
Using Objects to Implement Custom Behaviours
Exercise: Creating Support Obejcts

Coding Forms

Adding Code to Forms
Implementing Custom Form Behaviours
Creating Master – Detail Forms
Loading Default Forms
Controlling the User Experience through Code
Exercise: Creating Data Access Forms

Course Locations

  • Ottawa

  • Montreal

  • Toronto

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Microsoft Access Training: Macros, Code & Automation

The course Macros, Code & Automation (Microsoft Access Training) builds upon the course Tables, Queries & More by showing you how to data access forms and associates data access code with MS Access. Participants learn how to build forms, develop macros and write supporting code. You will learn how to build data drive applications using MS Access. The 50:50 theory to practice ratio help you learn how to build real applications using MS Access Training course titled Microsoft Access Training: Macros, Code & Automation that will allow you to hone your professional skills.

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