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Access: Introduction (Level 1)

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Who should attend?

This course is designed for new users of MS Access who want to get to grips with the main features of MS Access


Delegates should have a good level of PC and windows skills, but do not need prior experience with Access

Course Objectives

This course gives those who have little or no experience of working with MS Access a detailed introduction to this database software. During the course you will learn how to create a database with tables, forms, reports and queries. You will also gain an understanding of the advantages that using an Access Database can bring to your job role or business.

Training Locations

Our open classroom courses are held in Merseyside where we have state of the art training facilities. We also provide in-house training solutions at any office location in the UK or Europe. We frequently deliver training in Liverpool, Wirral, Blackpool, Manchester, London, Chester, Warrington, Leeds, Cardiff, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Bristol, Sheffield, Glasgow, Leatherhead, Aberdeen and Ireland.

Closed courses can also be delivered in European countries such as Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Greece, France, Finland, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland and off shore.... Either in English or local languages

Software Versions

We offer training solutions for all versions of Access - 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016.

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Course Duration

Duration: 1 Day Classroom Training or Online

Getting Started With Microsoft Access

  • Microsoft Access Overview Database Design Theory
  • What is a Relational Database?
  • Screen Elements and Help
  • Basic Window Elements
  • Exploring Microsoft Office Backstage
  • Working with The Ribbon
  • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Working with KeyTips


  • Using the Table Wizards
  • Manual Creation of Tables
  • Fields, Data Types and Properties
  • Input Masks
  • Data Validation
  • Primary Keys and Relationships

Importing Data

  • Importing from a Spreadsheet File
  • Importing from a Text File

Inputting Data

  • Adding Data using the Table View
  • Adjusting the Column Widths

Finding Records

  • Using the Find Feature to Find Records
  • Using the Replace Feature to Replace Text


  • Using the Filter Button to Find Records


  • Designing Queries
  • Query Wizard Overview
  • Sorting and Searching Queries
  • Multi-Table Relationship Queries
  • Update, Append and Delete Action Queries


  • Introduction to Form Design
  • Form Wizards
  • Toolbox Controls
  • Combo Boxes and Command Buttons
  • Main/Sub Form Creation
  • Creating a Menu Form


  • Report Wizard
  • Creating Reports
  • Printing Reports


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Upcoming Courses

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