Microsoft Access 2016: Level 1

Length: 1 day(s) | Audience: Information Worker | Level: 1

Microsoft® Office Access® 2016 can help you and your organization collect and manage large amounts of data. Access is a versatile tool. You can use it as a personal data management tool (for your use alone), or you can use it as a construction set to develop applications for an entire department or organization. In this course, you will use Access 2016 to manage your data, including creating a new database; constructing tables; designing forms and reports; and creating queries to join, filter, and sort data.

This course is designed for students who wish to establish a foundational understanding of Microsoft Office Access 2016, including the skills necessary to create a new database, construct data tables, design forms and reports, and create queries.

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Access

  • Orientation to Microsoft Access
  • Create a Simple Access Database
  • Get Help and Configure Options in Microsoft Access

Lesson 2: Working with Table Data

  • Modify Table Data
  • Sort and Filter Records

Lesson 3: Querying a Database

  • Create Basic Queries
  • Sort and Filter Data in a Query
  • Perform Calculations in a Query

Lesson 4: Using Forms

  • Create Basic Access Forms
  • Work with Data on Access Forms

Lesson 5: Generating Reports

  • Create a Report
  • Add Controls to a Report
  • Enhance the Appearance of a Report
  • Prepare a Report for Print
  • Organize Report Information
  • Format Reports

To ensure your success in this course, you should have end-user skills with any current version of Windows, including being able to start programs, switch between programs, locate saved files, close programs, and use a browser to access websites. For example, you can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking either of the following Logical Operations courses, or any similar courses in general Microsoft Windows skills:

  • Using Microsoft® Windows® 10
  • Microsoft® Windows® 10: Transition from Windows® 7